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
For Missy Elliott, hunting was something she started doing as a way to keep the tradition of having female hunters in her family alive. For her husband, Greg, he started hunting as a child growing up in northern Evangeline Parish and never stopped.
New regulations on the transport and possession of deer being harvested out of state were implemented this year in an effort to help prevent the importation of chronic wasting disease.
Hunting for Bridgette Vidrine may have started as a way to spend more time with her husband, but this hobby is now something she just can’t get enough of.
At Miller’s Lake, hunting isn’t just about shells, shotguns, duck blinds, and camouflage. It’s more about a tradition of long time friends gathering on the eve of opening teal season to cook good food, share in lots of laughs, and tell Miller’s Lake stories from the past.
Outreach Director of the Evangeline Parish Library Suzy Lemoine is pictured here as she stands between racks of books that line the floor of the new building of the library’s main branch in Ville Platte. Behind her is a zen courtyard featuring a statue donated by Philip and Bonnie Hollier that is an expression of support for the library. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
The Acadiana area is known for authors and artists who create colorful pieces of art. Each year the Evangeline Parish Library showcases this art at its Book Fest which takes place at the main branch in Ville Platte.
Pursuant to a recent decision from the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the East Side Water System held another round of elections for its board of directors Tuesday night.
Discouraged that they haven’t seen much progress, residents of the Shady Acres subdivision returned to the Ville Platte City Council to implore the mayor and council to fulfill promises to solve drainage problems affecting them.
At this month’s council meeting, the Village of Pine Prairie discussed new police units and mosquito control.
The engagement of Miss Lacie Nicole Townsend, daughter of Glenn and Christina Townsend of Pine Prairie, to Mr. Jordan Cheyenne Vidrine, the son of Derick Vidrine of Kinder, and Gerald and Becky Nelson of Pine Praire has been announced by their parents.