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Fallen Marine families presented scholarships

The children of Gunnery Sgt. Gregory Mullins, from left, Ethan, 3, Camillo, 9, and Giovanna, 2, have received $60,000 each in scholarships, the most recent being from the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Educational benefits for his widow, Violeta Mullins, will allow her to study to become the teacher.
(Submitted Photo)

The widow and three children of the Bayou L’Ourse Marine killed, along with three other Marines, during an operation to dispose of unexploded ordnance at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., o

MOST FAMOUS ‘PONY’ IN ABBEVILLE UP FOR AUCTION

For 30 years, children rode Pony, that was located at Frank’s on Charity Street in Abbeville. It cost a dime to ride. In 1996, someone stole the entire dime box (pictured by Pony’s head), halting the ride.

It is probably the most famous derby pony from Abbeville despite never winning a Kentucky Derby, Belmont or even a race behind Clement’s.
The famous horse, named, “Pony” has been ridden by almost e

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