The Evangeline Parish School Board, during its meeting Wednesday, December 11, adopted a resolution to join a multi-parish lawsuit, originating from St. John the Baptist Parish, against the state for what the parish’s believe to be insufficient funding.
2013 EVANGELINE PARISH CHAMPIONS - The Ville Platte High Lady Bulldogs retained their title. They are pictured above, in no particular order, Breanna Pete, Deja McKinney, Shalinda Thomas, Kabreonna Stevens, Tyreonna Doucet, Miya McKinney, JaKyra Thomoas, Emanee Fontenot, Jalaya Thomas, Breonna Arvie, Tyra Smith, Zaria Fontenot, Brianna Robert, Kealogah Calvin, Jasmine Landry and Hala Fontenot.
When the Evangeline Parish basketball finals commenced Saturday evening, the final scores in both finals showed what many of the last several Evangeline Parish championships have.
Tim Fontenot, assistant parish district attorney, played the national anthem on an accordion after KVPI’s Jim Soileau led the the Pledge of Allegiance and the parish clerk of court, Randy Deshotel, said the opening prayer. All of the opening ceremonies, and most of the meeting, were conducted in French.
The annual French meeting of the Evangeline Parish Police Jury was easy for some but no so easy for others on Tuesday, December 10.
In the rear storage room of the Christian Care and Share Center at 129 W. Main St., left to right, Foodnet Chairman Eugene Fontenot and volunteers Anetta Fontenot and Nazel Guillory stand in front of a number of empty boxes that need to be filled for distribution to those in need this holiday season.
The chairman of the Food For Families/Foodnet drive says the need for donations is up this year because of economic hardship and “people are receiving less government benefits.”