The Mamou Volunteer Fire Department led the flag raising ceremony.,

People who have been protesting this month on Main Street in front of Sacred Heart School plan to meet at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss issues involved and possible solutions.
First Student, the company that handles bus transportation for the Evangeline Parish school system, got an earful Wednesday night, May 20, when a parent and school board member Wanda Skinner brought up complaints about a bus driver.

The Mamou Volunteer Fire Department led the flag raising ceremony.,

Careina Ardoin Fontenot

September 24, 1927 - May 23, 2015
Funeral services were held for Careina Ardoin Fontenot, 87, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. Burial followed in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.

Viola Fontenot

May 15, 1922 - May 19, 2015
PINE PRAIRIE - Funeral services were held for Viola Fontenot, 93, of Temple, Texas, at the Rush Funeral Home Chapel in Pine Prairie at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23. Burial followed in the St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Latisha Wilson

August 12, 1978 - May 26, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Latisha Wilson, 36, of Ville Platte, at St. Mark’s Baptist Church in Plaisance at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 30. Burial will follow in the Ninth Baptist Church Cemetery in Ville Platte.

parents of SHS students and alumni fill civic center

Organizer and spokesman Jeffery Sylvester, right, briefed the crowd on past and planned protests against the Sacred Heart School principal.

A large crowd gathered at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, to hear new developments in the efforts pf parents of Sacred Heart School students and alumni to remove Principal Diane Fontenot.

Mamou police report four recent arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported four recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Chad Rideaux, Rue Jolie Blonde, Apt. 214, Mamou, was charged May 23, with simple battery. Rideaux bonded out of jail .

Vidrine to participate in LHSCA all-star games

Phillip Vidrine was chosen to participate in the LHSCA all-star game this weekend.

Recent Sacred Heart graduate and outstanding Trojan pitcher, Phillip Vidrine, has been selected to participate in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association all-star baseball series.

Fontenot earns scholarship from LHC

The Louisiana Housing Council made its annual scholarship presentation in Baton Rouge earlier this month. Among the recipients was Ville Platte’s Tyler Fontenot, one of only 12 total recipients of this year’s scholarships.

Mamou Rotary Club hands out two scholarships

Stephen LaCaze

For the past 57 years, the Mamou Rotary Club has been presenting scholarships to two deserving students to help them enroll and help pay expenses for the first year of college.

Sacred Heart protesters to meet Monday night

People who have been protesting this month on Main Street in front of Sacred Heart School plan to meet at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss issues involved and possible solutions.

Pages

Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Evangeline Parish. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!

Sports

Phillip Vidrine was chosen to participate in the LHSCA all-star game this weekend.

Recent Sacred Heart graduate and outstanding Trojan pitcher, Phillip Vidrine, has been selected to participate in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association all-star baseball series.

Obituaries

September 24, 1927 - May 23, 2015
Funeral services were held for Careina Ardoin Fontenot, 87, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. Burial followed in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.

Evangeline Today

P.O. Drawer 220
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-3939
Fax: 337-363-2841

Follow Us