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Friday, August 1, 2014

Abbeville

Leaving work’s burdens out in the car

A CONVERSATION WITH… — Recently retired from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Abbeville native Ricky Roy is now working part-time with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. After 27 years of driving — a good 900,000 miles on the road — he’s settling into a new rhythm and looking towards the future. (February 25, 2010, Page 3)

Abbeville named for former home of settlers from South Carolina

Jack Mayfield continues his series on the history of local communities with a visit to Abbeville. The old McEachin home, destroyed by a tornado in 1929, was the site of Union occupation during the Civil War — and possibly of the first surgical operation performed in north Mississippi. (February 5, 2010, Page 2B)

Volunteer Fire Departments

PHOTO SLIDESHOW — Portraits of Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Departments; a cover photo series for The LafaShopper News. (January 29, 2010)

Times change, values endure

“A CONVERSATION WITH…” — Frankie Logan has lived her entire life in the Abbeville area and says the values she grew up with — about taking care of each other and investing in education — are the same ones she and her neighbors live by today. (January 21, 2010, Page 3)

Abbeville works toward restoration

About 40 local volunteers gathered Monday at the old Gordon School in Abbeville to clean up the building in preparation for it to be restored. The community would like to see the building host events, exhibits on local history, programs for youth and even professional office space. (January 19, 2010, Page 1)

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