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.

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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.

Cotton Festival shirts available

It’s that time of year again; the 61st Annual Louisiana Cotton Festival is just around the corner and T-shirts are now on sale. You can purchase T-shirts at The Flower Patch (650 W.

Ville Platte needing to rebound against Huntington

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.

Trojans need consistency against Gueydan

When the season started, Sacred Heart Head Coach Gary Adkins knew that in order for the Trojans to be successful, they would have to play whole football games.

Demons, Panthers square off with hopes of second win

The Mamou Green Demons and the Pine Prairie Panthers square off Friday with more than bragging rights on the line. Both teams come into this inter-parish rivalry game 1-1.

Bearcats look to stay perfect against St. Edmund’s

Basile quarterback Mark Ivory hands the ball off to running back Kendrick Ceasar.

The Basile Bearcats and the St. Edmund Blue Jays are all too familiar with each other. These long-time rivals have had some knock out, drag out battles over the years.

Bearcats down Bulldogs in battle of defense

Every indication from week one in the regular season pointed to a high-scoring game between Basile and Ville Platte, as both teams scored over thirty points and gained a combined 900-plus yards in

Vikings control Trojans in big win Friday night

The Sacred Heart Trojans set sail Friday night for Donald Gardner Stadium to clash with the Opelousas Catholic Vikings on a night when the 1974 State Champions were honored at half time.

Panther offense sputters in loss to East Beauregard

The Pine Prairie Panthers came into the season knowing that the offense would take some time to grow and mature. Head Coach Yves Prince and his staff were hoping it would happen sooner than later.

Mamou shows offensive power against Tarpons

The Mamou Green Demons came out on fire Friday night and destroyed the South Cameron Tarpons by a score of 33-7. Dylan Duplechain and Daniel Matthews led the way offensively for the Demons.

Residents evacuated due to chemical leak

On September 12, at approximately 7:15 p.m., the Ville Platte Police Department responded to a call regarding a possible chemical spill in the 100 block of Main Street. 0

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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.

Obituaries

Leola Vidrine

November 8, 1923 - September 13, 2014
BELAIRE COVE - Graveside funeral services were held for Leola Vidrine, 90, at the Sacred Heart of Belaire Cove Mausoleum at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 16.

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