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Pictured here are Ville Platte Rotarians as the longest active serving member Brent Coreil cuts the cake during the club’s meeting Tuesday. From left to right are: Back row- Eric Gil, Scott Smith, Jimmy LeBlanc, President Peter Strawitz, Mark Suellentrop, Treasurer Vic Slaven, and Kermit Miller; third row- Annie Fruge, Kip Manuel, Ronnie Landreneau, and Darwan Lazard; second row- Bob Buroker, Dan Poret, Larry Lachney, Past President Wayne Vidrine, Coreil, Dr. Willie Buller, Sergeant-at-Arms Dr. Jerry Veillon, Songmaster Dr. “Joey” Soileau, Richard LeJeune, Debbie McCauley, and Mable Foreman; front row- Secretary Susan Saunders, Annette Johnson, and John Mayeaux. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

90 years and counting

Yesterday on March 13, a milestone was reached as the Ville Platte Rotary Club turned 90-years-old.

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Ville Platte High’s guard Jahmal Byers goes up for a basket during the Bulldogs’ game against Rayville. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Fouled out

LAKE CHARLES -- The fourth time was not the charm for the Ville Platte High Bulldogs, as they fell to the Rayville Hornets 115-52 in the LHSAA Class 2A semi-finals Monday afternoon.


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