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2020 Board of Directors: (seated) Linda Zaunbrecher, Bryan Simon, Roslyn Simon (standing front row) Dale Broussard, Allen McLain, Jr, Charles Dill, Calvin LeBouef, Jeffery Faulk, Johnny Boudreaux, Aaron Lee, Hunter Luquette, Dane Hebert, Laura Hebert (standing back row) Hank Moss, Randy Stutes, Philip Domingues, Josh Trahan, Matthew Zaunbrecher, Gus Zaunbrecher, John McLain, and Mike Luquette.

Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau holds their annual federation meeting

Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau Federation had a very special annual meeting on Sunday at the Farm Bureau Centre Board Room.
The 69th Annual Meeting was held to elect officers, board members and honor some very special people.
Bryan Simon, the 2019 president for Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau, addressed the packed room about the state of the parish’s Farm Bureau offices, members, and financial position along with the future of farming in the parish.
Jamie Lee, Ag in the Classroom chairman, presented a report on the activities that were conducted during the year.

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Abbeville approves new contract with QSA

Quality Sports Authority (QSA) will continue its working relationship with the City of Abbeville.
The organization has handled youth sports in the city for the past three years, after initially signing a three-year contract in 2017.
The Abbeville City Council voted 4-1 during its regular meeting Tuesday night to approve the renewal of QSA’s contract. Councilwoman Terry Broussard voted against.

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Eunice Man Arrested for Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles

EUNICE – A Eunice man was arrested today for possessing and sharing child sexual abuse images.
Earlier this year, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit began an investigation into the distribution of child pornography. The suspect, 41-year-old Kevin D. Briscoe of Eunice, Louisiana, shared illicit images of children with investigators that were acting in an undercover capacity.

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Standing in the photo (left to right) are Chamber of Commerce President Megan Landry-Lalande, Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza, Delcambre Mayor Pam Blakely, Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot, Gueydan Mayor Jude Reese and Lynn Guillory of the Chamber of Commerce.

Vermilion Parish Mayors address chamber members about state of their municipalities during Chamber event

The Vermilion Parish Chamber of Commerce held the “State of Vermilion” at Southern Oaks in Abbeville and four mayors got to educate chamber members of what is happening in their cities.
The mayors on hand were Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza, Delcambre Mayor Pam Blakely, Gueydan Mayor Jude Reese, and Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot.
Erath Mayor Taylor Mencacci was unable to attend because of work, while Kaplan Mayor Mike Kloesel also did not participate due to illness.

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