Bobby Guilbeau is pictured here demonstrating one of the proper shooting positions when using a handgun. These stances are part of the nine-hour instruction during Guilbeau’s concealed carry permit classes held at the Mountain Bayou Boy Scout Camp in St. Landry. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Exercising the 2nd Amendment

With the recent news of another school shooting in Florida last week and the news of similar threats here at home, proper gun safety, especially child access prevention, is a topic that is becoming

Pictured here is current Chamber President Luke Deville (left) with former President William “Tojo” Ward (right) after the Chamber meeting Wednesday at Cottage Couture. Deville presented Ward with his plaque in recognition of his time as president. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Chamber of Commerce talks about finding new executive director; announces new board

In its first meeting since last November, the Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce heard a report Wednesday from President Luke Deville about finding a new executive director.


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