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Abbeville will lift curfew for adults on May 1; it will remain in effect for unaccompanied minors

​The city of Abbeville will be lifting the mandated curfew due to the Covid-19 pandemic on May 1, 2020.
This will be in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies within Vermilion Parish.
A juvenile curfew will still remain in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for all unaccompanied minors. All minors must be accompanied by a guardian or a responsible adult. This curfew will be strictly enforced. Minors going to and from work will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Parents will be held responsible if their minors do not obey the curfew.

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Ginny Aucoin, a volunteer with Steps to Heaven, presents Abbeville General staff member Brittany Thibodeaux with a donation for the hospital. John and Ginny Aucoin donated 100 medical masks and homemade cookies.

Steps to Heaven delivers masks, fresh cookies to Abbeville General

Steps to Heaven is still doing its part in the fight of the COVID 19 pandemic.
At this time in our country, it is important to be able to “Switch horses in the middle of the stream.”
This is exactly what Steps to Heaven has done. The original goal of Steps to Heaven, which has been met many times, is to provide comfort and help to families in crisis. Small handmade clothes for premature babies and sadly, burial outfits for little angels who did not live.

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Emily Mudd

Senior Highlight: Abbeville High School's Emily Mudd

What are your plans after high school?

I would like to further my education in nursing at SLCC in Lafayette.

Who is/was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher is one I actually met a year ago, Ms Kristiana Williams. She’s the teacher you go to on a bad day, to make it better.

Who has had the greatest influence on you, why?

My mother has the greatest influence on me. She is the strongest person I know and I know if she can do it, anyone can.

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite move is The Invisible Man

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COVID numbers may be larger

In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced antibodies-testing of shoppers at 3,000 supermarkets revealed 13.9 percent of New Yorkers had been infected with COVID-19 but in New York City, that number shot to 21 percent.  That would mean one in five people in the nation's largest city either has or has had the virus.

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