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May 5, 1949- The Immaculate Conception Sodalists are shown above presenting Sister Joan of Arc, of Sacred Heart Parochial School, with a bouquet and gift as she prepares to leave for Mission Work in India. She has taught school here for the past 10 years. She will make the journey by boat and plane. Left to right are: Rita Rae Buller, Norma Latour, Sr. Joan of Arc, Harold Stromer, all of Ville Platte, and Beth Dubus of Lafayette.

Looking Back: May 1929, 1939, and 1949

May 11, 1929
Mrs. W. Harvey and Mrs. F. DeRouen sold hats that were Ladies Hats were $1.29, and children’s hats were .98.

From left to right are Rotarian Kermit Miller, Camille Fontenot from The Hotel Cazan, and Ville Platte Rotary President Peter Strawitz. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)

Of valves and hauntings

After boarding a charter bus for a guided tour of Pine Prairie Energy Center for its Spring Social, the Ville Platte Rotary Club heard from management members of Cameron-Schlumberger in Ville Platt

April 24, 1969- Gazette editor Sidney Mixon and Managing Editor Johnnie Quinn admire the awards won by the Ville Platte paper in the Better Newspaper Contests at the Louisiana Press Association convention in New Orleans last Friday. The Gazette placed first in General Excellence and third in best use of color in competition with numerous weekly newspapers throughout Louisiana.

Looking Back: April 1959, 1969, and 1979

April 2, 1959

The Diocese of Lafayette’s High School Principal of the Year Dawn Shipp (left) and Elementary Principal of the Year Virginia Morein (right) are pictured here standing in front of the Sacred Heart of Jesus statue located in the high school foyer. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Sacred Heart principals named principals of the year

Over the past several years, curriculum and religious formation have undergone changes at both Sacred Heart Elementary and Sacred Heart High School that have resulted in the students becoming more

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