2014 Miss Boggy Bayou
Torian Paige Veillon

Torian Paige Veillon, the 17-year-old daughter of Kevin and Dalayne Veillon of Ville Platte, was crowned Saturday afternoon, April 5, as Boggy Bayou’s 30th queen. The annual pageant was held during the 30th Annual Boggy Bayou Festival at the fairgrounds April 3-5.

Boggy Bayou Festival Board President Bernice Ardoin and artist Tony Bernard unveil the poster commemorating the festival's 30th anniversary.

To commemorate its 30th anniversary, The Boggy Bayou Festival Board had a poster created to depict the festival’s meaning. Lafayette artist Tony Bernard created the poster that features a fleur de lis with a bayou scene inside. On Monday, March 31, members of the Boggy Bayou board unveiled the special festival poster.

Miss Ville Platte
Montrell Reshawn Thomas

The Junior, Teen and Miss Ville Platte Pageant was held Sunday, March 16, at the Northside Civic Center. This special event was emceed by Torian Paige Veillon and is annually sponsored by the Ville Platte Women’s Association and co-sponsored by the City of Ville Platte.

2014 Miss Boggy Bayou
Torian Paige Veillon

Boggy Bayou Festival Board President Bernice Ardoin and artist Tony Bernard unveil the poster commemorating the festival's 30th anniversary.

Miss Ville Platte
Montrell Reshawn Thomas

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Boy's and Girl's Club expected to open this summer

After the city council adjourned Tuesday, Mayor Jennifer Vidrine goes over the Ville Platte City Council agenda with Sacred Heart sixth grader Vic Parks. Vic, with Boy Scout troop 430 in Eunice, was earning a citizenship badge and sat behind the mayor during the meeting.

The Ville Platte City Council discussed two developments affecting younger residents of the city this summer.

Cabot donates $28,000 for computers, desks at new library

Taking part in the check presentation ceremony are, left to right, Donald Bergeron, Eric Soileau and Ryan Ardoin with the police jury; Mike Moore, Cabot vice president of carbon black operations; Maggie Ortego, Cabot public relations; Mark Suellentrop, Cabot Ville Platte plant manager; Eddie Cordeiro, Cabot senior vice president and chief financial officer; Dave Miller, Cabot executive vice president of reinforcing materials; Linda Lebsack, Paula Lafleur, Keitha LeJeune, Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine and Nina David, all with the Friends of the Library; Evangeline Parish Library Director Mary Foster-Galasso; Ronnie Landreneau, owner of Landreneau & Associates; and Suzy Lemoine, library outreach coordinator.

Executives from Cabot Corporation’s corporate headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, visited Ville Platte Tuesday to join Cabot Ville Platte Plant Manager Mark Suellentrop in presenting a $28,000 c

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