On Friday, President Donald Trump ordered a limited FBI background check into his Supreme Court nominee Brett M.
A Ville Platte native pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud involving money transfers between 2012 and 2018.
EVANGELINE PARISH - Shortly after 2:30 am on September 29, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a crash involving two pedestrians that resulted in a fatality on LA
Kyle Spears of Mamou is pictured here standing in front of his red and white 802 air tractor that he uses as part of his business called Tri-Air Farms. Spears runs four other air tractors as well as a Bell 206 helicopter while planting, fertilizing, and applying fungicide from the sky. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
Crop dusting has been a vital part of agribusiness in Louisiana for generations.
After 40 years, long-time Ville Platte Gazette Publisher/General Manager, David Ortego, has retired from the position he held with the local newspaper since June 1978.