Casting for a Cause fishing tournament begins Thursday

Casting for a Cause was formed to improve and maintain the financial strength of other essential charitable organizations, as a way of giving back to the community.
Each year, the 5 - member board will select a meaningful organization and/or cause to benefit from the proceeds of the annual fishing tournament. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was selected as the beneficiary for the Casting for a Cause tournament which will be held on Thursday, June 13.

Abbeville Council renews health insurance

Despite some changes that had to be made, City of Abbeville officials feel they were able to maintain the best possible health insurance plan for employees and their families.
Lloyd Campisi, the city’s insurance broker, presented details of the renewal during last Tuesday’s regular city council meeting.
Councilman Brady Broussard Jr., who serves as the chairman of the city’s Insurance Committee, said after the meeting that the renewal faced a tougher road than in years past.

Maurice discusses budget for upcoming fiscal year

MAURICE — While things could always be better, they could be much worse.
That is the way officials in the Village of Maurice are viewing the operating budget for the upcoming year. The village’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.
The Maurice Board of Aldermen discussed the proposed budget during a special meeting on June 5. It will be up for approval at the next regular meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. on June 19.
“There wasn’t anything really controversial,” Mayor Wayne Theriot said. “It’s not great and it’s not bad.
“It’s pretty much right in the middle.”


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