According to Louisiana State Police, Michael Fontenot, 47, of Duson, was charged Thursday afternoon for DWI (first offense), careless operation and open container and was bonded out only six hours before his involvement in a crash on Highway 3402 (Chicot Park Road) that claimed the life of 52-yea
The Evangeline School District is drawing on funds from the sale of timber harvested on its property in the Mamou and Turkey Creek to pay for painting and window replacement at all 12 schools within its jurisdiction.
Last May, Camille Fontenot got a phone call from St. Landry tourism asking for a favor. That favor led to some spectacular publicity in the September/October issue of Louisiana Cuisine & Culture magazine.
The Ville Platte City Marshal’s Warrant Officer Horace Johnson along with Ville Platte Police Officer Cody Savoie assisted the Lake Charles SWAT team in locating a suspect they believed was hiding in Ville Platte.
It may not be the Fourth of July, but we may just see some offensive fireworks Friday night in Basile as the Bearcats host the Ville Platte Bulldogs in what will be one of the most exciting games of the season. Both Basile and Ville Platte are 1-0 coming into the contest.