On Friday, January 26, 2018, at around 11:00 p.m., deputies with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a shooting at the W.C.
A contentious discussion broke during a second special meeting of the Evangeline Parish Police Jury Wednesday afternoon as the jury adopted the budget for 2018.
Evangeline Parish Sheriff Eddie Soileau, on Monday, released a public service announcement sharing tips to prevent crimes from occurring during the holiday season.
Congressman Mike Johnson (center) shares a laugh with State Representative Bernard LeBas (left) and Superintendent of Evangeline Parish Schools Darwan Lazard (right) before a town-hall meeting Friday afternoon at Ville Platte’s Girls and Boys’ Place. Johnson and LeBas were seatmates in the Louisiana House of Representatives before Johnson was elected to Congress last Fall. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
The Third Circuit Court of Appeal in Lake Charles handed down Wednesday opinions in two first degree murder cases on appeal from Evangeline Parish.