Fr. Mitch Guidry, pastor of Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte, elevates the monstrance that contains the Blessed Sacrament during a Benediction that preceded the patronal mass of the parish Wednesday. (Gazette photo by Nicholas Jagneaux)

OLQAS holds patronal mass

In 1954, Pope Pius XII instituted the feast of The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Sacred Heart quarterback Wesley Launey (5) breaks free from an attempted tackle by Pine Prairie’s Wyatt Welsh (6) during their game in the Evangeline Parish Jamboree held Friday night at Ville Platte High. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Finding answers

VILLE PLATTE -- A jamboree definitely does not count on your overall record for the season.

New direction

MAMOU -- The last five years have not been kind to the Mamou Demon football team. During that span, the Demons are 3-47 and have not sniffed the playoffs.


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