Deputy Marshal and Deputy Sheriff Horace Johnson is pictured here outside the Ville Platte Police Department as he holds his JPX Cobra 450 pepper gun. He is the only certified instructor in the parish for this type of firearm. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
A new program is giving low income areas and individuals an opportunity to start a business using trillions of dollars just sitting in the stock marked.
Dr. Roderick Perron is pictured on the front porch of the home where he was born in 1930 which sits along La. Hwy. 104 in Point Blue. The home is where Perron’s life began which ultimately ended up leading him to becoming a doctor, deacon and coroner. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
Pine Prairie forward Kyler Carson (20) looks to dribble past an Iota defender as he gets a screen from teammate JJ Sims. Pine Prairie improved to 19-7 overall and 5-1 in District 5-3A as they defeated the Bulldogs 63-62. Carson contributed nine points in the winning effort. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)
IOTA -- Despite taking an early lead, the Pine Prairie Lady Panthers were unable to sustain much offense over the final three quarters in a 36-26 loss to the Iota Lady Bulldogs Friday night.
The Sacred Heart defensive unit including Lauren Shipp (22), Amanda Bergeron (25), Anna Claire Parrott (15), Olivia Hernandez (34) and Blaire Lafleur (12) get ready to defend their goal against Opelousas Catholic Tuesday night. Opelousas Catholic slipped by the Lady Trojans 42-34 Tuesday night. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)