Jeff Davis

Abbeville High mourns loss of another teacher with passing of Coach Davis

The school year did not begin well for Abbeville High School nor did it end well.
At the end of August, when school was beginning, AHS teacher/head football coach Gary Adkins lost his short battle with cancer.
He had been at the school just under a year.
The faculty and students had to deal with that tragedy.
Then, right before the school year ended, Abbeville High lost another teacher/coach unexpectedly.
Abbeville High girls basketball coach /boys track coach Jeff Davis died due to a brain aneurism Davis passed away in a Lafayette hospital.

Abbeville DWI checkpoint results in four arrests

The Abbeville Police conducted a DWI Checkpoint on LA Hwy 14 Bypass between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m, which resulted in four arrests.
During the checkpoint, 508 vehicles were screened, with 9 drivers given a Standardized Field Sobriety Test. Of the 9 drivers, one was arrested for DWI.
APD officers also wrote 15 additional citations for various traffic violations.
Three subjects were arrested and booked on narcotics related offenses and one subject was arrested for Obstruction of a Passageway and Resisting an Officer.

Saturday’s Daylily Festival and Garden Show will be moved from Magdalen Square to Rec building at A.A. Comeaux Park in Abbeville.

Abbeville's Daylily Festival moving indoors

For the first time in its 15-year existence, the Daylily Festival and Garden Show will be moving from its home in downtown Abbeville.
The event, which begins tomorrow at 8:30 a.m., is being moved to the Rec building in A.A. Comeaux Park. It has taken place in Magdalen Square in each of its previous years.
Organizers announced the decision to move the festival Thursday morning, citing a forecast that calls for rain today and Saturday. Vendors generally use most of Friday to set up.


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