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Cade Sonnier of Gueydan.

21-year-old succumbs to injuries weeks after accident

GUEYDAN - A second victim has died as the result of a recent single-vehicle crash near Mermentau in Acadia Parish.
Cade Sonnier, 21, of Gueydan, succumbed to his injuries on Friday, June 1.
Sonnier was one of seven passengers in the 2009 Ford F-250 that crashed at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, on Louisiana Highway 92 south of U.S. 90.
Kriss Stoute, 32, of Morse, was pronounced dead at the scene of that crash. S toute was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. He was not wearing a seatbelt, troopers say.

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The Campbell family, including his children and their children in front of the Charles Campbell Curriculum Annex Building.

Vermilion Parish School board building now: ‘Charles Campbell Curriculum Annex’

Vermilion Parish residents may notice a difference while visiting the school board. Wednesday evening, the school board held a reception dedicating and re-naming the Vermilion Parish School Board Curriculum Annex Building.
The buildings’ new name is the Charles Campbell Annex Building, dedicated to the late Charles Campbell who was a long time school board member. He passed away while in office.
Campbell’s entire career was dedicated to education, part of his career being at UL, but mostly at the VPSB.

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This will be the new permanent location for the Cattle Festival. Located on Rodeo Road in Abbeville.

Cattle Festival moving

If you are a festival goer, you will notice that the Cattle Festival set up will not happen in downtown Abbeville any longer.
The Louisiana Cattle Festival Board shared on their Facebook page Monday that the board unanimously decided to relocate the 2018 festival.

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