Ville Plattians are known for their time spent hunting the woods of the Sportsmen’s Paradise. From the Cajun Passover that is the opening weekend of squirrel season to the last weekend of muzzleloader season, this has become a rite of passage from one generation to the next.
United States Congressman Mike Johnson visited the Ville Platte Gazette office on Wednesday to give an update on things happening in Washington D.C.
The anticipated school performance scores were discussed at the Evangeline Parish School Board’s meeting on Wednesday.
Currently the Evangeline Parish School District has six schools whose SPS gives them an A, four that are B schools, and one C school.
The Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce heard about cyber security at its September meeting as the guest speaker was Bryan Miller from Premier Data Systems.
Proposed ordinances that would increase the pay for mayor, board of aldermen, clerk, and village administrator received the votes necessary to advance to the next stage of the adoption process at the monthly meeting of the Chataignier Village Council Monday night.
The area has been impacted it seems by one flood after another since last August. Thursday of this week was the fourth anniversary of a lesser known flood in Baton Rouge where the only victim was my 2009 Dodge Avenger.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte provided the setting for a lovely 6:30 p.m. ceremony Saturday, May 6, 2017, uniting Miss Jessica Lynn Fontenot and Charles Vincent Cumella, Jr., in Holy Matrimony, with Father Kenneth Michels and Deacon Derek Ducote officiating.
For Missy Elliott, hunting was something she started doing as a way to keep the tradition of having female hunters in her family alive. For her husband, Greg, he started hunting as a child growing up in northern Evangeline Parish and never stopped.