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Pictured here at the Ville Platte Civic Center from left to right are Ville Platte Rotary President Wayne Vidrine, Savoy Medical Center Physician Liaison and Rotarian Jackie Riche’, Dr. Francisco Cantu, Savoy Chief Nursing Officer Laurie Manuel, and Savoy Clinic Manager for the five Savoy Family Care clinics Jeff Langtston. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Rotary gets medical attention

New medical programs at South Louisiana Community College’s CB Coreil Campus and a family practice physician returning to Ville Platte were featured at the first two May meetings of the Ville Platt

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Not a bayou is this, but the corner of LaSalle St. and NE Railroad Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 10. Few cars were able to navigate the streets where youngsters, enjoying a forced school holiday, frolicked in motorboats. The 4.5 inches of rain in less than one hour was not a record, but flooded the city in a way equalled only by the 14.55 inches of rain which fell overnight here in May, 1963.

Looking Back: May 1976

May 6, 1976

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Pictured from left to right are the Evangeline Parish 4-H Senior Award winners Drew Latour, Madison Fontenot, Alyson Fontenot, Callie Pitre, Tara Fontenot, and Jamerson LeDay. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Head, heart, hands, health on display

Students from around Evangeline Parish were recognized Tuesday night for their achievements in the 4-H Club. The Award’s Night was held at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte.

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Pictured here from left to right are: Front- Interact Vice President Gabrielle Fontenot, Interact Historian Katherine Brown, Senior Interactor Madison Fontenot, Interact Coordinator Kimberly Lejeune, Rotarian Jimmy LeBlanc, Interact President Darrelyn Lachney, and Junior Interactor Catherine Bergeron. In the back is Rotary President Wayne Vidrine. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Sacred Heart Interact Club shares experiences of the school year with the Ville Platte Rotary Club

Members of the Sacred Heart Interact Club and their coordinator Kimberly Lejeune visited this week’s meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club and shared their favorite projects and their experiences


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