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Bond of baseball

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Dr. Hosea “Joey” Soileau Jr. (left) and Alex D. Chapman stand in Chapman’s law office in Ville Platte proudly wearing their favorite college’s colors. The two cousins are lifelong baseball fans but cheer for two different teams. Soileau roots for the University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns while Chapman cheers for the LSU Tigers. The two will be rooting against one another this weekend as LSU hosts UL-L in a NCAA Super Regional.
(Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

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Memorial Day ceremony held Monday

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Veterans in Ville Platte recognized Memorial Day Monday, May 25, with a special ceremony held at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse.

Mamou police report four recent arrests

MAMOU - The Mamou Police Department reported they made four arrests recently.
The following persons were charged:
•Chad Rideaux, Rue Jolie Blonde, Apt. 214, Mamou, was charged May 23, with simple battery. Rideaux bonded out of jail .


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