As soon as he walked in the room, a guest at Tuesday’s Abbeville Kiwanis Club meeting, Abbeville High senior Kavon Brown shook the hand of everyone inside it.
The stretch between Abbeville and Maurice officially has a new distinction - Deputy Allen Bares Jr. Memorial Parkway.
Officials unveiled the sign near Abbeville Thursday morning.
The first official meeting of the recently formed Vermilion Parish/City of Abbeville Major Crimes Task Force was held Wednesday in Abbeville.
Abbeville is home to one of the busiest airports in the state.
Around 150 planes and helicopters touch down at the Chris Crusta Memorial Airport each day.