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La. DOTD receives $60 million from federal government

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced that the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has recently received $60.8 million in addition federal fund for highway projects.

4-H goes to the Cotton Festival

4-H students line up to compete in the Best Costumed Pair category. From left to right are Lily Deshotel, Lily Blankenship, Ava Newman, Emma Jordan, and DJ Blankenship. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

The 2017 Louisiana Cotton Festival got off to a great start with Cotton Pickin Pet Show and the Cotton Food Fest held Wednesday, October 11 at the Civic Center.

Taming the Tigers

BASILE – A combination of a time consuming ground game and a suffocating defensive effort gave the Basile Bearcats a huge 14-0 win over the Oberlin Tigers here Friday night in a key district match-up for both squads.

Sacred Heart blasts Slaughter Charter; picks up win No. 6

VILLE PLATTE -- For the second week in a row the Sacred Heart Trojans took care of business and blasted past their opponent, as they took a 47-14 win over district opponent Slaughter Charter.
With the win, Sacred Heart improved to 6-2 on the year and 3-2 in league play.

Ville Platte goes down to Notre Dame

CROWLEY -- When you play in probably the toughest district in all of Class 2A football, getting wins in league play is a difficult challenge week in and week out.


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