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Former Ville Platte High standout and current ULL basketball player, Ty’Reona Doucet (35), waits patiently for a teammate to come open during a regular season game with the ULM Lady Warhawks. Doucet and the ULL basketball team had their season cut short because of the Coronavirus epidemic. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)


We all know how heartbreaking it has been for the senior high school athletes across the parish, as their season was mowed down by the pandemic of the Coronavirus.

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Pictured is Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte which is now conducting drive-thru testing for COVID-19. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Testing emotions

There is a new word in the COVID-19 pandemic for Ville Platte residents, Mayor Jennifer Vidrine and the Ville Platte City Council. The word is frustration.


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