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Wildlife and Fisheries Agent Derrick Logan (left) and Police Jury Administrator Keith Roy investigate the trash.

At one time, this trash was along the side of the road in trash bags. Scavengers got a whole of it, and spread it all over.

Scavengers tear up trash bags, spread paper on street

On West Jane Street, located just north of Abbeville, there was a 25 yard stretch of trash that should not be there, according to Police Jury Wayne Touchet.
Touchet discovered the mess Tuesday afternoon. He got down and went through the trash and saw addresses and names of who the trash belonged to.
However, he was not 100 percent sure that the person to whom the stuff belonged is the same person who put the trash there. He was not sure if the person the stuff belongs to, also owns the house across the street where the trash was found.

Lauren Tisdale recently completed her first book and is working to release others.

Local woman publishes book, more in making

Lauren Tisdale is an Abbeville native, currently residing in New Iberia.
She is a wife and a full-time working mom. In her spare time, she enjoys writing books. She previously published her first book, Circle of Secrets, with Sweet Cravings Publishing, but shares that she decided to self publish just recently.

Vermilion Parish School employee insurance claims climbing

Three months into the calender year, Chris Hebert, an insurance agent with Dwight Andrus Insurance, informed the school board that claims are $764,000 more than the same time last year.
Hebert gave a power point presentation to the Vermilion Parish School Board and a packed house on Thursday. He showed the board the good and bad numbers dealing with health insurance.
Hebert showed the financial numbers for January through March of 2017 and 2018. In every category, the financial numbers are higher.

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