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Dr. Ben Lukongo from the Southern University Department of Economic Development is pictured here as he leads his presentation during the economic development forum held Thursday at the Ville Platte Civic Center. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)

City of Ville Platte holds forum to discuss economic development opportunities for the city and parish

A forum was held Thursday at the Ville Platte Civic Center that brought business and civic leaders together to discuss economic development opportunities.

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Pictured above is some of the marijuana and drug paraphernalia that was confiscated during a drug bust made by the Mamou Police Department. (Photo courtesy of the Mamou Police Department)

MPD makes drug bust; confiscates nearly 300 grams of marijuana

The Mamou Police Department recently made a massive drug bust that resulted in two arrests and the confiscation of nearly 300 grams of marijuana.


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