The Abbeville Rotary Club purchased this 4H hog at the recent Vermilion Parish Junior Livestock Show. The hog was raised by Katherine Trahan, daughter of Blaine and Stacy Trahan of Abbeville. All of the meat will be made into pork sausage and donated to the Christian Service Center in Abbeville. Rotarians pictured with Katherine are Mark Shirley, Riley Landry and Charles Dill.
NEW VERMILION CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS - This is the 2013 Vermilion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. They were named at the chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday night. The new directors are (left to right, front row) Anita Carrere-Chaisson, Angelle Broussard, Pat Rost, president Bertha Mire, Cathy Villien, Janice Morvant, Ben Rivera and Mark Robin. The back row, left to right are, Ray Dugal III, Travis S. Richard, Walter “Sammy” Frioux, Tricia Benoit and Scott Young.
RiverFront Restaurant, located on the Vermilion River in downtown Abbeville, officially came down Friday morning. Co-owners Jenny LeBlanc and Brian Rush the 31-year-old building torn down months after it caught fire and burned most of the inside of the building on Sept. 11, 2012.
Members of Cub Scout Pack 326 recently visited the The National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Pictured are (front, L-R) Andre Hebert, Luke Taylor, Roy Bertrand, Haden Beasley, (middle, L-R) Marty Hebert, Luc Hebert, Ian Waskom, Joshua Listi, Cubmaster John Listi, (back, L-R) Troop 85 Scout Emile Hebert, Melanie Wasko and Troop 85 Scout Isaac Fontenot.
A surprise luncheon was held on January 11, 2013, at Glen and Patricia Lege's camp for Mr. Wilton Lené who celebrated his 95th birthday. More than 100 family members and friends were in attendance. Pictured (L-R) are Willa Mae Brasseaux, Cindy and Brett Buchanan, Wilton and Eula Lené, Sloane Arena, Jim and Phyllis Buchanan.
At noon on Thursday, the Vermilion River continues to rise in Vermilion Parish. In Abbeville, RiverFront, which is closed because it caught fire a few months ago, is now being threaten to get flooded because of the high water on the river.