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For more than 50 years, this building housed floats and floats were built in the building. In the next few weeks, it will be torn down.

Cattle Festival ends lease with float company; will tear down building in Abbeville

It has been known as the building where floats are built and stored. In the next few weeks the old metallic yellow building near WalMart on Rodeo Road is going to be knocked down and the metal sold for scraps.
As for the floats, they are gone and no longer being housed or built in the building.
For more than 50 years, the building has been the location for float building and storage.

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Someone stole $533 worth of electricity from Cattle Festival in Abbeville

The Louisiana Cattle Festival Association received an electricity bill from the City of Abbeville it did not expect.
The bill totaled $533.
The month before, that same bill was under $2.
Francis Plaisance, who is the president the Cattle Festival, did a little investigation of how the bill came about.
Plasiance said the bill was from a electrical panel box located on a pole at the Red Barn on Rodeo Road in Abbeville. The electrical panels are used only during the trail rides when campers hook up to them.

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