Pam Smith, the administrative assistant to Pastor Darwan Lazard at Ninth Baptist Church in Ville Platte, is pictured here in front of the church’s entrance on LaTour Street as she holds a flyer for the Grind Time Academy. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Ninth Baptist Church in Ville Platte receives grant to further opportunities for the youth

A grant in the amount of $50 thousand dollars from Governor John Bel Edwards’ office was awarded to Ninth Baptist Church’s Grind Time Academy to provide better opportunities for the youth of Evange

From left to right are: Richard LeJeune in his final meeting as Ville Platte Rotary Club president, Sergeant Steve Vidrine and Lieutenant Scott Fontenot from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and Rotarian Wayne Vidrine. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Ville Platte Rotary President resigns; club hears about Shriners and hunting regulations

During this week’s meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club, President Richard LeJeune announced that he will be stepping down from the position.


Evangeline Today

145 Court St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-3939
Fax: 337-363-2841