Both of the newly crowned Boggy Bayou royalty have deeply rooted connections to the Pine Prairie area which allow them to best exemplify what the festival means not only to the community but to als
Fay Barzare, first runner-up Averie Perkins, second runner-up Emberlyn Rose Manuel. Not pictured are photogenic and director’s choice winner Audrey Phillips, and prettiest hair winner Gracie Hebert.
BABY MISTER COURT - From left to right are King Kayson Cortina, first runner-up Dex Taylor Hebert, and second runner-up Weston Chaisson.
MINI MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Alirrah Nicole Tezeno, first runner-up Jolie Claire Deville, and second runner-up Averie Essie James. Not pictured is most photogenic, director’s choice, and prettiest eyes winner Emma Grace Stelly.
TINY MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Isabella Denise Wiseman, first runner-up Amelia Wall, and second runner-up Adelynn Renee Crader.
PETITE MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Olivia Jayde Hazelton, first runner-up Emma Nicole Andrus, second runner-up Ava Grace Willis, and prettiest hair winner Rae’Lynn Beasley.
LITTLE MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Layla Faith Mulligan, first runner-up Kamryn Jayde Hebert, second runner-up Skylar Alyce’ Chalmers, and prettiest eyes winner Breonia Ann Messer. Not pictured prettiest hair and best fashion winner Alayah Robinson.
DEB MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Jocelyn Marie Chalmers, first runner-up Rylee Clark, and second runner-up Abigail Lynette Hazelton. Not pictured are prettiest eyes winner Nelle Rose Redmond and prettiest hair and best fashion winner Meadow Monier.
JUNIOR MISS COURT - From left to right are Queen Alexis Jaden Bordelon, first runner-up Chalie Soileau, and second runner-up Londyn Grace Coleman. Not pictured is director’s choice winner Victoria Chaddrick.
New queens and kings were selected on Saturday, March 30, at the 2019 Boggy Bayou Youth Pageant.
The state’s first lady, Donna Edwards, stopped by Tuesday’s meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club to talk about things happening in the state as well as issues that she and her husband, Governor
The engagement of Miss Lacy Marie Deville, daughter of Michael Deville of Ville Platte and the late Janet Deville to Mr.
BLACK HISTORY HONOREES - The Greater Golden Light Baptist Church of Basile celebrated Black History Month by recognizing African-American leaders in Evangeline Parish. The presentations were made by the church's pastor and first lady. Pictured from left to right are Debra Fontenot, Chataignier councilwoman; Shelia Joseph, Evangeline Parish school board member; Latoya Howze, Basile councilwoman; Lisa Fontenot, Greater Golden Light First Lady; Greg Fontenot, Great Golden Light pastor; Ricky Fontenot, Mamou mayor; Brent Zachery, Mamou chief of police; Derrell Thomas, Mamou councilman; and Brian Ardoin. (LSN photo by Darrel LeJeune)
Greater Golden Light Baptist Church of Basile was the scene for an invigorating spiritual Black History program on Sunday, February 10. The 9 a.m.