The Ville Platte City Council received positive reports from various departments during its August monthly meeting Tuesday, August 5. The meeting, which is normally held the second Tuesday of the month, was held a week early to accommodate the mayor’s travel schedule.
Question: When do expectations become reality? Answer: When you win the State Championship. Just ask the 2014 Ville Platte Major All Stars as they advance to the Dixie Youth World Series in Lexington, South Carolina.
Ville Platte residents will soon begin to see a rather odd looking piece of machinery in their neighborhoods. They should be glad to see it because it’s the city’s brand new sewer cleaner.
Congratulations to the Mamou eight year olds on their winning the Region III Machine Pitch World Series on July 28. Shown in front, from left, are team members Tavon Deville, Gavin LaFleur, Cailou Thibodeaux, Ethan Soileau, Alex Dick, Dez Skinner, A.J. Arvie, Peyton Berzas, M.J. Kilbarger, Briggs Ardoin, Brady Fontenot, Gavin Jack and Julian Vallier (bat boy). Standing in back, same order, are coaches Allen Dick, Erin Fontenot, John LaFleur and Jacob Berzas (manager). The team had an overall record of 22-2, with 284 runs scored and 113 allowed.
The Mamou eight year-old all-stars captured the Regional World Series on July 28 with a thrilling 15-14 victory over Minden, LA. It was the sixth game for Mamou in three days. They began play on Saturday with a hard fought 8-3 win over Longview, TX.
Showing the State Fire Marshal Officer Michael Dess Fontenot some documentation, at the new granite circulation desk counter is Opelousas architect Brody Ardoin. Others in the photo are, left to right, Chris Reedy, project superintendent for Patriot Contracting of Houston, Texas; and engineer Ronnie Landreneau.
The new main parish library passed the fire inspection conducted Tuesday, July 29, by Michael Dess Fontenot.