Birth Announcements

Karleigh Kaye Touchard
A daughter, Karleigh Kaye Touchard, was born Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Abbeville General to Staley Alisse Vincent and Devin Keith Touchard of Erath.

Daliyah Marshae’ Plowden
A daughter, Daliyah Marshae’ Plowder, was born Saturday, August 4, 208, at Abbeville General to Kristina Alexis Duhon and Terry Glenn Plowden, Jr. of Abbeville.

Avia Marie Wood
A daughter, Avia Marie Wood, was born Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Abbeville General to Susan Elizabeth Stelly and Whitney Joseph Wood of Abbeville.

The Campbells on the wedding day.

The Campbells today.

Campbells celebrate 60 years of marriage

On July 12, 2018, Mr.a nd Mrs. Wesley Campbell of Abbeville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends.
Wesley Campbell married Martha Choate on July 12, 1958, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pecan Island.
The couple has four children, three grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Jude Roger with Fr. Louis Richard in front of Jude’s Eagle Scout project.

Jude Roger completes Eagle Scout project

Jude Roger recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
The project consisted of construction and installation of an exterior Stations of the Cross at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.
For his project, Jude cleaned the area and removed overgrown vegetation. He constructed the boxes out of cypress with the help of his dad and brother. He then installed the boxes on existing brick pillars in the courtyard between the church and ministries building.

The Sonniers  on their wedding day.

The Sonniers today.

Sonniers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Robert and Martha Louise “Tookie” Sonnier of Abbeville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 3rd with a quiet lunch at their home with their five children, Marie “Noonie” Soileau, Maureen “Shonie” Morvant, Robert Maurice Sonnier, Jr. and his wife Chelle’, Marguerite “Bonkie” Sonnier and Frederick “Foonie” Sonnier.
They all enjoyed reminiscing of their good old family times and family vacations.

The four VC students who are receiving the Seal of Biliteracy for English and French are Victorian Doan, Alexan Broussard, Taylor Schaefer, and not shown is Lily Veazey.

VC students earn Seal of Biliteracy for English and French

Four Vermilion Catholic High School students have earned the Seal of Biliteracy for proficiency in English and French.
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a state department of education in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in English and one or more other world languages by high school graduation. Louisiana is one of thirty states that awards the Seal of Biliteracy, which was approved by the Louisiana State Legislature in 2014.


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