The VPGSA 10U All-Stars convene for a meeting between innings at the PONY World Series held in Youngsville this past weekend. Ville Platte played extremely well going 5-3 and placing fifth out of 22 teams, despite the fact that all of the all-stars are playing as nine year-olds. (Gazette photo by Brianna Shiver)
It was a most productive season for the Ville Platte Girls Softball Association 10U All-Stars.
Good things come in small packages.
At least that is what the VPGSA 6U All-Stars proved last weekend in the PONY World Series held in Youngsville.
The Ville Platte 8U softball all-stars may not have met their main goal at the PONY World Series held last weekend in Youngsville, but according to head coach Jason Fontenot the opportunity to play on that level is something that he and his team will remember forever.
July 31, 1962 - July 21, 2016
VILLE PLATTE – A memorial Mass for Donna Kathryn McCauley was celebrated on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Our Lady Queen of all Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte with Fr. Mitchell Guidry officiating services.
Ronald Jenkins, Jr. stands in front of the section of the Ville Platte Walmart store that he knows best, the meat department. Born with only one arm, Jenkins has never allowed that to hinder him from accomplishing the things that some people would assume are impossible for him. (Gazette photo by Brianna Shiver)
Life has taught Ronald Jenkins, Jr. that “everyone has their own cross to bare,” but that doesn’t have to determine what you are able to accomplish.
On July 20, 2016 Pine Prairie Detective Joshua Estes responded to a call involving a man beating a woman and then dragging her into a green minivan and driving away.