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City workers clear debris from a canal off of Main Street in Ville Platte next to Ardoin’s Funeral Home. City workers also went about clearing other canals in the city over the past week following the 15-inches of rain which fell on the city from Hurricane Barry on July 15. (Gazette photo by Nancy Duplechain)

Work on canals has begun in wake of Hurricane Barry

After a 15-inch rain caused by Hurricane Barry which flooded most of Ville Platte, city workers have begun clearing clutter and debris from the city’s canals.

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From left to right are: front row- Trenton Raby, Administrative Program Manager Pamela Cedillo, Jennifer Ortego, Sara Ardoin; middle row- Chris Bertrand, Investigative Specialists Paula Fontenot and Pam Maggio, Aaron Causey, Brian Butler; top row- Kyle Doucet, Adam Guillory, Glenn Stephen, Jason Darbonne, Kyle Pitre, and Brandon Allen. (Gazette photo by Nancy Duplechain)

Probation and Parole Week is observed this week

This week is Probation and Parole Week, which shows appreciation to agents who work with parolees and probationers in the field.


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