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Charles Sonnier will be among the honorees on Nov. 15.

Charles Sonnier honored as Philanthropist of Year

LAFAYETTE – Charles R. Sonnier is the recipient of the 2018 Leaders In Philanthropy Award for Vermilion Parish, an honor presented by Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) and Hancock Whitney Bank, and sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank and SLEMCO.
He will be recognized during an awards luncheon on Thursday, November 15 at the Cajundome Convention Center. Seats and tables to the event can be purchased online at www.cfacadiana.org/lip.

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office are looking for this truck.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office working residential burglaries

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon. on Oct. 10, 2018, the Sheriff’s Office responded to seven residential (kick in) Burglaries in the Abbeville, Kaplan and North Vermilion areas.
The investigation is in the early stages but Sheriff Couvillon says that TVs, hand guns, jewelry and a safe were taken from these burglaries and detectives are actively and
aggressively investigating these crimes.

Charlene Beckett

Charlene Beckett is Cattle Festival’s Citizen of the Year

Charlene Beckett has been named the 2018 Louisiana Cattle Festival Citizen of the Year.
The Cattle Festival will be held Oct. 11-14 in Abbeville.
Beckett will be among those who will be recognized at the 2018 Louisiana Cattle Festival Honoree Banquet & Social that will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Magdalen Place. The event begins at 6 p.m.

Alexandra Herpin

Herpin winner of Beef Scholarship

Alexandra Herpin, daughter of Jason and Lori Herpin, has been selected as the Beef Scholarship Winner for the 2018 Louisiana Cattle Festival.
The Cattle Festival will be held Oct. 11-14 in Abbeville.
Alexandra Herpin will be among those who will be recognized at the 2018 Louisiana Cattle Festival Honoree Banquet & Social that will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Magdalen Place. The event begins at 6 p.m.

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