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Elvina Frederick Campbell was smiling while watching vehicles drive by and wish her a happy birthday on Sunday.

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Vehicles lined up on Huey Road and then turned into Elvina Campbell’s driveway to wish her a happy birthday.

Turning 100 in COVID-19 Era: Family, friends celebrate Campbell’s birthday with a drive-by party

Family and friends originally had plans to throw a huge birthday party for Elvina Frederick Campbell this past weekend because she turned 100 years old on Monday. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a different kind of party had to take place for Campbell.
“There was a big party planned for her Sunday that we didn’t get to have, but we have to do something for her turning 100 years old, no matter what is happening,” said daughter Gail Collins.

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Abbeville will lift curfew for adults on May 1; it will remain in effect for unaccompanied minors

​The city of Abbeville will be lifting the mandated curfew due to the Covid-19 pandemic on May 1, 2020.
This will be in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies within Vermilion Parish.
A juvenile curfew will still remain in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for all unaccompanied minors. All minors must be accompanied by a guardian or a responsible adult. This curfew will be strictly enforced. Minors going to and from work will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Parents will be held responsible if their minors do not obey the curfew.

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Ginny Aucoin, a volunteer with Steps to Heaven, presents Abbeville General staff member Brittany Thibodeaux with a donation for the hospital. John and Ginny Aucoin donated 100 medical masks and homemade cookies.

Steps to Heaven delivers masks, fresh cookies to Abbeville General

Steps to Heaven is still doing its part in the fight of the COVID 19 pandemic.
At this time in our country, it is important to be able to “Switch horses in the middle of the stream.”
This is exactly what Steps to Heaven has done. The original goal of Steps to Heaven, which has been met many times, is to provide comfort and help to families in crisis. Small handmade clothes for premature babies and sadly, burial outfits for little angels who did not live.

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