Ville Platte Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Police in Evangeline Parish searching for a man who escaped in wildlife refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies were attempting to stop a vehicle on Saturday, driven by Samuel Lee in Ville Platte.

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  2. Suspect remains at large following pursuit through several parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who allegedly led law enforcement officers on a pursuit through several parishes on Saturday. Evangeline Parish Sheriff Eddie Soileau says deputies located Samuel Damien Lee, of Ville Platte, traveling west on Old Park Road before heading north on U.S. 167.

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  3. Ville Platte man still on run after chase with police, picture releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Ville Platte man is still on the run after leading police on a high speed chase through four parishes Saturday.

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  4. Edwards: Too many House lawmakers lack urgency on budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | SFGate

    Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the governor's top budget adviser, left, speaks with Senate Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, before the committee opened its budget hearings on Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. less Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the governor's top budget adviser, left, speaks with Senate Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, before the committee opened its budget hearings on Sunday, ... more BATON ROUGE, La.

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  5. Power rankings for St. Landry Parish baseball, softball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Daily World

    ... against Kaplan and Tuesday against Acadiana. Port Barre (11-16, 5-7). The Devils are 3-3 over the last 6. Host Ville Platte on Monday in a 5-3A district game. St. Edmund (15-12, 6-1). The Blue Jays are 3-3 in the last six. Host South Cameron on ...

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  6. Jackson's improvement leads to OHS tennisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Daily World

    ... Christian Academy, The Academy of The Sacred Heart-Grand Coteau, Catholic High-New Iberia, Sacred Heart Ville Platte and Berchmans Academy in Grand Coteau. The OHS senior said he had only one alternative at that point. "I told myself to keep ...

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  7. Ville Platte PD gets a new fleet of police vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    "This is a win-win situation not only for our police department but also for our good citizens of Ville Platte," says mayor Jennifer Vidrine. "These vehicles will be more visible in the neighborhoods so if they need an officer at a stop or if they are having problems, these officers are going to be riding around daily on all the shifts," she explains.

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  8. Ville Platte robbery suspect sought by police, considered armed and dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On Thursday at approximately 7 p.m. officers, with the Ville Platte Police Department responded to an armed robbery at a store located on the 700 block of Main Street in Ville Platte. Upon arrival, officers learned that a black male wearing a black hoodie approached the register, pulled a gun and demanded that the cashier give him all of the money from the register.

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  9. Traffic Talk: Lane blocked on I-49 north of Opelousas as police investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police are on the scene of a vehicle fire north of Opelousas on I-49, near the Ville Platte exit. The outside lane is blocked on I-49 southbound at Exit 23 while State Police work the situation.

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  10. Man wanted in connection to Ville Platte armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Ville Platte Police Department says they are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a local business. Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue says that officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at a store located in the 700 block on Main Street in Ville Platte on April 5. Officers say that the suspect entered the store where he approached the register, produced a gun, and demanded money from an employee.

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  11. Booze Bill goes flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Natchitoches Times

    Sen. Eric LaFleur on Tuesday withdrew one of the most talked-about bills of the legislative session-his proposal to allow 19- and 20-year-olds to drink legally-amid fears that the state could lose federal highway funds. LaFleur, a Democrat from Ville Platte, said he thought his bill, which would have required parental consent and alcohol education courses, would have led to more responsible drinking.

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  12. Bill to Lower Louisiana Drinking Age ShelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Insurance Journal West

    ... ways. "There is a way to do it responsibly. This is what we're trying to promote in this bill," LaFleur, a Ville Platte Democrat, told the Senate Judiciary B Committee. "We don't need them hiding out anymore." Those who completed the program for 19- ...

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  13. LeTourneau alum brings modified plane to universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... hold. Karey is accused of manslaughter for allegedly walking into the Tabernacle of Pr... Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, on Tuesday withdrew his bill to let 19- and 20-year-olds drink alcohol if they obtained a state certificate. (Sarah ...

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  14. Source: WAFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... capitol could make the good times legally available to those a little younger. A bill by Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, gives those just under the legal drinking age, 19 and 20-year-olds, the ability to buy and consume alcohol without being ...

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  15. Capitol Views: Age change possible for certain gun purchases, but not for boozeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... consideration. Not joining it on that legislative journey will be Senate Bill 429 by Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, which would have altered the age at which Louisiana residents could buy alcohol. LaFleur's bill would have allowed 19- and ...

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  16. Kids, don't throw away those fake IDs; proposal to let 19- and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Best of New Orleans

    ... 19- and 20-year-olds to drink legally - amid fears that the state could lose federal highway funds. LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, said he thought his bill, which would have required parental consent and alcohol education courses, would have led to more ...

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  17. Louisiana won't drop drinking age after senator corks billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Sen. Eric LaFleur, a Ville Platte Democrat, says he was trying to promote responsible behavior and education about the damaging effects of binge drinking with the approach offered in his bill . The measure would have created a certification program that would allow 19- and 20-year-olds to drink if they take education courses about the risks of alcohol.

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  18. Bill corked: Louisiana won't drop drinking age after senator pulls billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, defends his TOPS amendment which passed before the Senate the full spending bill on the last day of the second special second legislative session. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, defends his TOPS amendment which passed before the Senate the full spending bill on the last day of the second special second legislative session.

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  19. La. lawmaker proposes allowing young adults to drink legally after earning certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    In a state known for letting the good times roll, one bill at the capitol could make the good times legally available to those a little younger. A bill by Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, gives those just under the legal drinking age, 19 and 20-year-olds, the ability to buy and consume alcohol without being under parental supervision.

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  20. Allen Parish Sheriff's Office announces string of drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... in this case. This investigation is on-going. A traffic stop in Oakdale resulted in the arrest of three Ville Platte residents on multiple drug charges. Deputies with APSO were working a criminal patrol detail in the Oakdale area when they stopped a ...

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