CHATAIGNIER - Funeral services will be held for Loyd Fontenot, 83, of Chataignier, at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Chataignier at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7. Burial will follow in the St. Julian Catholic Cemetery.
January 15, 1929 - April 22, 2016
BEAUMONT, Texas - Geraldine Veillon Petkovsek Polk of Beaumont, Texas, died Friday, April 22, 2016, in Beaumont Texas.
WINNERS OF THE 1978 COTTON CLOTH CONTEST - The Cotton Cloth court was selected during a pageant held February 18. The girl’s court consisted of, shown in the bottom row from left, Kimberly Darbonne, princess; April Shea Lejeune, lady; Desarae Fontenot, countess; Tobie Fontenot, duchess; and Melissa Lavergne, alternate. Shown in the top row, the boy’s court consisted of, from left, Jared Lavergne, prince; Joey Adam Fontenot, lord; Scott Doucet, count; Michael Fontenot, duke; and David Guy Fontenot, alternate.
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At the age of nine, fighting at school landed Closton Melvin, better known today as Git Money C, in Mr. Luther Tolston’s band class at James Stephen’s Elementary.
Pine Prairie left fielder Tori Johnson dives to make a catch during the first inning of the team’s game with Parkview Baptist at the Fast Pitch 56 on Friday. The Lady Panthers fell to Parkview Baptist 9-0 in the quarterfinal round ending the season with a record of 26-6. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)
SULPHUR -- Carolyn Deville wanted to remind her ball club just how far it had come.
When the New Orleans Saints entered into the 2016 NFL draft, there was a lot of speculation as to how they would attack the number 12 overall pick.
The Pine Prairie Panther baseball playoff game against North Webster was postponed due to weather conditions in the Springhill area.
Pine Prairie and North Webster were to play a best of three series in the regional round of this year’s LHSAA post-season.