Toddler Miss Ville Platte Savannah Copeland

The Ville Platte Youth Pageant was held Sunday, March 16, at the Northside Civic Center. The newly selected Ville Platte royalty was chosen on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte.
Veterans in Ville Platte recognized Memorial Day Monday, May 25, with a special ceremony held at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse.

A large crowd of parents, students and alumni attended the meeting on Memorial Day.

A large crowd gathered at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, to hear new developments in the efforts of parents of Sacred Heart School students and alumni to remove Principal Diane Fontenot.

Toddler Miss Ville Platte Savannah Copeland

A large crowd of parents, students and alumni attended the meeting on Memorial Day.

Bulldog competitors rewarded at athletic banquet

Ville Platte High School recently honored their athletes at the annual Bulldog athletic banquet. Here are the award recipients in each of the different sports.

Senior Flag Girls
Kennedy Wilson
Raquel Doulet
Ja’Kyrah Thomas
Brianna Pete
Victoria Miller

MHS students explore animation at Walt Disney World Resort

Students of Mamou High School used the Walt Disney World Resort as a classroom on May 19, when they participated in the Disney Youth Education Series “Exploring Disney Animation History” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Sibley hosting book signing tomorrow

Grace Vidrine Sibley will host a book signing at Ville Platte City Hall (126 E. Main St., Ville Platte) tomorrow, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for her two books, “God’s Unstoppable Favor” and “Embraced by God’s Grace.”

Sylvester graduates with honors

Christopher Sylvester, son of Dr. Carl and Sally Sylvester, graduated from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and the Ogden Honors College at Louisisana State University with a bachelor’s of science in biological engineering on May 15.

Careina Ardoin Fontenot

Careina Ardoin Fontenot

September 24, 1927 - May 23, 2015
Funeral services were held for Careina Ardoin Fontenot, 87, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. Burial followed in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.

Viola Fontenot

May 15, 1922 - May 19, 2015
PINE PRAIRIE - Funeral services were held for Viola Fontenot, 93, of Temple, Texas, at the Rush Funeral Home Chapel in Pine Prairie at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23. Burial followed in the St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Latisha Wilson

August 12, 1978 - May 26, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Latisha Wilson, 36, of Ville Platte, at St. Mark’s Baptist Church in Plaisance at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 30. Burial will follow in the Ninth Baptist Church Cemetery in Ville Platte.

parents of SHS students and alumni fill civic center

Organizer and spokesman Jeffery Sylvester, right, briefed the crowd on past and planned protests against the Sacred Heart School principal.

A large crowd gathered at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, to hear new developments in the efforts pf parents of Sacred Heart School students and alumni to remove Principal Diane Fontenot.

Mamou police report four recent arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported four recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Chad Rideaux, Rue Jolie Blonde, Apt. 214, Mamou, was charged May 23, with simple battery. Rideaux bonded out of jail .

Vidrine to participate in LHSCA all-star games

Phillip Vidrine was chosen to participate in the LHSCA all-star game this weekend.

Recent Sacred Heart graduate and outstanding Trojan pitcher, Phillip Vidrine, has been selected to participate in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association all-star baseball series.

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Sports

Major award winners at the Sacred Heart Trojan athletic banquet held recently. (l to r: Mikey Laughlin; Morgan Manuel and Sean Fontenot)

Sacred Heart High School recently honored their athletes at the annual Trojan athletic banquet. Here are the award recipients in each of the different sports.

Lifestyle

Toddler Miss Ville Platte Savannah Copeland

The Ville Platte Youth Pageant was held Sunday, March 16, at the Northside Civic Center.

Obituaries

Careina Ardoin Fontenot

September 24, 1927 - May 23, 2015
Funeral services were held for Careina Ardoin Fontenot, 87, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. Burial followed in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.

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