Abbeville Police urging drivers to be cautious with water on roads

Due to the heavy rain volume, parts of the City of Abbeville have standing water.
These areas should be viewed as a potential hazard.
The Abbeville Police Department is asking all motorist to use caution while out on the city streets and refrain from traveling through standing water.
The Abbeville Police Department would also like to remind citizens that it is against the law to drive through or around barricades, as well as to drive through standing water which would create a wake that would reach any building.

Brenda DesOrmeaux, DesOrmeaux Foundation staff, board members and family at the event.

Brenda DesOrmeaux, Foundation honored

Brenda DesOremaux, of Maurice, founder and executive director of The DesOrmeaux Foundation, recently received an award during the Women of Excellence program for excellence in leadership and service in the community.
DesOrmeaux received the honor from the Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women (LCNW)
According to the LCNW, the 2018 Women of Excellence Award went to DesOrmeaux for her dedication to serving her community and supporting the needs of women through her pro-life ministy.

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


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