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Gazette seeks family members of WWII casualty

The Ville Platte Gazette is doing a story on the sinking of the HMT Rohna during World War II. One of the casualties was Murphy Fontenot from Ville Platte. The Gazette is seeking family members of Fontenot who are interested in doing an interview for the story. Any interested family members can call the editor, Tony Marks, at 337-363-3939 or email The story will run in the Thursday, May 28, edition of The Gazette.

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145 Court St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-3939
Fax: 337-363-2841