The ebb and flow of political control that has gripped Evangeline Parish has waned after a new dynamic emerged following last Saturday’s elections.
Eric Guillory is pictured atop his mighty steed General Lee as he tries to spear the seventh and final ring representing silk, which is one of the enemies of cotton. Guillory won the fastest time with an average of 12.26 seconds and won his eighth consecutive Louisiana Tournoi Sunday afternoon. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
On a dusty track off in the distance inside the Industrial Park, mighty riders battled their way on horseback to see who would reign supreme as the Grand Knight of the Louisiana Tournoi.
Ville Platte City Marshal Ronald “T” Doucet passed away this past Sunday morning. Before being elected marshal, Doucet served as an Evangeline Parish Police Juror from District 8 for 14 years. He is pictured alongside a city marshal unit in the parking lot of Ville Platte City Hall. (Gazette file photo)
Dr. and Mrs. Kirk Elliott of Grand Coteau are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jacqueline Rose Elliott, to Barry Alexander Grinnell, son of Mr.
From left are Ville Platte Rotary President Nicole Wenger, Rotarian Barbara Buroker, and local farmer Richard Fontenot. Fontenot spoke about challenges facing agriculture at this week’s meeting on Tuesday. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)