Norris Dick Jr.

Three Mamou men and three juveniles have been charged in a string of over 20 home and car burglaries that occurred over the last three months.
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-year-old Arleen Soileau of Ville Platte.
Three Mamou men and three juveniles have been charged in a string of over 20 home and car burglaries that occurred over the last three months.

Norris Dick Jr.

Sacred Heart sweeps False River in district play

Seth Shipp drives down the baseline looking to create points.

On Friday night, the district 5-1A season continued in Ville Platte as the Sacred Heart Trojans and Lady Trojans hosted False River Academy. The Lady Trojans scored off of the opening tip and never relinquished the lead in a 48-30 win over the Lady Gators.

Lady Bulldogs continue district dominance

Miya McKinney soars over an opponent.

The Ville Platte High Lady Bulldogs have not lost a district game in a very long time. That dominance continued on Friday as the Lady Bulldogs had no trouble in a 62-39 win over the Northwest Lady Raiders.

Mamou Demons picks up key district win over Kinder

Mamou Green Demons hosted the Kinder Yellow Jackets in a key district match-up Friday night.
The Green Demon fans packed the gym with Mardi Gras spirit. With a complete team effort, Mamou scored a 65-49 win.

Six charged in string of Mamou burglaries

Norris Dick Jr.

Three Mamou men and three juveniles have been charged in a string of over 20 home and car burglaries that occurred over the last three months.

Fatal crash on Chicot Park Road

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

Six charged in string of Mamou burglaries

Three Mamou men and three juveniles have been charged in a string of over 20 home and car burglaries that occurred over the last three months.

Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs collect easy wins

JaQualen Doucet earned 12 points in the game against Church Point.

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.

Sacred Heart Trojans slip to North Central

Sean Fontenot nearly helped his team take the lead in the final seconds.

As much of the northeast hunkered down for a blizzard, the Sacred Heart boys basketball team Tuesday night hunkered down for a hurricane as North Central paid a visit.

Lady Trojans drop game to Hurricanes

Sydney Shiver maneuvers past a defender.

In a game when the Sacred Heart fans were figuring out the area of similar rectangles, the Lady Trojan basketball team was figuring out math problems of its own as to finding the best angles to the basket.

Turkey Creek mayoral election on February 21

Residents of Turkey Creek will once again have a chance to select a mayor on February 21, when the new election will be held.
Candidates for the position are Bert K. Campbell (No Party), #169; and Heather Miley Cloud (Republican), #170.

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Sports

Seth Shipp drives down the baseline looking to create points.

On Friday night, the district 5-1A season continued in Ville Platte as the Sacred Heart Trojans and Lady Trojans hosted False River Academy.

Lifestyle

On January 7, Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine and Judge Greg Vidrine visited the second grade students at Ville Platte Elementary.

Obituaries

Michael James Allen

July 14, 1952 - January 29, 2015
Funeral services will be held for Michael James Allen, 62, of Mamou, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 31. Burial will follow in the Pine Claire Cemetery.

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