Judge Joel Davis again dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by Turkey Creek Mayor Heather Cloud, in the same courtroom he dismissed the lawsuit earlier this month. Both were civil hearings and did not involve juries.
Jennifer Guillory of Pine Prairie was the winner of Troupe d’Evangeline’s Thanksgiving prize basket, featuring a turkey, injector, pie and other essential items for the Thanksgiving table. She was very appreciative of the basket. In the first photo, she is shown with her basket.
Turkey Creek’s mayoral seat is still up in the air after the Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the district court on Heather Cloud’s lawsuit, in which she claimed her opponent, Bert Campbell, with the assistance of Stanley Leger, offered money and favors for votes in the November 4, election.

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Cloud’s suit dismissed again

Judge Joel Davis again dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by Turkey Creek Mayor Heather Cloud, in the same courtroom he dismissed the lawsuit earlier this month. Both were civil hearings and did not involve juries.

Ville Platte man dies in tragic hunting accident

According to Tyler County (Texas) Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, 18-year-old Dane Marcotte of Ville Platte was fatally shot in a hunting accident by his cousin, Ricky Woodruff III of Ville Platte, who is also 18 years old.

Bearcats travel to Kentwood for quarterfinals

If it was not amazing enough that the Basile Bearcats have now made it to the quarterfinals of the LHSAA playoffs three years in a row, what may be more amazing is that their opponent will be the same for three years in a row; the Kentwood Kangaroos.

Sacred Heart Turkey Tournament play begins

The Sacred Heart Turkey Tournament got under way Monday morning and will continue thru Wednesday. Here are the results of games played on Monday and Tuesday. Final results will be posted in Sunday’s paper.

Monday’s Games

Girls’ Bracket

Bearcats run wild over Tigers in regional game

The Basile Bearcats race out onto the field poised and ready to take on the LaSalle Tigers in a LHSAA regional playoff game Friday night, in which the Bearcats defeated the Tigers 38-13.

What is the formula for a regional playoff win? If you ask the Basile Bearcats, they would tell you to dominate the game on the ground and play bend-but-don’t-break defense. The Bearcats did both Friday night, as they rolled to a 38-13 win over the LaSalle Tigers.

Evangeline Parish basketball weekly roundup

The Evangeline Parish basketball teams got the season underway this week. Here is a roundup of this past week’s action on the hardwood.

Girls Basketball

Turkey Tournament kicks off Monday at SHS gym

The annual Sacred Heart High School Turkey Tournament will begin on Monday at the Sacred Heart gym. The 2014 version contains seven boys teams and six girls teams. The tournament includes several parish teams as well as teams from around the area.

Cloud to return to court Monday

Turkey Creek’s mayoral seat is still up in the air after the Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the district court on Heather Cloud’s lawsuit, in which she claimed her opponent, Bert Campbell, with the assistance of Stanley Leger, offered money and favors for votes in the Nove

Christmas parades set

Area Christmas parades have been set. They are as follows:
Ville Platte
The Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas Parade on Main Street Sunday, December 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Mamou

Impaired driver crashes into apartment

On November 21, after 12 a.m., the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision at an apartment complex at 1111 North Chataignier Street in Ville Platte.

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If it was not amazing enough that the Basile Bearcats have now made it to the quarterfinals of the LHSAA playoffs three years in a row, what may be more amazing is that their opponent will be the s

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Jennifer Guillory of Pine Prairie was the winner of Troupe d’Evangeline’s Thanksgiving prize basket, featuring a turkey, injector, pie and other essential items for the Thanksgiving table.

Obituaries

Rudy Guillory

September 22, 1933 - November 25, 2014
Funeral services will be held for Rudy Guillory, 81, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 29. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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