82-pound dog finds home 1,200 miles away82-pound dog finds home 1,200 ...
An unusual Internet "romance" means J-Brett, a huge stray dog at the St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter, has a new home in Colorado.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Town Talk
Drawdown scheduled for Chicot LakeDrawdown scheduled for Chicot...
Drawdown scheduled for Chicot Lake Drawdown scheduled for Chicot Lake Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/24/drawdown-scheduled-chicot-lake/14541615/ The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled a drawdown for Chicot Lake, just north of Ville Platte, to begin Sept.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
2 lucky locals win big in Wednesday's Easy 5, Powerball drawings
NEW ORLEANS If you bought an Easy 5 or Powerball ticket, you may want to check your numbers this morning, as a couple winning tickets were sold locally, and one is worth $1-million.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Locals named to Rice Research BoardLocals named to Rice Research...
The Louisiana Rice Research Board administers rice research check-off funds collected by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, selects projects for funding and reviews the progress of research.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Tabasco pumps, Mardi Gras mustard, bloody Mary mixers: new and...
What's new at the Louisiana Restaurant Association 61st annual Foodservice & Hospitality Expo? Keep walking the aisles and asking that question, and you'll get a lot of answers.
Man found guilty of robbery at truckstop
A trial of two Ville Platte men has ended with a jury finding one guilty and deadlocked for the other on charges stemming from a 2011 robbery of more than $11,000 from a truck stop and a casino in St. Landry Parish.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Jury Convicts One, Deadlocks on Another in Armed Robbery Case
A jury convicts one man and deadlocks on another over the armed robbery of a Saint Landry Parish convenience store.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Ville Platte Man Convicted of Armed Robbery
A trial of two Ville Platte men ended with a jury finding one man guilty and a verdict deadlocked for the second man on charges stemming from a robbery of more than $11,000 from a truck stop and a casino in St. Landry Parish, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Arrest Made in Ville Platte Homicide
The Ville Platte Police Department responded to an armed robbery call on July 28, 2014 which ended in a homicide.
Smiley: The Springfield Saints
Alex Chapman, of Ville Platte, says, "I recently used the old term, 'harder than an Act of Congress,' to which my kids replied, 'What's that?'" Bertha Hinojosa was explaining different methods for finding directions on the ground to her pre-kindergarten class at LaSalle Elementary.
Police: 2 arrested for 2013 robbery
According to Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue, 21-year-old Jacoby Merritt and 32-year-old Joseph Deville robbed a business on East Main Street in September of 2013.