Toddler Miss Ville Platte Savannah Copeland

The Ville Platte Youth Pageant was held Sunday, March 16, at the Northside Civic Center. The newly selected Ville Platte royalty was chosen on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte.
Veterans in Ville Platte recognized Memorial Day Monday, May 25, with a special ceremony held at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse.

A large crowd of parents, students and alumni attended the meeting on Memorial Day.

A large crowd gathered at the Northside Civic Center Monday, May 25, to hear new developments in the efforts of parents of Sacred Heart School students and alumni to remove Principal Diane Fontenot.

Toddler Miss Ville Platte Savannah Copeland

A large crowd of parents, students and alumni attended the meeting on Memorial Day.

Rayola “Lou” Guillory Marcantel

Rayola “Lou” Guillory Marcantel

August 13, 1920 - June 1, 2015
MAMOU - Funeral services were held for Rayola “Lou” Guillory Marcantel, 94, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 2. Burial followed in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

Michael Blaine “Cha Cha” Fontenot

Michael Blaine “Cha Cha” Fontenot

October 20, 1958 - June 2, 2015
MAMOU - Funeral services will be held for Michael Blaine “Cha Cha” Fontenot, 56, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 4. Burial will follow in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

Betty Ann Brignac

June 16, 1944 - June 1, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Betty Ann Brignac, 70, of Ville Platte, at the LaVille Funeral Home Chapel in Ville Platte at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 3. Burial will follow in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.

VP Rotary Club welcomes recent guests

MAY 19, MEETING - Evangeline Parish 911 Director Liz Hill, center, was the guest speaker for the May 19, meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club. She is shown with Rotarian Hillery HIll and Rotary President David Mayeux.

The following is a brief synopsis of the recent meetings of the Ville Platte Rotary Club
May 19, Meeting

Chateau des Amis residents enjoy fashion show

Residents of Chateau des Amis held a fasion show on Wednesday, May 27, as part of their Older Americans Month celebration. Winners in the ladies division were Hattie Stalbert and Evertra Soileau, first runner-up.

VP Rotary Club to award scholarship

The Rotary Club of Ville Platte will be awarding a scholarship for students attending the Louisiana Technical College, C.B. Coreil Campus in Ville Platte.

Mr. Gallow, Miss Sampson plan nuptials for June 6

Mr. Sidney Paul Gallow II,
Miss Jamiee Lynn Sampson

The engagement of Miss Jamiee Lynn Sampson to Mr. Sidney Paul Gallow II, the son of Sidney Gallow Sr. and Margaret Gallow of Mamou and the late Pastor Louhilda Gallow, has been announced by her parents, Rosa and Hillman Richard Sr. of Ville Platte and James and Amanda Sampson of Mansura.

police jury expresses annoyance over insurance cancellation

The Evangeline Parish Police Jury, during its monthly committee meeting session Monday, June 1, expressed their displeasure with the company providing insurance for the parish’s fleet of vehicles.

Pastor responds to disturbing letter

Father Jason Vidrine issued a letter in response to a letter of protest he recently received. His letter (below) summarizes the seriousness of the offense presented by the letter he received.

Mamou police report three recent arrests

The Mamou Police Department reported three recent bookings into the town jail. Arrested were the following persons:
•Dilia Bryant, 1105 Ortego Lane, Mamou, was charged May 29, with loud music, switched license plate, no insurance and contempt of court.

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Sports

Major award winners at the Sacred Heart Trojan athletic banquet held recently. (l to r: Mikey Laughlin; Morgan Manuel and Sean Fontenot)

Sacred Heart High School recently honored their athletes at the annual Trojan athletic banquet. Here are the award recipients in each of the different sports.

Lifestyle

MAY 19, MEETING - Evangeline Parish 911 Director Liz Hill, center, was the guest speaker for the May 19, meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club. She is shown with Rotarian Hillery HIll and Rotary President David Mayeux.

The following is a brief synopsis of the recent meetings of the Ville Platte Rotary Club May 19, Meeting

Obituaries

Rayola “Lou” Guillory Marcantel

August 13, 1920 - June 1, 2015
MAMOU - Funeral services were held for Rayola “Lou” Guillory Marcantel, 94, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 2. Burial followed in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

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