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LHSAA reveals 2017 playoff bracket

Three Evangeline parish football teams have worked their way into the post-season and will begin their quest for the State Championship this coming Friday night, as the LHSAA reveled the 2017 playoff brackets Sunday afternoon.

PP police clerk charged with felony theft

A former police clerk for the Village of Pine Prairie was in court Thursday morning for one count of theft.
Mona Norton appeared before the Honorable Gary J. Ortego of the 13th Judicial District and entered a plea of not guilty to Theft $750 or More but Less Than $5,000.00.

Parachuting into tradition

Pictured here is retired Airborne Infantry First Sergeant from the U. S. Army Charles Perdices. He was elected commander of the Mamou American Legion last year and has brought back the Veterans Day celebration. (Photo courtesy of Charles Perdices)

A Mamou resident has devoted his career of 22 years to serving his country as a parachutist and a pathfinder. After his retirement from the United States Army in 1999, he has helped build up democracy in the Middle East and has served his community by rebuilding the American Legion in Mamou and its annual Veterans Day celebration.

MARY LANELL RUSHING

Rushing

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lanell Rushing was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 in the Pine Prairie Christian Tabernacle. Reverends Barry Gautreaux, Johnny Wilkinson and Chris Juneau officiatied.

Trying to stay alive

Pine Prairie Panther running back Darrien Hayes (17) runs for daylight behind the block of teammate JJ Sims (21) in a game earlier this season. Pine Prairie needs a win over Crowley tomorrow night in the last regular season game to have a chance at a playoff berth. (Gazette photo Nick Jagneaux)

One last chance for history.
That is what it has come down to for the Pine Prairie Panthers (3-6, 2-4).
As it stood on Monday, Pine Prairie was the No. 35 team in the LHSAA power ratings. In Class 3A, the LHSAA takes the top 32 teams to the post-season.

Sacred Heart goes on the road; looks to cement home game

Two things come into play for the Sacred Heart Trojans (7-2, 3-2) as they travel to Opelousas to take on the Westminster Crusaders in the final game of the regular and district seasons. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Basile hosts Hamilton Christ; hoping to remain in top eight

One thing the Basile Bearcats know for sure, they will be in the post-season when the Class 1A brackets come out Sunday afternoon.
The one thing the Bearcats do not know, where will they fall in terms of seeding.

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Sports

Three Evangeline parish football teams have worked their way into the post-season and will begin their quest for the State Championship this coming Friday night, as the LHSAA reveled the 2017 playo

Lifestyle

Judy Stewart is pictured here with her family in front of a wall inside The Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., that bears the names of the alumni who were named to the Hall of Distinguished Educators. She along with other alumni were inducted on October 21. Pictured here in the back is Bart Stewart, Jr., and from left to right in the front are Bart Stewart, Sr., Candace Frazier, Judy Stewart, and Jeff Stewart. (Photo courtesy of Candace Frazier)

The Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., has recognized alumni who have shown outstanding professional achievemen

Obituaries

Rushing

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lanell Rushing was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 in the Pine Prairie Christian Tabernacle. Reverends Barry Gautreaux, Johnny Wilkinson and Chris Juneau officiatied.

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