The graduating seniors from Ville Platte High School were honored last Thursday evening for their academic achievements during an Awards Night Ceremony that was held at the Ville Platte Civic Cente
Chief of Police Neal Lartigue of the Ville Platte Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating a suspect that is wanted for criminal damage to property and unauthorized en
Ville Platte native Shannon Simien salutes the flag at the veteran memorial outside the Evangeline Parish Courthouse. Simien, who has been employed as an officer at Evangeline Central School, worked his last day at the school on Wednesday because he will be deployed overseas for six month this summer to a country which he cannot name. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
This past April marked one year since Ville Platte native Shannon “Shavon” Simien changed the direction of his life with his decision to enlist in the United States Airforce.
A Mamou native was arrested on Monday, May 14, 2018, and charged with human trafficking.
A former police officer with the Basile Police Department and part-time deputy with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge the day jury selection was slated to