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Abbeville native Jaimie Hebert

Abbeville's own Jaimie Hebert returning home to work for UL Lafayette

Jaimie L. Hebert, PhD. has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
An Abbeville High School graduate, Hebert holds a bachelor’s, a master’s and a doctorate – all in statistics – from UL Lafayette. He received his bachelor’s in 1986, master’s in 1988 and doctorate in 1990.
He was most recently president of Georgia Southern University. In that role, he led the University System of Georgia’s consolidation of Georgia Southern University with Armstrong State University.

Abbeville Police looking for witnesses to teen’s murder

It has been four days since someone shot and killed 16-year-old Chazton Guidry, allegedly while playing dice, and the Abbeville Police Department still can not find a witness to the shooting.
His mother, Denise Levine, told the KATC TV station that the incident occurred as a result of an argument during a dice game and is asking anyone who knows anything about the incident to come forward.
Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, May 11, the Abbeville Police Department responded to a complaint of shots fired in the area of Bailey Street and Clover Street.

A mock car crash took place Friday behind Vermilion Catholic.

VC holds mock car crash

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, every 90 seconds someone is injured in a drunk driving crash.
Vermilion Catholic High School students participated in a mock crash to educate their fellow students about the dangers of driving drunk.

This note was on the front door of central office. The door was locked.

Vermilion Parish School Board central office goes on lockdown because of threats

The central office of the School Board was on lock down for most of the day on Tuesday. The reason is because Superintendent Jerome Puyau was receiving serious threats on line, in his e-mail and from phone calls.
Starting early Tuesday morning, the phones at central office began ringing from people calling from all over the United States. They all wanted to speak to Puyau about the video they watched on the Vermiliontoday.com website, showing a Vermilion Parish teacher getting arrested by a security guard and being escorted out of the building in handcuffs.

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Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

219 North Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542