‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign leads to 121 violations in Abbeville

The Abbeville Police Department, thanks to funding provided by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, participated in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign from May 20, 2019 to June 2, 2019.
This program is designed to improve driver safety for all motorists. During this period, officers were assigned to monitor seatbelt usage, as well as other traffic violations.

Justin Merritt, the school board’s legal counsel and risk manager, is not 100 percent sure if he still has a job or not after Thursday’s school board meeting.

Vermilion Parish School board votes to hire outside legal counsel

For the first time in 12 years, the Vermilion Parish School Board has outside legal counsel representing the school board.
On Thursday, in a special board meeting, the school board voted 5-3 to hire the Baton Rouge Law Firm of Hammonds, Sills, Adkins, Guirce LLP.
Voting to hire the firm were Laura LeBeouf, Dr. David Dupuis, Kibbie Pillette, Charlotte Detraz and Dale Stelly.
Voting against were Chris Gautreaux, Kristy Hebert, and Jason Roy.

Scholarship set up in honor of Roy Theriot Sr. will help Abbeville High students attend Boy, Girls State

Abbeville High School is proud to announce the Roy R Theriot, Sr. Scholarship.
The Scholarship Is Open To All Juniors Who Would Like To Attend Boys And Girls State.
The Late Roy Theriot Sr. was the former Mayor of Abbeville. He served in that role from 1954 to 1960, when he was elected State Comptroller, an office he held until his death in 1973.

Around 40 vendors are expected to be at the Daylily Festival and Garden Show that will be held Saturday in Abbeville.

List of vendors for 2019 Daylily Festival and Garden Show

Abbeville High Boosters— Food
Henri’s— Breads, pastries & unique items
Olde Town Farmers Market— Cherry trees and blackberry bushes
Abbeville Garden Club— Educational booth
Hibiscus Hothouse— Hibiscus plants, plant food fertilizer
Paradise Plantscapes Inc.— Plants
Bayou Gifts & Jewelry— Jewelry made from antique silverplated flatware
Imaginary Mosaics— Stained glass and yard art
Pawz Busy Hands— Plumerias Benita Designs— Painted flower pots
Jason Custom Birdfeeders— Handmade glass bird feeders

The Daylily Festival will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Magdalen Square.

Annual Daylily Festival and Garden Show will be Saturday in Abbeville

The Daylily Festival and Garden Show has something for everyone.
The festival is set for this Saturday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville. It is presented by Abbeville Main Street and the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce.
Nearly 40 vendors are expected to attend.
“If you are not a gardener but still like the outdoors you are sure to find something that will interest you.” said Charlene Beckett, co-organizer of the festival.


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