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The city has temporarily put a hold on the sidewalk improvement project.

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Work on the sidewalk improvement project began in January.

Abbeville puts streetscape sidewalk project on hold

After several years of waiting, work finally began in January on the City of Abbeville’s downtown streetscape project.
That served as the “good thing” for those in the city who waited patiently for it to come to fruition. Now, after a few months of work, the wait will have to be a bit longer, at least for the finished product
“The city recently decided to bring a pause to the project,” said Councilman Brady Broussard Jr., whose district includes the area.
Uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic factored heavily into the decision.

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Gabrielle Marceaux

Senior Highlight: Kaplan High's Gabrielle Marceaux

What are your plans after high school?
I plan to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and major in Early Childhood Development. With this degree I would plan to teach for a few years before pursuing opening a daycare of my own.

Who is/was your favorite teacher?
Coach Amelia Broussard was my favorite teacher. As well as being my cross country and track coach, Coach Amelia was a great role model, friend, and beacon of faith to me, my teammates, and all of her students.

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Elvina Frederick Campbell was smiling while watching vehicles drive by and wish her a happy birthday on Sunday.

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Vehicles lined up on Huey Road and then turned into Elvina Campbell’s driveway to wish her a happy birthday.

Turning 100 in COVID-19 Era: Family, friends celebrate Campbell’s birthday with a drive-by party

Family and friends originally had plans to throw a huge birthday party for Elvina Frederick Campbell this past weekend because she turned 100 years old on Monday. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a different kind of party had to take place for Campbell.
“There was a big party planned for her Sunday that we didn’t get to have, but we have to do something for her turning 100 years old, no matter what is happening,” said daughter Gail Collins.

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Gabe Carlson

Senior Highlight: Gueydan High's Gabe Carlson

What are your plans after high school?

After high school I plan on attending McNeese State University where I plan on getting my bachelors degree in Agribusiness.

Who is/was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher would have to be Coach Tim LeBlanc mainly because he’s up spirited and likes to clown around.

Who has had the greatest influence on you, why?

The person who had the greatest impact on me would be my grandpa. Even though he can be a pain, he has taught me a lot of things that school could not.

What is your favorite movie?



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