Taxidermist Arthur Courville sits in front of the wall in his Vidrine shop which features stuffed and mounted wildcats, deer, ducks, wolves, big mouth bass and squirrels. The 70-year-old Courville has been perfecting capturing hunters and fisherman’s most prized moments for more than 50 years. (Gazette photos by Raymond Partsch III)
VIDRINE -- Arthur Courville thought one of his friends was playing a joke on him.
At an Evangeline Community Action Agency meeting on Thursday Arthur Sampson addressed the entity’s board concerning the way board members have been nominated and appointed over the years.
Yvonne Lavergne, buisiness manager at the Evangeline Parish Public Library’s Ville Platte Branch, left, Phyllis Green, circulation clerk, Suzy Lemoine, outreach director, and Elizabeth Barnes, youth program facilitator, help to promote the library system’s annual Book Fest, which will be held Saturday, October 8. The event will feature a used book sale, food, authors, fundraisers, face painting and pet adoptions. (Gazette photo by Claudette Olivier)
The Evangeline Parish Public Library system will host its annual Book Fest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 8 at the Ville Platte branch.