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Pictured here from left to right are Evangeline Parish School Board Technology Coordinator John Deranger, Natalie Harder from One Acadiana and South Louisiana Community College, Troy Wayman from One Acadiana, Evangeline Parish Industrial Development Board Chairman Dr. “Tojo” Ward, and Evangeline Parish Superintendent of School Darwan Lazard as they show off some of the new Chromebooks that will be available for students in Evangeline Parish. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

A higher standard of education

For the past several generations, the oil and gas industries have provided opportunities for well paying jobs in the state for those who had not attained postsecondary education.

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Fr. Blake Dubroc, the Marksville native, is pictured here standing in the choir loft of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte. Pictured behind him is the mosaic of the Sacred Heart appearing to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque that reminds Fr. Dubroc of the many Catholic generations who have walked through the church’s doors. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

A complete Catholic experience

In the Judeo-Christian faith, the number seven is known as one of the complete numbers.

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A Chevrolet Traverse is pictured in a ditch along Pine Point Road following a two vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning and left one individual with sever injuries. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Two vehicle crash leaves one with severe injuries

A two vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Pine Point Rd. (La. Hwy. 1161) and Te Mamou Rd. has resulted in severe injuries for one individual involved in the incident.


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