May 4, 1921 - Oct. 27, 2016
Marie Guidry with Faith House was the guest speaker at the October 25 Ville Platte Rotary Club meeting.
The 4-H Cotton Pickin’ Pet Showand Cotton Commodity Cookery and Ambassador Contest were held Wednesday, October 12 at the Ville Platte Civic Center.
More than 90 pets were entered in the show this year. Congratulations to all 4-H club members participating in this annual event.
Marie Guidry with Faith House stands in front of the poster board that she uses to educate individuals in Evangeline Parish on domestic abuse. The Faith House organization is based out of Lafayette, but has an office in Ville Platte. If anyone experiencing domestic violence needs help you can call Guidry at (337) 363-8504. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
Marie Guidry has worked for three years with Faith House, which offers help to women and children living in abusive circumstances, and it has been through her time at the organization’s Ville Platte location that she has discovered that “the women in Evangeline Parish are tough.”
Evangeline Parish voters are taking advantage of this year’s early voting period.
As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the Evangeline Parish Registrar of Voters office revealed that 725 parish residents had already cast their votes for the upcoming Nov. 8th election.
What started out to be a homecoming celebration for the Sacred Heart Trojans, in reality turned out to be a disappointing party, as they fell 12-9 to the West St. Mary Wolfpack this past Friday night.