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Elected officials, leaders from the religious community and concerned citizens gather Thursday morning to discuss a plan to stop violence that affects youth in Abbeville.

Group meets in Abbeville to discuss plan to help stop violence among youth

Everyone in the room Thursday morning wants the same thing in the end.
They want Abbeville to be safe, especially for the city’s children.
That is why Stephen Menard invited leaders from different facets of the community to be in the same room, with that hope that it would be the start of a plan that can stop violence, some of which has affected the city’s youth.

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Anita Levy

Levy running for District E School Board seat

Education is the key to success. It’s what we believe and it’s what we teach our children. Our public schools are here to serve the educational needs of all the children. School board members are elected to provide the professional leadership that supports the vision and goals of the school district. Board members must work together with other members to represent the interest, values and concerns of not only the district they serve, but the entire community.

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Dexter Callahan

Dexter Callahan seeks election to District 12 seat on Vermilion Parish Police Jury

I, Dexter Callahan, would like to announce my candidacy for the District 12 seat of the Vermilion Parish Police Jury. I have been happily married to my wife Brenda for the last 41 years. Together we have raised 3 children and they in turn have provided us with 4 wonderful grandchildren.

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Louisiana National Guard Soldiers with G Company and D Company, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, recite the Soldier's Creed during a deployment ceremony at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 at Esler Field in Pineville, Louisiana, Sept. 6, 2019. The 2-238th is sending more than 50 Guardsmen, including two father-son teams and one married couple, to Afghanistan. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Noshoba Davis)

Louisiana National Guard aviators to deploy to Afghanistan

By Staff Sgt. Noshoba Davis, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office

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Andrew M. Granger

Abbeville Police arrest suspect in Aug. 21 homicide

​Detectives with the Abbeville Police Department were able to secure arrest warrant against Andrew Matthew Granger for crimes related to the homicide of Jacoby Lee of Abbeville on Aug. 21.
Andrew Matthew Granger of Abbeville has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder for the homicide of Jacoby Lee of Abbeville on Aug. 21, 2019. Granger’s bond has been set at $500,000.

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