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Al Harrington

Al Harrington seeks seat for Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 6

Hello everyone! My name is Al Harrington and I would like to announce my candidacy for Police Juror in Vermilion Parish District 6. I have been a lifelong resident of Vermilion Parish. I also have 4 children Tab, Todd, Trent and Jade.
I am a Abbeville High School graduate an a U.S. Army Veteran. I was also a Scout Master for 15 years.
I am a previous multiple business owner to many business in Vermilion Parish. I have many years of experienced leadership.

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Barbara Adams

Barbara Adams announces candidacy for District 5 seat on Police Jury

Barbara Adams is running for the District 5 seat on the Vermilion Parish Police Jury on October 12, 2019 election.
Barbara lives in Abbeville with her husband of 50 years. They have three children, Mark of Lafayette, Kenneth of Broussard, Lisa of Allen Texas and eight grand-children.
Barbara is the daughter of the late L. J. Boudreaux and Lucille Boudreaux.
Barbara is a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Abbeville.
Barbara is a 1967 graduate of James A. Herod High school and attended Gulf area school in nursing and business.

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Abbeville Councilwoman appointed to Economic Development Board

Vermilion Parish is ripe for investment and the board of Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is excited about the work they’re doing in all areas of the parish. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board representing Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

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Abbeville man accused of stealing bulldozer in St. Landry Parish

Tips through Crime Stoppers and the assistance of the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office resulted in the arrest of an Abbeville man for the theft of a bulldozer worth over $150,000, according to a news release from St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
Arrested was Rickie John Richard, 40, of the 100 block of Jenni Lane, Abbeville. He is charged with one count of theft. Bail was set at $5,000.
The arrest stems from the July 22 complaint from a contractor working on Union Pacific Railroad property when his 2000 Komatsu bulldozer was stolen from a work location.

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