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  1. Human Condition: There's more out there than MamouRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Advocate

    I was born on a windy March 4 in 1933 in Mamou. Like most people there, my parents, Marie Devillier and Marcel Fontenot, spoke only Cajun French.

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  2. From teens to Grammy winners, Carrier, Riley grewaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Daily World

    ... in music. Carrier and his Bayou Swamp Band open the festival at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 on Scene Ma Louisiane. Riley and the Mamou Playboys follow at 7:15 p.m. Riley's show will include former Mamou Playboys, like Peter Schwartz, Kevin Berzas, Mike "Chop" ...

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  3. Ville Platte woman arrested on vehicular homicide after running into two pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The Advocate

    ... 28, was traveling north on La. 3149 near Parrot Lane when her 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck struck Bo Darbonne of Mamou, who was standing near yhe roadway, State Police said in a news release. Rushing continued a short distance and then struck ...

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  4. Driver arrested following fatal crash involving two pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... lane, according to a spokesman with Troop I. Fontenot and the other pedestrian were taken to a medical center in Mamou. The pedestrian suffered moderate injuries, and Fontenot died at the hospital. State police say Rushing was properly restrained ...

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  5. Woman arrested after pedestrian killed, another injured in early morning crash in Evangeline ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... say it happened around 2:30 a.m. when Rushing was traveling north on LA 3149 and struck 20-year-old Bo Darbonne of Mamou. A short distance later, police say, Rushing then struck 24 year old Michael Fontenot of St. Landry who, police say, was ...

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  6. Kristine Froeba: The Classic Cocktail Enamored By LocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Uptown Messenger

    ... baby riding shotgun. As for my personal Bloody Mary quest, it extends to planning a pilgrimage to Fred's Lounge in Mamou, Louisiana. I've also heard marvelous things regarding a blackened roasted tomato Bloody Mary somewhere in Acadiana. My go-to ...

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  7. Plate Lunch-A-Palooza happening this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Plate Lunch-A-Palooza will celebrate the culture of Acadiana with food, music and fun on Saturday, September 15 at Sugar Mill Pond Town Center in Youngsville. The event will be held from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and include fifteen plate lunch vendors, pop-up shops, live entertainment and much more.

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  8. Opelousas' J.A. Allen was the 'unofficial mayor'aRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Daily World

    ... organized the musical entertainment forming a group he called Four False Alarms and a Bell. In 1955 J.A. taught at the Mamou Summer Adult School, conducted by T.H. Harris Trade School. In 1956, he was the display and advertising manager and window ...

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  9. Stolen gun found in Ville Platte teen's possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A loaded 9 mm handgun, reported stolen from the Mamou area, was found in the possession of a 14-year-old teen in Ville Platte, according to police. Around 11 a.m on August 30, a school administrator responded to a report of a male juvenile carrying a gun near Ville Platte High School.

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  10. Week 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Thursday, August 30, 2018 Basile at Iota Oberlin at Mamou Northwest at Opelousas Catholic Port Barre at Catholic P.C. New Iberia vs St. Martinville Friday, August 31, 2018 Notre Dame at LaGrange Jennings at Church Point Iowa at Crowley Carencro at Suphur Ville Platte at Sacred Heart V.P. Acadiana at Kaplan Cecilia at Comeaux St. Thomas More at Lafayette High Laffayette Christian at Northside Rayne at Welsh Catholic N.I. at Westgate Lake Arthur at Elton LCA at Northside Erath at Ascension Episcopal Jeanerette at Sci Academy Pine Prairie at Tioga North Vermilion at Beau Chene Eunice at Opelousas Hanson at St. Edmund Eunice at Opelousas Pope John Paul II vs Westminister Abbeville at West St. Mary South Cameron at Delcambre Loreauville at Vermilion Catholic North Central at Gueydan Church Point and Jennings is a rematch of a 3A second round playoff game.

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  11. Sacred Heart to debut veer offense at JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Daily World

    ... Heart plays the jamboree's third game against Pine Prairie, and the last contest features host Ville Platte meeting Mamou. Harper begins his fourth season at Sacred Heart, where he began his tenure using the single wing, an offense the Trojans had ...

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  12. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Daily World

    Local singers admire Aretha Franklin's gospel roots "Queen of Soul" died Thursday after landmark career Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Singers Melete Terry, left, and Alena Savoy sing with Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys during Riley's 2017 Christmas show at the Liberty Theater in Eunice. Terry is among the local singers remembering the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday.

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  13. 18-year-old Washington teen killed in two-vehicle crash Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... Toyota Camry northbound on Beacon Road at the intersection of LA 104. At the same time, 69-year-old James Fontenot of Mamou, La. was driving a Ford F-150 eastbound on LA 104. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, however standard ...

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  14. St. Landry Parish 18-year-old killed in two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... a 2003 Toyota Camry northbound on Beacon Road at the intersection of LA 104. At the same time James Fontenot, 69, of Mamou was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 eastbound on LA 104. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. LSP said ...

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  15. MoreRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2018 | Art Daily

    ... is here brought together with his concurrent exploration of nontraditional materials. Keith Sonnier was born in Mamou, Louisiana, in 1941. He graduated with a BA from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1963 and received an MFA from Rutgers, ...

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  16. Art Review: Stripes and Tangles of Neon, Under the Hamptons SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... Sonnier first used neon in 1968, and by 1969 it had become his key compositional tool. Mr. Sonnier was born in 1941 in Mamou, La., the heart of Cajun country. After college in Louisiana he came north to do an M.F.A. at Rutgers University, where his ...

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  17. Grace Notes: As usual, qualifying in Louisiana brings out the colorfully named candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... on the theme. There's a "Shanky" running for alderman in Ville Platte, a "Gorilla" seeking to be police chief in Mamou, plus various "Docs" and "Boos" and "Treys," and a few "Coaches." A guy who goes by "Noonie Man" is running against Cedric ...

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  18. Drug dealer from Louisiana on Texas death row loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A former drug dealer from Louisiana on Texas death row for the abduction, rape and slaying of a 17-year-old girl during an apparent botched drug deal 20 years ago in Houston has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected arguments 43-year-old Charles Mamou Jr. had deficient legal help at his 1999 trial for the death of Mary Carmouche.

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  19. Tripoli Gallery opens exhibition of 40 new drawings and related sculptures by Keith SonnierRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Art Daily

    ... sculptural counterparts, this exhibition provides a further view into the artistA's process. Keith Sonnier (b. 1941, Mamou, LA) radically reinvented sculpture in the late 1960s. After graduating with a B.A. from the University of Southwestern ...

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  20. GMA Dave Trip: The Historic Hotel CazanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On this GMA Dave Trip, we're headed to Mamou, the deepest part of the Cajun Prairie. A place known for Mardi Gras, Steve Riley, Fred's Lounge, and the Historic Hotel Cazan.

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