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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Abbeville

New roads — paths to the future

When new roads are usually built, Editor Don Whitten writes, we see little of the work until the project is finished. That’s not the case for a new road that will provide another entrance and exit from the Oxford Commons area. Whitten writes about other road changes locally and how they are all the key to the future. (May 14, 2014, Page 4)

Helping — because you can

Did you feel relief before you felt concern after  the severe storms and tornadoes blew through earlier this week? Editor Don Whitten writes that you’re not alone — that’s an expected reaction that turns into concern and wanting to help very quickly. (May 2, 2014, Page 4A)

Renovations to old Abbeville School almost complete

Dozens of community members and past students of the former Abbeville School have worked tirelessly for several years to renovate the old school that is now called the Gordon Community and Cultural Center. (February 21, 2014, Page 1B, 2B)

Gordon Center to hold enrichment camp

Abbeville group needs donations to hold summer youth camp. (February 12, 2014, Page 2)

Letters to the Editor

The Lovett family writes to thank all of those in the community who came together quickly to give them assistance and support after a kennel fire killed nine of their 12 Great Danes. (January 13, 2014, Page 4)

Man counts blessings after wreck

Friends refused to stop searching after Michael “Big Mike” Brown went missing Dec. 9. After spending almost 24 hours in his truck, hurt and cold, Brown is gaining steps in his recovery at The Med. (December 24, 2013, Page 1, 3)

Abbeville closer to owning water association

The city of Abbeville will be assuming the Abbeville Water Association in hopefully, the near future, according to city officials. (November 8, 2013, Page 3A)

Vets honored at Abbeville fest

Festival goers paused a moment Saturday during the presentation of memorial plaques to two Abbeville families who lost family members killed in action. The festival saw good crowds after being canceled last year and organizers say Swamp People start Troy Landry’s visit helped up the numbers. (October 14, 2013, Page 3A)

Autumn fest comes back to Abbeville

After being canceled last year, the Abbeville Autumnfest is back this year with promises of being bigger and better than in previous years with more vendors, special events and a special appearance by Swamp People star Troy Landry. (October 10, 2013, Page 1)

Murder suspects caught

A man and woman wanted in connection with the shooting death of a local man were arrested Friday in Jackson, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (June 17, 2013, Page 1, 3)

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