Ville Platte Chief of Police Neal Lartigue recently shared a press release regarding the arrest of 58-year-old Howard Belton, of Ville Platte, for “exploitation of the infirmed.”
Campers at the 2018 Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week toured several locations around Evangeline Parish Monday and Tuesday of this week. The tour both days ended with a stop at Fred’s Lounge in Mamou. Pictured here is the group who took the tour Monday. From left to right are: Standing- Marc Periard from Canada, tour guide Camille Fontenot, Guy Maclean from Scotland, Christel Freude from Germany, Joshua Savoie from Minnesota, Claude Methe from Quebec, and Delage Philippe from France; kneeling- Andy Rogers and Natalie Premru from the United Kingdom, Maggie Perkins from Lafayette, Chris Miller from Vermont, and Michael Papas from Massachusetts; seated- Dana Whittle from Quebec. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
While Cajun music was blaring over the jukebox speakers on a sun splashed Monday afternoon, a small group of French enthusiasts from the 2018 Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week at Chicot St
On Tuesday, Ville Platte Chief of Police Neal Lartigue reported that his department had arrested an individual over the weekend for false imprisonment.
The Evangeline Parish School Board’s policy committee met on Tuesday to discuss policy changes for 2018.