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  1. Abbeville police investigating armed robberies and other Acadiana area police newsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Authorities are investigating two armed robberies Tuesday night in less than an hour in which a man demanded cash from two stores over a 45-minute period. Police said the first robbery of about $40 happened around 8:55 p.m. at the Valero gas station on West Summers Drive.

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  2. Franklin daily arrest reportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Verrett was processed and released on a $3,500.00 bond. 11/25/14 @ 8:52 PM, Terrence Key Jr., 20, of Sucre Circle, Abbeville, LA, was arrested and charged with Simple Burglary, Possession of Schedule I Narcotics (Marijuana) With Intent to ...

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  3. Funeral arrangements being made for worker killed in platform explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Funeral services are being planned for the Abbeville man who died following Thursday's platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Authorities say Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock was performing routine maintenance work aboard the Echo platform when it exploded near New Orleans.

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  4. Wedding: Christina McGarry & Bryn MosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Catholic Church in Destin, Florida. The ceremony was officiated by Father Louis Richard of Saint Mary Magdalen, Abbeville. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Diane and Mr. William McGarry. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds ...

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  5. Victim in fatal Gulf platform explosion identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | NOLA.com

    ... three of the injured workers have since been released from the hospital, Fieldwood said. Hancock, a 24-year-old Abbeville resident and father of two young children, was a superintendent with Turnkey Cleaning Services, according to his Facebook page. ...

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  6. Victim in platform explosion identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico killed 24-year-old Jerrel Hancock of Abbeville, Louisiana, and injured three others. ABOUT AN EXPLOSION ON A PLATFORM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.

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  7. Bobby CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Another special interview for our Sense of Place: Lafayette is from our archives with the late Louisiana songwriter Bobby Charles. As a teenage Bobby Charles Guidry in Abbeville, LA, he wrote songs for his band that would become classics for Billy Haley and Fats Domino: "See You Later Alligator" and "Walking to New Orleans."

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  8. Bobby Charles On World CafeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WNYC-AM New York

    As a teenager in Abbeville, La., Robert Charles Guidry - better known as Bobby Charles - wrote songs that would become classics for Bill Haley and Fats Domino : "See You Later, Alligator" and "Walking To New Orleans," respectively. Charles' compositions pioneered the then-nascent genre of "swamp pop," a local style that mixed Cajun music with R&B and country.

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  9. Fallon Mouton arrested after KXAN Investigation into GoFundMe accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The woman who police say is responsible for money missing from an online account used to raise money for a mourning family has been arrested just days after KXAN's Investigation into the issue. Fallon Mouton was arrested by the Abbeville, Louisiana Police Department Thursday morning and is awaiting extradition back to Williamson County to face charges.

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  10. Follow the week long adventures of World Cafe: Sense of Place - LafayetteRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Landreth. We'll hear a full band performance from him. Plus a rare interview from the late Bobby Charles from Abbeville, LA. As a teenager Bobby wrote "See You Later Alligator," "Jealous Kind," "Walking To New Orleans," and many other songs that ...

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  11. Brady Broussard memorial massRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Not a seat was empty on Tuesday in the St. Mary Magdalen church as friends and family gathered to celebrate the life of Brady Broussard. Broussard is one of Abbeville's longest seated mayors in the city's history.

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  12. R. Brady BroussardRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Daily Advertiser

    Brady Broussard ABBEVILLE - A memorial mass to celebrate the life of former Mayor Brady Broussard will be held at St. Mary Magdalen Church on Tuesday November 18th at 10:00am.

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  13. The Value of Not Being OkayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | KGNW-AM Seattle

    ... experiencing God's grace in the darkest of circumstances. He is a speaker and writer, and served as a pastor in Abbeville, Louisiana and Denton, Texas before the death of his wife. Today, he writes for GuyDelcambre.com and DeeperStory.com , and has ...

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  14. Jennifer Choate named Saints/Chevron Teacher of the Week before 49ers gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | New Orleans Saints

    Chevron and the Saints will continue to show their commitment to the development and education of our children by recognizing Teacher of the Week Jennifer Choate. In her 19th year as an educator, Choate is an Abbeville native who currently teaches sixth grade Social Studies at Erath Middle School.

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  15. Three men charged in frause scheme targeting Camp LejeuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | WCTI

    ... and is based at the Marine Corps Air Facility in Quantico, Virginia. Pennington and Bowling head up Valour LLC, an Abbeville, Louisiana-based defense contractor. Both men also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Bowling was chief aviation mechanic ...

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  16. 3 charged in presidential helicopter schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... Helicopter Squadron One, which provides presidential transportation. Pennington and Bowling head up Valour LLC, an Abbeville, Louisiana-based defense contractor. Prosecutors say Kolhagen illegally gave Pennington and Bowling information about a ...

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  17. 3 charged in fraud scheme involving presidential helicopter fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and is based at the Marine Corps Air Facility in Quantico, Va. Pennington and Bowling head up Valour LLC, an Abbeville, La.-based defense contractor. Both men also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Bowling was chief aviation mechanic for the ...

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  18. 3 charged in presidential helicopter bid-rigging schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | MilitaryCity.com

    ... and is based at the Marine Corps Air Facility in Quantico, Virginia. Pennington and Bowling head up Valour LLC, an Abbeville, Louisiana-based defense contractor. Both men also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Bowling was chief aviation mechanic ...

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  19. Free mammograms for Acadiana womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Women in Acadiana can get a free mammogram from the Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program November 12 in Abbeville from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Abbeville General Hospital Clinic, 2419 Alonzo St. .

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  20. Abbeville Game Warden patrols the kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... important. His maternal grandmother, Melba LeBouef Frederick, owned and operated the Park Restaurant in downtown Abbeville for 33 years. The restaurant was famous for, among other things, its hamburgers. It was voted to have the best hamburger in ...

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