Halloween is just around the corner, and your best bet for safe family fun is the Scare on the Square, Magdalen Square in Downtown Abbeville. The Vermilion Parish Library is a proud sponsor again this year, and there are fun activities for the whole family planned!
There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those putting on the meeting are encouraging parents and teachers to bring questions.

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

Abbeville has long been known as a baseball town. That is because of Abbeville’s history with Babe Ruth Baseball, which dates back to the 1950s. Abbeville received some recognition Tuesday for its connection to the sport when Babe Ruth, Inc. announced that it has inducted Abbeville into its Louisiana Babe Ruth Hall of Fame.

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

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Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

October 31
Burglary on the 600 block of E. Third.

Abbeville High names its students of month for October

The following students were named Abbeville High Wildcats and Teacher of the Month for the month of October: (left to right) Pete Folse---12th, Jada Nathan---11th, Denis Boffy---Teacher of the Month, Shelby Gaspard---10th, and Alexis Broussard---9th.

 

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Sports

The Notre Dame Pios continue to pitch a shutout over the last three games.
The Abbeville Wildcats became their latest victim this past Friday night.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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