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Pictured above is Jamie Roberts, who is the pastor of Turkey Creek Church of Christ. He explained his satisfaction of spreading the word of God to his congregation. (Gazette photo by Lori Butler)

Roberts celebrates five years as pastor

Jamie Roberts is the pastor of Turkey Church of Christ and recently shared how he continues to be a religious leader and what he does to help out the church.

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Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser (right) is pictured here as he presents Emile’s official pardon proclamation to Zatarain’s President Claude Davis (left). (Photo courtesy of Kacey Hill)

Lieutenant Governor Nungesser pardons his second crustacean

The seafood industry drives the economic engine of the state, and, in doing so, is a way of promoting the state to the rest of the nation and the world.

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Rotarian Dr. Willie Buller presented a donation from the Ville Platte Rotary Club to Dr. Kimberly Russell, the Chancellor of LSU-E, during the Rotary meeting Tuesday. Pictured here from left to right are Carey Lawson, Director of University Advancement; Meg Heitman assistant director; Dr. Buller; Dr. Russell; Rotarians Annette Johnson and Peggy Tate; and Brenda Saucier, guest of Dr. Buller. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Putting the excitement into LSU-E

Every year since 1984, the Ville Platte Rotary Club has been providing financial support in terms of a Rotary scholarship that is available to students attending LSU in Eunice.

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(Top) From left to right are: Brian Ardoin, LSUE Coordinator of Public Protection and Safety Program; Sacred Heart essay winners Laci Marie LeBas and John Michael Duplechin; Sergeant Charles Pat Hall; and Randy Deshotel, Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court. (Bottom) From left to right are Darwan Lazard, Evangeline Parish Superintendent of Schools; James Stephens essay winners Stephanie Vidrine and Jaeda Pitre; Sergeant Charles Pat Hall; and Linda LaFleur, Elementary Supervisor. (Photos courtesy of Connie Lamke/ Ville Platte Police Department)

Daring to achieve a drug free life

The Ville Platte Police Department hosted D.A.R.E graduation ceremonies recently for fifth grade students at Sacred Heart Elementary and James Stephens Montessori.

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Pictured here from left to right are Ville Platte Rotary President Wayne Vidrine, Shane Darbonne, and Rotarian Ronnie Landreneau. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Shooting to be cream of the crop

As they settled back into their new home of the Queen of All Saints Family Life Center, the members of the Ville Platte Rotary Club ended the month of January by hearing about the benefits of getti


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