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Search for new superintendent will begin this Wednesday

The search to find a permanent superintendent for Vermilion Parish will begin next Wednesday in a special meeting.
At the end of a three-hour regular meeting on Thursday, a special meeting was called for Wednesday. The meeting will be for the school board members to be educated on hiring a new superintendent.
Three school board members have been through the process of hiring a superintendent.

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Brett Darby

Brett Darby named Abbeville High principal

Abbeville High School has another new principal.
On May 28, the Abbeville Meridional announced that the new principal at Abbeville High would be Milton “Mickie” Fabre, the former Morgan City High School principal.
Fabre toured the AHS campus last week with outgoing principal Dr. Janet Guerrini.
A few days later, Fabre decided not to come to Abbeville High and withdrew his name.
The Meridional attempted to contact Fabre as to why he did not take the job but got no response.

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Ryan Hargrave

Kaplan native leads police on two-parish car chase

Ryan Hargrave, a Kaplan native, led police on a car chase from Abbeville to New Iberia, and ended up exchanging gunfire with different police departments.
Hargrave, 56, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, unlawful use of body armor, aggravated flight from an officer and threatening a public official.
Law enforcement officials from multiple agencies, including Abbeville and New Iberia Police, Abbeville City Marshal, and Vermilion and Iberia Sheriff’s Offices, were involved in the chase.



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