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Vermilion Parish changes high school graduation dates and times

On Monday, Governor Edwards indicated that the “Stay at Home” order would be lifted beginning Friday, May 15, 2020 and the State of Louisiana would enter into Phase 1.
With this latest update, the Vermilion Parish Interim Superintendent Brad Prudhomme, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal, has revised the graduation guidance for Vermilion Parish High Schools.
The school district released a statement about graduation:

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Edrick LeBlanc was arrested by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Friday morning.

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Wrigley, a three-year old Goldendoodle, was killed last week, allegedly by his neighbor.

Neighbor arrested for allegedly killing Goldendoodle in Delcambre

Friday morning at around 8:30, Edrick LeBlanc of Delcambre was arrested for allegedly killing Wrigley, a three-year-old Goldendoodle.
LeBlanc was charged with one count of cruelty to animals, which is a felony. His bond was set at $12,000. If convicted, LeBlanc could face jail time and be fined as much as $5,000.
Wrigley’s body was found floating in a drainage ditch at the end of Country Drive Road, next to Landry Park in Delcambre. There was a gun shot to his head.

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Marcelo Davis fills up boxes with food and hands them to the residents outside of the Christian Service Center.

Christian Service Center in Abbeville still serving food

There is good news coming out of the Christian Service Center in Abbeville.
The Christian Service Center at 701 Chevis Street, is serving bagged meals and providing food from its pantry.
Next week, the Christian Service Center will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until noon.
The pantry will be open again Friday from 9 a.m. until noon.
The Christian Service Center served bagged meals with sandwiches on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Even with all of the recent parish layoffs this week, the amount served has remained about the same.

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Parents can pick up lunches and breakfast for their children, starting Wednesday.

Vermilion Parish School Board to offer 'grab-and-go' meals to all students of Vermilion Parish

Beginning Wednesday, the Vermilion Parish School Board will be offering grab-and-go meals from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on weekdays.
Each child will receive a lunch meal and  a breakfast meal for the next morning. 
There is no registration required. No identification is needed. 
There is no cost to receive the meals. Any child age 18 and under may come to get the meals. This does include students, siblings, friends, family members, toddlers, and those who attend private or parochial schools. 
The child must be present to receive the meal, no exceptions. 



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