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  1. Gov. John Bel Edwards vows to veto any budget looking like House-backed 'non-starter' planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at Ville Platte High School during his visit to announce the launch of French Immersion Programs beginning in the 2017-18 school year at Ville Platte Elementary and Mamou Elementary Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at in Ville Platte, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at Ville Platte High School during his visit to announce the launch of French Immersion Programs beginning in the 2017-18 school year at Ville Platte Elementary and Mamou Elementary Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at in Ville Platte, La.

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  2. Ville Platte and Mamou Elementary join CODOFILa s French Immersion ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... part of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL). The welcome ceremony was held at Ville Platte High School. The president of CODOFIL William Arceneaux says Evangeline Parish brings the number of Louisiana schools under ...

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  3. Man wanted for trespassing, harassing residents at Ville Platte homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Ville Platte police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who is wanted for criminal trespassing and other charges. Chief Neal Lartigue says Joseph trespassed at a home on West Cotton Street on May 20, 2017, and "has since continued to harass the residents of the home and continues to violate the protective order issued against him."

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  4. Capitol Views: Battle over Louisiana minimum wage ends, proposed hike rejectedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... other states have turned similar minimum wage efforts into ballot initiatives, Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, said that kind of process was not available legislatively in Louisiana. An amendment floated to do just that never got off ...

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  5. SportsArea high schools gear up for Metro LeagueArea high schools...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Daily World

    ... coach Scott Phillips, who is in charge of compiling the schedule, said Opelousas Catholic, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte, St. Edmund and Church Point have indicated they plan to play in the Metro League this summer. Phillips said his Eunice High team ...

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  6. East Side Water System in Ville Platte issues boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    All customers should boil water for one full minute before consuming. The one minute starts once the water has come to a rolling boil.

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  7. Senate works through budget; plan expected to be revealed Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | The Advocate

    ... Seated beside him is Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R- Slidell. Behind left is Senate Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, behind right. Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD - State Sen. Jack Donahue, ...

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  8. Louisiana Senate plans to keep TOPS whole, Alario saysRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... and I think it will happen," says Alario, R-Westwego. The Senate Finance Committee, led by Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, is conducting hearings on the budget now. Gov. John Bel Edwards' initial budget proposal funded about 70% of TOPS, similar ...

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  9. Senate plans to keep TOPS wholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily World

    ... R-Westwego, told USA Today Network. The Senate Finance Committee, which is led by Acadiana Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, is conducting hearings on the budget now. Gov. John Bel Edwards' initial budget proposal funded about 70 percent of TOPS, ...

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  10. Missing Funds investigation at Evangeline Parish Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... this time, and it's unclear exactly how much is missing. Last week the sheriff's office released a statement to Ville Platte media outlets addressing an employee who "compromised some deposits of money within the agency," but they didn't elaborate ... 2 comments

  11. Evangeline Parish Soccer League to hold fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The newly formed Evangeline Parish Soccer League held its initial two-day registration this past Wednesday and Thursday at the Northside Civic Center in Ville Platte. In total, the league signed up 151 children to play soccer during the Fall season.

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  12. Sheriff Soileau at the Bond Commission MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Evangeline Parish Sheriff Eddie Soileau released a statement in regards to a situation involving possible theft from the EPSO at the hands of one of its own employees, the Ville Platte Gazette reports. The newspaper reports that the sheriff's release stated that "there is sufficient evidence to suspect that an employee has compromised some deposits of monies within the agency." 1 comment

  13. City officials break ground on new Midland CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... hope to have the Midland Center completed by summer of 2019. Copyright 2017 KWES . All rights reserved. The Ville Platte deputy marshal arrested in Fenton Monday and charged with promoting prostitution has a history that includes allegations of ...

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  14. Riser wants to cut tie between state money, Muslim countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Concordia Sentinel

    ... corporations, like Shell Oil, and the security of the industry in the state. Shell is the top employer in the Ville Platte area, said state Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, and a key employer in other districts. Christopher Holton with the Center ...

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  15. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Daily World

    ... family farm in Grand Prairie. During her teenage years, she met Valentine Lafleur from the nearby community of Ville Platte, which at that time was still part of St. Landry Parish. They were married on Jan. 7, 1902, and settled down in Ville Platte. ...

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  16. City of Midland announces utility art box contest winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... River at Old Town Bay to rise, causing high water along Goos Ferry Road and flooding several properties. The Ville Platte deputy marshal arrested in Fenton Monday and charged with promoting prostitution has a history that includes allegations of ...

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  17. Reeves County Detention Center no longer on precautionary lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... River at Old Town Bay to rise, causing high water along Goos Ferry Road and flooding several properties. The Ville Platte deputy marshal arrested in Fenton Monday and charged with promoting prostitution has a history that includes allegations of ...

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  18. Ville Platte City Marshal deputy arrested foraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Daily World

    Ville Platte City Marshal Deputy arrested for promoting prostitution VILLE PLATTE - A Ville Platte City Deputy Marshal is behind bars after allegedly promoting prostitution. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: On May 5, Arthur Lee Phillips allegedly picked up Maria Joseph and transported her to Fenton in an unmarked police car.

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  19. Texas Pit Crew is looking for a forever home for SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... friendly. Texas Pit Crew will also be at Petco this weekend to help families add a new friend to the home. A Ville Platte city deputy is accused of promoting prostitution by ordering a woman to have sex with two other people for pay. Arthur Lee ...

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  20. Arthur PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Ville Platte city deputy marshal is accused of promoting prostitution by ordering a woman to perform sexual acts with other people for pay. Arthur Lee Phillips, 50, of Fenton, is charged with two counts of promoting prostitution.

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