August 10, 1978- Guy Mitchell (standing), an attorney representing a delegation of people from the Belaire Cove community, addresses the Ville Platte City Council Tuesday night relative to what they believe is the unsuitability of a proposed landfill site in the area. Mitchell said the group he represents may initiate legal action if the Belaire Cove site is indeed finalized as the next landfill area in Ward I.

Looking Back: August 1958, 1968, and 1978

August 7, 1958
• A 24 can case of beer was $4.50, Armour Star oil was $1.79, Mayonnaise was .39.

Greg Arnaud (53) and his twin brother Mitch (50) are pictured here in their Sacred Heart football uniforms during their senior year in which the Trojans went undefeated through the regular season. (Photo courtesy of Greg and Mitch Arnaud)

Perfection attained

Only two teams in the storied football history of the Halls of Troy have gone through a regular season undefeated.


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