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New fourth grade French Immersion teacher at Ville Platte Elementary Jessica Marie-Capseta is pictured as she sits in front of Cafe Evangeline after a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Ville Platte. She and her family came to Ville Platte after being displaced because of Hurricane Laura. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)

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Pictured are Superintendent of Schools Darwan Lazard (left), Ville Platte Elementary Principal Katrina Ardoin (third from right), Mamou Elementary Principal Troy Fontenot (second from right), Rotary President Peter Strawitz (right), and (in no particular order) teachers Sandrine Ndongo Toto, Coralie Feron, Jessica Marie-Capseta, Marion Jacob, Camille Robin, Vincent Martin, and Melissa Wilmart. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

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Tyrone Glover (left) from Congressman Clay Higgins’ office presents a United States Flag to Pastor Freddie Jack (right) of St. John Baptist Church. The Flag is one of three that flew over the U.S. Capitol when the late Congressman John Lewis was lying in state. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)



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