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
At Mamou Elementary School Kindergarten through Fourth Grade had an outstanding list of students who had perfect attendance in the first nine weeks of school.
Adam Fontenot, Nevaeh Johnson, Jayden Lewis, and Wes Reed.
(Editor’s Note: The following information was obtained from the Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court’s Office in Ville Platte. This information is printed once a month in The Gazette.)
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 achievements.
Assistant Facility Manager of Pine Prairie Energy Company Kyle Fontenot holds a core sample of salt that is used to store natural gas deep under the facility in Easton, La. He is pictured here in front of a sign depicting the size of one of Pine Prairie Energy Company’s five caverns. The cavern is 300-feet in diameter and could fit just inside LSU’s Tiger Stadium. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
For thousands of years, salt has been sitting under the surface of an area that is nestled off of Louisiana Highway 13 in the small community of Easton. This salt sat there untapped until Pine Prairie Energy Company came along and began to carve caverns out of the salt to store natural gas.
Ville Platte Mayor and Rotarian Jennifer Vidrine presented a gift basket to Vickie Dufrene who is an insurance manager for the Louisiana Department of Insurance. Pictured here from left to right are Rotary President Wayne Vidrine, Mayor Vidrine, Dufrene, and Rotarian Lisa Deshotel. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
The Ville Platte Rotary Club at recent meetings heard from one of its own members about the organization’s Articles of Incorporation and heard from an insurance manager from the State Department of Insurance about free medicare counseling.