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  1. Evangeline Parish Election ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Brent Zackery has won the police chief race in Mamou; he's taken in 63% of the vote against Charles Perdices with 6 of 7 precincts reporting. In Vidrine, voters of Gravity Drainage District No.


  2. Article on duck hunters shooting big buck generates questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... account possession of lead shot while duck hunting, buck shot is lead shot." Meat from the deer taken on Nov. 10 near Mamou was seized and given to a food pantry for the needy or another charitable recipient, Savoie said. As far as the buck's head, ...


  3. LHSAA releases proposed district plan for 2019-2021 seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... with 5A. Reminder: This is just the first draft of the proposed plan. It's not final. NOTES: Church Point, Iota, Mamou, Northwest and Pine Prairie move over from district five, Ville Platte moves up from Class 3A NOTES: Lafayette Christian moves up ...


  4. Evangeline Parish race resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Anderson, District D - 56 percent; Donald Ray Sam, District E - 60 percent; Bryant Riggs, District F - 69 percent. In Mamou, Ricky Fontenot has won the mayoral race with 63 percent of the vote. There will be a runoff election for the chief of police ...


  5. Mamou attorney permanently disbarred over Deepwater settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The state Supreme Court has ordered the permanent disbarment of a Mamou attorney after he allegedly skimmed $75,000 off his client's settlement in the Deepwater Horizon case. Timmy James Fontenot was permanently disbarred by the court last week, records indicate.


  6. Steve Riley goes home for Wall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Daily World

    Steve Riley goes home for Wall of Fame Mamou Playboys celebrating three decades in music Check out this story on Celebrating 30 years in music, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys will be inducted into the Fred's Lounge Wall of Fame at 10 a.m. Nov. 3. Located in Riley's hometown of Mamou, Fred's is a bar renowned across the globe for its Saturday morning dances with a live Cajun band. Riley joins the bar's Wall of Fame, which already includes Mamou native and Grand Ole Opry star Jimmy C. Newman, Belton Richard, Aldus Roger, Jo-El Sonnier and more than a dozen Cajun music greats.


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

    Oct 13, 2018 | 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.


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

    Oct 8, 2018 | 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" ...


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

    Sep 29, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 29, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 29, 2018 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 28, 2018 | 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 ...


  13. 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.


  14. 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 ...


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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 ...


  18. 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 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.


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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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