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Parts of Charity Street in Abbeville have standing water Tuesday morning.

Abbeville Police advise drivers to avoid streets with standing water

The following is a list of streets in Abbeville have been reported as having standing water and should be considered a potential hazard:

Graceland Avenue @ Putnam Street
North John Hardy Drive
Charity Street @ Lyman Street
Lafayette Street @ S. Louisiana Street
Gertrude Street @ Lafayette Street
Parts of Fairmont Street
Parts of Eaton Drive
Parts of S. Oliver Street
Parts of Franks Alley Street
Rodeo Drive @ North Airport Road

Abbeville Police urging drivers to be cautious with water on roads

Due to the heavy rain volume, parts of the City of Abbeville have standing water.
These areas should be viewed as a potential hazard.
The Abbeville Police Department is asking all motorist to use caution while out on the city streets and refrain from traveling through standing water.
The Abbeville Police Department would also like to remind citizens that it is against the law to drive through or around barricades, as well as to drive through standing water which would create a wake that would reach any building.

Brenda DesOrmeaux, DesOrmeaux Foundation staff, board members and family at the event.

Brenda DesOrmeaux, Foundation honored

Brenda DesOremaux, of Maurice, founder and executive director of The DesOrmeaux Foundation, recently received an award during the Women of Excellence program for excellence in leadership and service in the community.
DesOrmeaux received the honor from the Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women (LCNW)
According to the LCNW, the 2018 Women of Excellence Award went to DesOrmeaux for her dedication to serving her community and supporting the needs of women through her pro-life ministy.

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