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Ninety-two-year-old Ronald McCauley holds up a glass of water while sitting in his home on West Main Street in Ville Platte. He retired last month from the same Te-Mamou Water District that he helped create in the mid-1960s. He also served as the board’s secretary-treasurer for more than five decades. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Flowing into service

Towering high over the area located between Ville Platte and Bayou Chicot is a water tower that serves the customers of the Te-Mamou Water System.

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Madison Harrington is pictured on the monitor while on set of an acting project.

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Madison is pictured holding a clapboard while on set of her first movie Asylum.

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Madison is pictured waiting on set for her turn in front of the cameras. (Photos courtesy of Jamie Harrington)

All the prairie is a stage

The lights shining bright on stage, the camera recording the next big hit, and the action of all the characters are ideas that seem foreign to most people here in Evangeline Parish, but nine-year-o


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