Jamison Thomas

On September 14, the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a call in which someone claimed they were being followed and shot at by two suspects in a vehicle.

Ville Platte High School wide receiver Shabby Moore reaches for a reception.

The 1-1 Ville Platte High School Bulldogs have proven to be an offensive enigma so far this season. In the opening game against Westminster, the Bulldogs put up 38 points and over 500 yards of offense in a dominating performance. Last week, against Basile, the Ville Platte offense only managed six points and 218 yards of offense.
Bryan Leach, regional director with Delta Waterfowl, right, was the guest speaker for the August 26, meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club. He gave Rotarians a brief history of the organization, which was established in 1911.

Jamison Thomas

Ville Platte High School wide receiver Shabby Moore reaches for a reception.

Scoreboard

Panthers defeat inter-parish rival Demons 24-6

For the second straight year, the Pine Prairie Panthers get bragging rights over the Mamou Green Demons. The final score for this important inter-parish rivalry football game was 24-6.

Sacred Heart earns first win against Gueydan

Most people this time of year go to Gueydan with duck stamps in hand for a guided hunt at Doug’s Hunting Lodge. The Trojans of Sacred Heart; however, went into town with something bigger in mind.

Bearcats dominate Blue Jays to go 3-0

If you asked Basile Head Coach Kevin Bertrand about playing long-time rival St. Edmund’s, he probably would have told you it was important for his team to play well.

Thief steals gasoline from Mamou station

A thief managed to manually shut off a gas pump at the Shell station on Poinciana Street in Mamou and steal hundreds of dollars in gasoline.

Mamou High School evacuated due to bomb threat

School buses were parked along Sixth Street, a block from Mamou High School and students who had been evacuated after a bomb threat to the football field, were they were told by megaphone which bus

Fall festival planning underway in Chataignier

The Chataignier Village Council heard from a village resident who is seeking help from other residents of the area in providing a fall festival featuring family fun events particularly for children

Two charged with attempted first-degree murder

Jamison Thomas

On September 14, the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a call in which someone claimed they were being followed and shot at by two suspects in a vehicle.

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Sports

For the second straight year, the Pine Prairie Panthers get bragging rights over the Mamou Green Demons. The final score for this important inter-parish rivalry football game was 24-6.

Lifestyle

The Garden of the Month and Civic Pride Award of Merit for September was selected by a committee from the Magnolia Garden Club. The recipient of the Garden of the Month honor was the home of Dr.

Obituaries

Rita Aucoin Drummond

April 30, 1952 - September 17, 2014
Funeral services were held for Rita Aucoin Drummond, 62, of Ville Platte, at First Baptist Church in Ville Platte at 1 p.m., Friday. September 19. Burial followed in the Pine Point Cemetery.

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