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Pine Prairie more than likely needs one more for playoffs

It is hard to think that an entire success of a season could rest in the last two games played.
But, that may be the case for the Pine Prairie Panthers. The Panthers sit in the No. 34 position in the latest playoff power ratings, two spots out of a post-season appearance.

Demons take on league leading Bears

When the injury bug bites, it can be devastating to any team that gets bitten.
For the Mamou Demons, a team that already does not have the numbers to compete in Class 3A, that same injury bug has taken a huge toll on the outcome of the entire season.

Spinning vinyl to gold

Chris Soileau, general manager of Flat Town Music Company, leans next to a framed photograph of J. W. Pelisia, Wil Balfa, Dewey Balfa, Tony Balfa, Ray Abshire, Rodney Balfa, and Dale Breaux performing at Le Premier Festival De Musique Acadienne on March 26, 1974. The Balfa Brothers were some of the artists who recorded for Soileau’s father Floyd over the 60 years of the company. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

The music industry has changed over the years as the old vinyl 45 records have given way to a digital format.

Ville Platte man arrested for Medicaid Welfare Fraud

Freeman

Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Friday that eight arrests made by his award-winning Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. One of the eight individuals arrested was Derrick Freeman from Ville Platte.

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