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Jamie Bergeron worked for Acadian Ambulance for 30 years.

Cajun musician Jamie Bergeron fired by Acadian Ambulance after posting cartoon

A Cajun musician is without a job after he was fired because of a cartoon he posted on the Internet.
Jamie Bergeron of Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns, a successful recording group with at least seven albums and a successful touring, nightclub and festival schedule, got into trouble after posting a cartoon of a car hitting protesters in a roadway under the heading, “All Lives Splatter.” Another post suggested “my brakes have been acting up” when referencing people who protest in the roadways.

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Vermilion Parish changes high school graduation dates and times

On Monday, Governor Edwards indicated that the “Stay at Home” order would be lifted beginning Friday, May 15, 2020 and the State of Louisiana would enter into Phase 1.
With this latest update, the Vermilion Parish Interim Superintendent Brad Prudhomme, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal, has revised the graduation guidance for Vermilion Parish High Schools.
The school district released a statement about graduation:

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Edrick LeBlanc was arrested by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Friday morning.

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Wrigley, a three-year old Goldendoodle, was killed last week, allegedly by his neighbor.

Neighbor arrested for allegedly killing Goldendoodle in Delcambre

Friday morning at around 8:30, Edrick LeBlanc of Delcambre was arrested for allegedly killing Wrigley, a three-year-old Goldendoodle.
LeBlanc was charged with one count of cruelty to animals, which is a felony. His bond was set at $12,000. If convicted, LeBlanc could face jail time and be fined as much as $5,000.
Wrigley’s body was found floating in a drainage ditch at the end of Country Drive Road, next to Landry Park in Delcambre. There was a gun shot to his head.

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Marcelo Davis fills up boxes with food and hands them to the residents outside of the Christian Service Center.

Christian Service Center in Abbeville still serving food

There is good news coming out of the Christian Service Center in Abbeville.
The Christian Service Center at 701 Chevis Street, is serving bagged meals and providing food from its pantry.
Next week, the Christian Service Center will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until noon.
The pantry will be open again Friday from 9 a.m. until noon.
The Christian Service Center served bagged meals with sandwiches on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Even with all of the recent parish layoffs this week, the amount served has remained about the same.



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