Ethan West of Pine Prairie (middle right) was selected as the district’s 12th Grade Student of the Year. Also pictured from left to right are Elementary Supervisor Linda LaFleur, Evangeline Parish School Board President Wayne Dardeau, and Evangeline Parish Superintendent of Schools Darwan Lazard.
Outgoing principal at Mamou High School for the past six years Liz Chatelain is pictured here on the left with the Demon mascot inside her office. She left her position for one in resource with the state Department of Education. (Photo courtesy of Liz Chatelain)
Ville Platte High’s Trinity Leday (5) floats a ball toward the goal in a game played earlier this season. The Lady Bulldogs hit the road tonight to battle the Rayville Lady Hornets in the Class 3A playoffs. Ville Platte finished the regular season as the District 6-2A runner-up and hold the No. 25 seed. (Gazette file photo)
CHURCH POINT -- The Mamou Demons have gotten hot at the right time of the year, as they picked up their fourth win in a row with a 59-56 victory over the Church Point Bears Monday night.
Ville Platte’s Ernest Roberts (4) goes up hard for a shot against a Welsh defensive player. Ville Platte secured the District 5-3A title with a resounding 81-57 win over the Greyhounds Friday night. The Bulldogs finish the season with an overall record of 24-3 and a district record of 7-1. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)
February 2, 1929
• Officers were elected for 1929 at the annual meeting of the Ville Platte banks and their branches.
By ALI MORAS Editorial Intern
From left to right are Rotarian Annette Johnson, Jill Stevens, and Rotary President Peter Strawitz. Stevens addressed the Rotary Club on behalf of Every Paw Animal Rescue (EPAR) and their work rescuing stray animals in Evangeline Parish. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)
The idea of service above self is not only germane to the Rotary Club.
By TONY MARKS Associate Editor
January 30, 1969- VIDRINE HOMECOMING Queen Phyllis Fontenot and her court at coronation ceremonies at the Vidrine High School homecoming basketball game recently. From left are Denise Fruge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Fruge; Sandra Guillory, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Guillory; Charlotte Guillory, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louray Guillory; Queen Phyllis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy C. Fontenot; Winona Bogard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Bogard; Carleen Fontenot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy C. Fontenot; and Phoebe Fontenot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edrick Fontenot.