School Board member Kibbie Pillette made the motion to use $500,000 to try and lower health insurance premiums and the other $500,000 to be put into the general fund account. It was approved 4-3. In the back ground is board member Sara Duplechain.
Takunrat Taksima, a doctoral student from Kasetsart University in Thailand, is spending a year at the LSU AgCenter studying the antiaging effects of the chemical astaxanthin, which is derived from crawfish shells. She is working in Subramanian Sathivel’s laboratory, where several projects are looking at deriving benefits from various parts of crawfish. Photo by Tobie Blanchard/LSU AgCenter
Sherry Viator Barras and William A. Barras Ill recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.
Installed as the new Abbeville Lions Club officers for the 2017-2018 year include (front row) Elaine Hebert - 1st Vice President; Bernice Hebert - Board Member; Lenis Hebert - 3rd Vice President (second row) Norma Theall - 2nd Vice District Governor; Christine Sonnier - Treasurer; Felecia Gaspard - Board Member; Maxine Hardy - Secretary; Jeffrey Cessac -Board Member (back row) Roy Credeur - First Vice District Governor; William Arceneaux - District Governor; Brent Sonnier - President; Mike Russo - Tail Twister and Jeffrey Faulk -2nd Vice Governor and Kevin Miller - Lion Tamer.
From L-R: Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville recently selected the following Officers and Chairman for the 2017-2018 year to provide leadership and carryout the mission of the organization: Shelly Libersat, Ex- Officio; Megan Landry-Lalande, Assistant Treasurer & Public Relations Chairman; Hollie Nelms, President; Tara Duplantis, Vice President & Provisional Trainer; Tanya Istre, Treasurer; Jamie Hebert, Membership Chairman. Not pictured: Donna Touchet, Secretary; RaeLynn Klein, Education Chairman.