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Thelma Theresa Hebert Moody

Thelma Theresa Hebert Moody

Mrs. B.I. "Te" Moody (1926-2017)

Thelma Theresa Hebert Moody passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 22, 2017, surrounded by her family. Visitation for family friends will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home in Crowley. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael the Archangel Church at 2:00 p.m.

Mortimer Cottrell Jr.

Josiah Cottrell

Three men considered armed and dangerous wanted for Days Inn shooting in Abbeville

On the morning of Friday, April 21, at approximately 2:55 a.m., the Abbeville Police Department responded to the report of shots fired at the Days Inn, located at 730 Veteran’s Memorial Dr.
Upon the officers’ arrival, they found a 47-year-old female lying in the parking lot, suffering from numerous gunshot wounds to her leg and hip area. The officers recovered numerous casings which were fired from assault type weapons.

From left to right: Glenn Suire, MCL Lt. Dronet Detachment Sr. Vice Commandant; Jason Patout, Gulf Coast Bank Vice President; Paul Mire, MCL Lt. Dronet Detachment Commandant; Lana Fontenot, SLCC Foundation Executive Director; Thomas B. Thompson, MCL Lt. Dronet Detachment Adjutant/Paymaster; Paul Patout, Gulf Coast Bank President & CEO; Morgen Landry, SLCC Development Officer; Bill McKee II, MCL Lt. Dronet Detachment Chaplain.

Gulf Coast Bank, local Marine Corps League partner to provide SLCC Scholarship to Vermilion Parish studen

The Lt. Dronet Detachment Marine Corps League and Gulf Coast Bank Scholarship is awarded to one full-time high-achieving high school graduate from Vermilion parish to attend SLCC’s Abbeville campus. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 with installments of $500 per semester.
The Lt. Dronet Detachment Marine Corps League and Gulf Coast Bank Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall semester beginning in August and Spring semester beginning in January. The scholarship was created in 2013 and is awarded annually.

Jeremy Alford

Battle of the PACs begins at Capitol

An “armed and ready,” Louisiana-based super PAC called Truth In Politics started taking aim at Gov. John Bel Edwards last week not long after lawmakers convened their spring regular session.
With startup funding from a group of well-connected donors like Cajun Industries founder Lane Grigsby and a fundraising operation being headed up by Allee Bautsch, who helped build the campaign war chests of former Gov. Bobby Jindal, the group will operate under a large umbrella that will include 501(c)3, 501(c)4 and 527 structures.
Media consultants have already been hired as well.

Vehicle hits bicycle rider in Abbeville Tuesday afternoon; rider transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

On the afternoon of April 18, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the Abbeville Police Department responded to the report of a vehicle and bicycle crash which occurred on Veteran’s Memorial Drive near the Abbeville Post Office.
Upon the officers’ arrival, they found that a vehicle entering Veteran’s Memorial Drive from Didier Street, stuck a pedestrian who was walking his bicycle towards Didier Street from the turn lane of Veteran’s Memorial Drive.

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