Local rodeo star Gabe Soileau poses with his championship trophy saddles at his parent’s farm. The 17-year-old Sacred Heart School senior won the state championship and national championship in steer wrestling. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: RAYMOND PARTSCH III Managing Editor

Carlee Soileau (left) and Lyla Tolbert are seen hard at work preparing fresh squeezed lemonade to be sold. Soileau cut the lemons in half and then passed them on to Tolbert who then juiced each lemon. By 4 p.m. on Friday, the kids had earned just over $600.00 for the foundation. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

By: ELIZABETH WEST Associate Editor

The oldest cypress treeCypress and black willow trees are seen in Lake Martin during a recent Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tour. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: RAYMOND PARTSCH III Managing Editor

Local rodeo star Gabe Soileau poses with his championship trophy saddles at his parent’s farm. The 17-year-old Sacred Heart School senior won the state championship and national championship in steer wrestling. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

Carlee Soileau (left) and Lyla Tolbert are seen hard at work preparing fresh squeezed lemonade to be sold. Soileau cut the lemons in half and then passed them on to Tolbert who then juiced each lemon. By 4 p.m. on Friday, the kids had earned just over $600.00 for the foundation. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

The oldest cypress treeCypress and black willow trees are seen in Lake Martin during a recent Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tour. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

breaking news

Adkins leaves Sacred Heart after one season as football coach

Sacred Heart High School will be looking for a new head football coach as Gary Adkins stepped down to take a position at Abbeville High School. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

BY: RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

Voorhies replacing Vidrine as Sacred Heart pastor

The Sacred Heart Church in Ville Platte will have a new pastor starting next month. Rev. Thomas Voorhies is replacing Rev. Jason Vidrine as pastor of the church. Vidrine is becoming the new pastor at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in Krotz Springs. (Gazette photo by Steve Hallam)

BY: RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

Fontenot out at Sacred Heart High School

Sacred Heart High School in Ville Platte will have a new principal once the new school year begins this fall. Diane Fontenot officially resigned as principal on Monday. Bishop of Lafayette Michael Jarrell confirmed the resignation in a press release. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: ELIZABETH WEST
Staff Reporter
& RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

By the horns

Local rodeo star Gabe Soileau poses with his championship trophy saddles at his parent’s farm. The 17-year-old Sacred Heart School senior won the state championship and national championship in steer wrestling. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

Local kids make lemonade to help fight cancer

Carlee Soileau (left) and Lyla Tolbert are seen hard at work preparing fresh squeezed lemonade to be sold. Soileau cut the lemons in half and then passed them on to Tolbert who then juiced each lemon. By 4 p.m. on Friday, the kids had earned just over $600.00 for the foundation. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

By: ELIZABETH WEST
Associate Editor

Natural beauty

The oldest cypress treeCypress and black willow trees are seen in Lake Martin during a recent Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tour. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

By: RAYMOND PARTSCH III
Managing Editor

LSUE holds vigil for student slain in mass shooting at movie theatre

The tears flowed as the prayer vigil close at the LSUE Catholic Student Center Tuesday evening. The event was held in the wake of a shooting in Lafayette that claimed two lives and wounded nine others on July 23. The dead included LSUE student Macyi Breaux. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

By: HARLAN KIRGAN
Eunice News

Brynn Leigh Reviere

Brynn Leigh Reviere

BRYNN LEIGH REVIERE
May 14, 2013 - July 29, 2015

Shaney Lee Morein

Shaney Lee Morein

February 11, 1964 - July 30, 2015
MAMOU - Funeral services will be held for Shaney Lee Morein, 51, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 10 a.m., Monday, August 3. Burial will follow in the Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery in Ville Platte.

93 years young & still gardening

Joe Guillotte proudly showed off his property in Ville Platte, which is filled with a vegetable garden, many citrus and pecan trees and a wide variety of colorful flowers. Here he stands in front of his outdoor kitchen.

BY: HEATHER
BOGARD
Lifestyles Editor

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Joe Guillotte proudly showed off his property in Ville Platte, which is filled with a vegetable garden, many citrus and pecan trees and a wide variety of colorful flowers. Here he stands in front of his outdoor kitchen.

BY: HEATHER BOGARD Lifestyles Editor

Obituaries

Brynn Leigh Reviere

BRYNN LEIGH REVIERE
May 14, 2013 - July 29, 2015

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