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Shannon Faucheaux

Man indicted in Acadia faces charges in Vermilion

CROWLEY - A Youngsville man faces two counts of first-degree rape of a juvenile following a grand jury hearing in Acadia Parish.
Police Chief Jimmy Broussard reports that Shannon Wade Faucheaux, 40, of the 4600 block of Verot School Road, was indicted on two counts of first-degree rape of a juvenile under the age of 13 by an Acadia Parish Grand Jury on May 29.
The investigation was conducted by the Crowley Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, according to Broussard. The offenses allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2013.

Vermilion Parish students on UL Lafayette President’s, Dean’s lists

At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List.
Eligible students must be enrolled full time.
To be included on the Dean’s List, students must earn at 3.5 GPA or better and to be included on the President’s List, students must earn a 3.8 GPA or better.

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Fishing in the pond at Lafitte Drive In Park is currently prohibited. Councilman Francis Plaisance said he hopes there is a way to make fishing possible

Abbeville Councilman says Lafitte Drive In Park’s opening weekend is success

The Lafitte Drive-In Park, which has been five years in the making, opened for the first time on Saturday and Abbeville Councilman Francis Plaisance said that opening day was a success.
Plaisance reported about 100 cars on Saturday, and close to 100 for Sunday.
“We still have a few things that need to be done to fully enjoy the entire park and we are currently working on that,” Plaisance said. “We are working with Bayou Fencing to separate the small and large dog walking areas right now as well.”

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