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From left are State Representative Rhonda Butler, Connie Lamke of the Acosta Foundation, and Dr. Gwen Fontenot of the Evangeline Parish Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Mabel Foreman)

Acosta Foundation continues food distribution Tuesday

The Acosta Foundation was awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of Acadiana and the Evangeline Foundation to assist residents in Evangeline Parish who were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

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May 22, 1980 - Ville Platte Girls, Inc., held opening ceremonies officially opening their season Saturday in North City Park. Ville Platte Mayor Pro-tem Helen D. Kyle, left photo, threw the first pitch officially opening the softball season. In the right photo, Woodman of the World representative Carroll Richard, left, presents Reinel Smith, president of Ville Platte Girls, Inc., with a U.S. flag at the ceremonies.

Looking Back

May 19, 1960


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