Over the course of the Rotary Club of Ville Platte’s previous two meetings, club members heard from representatives of organizations who are in the business of caring for the needs of other people.
New royalty was crowned Saturday at the Louisiana Tournoi Pageant. The newly crowned queens were Miss Tournoi Queen Taylor Grace Perrodin and Teen Tournoi Queen Riana Perrodin.
September 14, 1978- Jules Ashlock, Ville Platte attorney and former newspaper publisher, dropped this world record lion while on a hunting trip in Rhodesia in July. This is the largest lion ever killed in the world, measuring nine feet, eight and a half inches and weighing 530 pounds. It was killed with a 270 caliber rifle.
September 4, 1958
•Ville Platte High School, along with all other parish schools, will open Monday morning at 8:30 for the 1958-59 session, according to Principal J.D. LaFleur.
James “Spanky” Vidrine from Union Tank Car in Ville Platte addressed the Ville Platte Rotary Club during its last meeting in August.
Barbara and Bob Buroker of Ville Platte celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, September 6, 2018