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Shelby Darby, with one of the stalls that she painted in the girls restroom at HTCA.

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The bathroom stalls at HTCA will be an area where girls can find verses of love and positivity. Shelby Darby, a teacher and an artist, wanted them to have a place of alone time with the word.

Harvest Time teacher paints words of inspiration for students

Shelby Darby, a history and art elective teacher at Harvest Time Christian Academy for three years was nominated last year for the first Kiwanis educator award. In her spare time, she does custom art work and murals or calligraphy for weddings or event invitations, so it was no surprise that she wanted to spread love, happiness and positivity for young girls at HTCA.

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Birth Announcements for Aug. 16

Rylee Alise Martin
A daughter, Rylee Alise Martin, was born on June 29, 2020, at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Kayla Nunez and Raymond Martin, Jr. of Erath.

Briggs Paul Taylor
A son, Briggs Paul Taylor, was born on June 30, 2020, at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Casey Arabie and Matthew Taylor of Abbeville.

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Photo by Sue Trahan/Vermilion Parish Library
Mirror me painted stencil game at the Abbeville Library.

Painted obstacle course provides free play space at Abbeville library

Abbeville residents can now visit a painted obstacle course at the Vermilion Parish Library.
Mandy Armentor, LSU AgCenter regional coordinator and area nutrition agent, and Anna Barras, LSU AgCenter nutrition educator, saw an opportunity to help keep Vermilion residents active during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Farmers celebrate their anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Farmer (Betty Gary) celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday, August 10. Married in 1970, the couple have two children, Dodie Albert and Brandon Farmer, six grandchildren, Drea, Demi, Dawson, Kinley, Gage and Kade and two great grandchildren, Tyler and Triston. The couple celebrated with family and friends.

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Bryan Alan Broussard Hood and Ellie Ann Boudreaux

Miss Ellie Boudreaux to become Mrs. Bryan Alan Broussard Hood

Mr. and Mrs. John Russell Boudreaux Jr., Mr. Kirk John Hood and Mrs. Leslie Broussard Theriot are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter and son, Miss Ellie Ann Boudreaux of Abbeville, Louisiana to Mr. Bryan Alan Broussard Hood of Maurice, Louisiana.
Ellie is the daughter of John and Tricia Boudreaux of Abbeville, Louisiana and the granddaughter of the late Mr. Aubrey Neil Luquette and the late Mrs. Gloria Noel Luquette and Mr. John Russell Boudreaux Sr. and Mrs. Brenda Bernard Boudreaux all of Abbeville, Louisiana.



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