Ville Platte High staff member Jean Andrus (left) searches a student with a wand while girls’ basketball coach Dot Doulet (right) checks the student’s booksack Thursday morning in the lobby of the school’s gymnasium. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

VPPD responds to several local online threats

When students arrived at Ville Platte High School Thursday morning, they did so to a campus with an increased police presence and increased security measures as they entered the school through the

Coach Donald Frank is pictured here as he holds the plaque given to him by the Town of Mamou during his retirement celebration in October at the town’s skating rink after 41 years of working in the Evangeline Parish school system as an educator and coach. (Photo courtesy of Donald Frank)

A frank resurrection

Thinking he was walking into a wedding reception at the skating rink in Mamou back in October, a former parish educator and coach found himself immersed in a retirement party after 41 years of serv


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