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Hannah Vidallier leaves LSUE with two national championship titles.

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The team celebrates after the win on Saturday.

Vidallier goes out in style at LSUE

Hannah Vidallier’s softball career ended like she had hoped.
In her two years at LSU-Eunice, she leaves with two Division II Junior College National Championships.
The LSU-Eunice Lady Bengals won their fifth national championship with a dramatic 8-7 win over top-ranked Jones County Junior College, Saturday at Traceway Park.
Vidallier, a North Vermilion High graduate, pitched the final three innings in the finals. She gave up one run, two hits, and walking one.

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National Guard armory in need of more land to expand in Abbeville

The National Guard Armory in Abbeville is in need of more land to expand, so it went to the Vermilion Parish School Board to possibly lease land north of Abbeville.
Homer Stelly, a retired command sergeant major for the National Guard, attended last week’s school board meeting representing the National Guard. He informed the school board that the National Guard is in need of 15 acres to build a “readiness center.”
The National Guard located 15 acres of school board owned land on La. 338, near the Magnolia Water Plant.

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Tawana Stokes (right) talks to a new SLCC student from New Iberia.

New director brings new excitement to SLCC Gulf Area Campus in City

There is a new wave of excitement at the SLCC’s Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville.
That excitement has been created by campus director Tawana Stokes. Stokes, who just completed her first year in Abbeville, is ready to begin her second year as the campus director.
“I love being here,” said Stokes, who spoke at the Abbeville Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. “I am so passionate towards my students.”

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Nathan Zenon Jr.

After five years, Vermilion Task Force arrest Nathan Zenon Jr.

The search to locate Nathan Zenon Jr. is finally over.
After five years, Zenon has managed to elude law enforcement in Vermilion Parish.
The Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force located Zenon in Vermilion Parish.
Zenon, 34, was wanted for felony warrants including Felony Aggravated Flight, multiple narcotics offenses, probation offenses and several failure to appear warrants.
Upon being taken into custody, Zenon was found to be in possession of $20,350 of suspected drug money.



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