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BLACK HISTORY HONOREES - The Greater Golden Light Baptist Church of Basile celebrated Black History Month by recognizing African-American leaders in Evangeline Parish. The presentations were made by the church's pastor and first lady. Pictured from left to right are Debra Fontenot, Chataignier councilwoman; Shelia Joseph, Evangeline Parish school board member; Latoya Howze, Basile councilwoman; Lisa Fontenot, Greater Golden Light First Lady; Greg Fontenot, Great Golden Light pastor; Ricky Fontenot, Mamou mayor; Brent Zachery, Mamou chief of police; Derrell Thomas, Mamou councilman; and Brian Ardoin. (LSN photo by Darrel LeJeune)

Baptist church recognizes parish leaders at Black History service

Greater Golden Light Baptist Church of Basile was the scene for an invigorating spiritual Black History program on Sunday, February 10. The 9 a.m.

From left to right are LSUE admissions coordinator Patton Griffith, LSUE Interim Chancellor Dr. William Crowe, Rotarian Dr. Willie Buller, and Rotary President Peter Strawitz. Dr. Buller, after the meeting, presented Dr. Crowe a check in the amount of $5,100.00 for the LSUE Scholarship Fund. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Expanding cancer educational opportunities

At its recent meetings in February, the Ville Platte Rotary Club heard from interim chancellor of LSUE Dr.

From left to right are Rotarian Annette Johnson, Jill Stevens, and Rotary President Peter Strawitz. Stevens addressed the Rotary Club on behalf of Every Paw Animal Rescue (EPAR) and their work rescuing stray animals in Evangeline Parish. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)

Rescue missions of Rotary

The idea of service above self is not only germane to the Rotary Club.

January 30, 1969- VIDRINE HOMECOMING Queen Phyllis Fontenot and her court at coronation ceremonies at the Vidrine High School homecoming basketball game recently. From left are Denise Fruge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Fruge; Sandra Guillory, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Guillory; Charlotte Guillory, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louray Guillory; Queen Phyllis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy C. Fontenot; Winona Bogard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Bogard; Carleen Fontenot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy C. Fontenot; and Phoebe Fontenot, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edrick Fontenot.

Looking Back: January 1959, 1969, and 1979

January 1, 1959

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