There will be an auction on Friday night, and another on Saturday night during the 35th Annual Boggy Bayou Festival.
Each year, people make requests to things they would like to see at the festival.
Following a legislative hearing where the death penalty was discussed, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released a statement regarding is thoughts on the matter.
The luck of the Irish has struck in Ville Platte as two winning powerball tickets were sold at two different locations in the parish seat of Evangeline.
Several local fishermen earned cash prize awards for their impressive catches during the Third Annual Crooked Creek Benefit Fishing Tournament on Saturday. The winners are pictured above with Crooked Creek Park Manager Kim Ortego and fishing tournament organizer Collin Courville. From left to right are Ortego, Kyle Soileau, Seth Soileau, Brian Soileau, Brandon Theriot, Marcus Dupree, Brody Bonnette and Courville. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
Several boats are pictured as they head back to the boat dock at Crooked Creek following their fishing excursion during the Crooked Creek Benefit Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 16th. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
Kyle Soileau weighs the fish he and his brother Seth caught during the tournament. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
Fishermen from across the parish tried their luck at bass fishing on Saturday, March 16th, as they took part in the Third Annual Crooked Creek Benefit Fishing Tournament.