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Pictured here are Christopher Roe of northern California (left) and Wilson Hubbell of Santa Barbara, Calif., as they stand in front of one of the exhibits located in the Swamp Pop Museum in Ville Platte. The two are on a bike tour of Acadiana that left Lafayette last weekend. Hubbell is holding two CDs he purchased at the museum. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Blazing new trails

With the hustle and bustle of traffic on the interstate system, most motorists in America lose their sense of adventure while focusing on getting from point A to point B.

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Stabbing suspect, Kevin Lee West (center), is escorted into the parish jail by Evangeline Parish Deputy Kalinsky Ardoin (left) and Captain Dwayne Ledoux (right) on Friday. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Stabbing suspect captured in Bayou Chicot

Early Friday morning, Major Jeremy Mitchell with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office reported a man, who injured three individuals during a stabbing on Thursday on Stage Coach Road, has been arr


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