According to Louisiana State Police, Michael Fontenot, 47, of Duson, was charged Thursday afternoon for DWI (first offense), careless operation and open container and was bonded out only six hours before his involvement in a crash on Highway 3402 (Chicot Park Road) that claimed the life of 52-yea
The district 5-3A season continued in full force Tuesday night for both the Ville Platte Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs, as they hosted Church Point High School. The Lady Bulldogs used a suffocating defense and an opportunistic offense to overpower the Lady Bears 74-28.
Hoops and hijinks are coming to Ville Platte on Wednesday, February 11, when our very own local challengers, Team United, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. at Ville Platte High School.