JANUARY 6, MEETING - In the first photo, Rotarian Nick LeBas, left, presents a Rotary Club flag from Guatemala to add to the Ville Platte Rotary Club’s collection. He is shown with Rotary President-Elect Mitch Fontenot. In the second photo, LSU AgCenter 4-H Agent Todd Fontenot, center, was the guest speaker for the group’s January 6, meeting. He is shown with Rotarian Bill Brunet, left, and President-Elect Mitch Fontenot.
January 6, Meeting
Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine, Chief of Police Neal Lartigue, City Marshal Ronald Doucet and councilmen Jerry Joseph, C.J. Dardeau, Freddie Jack, Mike Perron, Donald Sam and Bryant Riggs were all sworn into office Saturday, January 3, at Ninth Baptist Church in Ville Platte.
The Sacred Heart Trojans were looking to get back in the win column when they faced off against St. Joe’s Eagles on Friday in a non-district contest. The Trojans started off slow, but began to open the game up in the second quarter, defeating the Eagles by a score of 59-25.
It is a given that if a team wishes to earn a victory, that team must either outscore the other team or play dominating defense. The Sacred Heart Lady Trojans did both in a 61-29 win over the St. Joe’s Lady Eagles on Friday.
Ville Platte High took on the Jennings High Bulldogs in a home non-district contest on Friday night. Ville Platte used a 30-point final period to pull away from Jennings and take the 87-74 win.
Former Ville Platte High Bulldog standout and current Northwestern Demon, Cody Jones, has earned a place on the Honorable Mention list as an All-Southland Conference performer. The Demon all-purpose player hauled in 29 receptions for 353 yards and six touchdowns.
(Editor’s Note: The following information was obtained from the Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court’s Office in Ville Platte.)
Eighteen couples obtained marriage licenses during the month of December from the Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court’s Office. They are listed below:
Hypocrisy can be defined as deliberate deception, trying to make people think we are more spiritual than we really are. A hypocrite is a person who is not himself on Sunday.