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Ville Platte woman taken in on warrant
The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Warrants Division, with assistance of Louisiana State Police Troop I and the St. Landry Sheriff Office, served an arrest warrant Wednesday on Holly Richard, 34, of Johnson Road in Ville Ville Platte.
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More than $60,000 in scholarships up for grabs at SLCC
More than $60,000 in scholarships is available for the upcoming academic year at South Louisiana Community College.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Panel approves age limit on tanning
The tanning bed used UV or ultraviolet rays and was supposed to be safe. "So when I was 13 and 14 years old, I tanned quite a bit," Morgan said.
Bill to enhance authority of principals approved
Despite a rift in the education community, a Senate panel Wednesday morning approved a bill that would give Louisiana's top-rated principals new authority.
Bill to take unconstitutional creationism statute off books passes Senate committee: Snapshot
State Sen. Conral Appel, R-Metairie , listens to testimony during the Senate Education Committee he chairs on Wednesday as state Sen. Mike Walsworth reads legislation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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From the Past: March 4
Although it is called a "work release center," Just six of the 114 prisoners there are working in the community on work release programs.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Mamou man dies Saturday in single-vehicle accident
A 20-year-old Mamou man died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on La.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Viltz, a resident of Ville Platte, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Smiley: Revelry goes online
The Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade, Baton Rouge's largest and most irreverent Carnival parade, is going to be streamed online by The Advocate.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Collecting books for children
Hundreds of local children in need of books are expected to benefit from the third annual Day of Literacy Thursday.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Pine Needle Basketry Class Set For February 22 At The Louisiana State Arboretum
Learn how to make a pine needle basket on Saturday, February 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
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Ville Platte motorcyclist killed in crash
A 60-year-old Ville Platte man was killed when the three-wheel motorcycle he was riding left the road and hit a tree.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Keeping French speaking alive in Acadiana
It wasn't long ago that students were punished for speaking French in school. But now, the Acadiana educational system is encouraging students to learn the French language.
Higher drivera s license fee gets panela s blessing
Despite questions about affordability and other issues, a legislative panel Monday gave its blessing to a Jindal administration plan that allows extra charges to renew a driver's license for those seeking faster service.
Budget chairmen take home highest legislative pay
New audit reports show the state lawmakers who chair the budget committees topped their colleagues in legislative compensation during the last fiscal year.
Helmetless Motorcycle Operator Dies in Crash
Evangeline Parish- Yesterday, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA Highway 3187 near Red Lick Road which has claimed the life of a Ville Platte man.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Arrest made in home invasion
Lafayette police have arrested two men and three juveniles in connection with a Eunice home invasion and robbery Sunday.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Business resource center now full
The St. Landry Parish Business Resource Center is growing by leaps and bounds. "Right now, we have eight clients with a commitment for a ninth," said Bill Rodier, St. Landry Economic Development's executive director.