Jerome Puyau

Vermilion Superintendent Puyau applies for interim superintendent job

Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Puyau is throwing his name in the hat to be the interim superintendent of the Lafayette Parish School System.
Puyau mailed his resume last week to the Lafayette School System. It had to be postmarked by March 20. All applications will remain in a post office box until April 1. Then the Lafayette School Board will call a meeting to review them and move on to interviews.

Delcambre’s Tammy Gordon appointed to Economic Development Board

Vermilion Parish is ripe for investment and the board of Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is excited about the work they’re doing in all areas of the parish. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board representing Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

Telly Briggs

Telly Briggs booked by Abbeville Police on three counts of simple kidnapping

Telly Briggs has been booked after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and two children.
On March 24, at approximately 6:30 p.m., patrol officers with the Abbeville Police Department responded to a call of a possible disturbance at Chapel Down Apartments on West Port Street.
The complainant stated that her daughter called her and told her that her boyfriend had beat her up. The complainant stated to officers that she was also going to the apartment to check on her daughter.

Left to right, Patsy Hebert, District III Cleanest City Chairman Co-Chair, Wanda Dishman,
Kayla Rhodes, Linda Brashier, District III Cleanest City Judges, Mayor Piazza and Gwen Lanoux, District III Cleanest City Co-Chair

Abbeville wins Cleanest City district title

The City of Abbeville now has its sights set on a Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. State Cleanest City Contest state title.
Abbeville competed in the LGCF District III Cleanest City Contest on Tuesday, March 19. The city brought home a win in that round.
District III Cleanest City Contest Chairmen Gwen Lanoux and Patsy Hebert stated that “Abbeville excelled in the District III Contest. The judges were impressed with the overall cleanliness of the city and the extent of civic pride and community involvement.”


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