Monday would have been my grandfather Robert Bennett’s 101st birthday. He was born February 12, 1917, to Hawk and Tiny Bennett and grew up in Turkey Creek.
The Ville Platte Gazette’s poll question two weeks ago, became more than just a poll question on Wednesday after the newsroom received an unexpected visit from Evangeline Parish Police Jury Secreta
When I was in my late teens, a Nashville TV station ran a late-night double-feature of Humphrey Bogart movies.
The stories reporting the death of Father Joseph Brennan characterized him as a “beloved priest” of the Diocese of Lafayette. It is an apt characterization.
“Shout ‘Allahu Akbar,’ because this strikes fear in the hearts of the non-believers.”