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Abbeville Police arrest suspect in July 4 shooting

A suspect in a shooting that occurred in Abbeville earlier this month has been arrested.
On July 14, 2020 at approximately 12 a.m. members of the Abbeville Police Department, with assistance from the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant at a residence on the 700 block of N. Lamar Street.
The search warrant was in reference to a shooting incident which took place within the city limits of Abbeville on July 4.

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Governor says you have to wear a mask

The Governor’s Office has provided more detailed information on the mandatory mask mandate and closure of bars that was announced Saturday afternoon.
This past Saturday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a mandatory mask requirement for Louisiana and ordered bars in the state closed to on-premises consumption, as the state experiences increasing spread of COVID-19.

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Kiwanis Club of Abbeville to honor educators

Back in April, the Abbeville Kiwanis Club was preparing to host the first-ever gala to honor educators in Vermilion Parish. Due to COVID-19, the gala was postponed.
On Tuesday night, the Kiwanis Club will finally get to honor the educators of the parish, but on a smaller scale. Instead of 300 family and friends showing up to honor the educators, the Kiwanis Club is having a small recognition night for the educators.

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COVID-19 mobile testing site to open Friday at Cajun Field

LAFAYETTE — UL Lafayette has partnered with the Louisiana Department of Health to establish a mobile COVID-19 testing site at Cajun Field.
Free, drive-thru tests will be performed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from Friday, July 10, to Wednesday, July 15.
No ID is needed for testing, but registration is required.
Pre-registration can be completed at Under test locations, click “Louisiana” then Cajun Field (Mobile #3).



Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

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Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542