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Ville Platte youth summer work program set

The City of Ville Platte has recently initiated its own Ville Platte Youth on the Move Summer Employment Program serving ages 16 to 18 years old, enrolled in high school and residing in the Ville Platte city limits. Application time is now.

Butler: ‘I like telling stories’

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Telling stories is something James R. “Jim” Butler did professionally for most of his life as a reporter and editor in Louisiana and Mississippi.
“I like talking to people and telling their stories,” Butler, 70, said. “I like telling stories.”

ULL and One Acadiana to host legislative forum

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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and One Acadiana are partnering to host a public Q&A forum with Acadiana Legislators focused on the past, present, and future of Louisiana and the nine-parish Acadiana region.

One Acadiana holds inaugural banquet

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David Callecod of Lafayette General Hospitial is the CEO Advisory to the Council of One Acadian. He speaks to the nearly 1,000 people who attended last week's banquet.

One Acadiana recently brought together nearly 700 business and community leaders from across the nine-parish region at its inaugural Regional Celebration.


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