An Evangeline Parish native, who was convicted of the murders of Michaela “Mickey” Shunick of Lafayette and Lisa Pate of Youngsville, attempted to escape at 4:30 a.m.
The Ville Platte Police Department responded to a non-fatal stabbing incident last week that resulted in a suspect being booked into the parish jail on a felony charge.
Eric Guillory holds his lance in the air after catching all seven rings, signifying the seven enemies of cotton, during his final round at this year’s Tournoi. Guillory scored a perfect 21 during this year’s competition and earned his seventh Le Tournoi win in a row. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)
History was made yet again at the running of Le Tournoi last Sunday when Eric Guillory captured his seventh Tournoi win in a row.
In a letter to the Ville Platte Gazette, Ville Platte bail bondsman James Bertrand responded to a story that ran in Sunday’s paper regarding allegations in a warrant that he identified himself as a
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit regarding illegal detainments by the Ville Platte Police Department and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office.