Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish. The Blue Mass was held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville. The Mass honored law enforcement, fire safety and EMS personnel.

School Board Anthony Fontana

One Vermilion Parish School Board member is already worried about the 2014-15 budget, three months into the fiscal year. What makes School Board member Anthony Fontana worry even more is that the government is not going to approve funding to help pay for the second phase of rewiring eight schools.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

School Board Anthony Fontana

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St. Paul’s, United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ in Abbeville

Carlee LeBlanc collects some change for the “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive.”

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Abbeville teamed with the United Way of Acadiana Saturday in an effort to “Stuff the Bus.”

Abbeville man shot and killed in his mobile home

There is a bullet hole through the front window.

Jeffrey Smith, 55, of Abbeville died from the result of a gun shot early Sunday morning while he was in his mobile home.

Bobby J. Duhon candidate for Justice of Peace in Ward 4

Bobby J. Duhon

Bobby J. Duhon has announced that he will be a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Ward 4 for the Nov. 4 general election.
Bobby is a lifelong resident of Ward 4 and the Maurice area.

Kaplan's Jalen Bates: The Intimidator

Jalen Bates is 6-5 and weighs 237 pounds. Teams like Michigan, UL-Lafayette and Oregon State have got their eye on him.

KAPLAN- With an intimidating frame at 6 feet, 5 inches tall and built rock-solid at 237 pounds, Jalen Bates towers over everyone on the Kaplan High football team.

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Sports

Delcambre head coach Darcy Delcambre gives instructions to his team before their game last Thursday night vs. Catholic of Pointe Coupee. Delcambre lost the game 42-21

After suffering a tough home loss last Thursday, the Delcambre Panthers travel to play the Port Barre Red Devils.

Lifestyle

Mrs. David Boudreaux

Miss Alisha Boutin and Mr. David Boudreaux exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2014 at Magdalen Place in Abbeville.

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