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Ville Platte, Louisiana is located in Evangeline Parish. Zip codes in Ville Platte, LA include 70586. The median home price in Ville Platte is $97,000. More Ville Platte information.

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14 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Cycle Zydeco kicks off new Music & Market season

The Seventh Annual Cycle Zydeco bicycle tour begins on Thursday morning at Hotel Acadiana in Lafayette.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session

Senators on the budget-writing committee Monday questioned the costs and implications of a push by some lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal to shelve Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards and associated testing.

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Daily World

Marianites to honor several women for up to 70 years of service

A Catholic women's religious order, the Marianites of Holy Cross, will honor 13 members for their exceptionally long service this month.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Another spin down memory lane

Music City. Raccoon Records. Music Machine. Places where you could linger for hours riffling through the bins for your favorite tunes, and maybe happen upon new favorites along the way.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily World

Marshal roundup nets 10

The Opelousas City Marshal's Office conducted an Easter roundup of individuals who had failed to appear the Opelousas City Court.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Lt. Govenor honors Goldman Thibodeaux

Acadiana was represented three times in Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development's Cultural District Awards that were recently announced.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Lawmakers support - Parents' Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would create what they are calling the "Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools," which is essentially a list of actions parents can take to stay engaged in the education of their children.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily World

Two Ville Platte men charged with Opelousas burglary

Two Ville Platte residents have been arrested and charged in connection with the EZ-Pawn shop burglary earlier this month in Opelousas.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Dead reckoning

One day when he was 5, looking at my collection of Model 12 Winchester pumps, he asked my wife if he could have them.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Baton Rouge mayor Kip Holden defends traffic camera ticket program

A bill that died in the Louisiana House Tuesday, April 8, 2014, would have required return receipts on tickets issued electronically and sent by mail.

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Daily World

Editorial: New immersion bill similar to existing law

But it shouldn't have. A similar law passed last year mandates immersion programs at the request of parents of kindergarten students.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Advocate

From cocktails to couscous, ita s all about Cajun, Creole culture

Cajun and Creole enthusiasts from around the world are set to convene in Lafayette for a week of study about the unique music and food of south Louisiana in its native setting.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Arrest Report

Daniel Hipps, age 53, 3478 St. Landry Highway, St. Landry, La, driving while intoxicated, careless operation, arrested by Louisiana State Police.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Balfa Camp shares Louisiana experience with many

Ray Abshire, left, performs with his sons Brent, center, and Travis at the 2011 Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week.

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The Advocate

Heroin antidote bill advances

First responders would be able to provide a life-saving drug to those overdosing on heroin under a bill that cleared a House panel Wednesday.

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Daily World

Two accused of robbing safe with cash, guns from Eunice business

Two men remain jailed on bond after being authorities accused them of stealing a safe containing money and assault rifles in March.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate photo by Koran Addo -- James Demoruelle, a Ville Platte...

Advocate photo by KORAN ADDO -- James Demoruelle, a Ville Platte cockfighting enthusiast for more than 53 years, testified Tuesday against legislation that includes further restrictions to cock fighting.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana state senator worries strengthened cockfighting law would outlaw "chicken boxing"

At a Glance: The current cockfighting law contains language that makes it difficult to enforce because it specifies certain breeds of chicken.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Documentation of last pirogue made comes to Vermilionville

The community is invited to join the their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The free film series is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state.

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Daily World

Bernard LeBas named vice chairman of Louisiana Rural Caucus

The Louisiana Rural Caucus has announced its 2014-2015 officers. They include Rep. Bernard LeBas, D-Ville Platte, who will serve as its vice chairman.

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