Turkey Creek’s mayoral seat is still up in the air after the Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the district court on Heather Cloud’s lawsuit, in which she claimed her opponent, Bert Campbell, with the assistance of Stanley Leger, offered money and favors for votes in the November 4, election.
On November 21, after 12 a.m., the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision at an apartment complex at 1111 North Chataignier Street in Ville Platte. When officers arrived, they saw a vehicle had left the roadway and crashed into the apartment building after striking two other vehicles.
The election on December 6, will feature several high profile runoffs from the November 4, election, in addition to two tax renewals.

Scoreboard

Bulldogs take it on the chin in loss to Comets

Bulldog wide receiver Shabby Moore attempts to haul in a pass Friday night.

The Comets of St. Charles Catholic traveled to Ville Platte Friday night to take on an injured Bulldog team at the Dog House. Ville Platte would not be able to overcome their injuries and the Comets would shut them out with a 49-0 victory.

Warriors hand Bearcats their first loss of the season

Going into their match-up against the Hamilton Christian Warriors, the Basile Bearcats knew that they were in for a tough game. The Warriors were 3-1 going into the contest Friday night and had shown to be a solid ball club through those first four games.

Tigers hand Demons their fourth loss of the year

The Mamou Green Demons travelled Thursday night to take on the Montgomery Tigers in the final non-district game for the Demons. Mamou matched Montgomery in just about every statistical category except for the most important one; the scoreboard.

Tigers hand Demons their fourth loss of the year

The Mamou Green Demons travelled Thursday night to take on the Montgomery Tigers in the final non-district game for the Demons. Mamou matched Montgomery in just about every statistical category except for the most important one; the scoreboard.

New Lone Pine fire district making progress

NEW EQUIPMENT PURCHASED - Members of the Lone Pine Fire Protection District pose with their new Medtronic Lifepak. They are, left to right, Esther Blood, Chief Curtis Fogelman, Assistant Chief Dale De Selle, Thurling Andrus, Matthew Barrett, Jessica Ortego and Benny Ducote. Not pictured is Sandra DeVille and Darrel Andrus.

The Lone Pine Fire Protection District was deactivated in 2003 due to lack of support and funding. With the help from Bryan Vidrine of the Evangeline Parish Police Jury, a property tax proposal was placed on the ballot.

PARCC testing expected in spring time

The Evangeline Parish School Board learned that students will be tested using PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessment in the spring, according to Superintendent Toni Hamlin, who was informed of this by the state department of education.

Trojans, Panthers take different paths into game

The Sacred Heart offensive unit awaits the play from the sideline against Mamou.

The Sacred Heart Trojans and the Pine Prairie Panthers both come into this contest with a 2-2 record. Both teams have defeated Mamou and both teams have played two games on the road. This is where the similarities between the teams end.

Bulldogs host 3A St. Charles

The Ville Platte High Bulldogs are hoping that they can get back on the winning side of things after a tough loss against the Oakdale Warriors. The Bulldogs are 1-3 and host the St. Charles Comets in their next contest. St.

Bearcats take 4-0 record on road against Warriors

The Basile Bearcats have won four games in a row, with the offense being up and down throughout the course of every game. The one part of Basile’s football squad that has really played consistently all year has been the defense.

Mamou battles Montgomery on road Thursday

The Mamou Green Demons will travel Thursday to take on the Montgomery Tigers. The Demons are 1-3 on the season after losing to Sacred Heart on Friday. Mamou has played hard all season long; there is no doubt about that.

Mamou battles Montgomery on road Thursday

The Mamou Green Demons will travel Thursday to take on the Montgomery Tigers. The Demons are 1-3 on the season after losing to Sacred Heart on Friday. Mamou has played hard all season long; there is no doubt about that.

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Sports

The Basile Bearcats race out onto the field poised and ready to take on the LaSalle Tigers in a LHSAA regional playoff game Friday night, in which the Bearcats defeated the Tigers 38-13.

What is the formula for a regional playoff win? If you ask the Basile Bearcats, they would tell you to dominate the game on the ground and play bend-but-don’t-break defense.

Lifestyle

NOVEMBER 18, MEETING - Shown, from left, are Ville Platte Rotary Club President David Mayeux, guest speakers Susan Fisher and Ginger LeCompte with St. Landry-Evangeline United Way and Rotarian Mark Suellentrop.

November 18, Meeting

Obituaries

October 6, 1954 - November 14, 2014
Funeral services will be held for Florence Ann Doucet Gallow, 60, of Eunice, at Greater True Light Baptist Church in Eunice at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 22. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Baptist Church Cemetery in Chataignier.

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