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Editorial

Partsch: U.S. has one problem bigger than guns

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Ville Platte Gazette Managing Editor Raymond Partsch III.

A little over a week ago, a coward with a gun walked into a Lafayette movie theater and reigned terror on mothers, daughters, husbands and sons. The actions of John Houser resulted in the deaths of LSU-Eunice student Mayci Breaux and Lafayette resident Jillian Johnson.

West: Older brothers taught me plenty of life lessons

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Ville Platte Gazette Associate Editor Elizabeth West

My belief is that each life you come into contact with will in someway impact the person you become and for me my two brothers have greatly shaped who I am today.

PARTSCH: Removing the stars and bars won’t put an end to racism

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Ville Platte Gazette Managing Editor Raymond Partsch III

The stars and bars may be finally fading into history. But that doesn’t mean that racism -- whether it is the out-in-the-open variety or the kind that festers behind closed doors -- is going away anytime soon.

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