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Ten of Evangeline Parish’s talented visual art students will have their work on display Monday, April 27, in honor of Artists in the Capitol Day. Artwork will be on display in the Memorial Hall of the state capitol building in Baton Rouge.
On Wednesday night, the Evangeline Parish School Board briefly discussed a proposal from the senate that would repeal business inventory taxes and leave the parish with over $1 million less in tax collections.

Mamou police report eight recent arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported eight recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Keith Thomas, 23, 604 Second St., Mamou, was charged April 20, with aggravated battery. Thomas was transferred to the parish jail.

Lady Trojans advance in thrilling fashion

Sacred Heart’s Courtney Vidrine scores against St. Ed’s.

A match-up that looked to be a thrilling showdown on paper did not disappoint the fans that came out to see the Sacred Heart Lady Trojans and the St. Ed’s Lady Blue Jays clash in a regional playoff game Wednesday at Lady Trojan field.

Lady Panthers knocked out of playoffs with loss

Pine Prairie’s Reagan Reed hopes to drive a pitch to the outfield.

Going into the regional round of the playoffs, the Pine Prairie Lady Panthers knew it would be a tough match-up against the number three seeded Kaplan Lady Pirates. After all, the Lady Panthers start six sophomores.

Trojans seal district championship with wins

Sacred Heart’s Garrick Fontenot looks to lay down a bunt against district rival St. Ed’s. The Trojans claimed a 7-4 win.

Wins in the last two ball games against St. Ed’s and Catholic of Pointe Coupee have propelled the Sacred Heart Trojans to the district 5-1A championship. The Trojans went through league play with a perfect 6-0 record.

Panthers garner two important district wins

Pine Prairie’s J.T. Joubert comes off of the mound to field a ball. The Panthers are currently in second place in district.

The Pine Prairie Panthers added two more district wins this past week, defeating Church Point 7-2 and Ville Platte 8-6. With the two wins the Panthers push their overall record to 15-8 and their district 5-3A record to 6-2.

Sacred Heart competes at district track meet

Moira Parks was named Outstanding Field at the recently held district meet.

The Sacred Heart boy’s and girl’s track teams competed at the recently held district 5-1A track meet on Monday in Eunice. Both squads faired well, each team placed fourth overall. Here are the individual performances at that meet
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Girl’s Results

Gazette app delivers news right to your phone

The Ville Platte Gazette recently introduced a new mobile application to deliver news and information to its subscribers and those interested in receiving news alerts from throughout Evangeline Parish.

Art of Evangeline Parish students on display Monday

Ten of Evangeline Parish’s talented visual art students will have their work on display Monday, April 27, in honor of Artists in the Capitol Day. Artwork will be on display in the Memorial Hall of the state capitol building in Baton Rouge.

Perry Lee Fontenot

August 7, 1934 - April 23, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Perry Lee Fontenot, 80, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 25. Burial will follow in the Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery.

Cynthia Fontenot Bourque

Cynthia Fontenot Bourque

February 24, 1953 - April 22, 2015
Funeral services were held for Cynthia Fontenot Bourque, 62, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 10 a.m., Friday, April 24. Burial followed in the Te Mamou Cemetery.

Roland E. Cloutier

August 28, 1925 - April 19, 2015
Funeral services were held for Roland E. Cloutier, 89, of Ville Platte, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 23.
LaVille Funeral Home of Ville Platte was in charge of arrangements.

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Sports

Sacred Heart’s Courtney Vidrine scores against St. Ed’s.

A match-up that looked to be a thrilling showdown on paper did not disappoint the fans that came out to see the Sacred Heart Lady Trojans and the St.

Lifestyle

Vidrine Elementary School recently announced its honor students for the third nine-weeks. They are as follows: FIRST GRADE:

Obituaries

August 7, 1934 - April 23, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Perry Lee Fontenot, 80, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 25. Burial will follow in the Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery.

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