Oncologist at Savoy Medical Center addresses Rotary Club

Dr. Tanyanika Phillips, oncologist at Savoy Medical Center, was guest of Nick LeBas and addressed Ville Platte Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 4. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

The Ville Platte Rotary Club welcomed medical oncologist at Savoy Medical Center Dr. Tanyanika Phillips at its weekly meeting on April 6, at Main Street Pizza. Phillips was the guest of rotarian Nick LeBas.

2017 Boggy Bayou Festival youth royalty crowned

BABY MISS COURT - Members of the Baby Miss Boggy Bayou court, from left, are Adalyn Richmond, second runner-up; Baby Miss Boggy Bayou Queen Jolie Deville; and Averie James, first runner-up.

New youth royalty was crowned at the 2017 Boggy Bayou Youth Pageant held at the fairgrounds. The royalties will be presented at the Queen’s Pageant set for Saturday, April 8, during the 33rd Annual Boggy Bayou Festival in Pine Prairie.

New Rotary Club members

New Ville Platte Rotary Club member Richard LeJeune, left, Rotary Club President Peter Strawitz, and new club members Jackie Riche and Renee Tate pose for a photo at the March 7 club meeting. LeJeune works for the Ville Platte location of Ardoin’s Funeral Home, Riche is an employee of Christus St. Francis Health System and handles marketing for Savoy Medical Center and Tate is the community relations manager at Bailey Place in Bunkie. (Gazette photo by Claudette Olivier)

Lifestyles Editor

Fontenot crowned Farm Bureau queen

Tara Fontenot of Basile was crowned 2017 Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau Queen at the 65th Annual Evangeline Parish Farm Bureau Meeting and Queen’s Contests on March 6.

Dore´ to celebrate 25 years

Pastor Brian Dore´ will celebrate 25 years as leader at New Life Assembly of God next month. Before he became a pastor, Dore led church choirs, sang and led a jail ministry. (Gazette photo by Claudette Olivier)

Pastor Brian Dore´ will soon celebrate 25 years as leader at New Life Assembly of God next month.
Dore´ recently shared some history about his work as a religious leader and what continues to inspire him to spread the word of God.
Question: When did you become a pastor?


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