Connie Lamke is the investigations secretary for the Ville Platte Police Department and is involved in many community service activities.
The Chataignier Village Council Monday night voted to raise the sewer bills from $15.00 per month to $20.00.
A Ville Platte man was arrested in St. Landry Parish on February 14 after he allegedly beat a disabled veteran at a gas station in Nuba.
A Eunice man who escaped from the St. Landry Parish Jail at about 9 p.m.
Crop duster pilot Jonathan Young sits in the cockpit of a plane as it is being loaded with fertilizer for a ryegrass field used to feed cattle before taking off from Central Farmers Flying Service to fertilize land in Evangeline Parish. The Ville Platte native and son of a former crop duster pilot began working with Central Farmers back in January of this year. (Gazette photos by Elizabeth West)
After a near 17 year hiatus away from soaring over thousands of acres of farm land in Evangeline Parish, Ville Platte native Jonathan Young has landed back at home to continue the career he was des