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Senior Ville Platte High quarterback Terrian Roy finds some open space against the Avoyelles High defense in their scrimmage this past Thursday afternoon. Roy and the rest of the senior class will have to step up this season in order to make sure that the underclassmen know what it is to play Bulldog football. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Stepping up

After spending the last two years in Class 2A, the Ville Platte High Bulldogs must now face a step up in classification as they move to the 3A ranks.

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Pictured above is Berl Clark, owner of Clark’s Grocery and Market, as he stands behind the front counter. Clark remembers the history of the Lake Cove area that includes Bonnie and Clyde. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Parker, Barrow, and Clark

Tucked away a couple of miles from the edge of Cocodrie Lake in northern Evangeline Parish is a community that time seemed to have forgotten.


Evangeline Today

145 Court St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-3939
Fax: 337-363-2841