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.

Lady Trojans prepare for state tournament

Elizabeth Soileau

For the second time in the last four years the Sacred Heart Lady Trojans have earned a spot at the LHSAA state softball tournament, also known as the Fastpitch 56 Tournament, in Sulphur.

Panthers ride Joubert’s perfection to victory

Panther pitcher J.T. Joubert getting ready to throw a pitch against Port Barre. Joubert threw a perfect game on Sunday.

It’s something that does not happen very often in professional or college baseball, much less in high school diamond play. But, Pine Prairie’s J.T. Joubert accomplished a feat that all pitcher’s dream about: a perfect game.

Parish baseball teams advance to post-season

Pine Prairie’s Dylan Doucet will lead the Panthers into the playoffs against Notre Dame on Friday.

Three of the four Evangeline Parish Baseball teams have advanced to the 2015 LHSAA baseball playoffs. Sacred Heart, Pine Prairie and Mamou have all earned spots in their respective brackets and will begin play this week.

Ville Platte track teams sweep district crowns

Ville Platte High’s Tyler Fontenot gets ready to start the 400 meter relay.

The Ville Platte High boys and girls track teams swept the district track championships last Wednesday at Church Point. The boys took the title scoring 143 points, 33 points more than the second place team Livonia. The girls edged out Port Barre by a four point margin 152-148 to take the crown.

Parish fitness meet team competes at state

The Evangeline Parish fitness team poses for a picture after the state meet. (L to R: Asia George, Kayden Coward, Hanna Monier, Jerez Edwards, Kendrilyn Fontenot and Darrell Guilbeaux)

The Evangeline Parish elementary fitness meet team competed at the state competition this past Saturday in Baton Rouge at the Bernie Moore Indoor Track Facility on the campus of LSU. The team participated in a number of events throughout the day and placed fourth overall in the state.

Mamou Rotary Club interviews students for scholarships

Six Mamou High seniors were interviewed by members of the Mamou Rotary Club during their Wednesday, April 29, meeting. One female and one male student will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Peggy Saucier LeBleu

Peggy Saucier LeBleu

May 24, 1957 - April 25, 2015
MAMOU - Funeral services were held for Peggy Saucier LeBleu, 57, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 2 p.m., Monday, April 27. Burial followed in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

Sally Elizabeth Blackmon

Sally Elizabeth Blackmon

January 13, 1972 - April 25, 2015
BAYOU CHICOT - Funeral services were held for Sally Elizabeth Blackmon, 43, of Pine Prairie, at the Turkey Creek United Pentecostal Church at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 28. Burial followed in the Vandenburg Cemetery in Bayou Chicot.

Carl Adrian Hebert

Carl Adrian Hebert

September 4, 1944 - April 27, 2015
TURKEY CREEK - Funeral services will be held for Carl Adrian Hebert, 70, of Mamou, at the Rush Funeral Home Chapel in Pine Prairie at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 30. Burial will follow in the Turkey Creek Cemetery.

Yvonne LaHaye

Yvonne LaHaye

July 29, 1924 - April 27, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Yvonne LaHaye, 90, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 30. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Mausoleum.

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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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