Lifestyle

Not a bayou is this, but the corner of LaSalle St. and NE Railroad Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 10. Few cars were able to navigate the streets where youngsters, enjoying a forced school holiday, frolicked in motorboats. The 4.5 inches of rain in less than one hour was not a record, but flooded the city in a way equalled only by the 14.55 inches of rain which fell overnight here in May, 1963.

Looking Back: May 1976

May 6, 1976

Pictured from left to right are the Evangeline Parish 4-H Senior Award winners Drew Latour, Madison Fontenot, Alyson Fontenot, Callie Pitre, Tara Fontenot, and Jamerson LeDay. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Head, heart, hands, health on display

Students from around Evangeline Parish were recognized Tuesday night for their achievements in the 4-H Club. The Award’s Night was held at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte.

Pictured here from left to right are: Front- Interact Vice President Gabrielle Fontenot, Interact Historian Katherine Brown, Senior Interactor Madison Fontenot, Interact Coordinator Kimberly Lejeune, Rotarian Jimmy LeBlanc, Interact President Darrelyn Lachney, and Junior Interactor Catherine Bergeron. In the back is Rotary President Wayne Vidrine. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Sacred Heart Interact Club shares experiences of the school year with the Ville Platte Rotary Club

Members of the Sacred Heart Interact Club and their coordinator Kimberly Lejeune visited this week’s meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club and shared their favorite projects and their experiences

Pictured above is Kevin West, who is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Ville Platte, as he stands inside the church’s sanctuary. He explained his satisfaction of spreading the word of God to his congregation. (Photo courtesy of Kevin West)

West celebrates 20 years as pastor

Kevin West is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Ville Platte and recently shared how he continues to be a religious leader and what he does to help out the church.

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