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Lisa Stewart (center), Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Health Authority, recently retired after 18 years of service with the facility. Presenting her plaque of appreciation at her retirement party were Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon (left) and Chief Deputy Colonel Kirk Frith.

Lisa Dronet retires

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Gale Luquette presents the 2018 Veteran of the Year award to
General Robert LeBlanc

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Francis Plaisance presents the 2018 Veteran of the Year to Dr.
Harold Travasos

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Gospel singer and recording artist Ben Waites was the featured entertainment during the banquet.

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Gale Luquette presents Charlene Beckett with her Citizen of the Year award.

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Cattle Festival Queen Cassie Aloisio crowns Ronald Darby ad the Cattle Festival King.

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Cattle Festival queens

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Marcella Davis presents Bryan Plowden with his Humanitarian of the Year award.

Cattle Festival Honoree Banquet pics

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Tommie Pillette

Tommie Pillette named grand marshal of Erath Homecoming Parade

ERATH — Erath educator Tommie Pillette (also known as Coach P. in the community) has been selected as the 2018 Erath High School Homecoming Grand Marshal.
Entering his 40th year as an educator and coach, he is a man you can count on to care about the students and the community. As a coach, he has taught and worked with a large number of students at Erath High who to this day, respect him tremendously and hold him in high esteem.

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James Schexnayder, Tiffani Broussard, Kathy Cormier and Richard Melancon

Links des Pink donation

Link des Pink Cancer Organization has donated a total of 44 mammogram certificates valued at approximately $450 each to Abbeville General Hospital to use on those that are less fortunate or not financially unable.
This could not have been accomplished without special help from Ray Landry, Administrative Director of Abbeville General Hospital and James Schexnayder, Imaging Manager.
A maximum of 3 certificates is allowed per patient. These certificates can be used 3 ways:
1) For an initial digital mammogram & reading by interpreting physician



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