Ville Platte Head Coach Jorie Randle

New football seasons usually bring changes. No one expected that all five parish high schools would have one major change in common. For probably the first time in Evangeline Parish gridiron history, every high school football program will have new head coaches.
On Tuesday, August 5, Troupe d’Evangeline hosted its latest performance at the Northside Civic Center. The performance of “The Princess and the Pea,” directed by Travis Fontenot, featured a wonderful cast and the crowd enjoyed the performance. In the first photo, the cast is shown.
Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue reminds citizens that school will be starting soon and children’s safety is an important issue. Here are a few reminders to help keep all children safe this school year.

Ville Platte Head Coach Jorie Randle

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Lady Pirates give PPHS the slip

Alyssa Jackson fires a pitch for PPHS.

Pine Prairie made the short trip to Kaplan Friday afternoon to take on the second-ranked Lady Pirates.

Ville Platte police investigating business break-in

The Ville Platte Police Department is investigating a break-in that occurred Thursday, April 24, and asking residents who may have witnessed the break-in or saw anything suspicious to contact the d

Lady Trojans blast Lady Gators

Gabbie Andrepont smashes a shot right back up the middle for the Lady Trojans.

When the fifth seeded Lady Trojans drew the Lady Gators of Northwood-Lena, they knew they would have no problem winning in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs.

Mamou handles Sterlington, goes to Fisher next

Amber Manuel connects with a pitch.

The 11th seeded team in Class 2A, Mamou, earned a 5-1 win over the Sterlington Lady Panthers Tuesday in Mamou.

Team Velocity wins tourney

Team Velocity, 12-under, won the Brining the Heat Tournament in Alexandria at the Cabrini Sports Complex. The team went undefeated.

Lady Panthers get by Caldwell

Pine Prairie’s offense executed when it counted the most.

Pine Prairie, the 15th seed in Class 3A, slid by the 18th seed Cladwell by a score of 3-2 to advance in the Class 3A playoffs. It was the first ever Class 3A playoff win for the school.

VPPD searching for suspects

The Ville Platte Police Department is asking residents to assist in locating suspects that are currently evading police.

Lady Trojans earn 1A fifth seed

His final words last season were, “Next year, its Sulphur or bust.” That was Sacred Heart Head Coach Doug Guillory’s final words after a 6-3 loss to St.

Mamou, Pine Prairie host in first round

Mamou is coming off of a great regular season. They won District 4-2A and they did it with a perfect undefeated record.

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Ville Platte Head Coach Jorie Randle

New football seasons usually bring changes. No one expected that all five parish high schools would have one major change in common.

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Minerva Granger Baker

September 2, 1932 - August 20, 2014
MAMOU - Funeral services will be held for Minerva Granger Baker, 81, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 10 a.m., Friday, August 22. Burial will follow in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

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