OPEN HOUSE HELD - Village de Memoire held an open house celebration Thursday, July 2. Many residents, their family members and local dignitaries attended the fun event. Many booths were set up and residents and attendees won door prizes by playing several fun games at the booths.

Mexican Squealer baby ducks huddle together inside a box after being rescued from a drain on Tuesday by Ville Platte city workers and residents. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: RAYMOND PARTSCH III Managing Editor

State law explicitly states that a clearly visible warning label must be affixed to each firework product and must contain concise warning information. The products sold in Gautreaux’s portable firework stand, which is located next to Joe’s Diner in Pine Prairie, all clearly show the appropriate warning labels. (Gazette photo by Nickolas Fontenot)

By: NICKOLAS FONTENOT Staff Reporter

Mexican Squealer baby ducks huddle together inside a box after being rescued from a drain on Tuesday by Ville Platte city workers and residents. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

State law explicitly states that a clearly visible warning label must be affixed to each firework product and must contain concise warning information. The products sold in Gautreaux’s portable firework stand, which is located next to Joe’s Diner in Pine Prairie, all clearly show the appropriate warning labels. (Gazette photo by Nickolas Fontenot)

breaking news

Voorhies replacing Vidrine as Sacred Heart pastor

The Sacred Heart Church in Ville Platte will have a new pastor starting next month. Rev. Thomas Voorhies is replacing Rev. Jason Vidrine as pastor of the church. Vidrine is becoming the new pastor at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in Krotz Springs. (Gazette photo by Steve Hallam)

BY: RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

Fontenot out at Sacred Heart High School

Sacred Heart High School in Ville Platte will have a new principal once the new school year begins this fall. Diane Fontenot officially resigned as principal on Monday. Bishop of Lafayette Michael Jarrell confirmed the resignation in a press release. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: ELIZABETH WEST
Staff Reporter
& RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

Village de Memoire holds open house celebration

OPEN HOUSE HELD - Village de Memoire held an open house celebration Thursday, July 2. Many residents, their family members and local dignitaries attended the fun event. Many booths were set up and residents and attendees won door prizes by playing several fun games at the booths.

Heritage Manor News: Promoting hydration

Activity staff members play an important role when it comes to hydrating residents. Many of the things we do are tied to providing refreshments. We take advantage of this by offering extra fluids throughout the summer months. We promote juices, water and non-caffeinated beverages.

Most Active Father honored

On Father’s Day June 21, Heritage Manor resident Ammich Stagg was honored as Most Active Father. A father of five, he was celebrated with a party attended by a lot of family and friends.

Residents enjoy Father’s Day outing

Residents of Heritage Manor enjoyed their annual Father’s Day outing to the Alexandria Zoo followed by lunch at Ryan’s. Shown seated in front, from left, are Jack Deville, Ammich Stagg, Preston Ardoin and Andrus Chapman.

Mr. Montelaro, Miss Fontenot united in holy matrimony

Mr. and Mrs. Salvadore Ricardo Montelaro

Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte provided the setting for a lovely 6:30 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015, uniting Miss Sarah Nicole Fontenot and Mr. Salvadore Ricardo Montelaro in holy matrimony, with Father Mitchell Guidry officiating.

Jimmie "Foo Foo" Fontenot Sr.

Jimmie "Foo Foo" Fontenot Sr.

September 6, 1934 - June 30, 2015
Funeral services were held for Jimmie “Foo Foo” Fontenot Sr., 80, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 12 noon, Thursday, July 2. Burial followed in the Sacred Heart Mausoleum.

Interim fire chief stresses firework safety for holiday weekend

State law explicitly states that a clearly visible warning label must be affixed to each firework product and must contain concise warning information. The products sold in Gautreaux’s portable firework stand, which is located next to Joe’s Diner in Pine Prairie, all clearly show the appropriate warning labels. (Gazette photo by Nickolas Fontenot)

By: NICKOLAS FONTENOT
Staff Reporter

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OPEN HOUSE HELD - Village de Memoire held an open house celebration Thursday, July 2. Many residents, their family members and local dignitaries attended the fun event.

Obituaries

Jimmie "Foo Foo" Fontenot Sr.

September 6, 1934 - June 30, 2015
Funeral services were held for Jimmie “Foo Foo” Fontenot Sr., 80, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 12 noon, Thursday, July 2. Burial followed in the Sacred Heart Mausoleum.

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