The 2018 Abbeville High Homecoming Court: Seated left to right: Linh Tran, Morgan Trahan, Pamela Le, Brianna Nguyen, Keiona Caillier and Terriona Matthews. Standing left to right: Drema Bares, Tyre'Anna Saddler, Morgan Vallot, Laney Buras, Anne Marie Richard, Denver Comeaux and Alexis Bergeron. The school announced Keiona Caillier as the 2018 Homecoming Queen during a ceremony Wednesday night. The annual Homecoming Parade will start at 3 p.m. The parade will begin at A.A. Comeaux Park, go down State Street and end around Magdalen Square.
By Bill Decker, LSN writer
The following is a list of streets in Abbeville have been reported as having standing water and should be considered a potential hazard:
Graceland Avenue @ Putnam Street
North John Hardy Drive
Charity Street @ Lyman Street
Lafayette Street @ S. Louisiana Street
Gertrude Street @ Lafayette Street
Parts of Fairmont Street
Parts of Eaton Drive
Parts of S. Oliver Street
Parts of Franks Alley Street
Rodeo Drive @ North Airport Road
Public schools in Vermilion Parish will close at 11 a.m. on Tuesday due to rain and flooding in parts of the parish.
Maltrait Memorial in Kaplan, Vermilion Catholic and Mount Carmel in Abbeville also closed at 11 a.m.
Due to the heavy rain volume, parts of the City of Abbeville have standing water.
These areas should be viewed as a potential hazard.
The Abbeville Police Department is asking all motorist to use caution while out on the city streets and refrain from traveling through standing water.
The Abbeville Police Department would also like to remind citizens that it is against the law to drive through or around barricades, as well as to drive through standing water which would create a wake that would reach any building.