The 1953 motion picture The Wild One starring Marlon Brando inspired a generation of Americans to embrace the motorcycle culture, and this movie became a cultural icon.
Residents of Shady Acres received an update on drainage issue repairs during the City of Ville Platte’s council meeting on Tuesday.
In a short meeting of the Mamou Town Council, Mayor Ricky Fontenot presented Municipal Clerk Guy Pucheu with a plaque commemorating 30 years of public service.
Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a driver involved in a recent hit and run.
For the Rotary Club’s meeting this week, the club heard from Jeffrey Sylvester (center), who was the guest of Rotarian John Mayeux (right). Sylvester spoke about issues facing rice farmers and the boom of the crawfish industry. They are pictured here with Rotary President Wayne Vidrine (left). (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
In back-to-back meetings, the Ville Platte Rotary Club heard about issues pertaining to the farming business in Evangeline Parish and beyond.