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Photo info: Madeleine Claire Ortte, 2014 Homecoming Queen for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, center, and her court will reign over Homecoming activities when the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns take on the South Alabama Jaguars on Nov. 1. Shown, from left, are: Anna Katherine Devitt of Baton Rouge, La.; Melanie Calyn Benit of Meraux, La.; Kristen Michele Ashford of Port Allen, La.; Madeleine Claire Ortte of Thibodaux, La.; Alexandra Dardar of Abbeville; Paola Mercedes Doria of Houma, La.; and Hallie Renee’ Boudreaux of Lafayette.
Vermilion Parish is represented on UL’s Homecoming Court.
Madeleine Claire Ortte of Thibodaux will reign as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 2014 Homecoming queen.
Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.
Abbeville has long been known as a baseball town.
That is because of Abbeville’s history with Babe Ruth Baseball, which dates back to the 1950s.