The Hebert Fire Station housed two firemen per shift and a truck.

Beginning this Monday, June 1, the Abbeville Fire Department’s Hebert Substation No. 2 on the west side of the Vermilion River will close its doors. The station’s more than 50-year-old history is not coming to a permanent end, though.

The Victory Belles will sing Saturday around 1 p.m. and throughout the day.

Veterans across Acadiana will be honored this Saturday at a special event in Abbeville called A Salute to Our Heroes. Its purpose is to honor, celebrate, and educate veterans and their families.

Emile Hebert spent Wednesday hanging up posters for this Saturday's veterans event at the airport.

Emile Hebert of Abbeville is a bit stressed this week, more than your normal freshman in high school.

The Hebert Fire Station housed two firemen per shift and a truck.

The Victory Belles will sing Saturday around 1 p.m. and throughout the day.

Emile Hebert spent Wednesday hanging up posters for this Saturday's veterans event at the airport.

Abbeville donates $5,000 to keep Military Museum operating

The Military Hall of Fame and Museum is located at the airport in Abbeville.

The Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum will remain in standard operation for the time being, thanks to some assistance from the city it calls home.

Vermilion Parish has 6th best graduation rate

Vermilion Parish School District has the sixth ranked four-year high school graduation rate in the state, based on the numbers released by the Louisiana Department of Education.

Pecan Island cattle farmer passes away

Bryan Veazey

The Vermilion Parish cattle industry has lost one of its own with the passing of Bryan Veazey.
Veazey, 64, of Pecan Island passed away last Friday, April 3.

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Sports

Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.

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VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.

Lifestyle

Virgie Foreman and family traveled to Russellville, Arkansas to welcome the fifth family generation. The family also celebrated Mother’s Day and Virgie’s 94th birthday. Pictured (l-r) are Patricia Guidry, great grandmother; Danna Caldwell, grandmother; Virgie B. Foreman, great-great-grandmother; Chantelle Corkren, mother with Amelia Corkren and Kathlyn Stracener, mother with Beckett Stracener.

Obituaries

LEROY — William Lee Bammel was born on Valentine's Day, 1932, in Austin, TX, and died in Arnaudville, LA, on May 26, 2015.

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