BASILE- A homeowner shot at and struck an intruder who was breaking into his home in the early morning hours of Monday, June 10.
Two Honduran nationals escaped from the GEO Facility in Pine Prairie at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday morning. They were both then captured at approximately 9 a.m.
(Editor’s Note: The quotes from Evangeline Parish Superintendant of Schools Darwan Lazard were inserted by Ville Platte Gazette Editor Tony Marks.)
An informal meeting was held Tuesday at the Ville Platte Girls-Boys Place to give city officials an opportunity to field questions from the public over the proposed utility fund increases.
The second annual Wille Durisseau Music Festival was held over the past weekend at the Hotel Cazan in Mamou. Durisseau is a 101-year-old World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of Okinawa.