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  1. Youngsville Police Chief Seeks Raises For OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Rickey Boudreaux went before the city council Thursday night. He wants the city to give his officers raises. In Ville Platte, new accusations against the police department, after a justice department report that found both Ville Platte police and ...

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  2. FBI Meets With Evangeline Parish ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    In Ville Platte, new accusations against the police department, after a justice department report that found both Ville Platte police and the Evangeline Sheriff's office held people in jail unconstitutionally. In light of that report, both agencies said they're ending the practice.

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  3. Ville Platte meeting set to mend community sets off emotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    "If they do feel their rights were violated by the police to come talk with us and give us the examples and evidence they have, and we'll determine if it warrants going further," said Don Bostick with the FBI.

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  4. GOP leaders says Gov. Edwards following Jindal budget strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... the governor's spending plans, just before the special session begins at 6:30 p.m. State Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, said his panel will take up the rainy day plan on Tuesday morning. It would need to ...

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  5. Cleco Corporation Cleco provides $4,500 in scholarships to South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Electric Energy Online

    ... of the future." The recipients, Thomas Hargroder of Opelousas, Joseph Brignac of Mamou and Zackary Deville of Ville Platte, were selected by the SLCC scholarship committee which is comprised of SLCC faculty and staff. "We are thankful to Cleco for ...

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  6. GOP lawmakers say Edwardsa plan has too few long-term cutsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Tribune

    ... thing, and then maybe the House will do something different," said Senate Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte. Dardenne said if lawmakers don't want to use the rainy day fund, they need to devise a list of cuts. He believes they're going ...

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  7. Ville Platte residents sue police department over illegal holds central to federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Three Ville Platte residents, who allege they were subjected to unconstitutional police practices at the heart of a U.S. Justice Department investigation, have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and its police department. According to the suit, Shawanna Deville, Shaquille Freeman and Lil John O'Neal were involuntarily detained as witnesses during a 2014 homicide investigation, held in a cell and restricted from contacting anyone on the outside - all without being arrested or accused of a crime.

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  8. Ville Platte residents concerned with how FEMA checks are being spent; Attorney general steps inRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    At issue: Checks issued by FEMA for repairs at St. Matthew's Cemetery in Ville Platte.

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  9. Northwest High teams split series with EuniceRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | Daily World

    ... attempt as time expired. Northwest dropped to 18-9 overall and 5-2 in 5-3A. The Raiders host league leader Ville Platte on Tuesday night in what might decide the boys' district championship. Ville Platte is 6-1 in league games. Eunice High head ...

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  10. New prosecutor hired in Evangeline ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... situation after an employee was convicted of stealing. Both the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office and Ville Platte Police are in the spotlight after the Department of Justice investigated their use of "investigative holds," finding they violate the ...

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  11. Ville Platte cemetery still in disrepair 6 months after floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Families in Ville Platte are upset over a graveyard that remains in disrepair six months after last August's flood. "When I received a check on Saturday, they were closed.

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  12. Ville Platte cemetery still in disrepair 7 months after floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Families in Ville Platte are upset over a graveyard that remains in disrepair seven months after last August's flood. "When I received a check on Saturday, they were closed.

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  13. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Daily World

    Ville Platte mayor among women honored at the upcoming Fifth Annual Fifth Annual Woman With Heart Luncheon on Feb. 17 in Opelousas. Upcoming luncheon to honor local women Ville Platte mayor among women honored at the upcoming Fifth Annual Fifth Annual Woman With Heart Luncheon on Feb. 17 in Opelousas.

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  14. 1 applicant for Jeff Davis Parish schools chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... about how checks issued by FEMA for flood recovery are being used. At issue is St. Matthew's Church Cemetery in Ville Platte. Tombs shifted from the ground during the August floods, and are now unrecognizable. In total, 113 tombs were damaged. ...

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  15. Punxsutawney Phil Predicts More WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... about how checks issued by FEMA for flood recovery are being used. At issue is St. Matthew's Church Cemetery in Ville Platte. Tombs shifted from the ground during the August floods, and are now unrecognizable. In total, 113 tombs were damaged. ...

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  16. Cooler Air Moving InRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... about how checks issued by FEMA for flood recovery are being used. At issue is St. Matthew's Church Cemetery in Ville Platte. Tombs shifted from the ground during the August floods, and are now unrecognizable. In total, 113 tombs were damaged. ...

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  17. Evangeline Parish residents concerned with how FEMA checks are being spentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    At issue is St. Matthew's Church Cemetery in Ville Platte. Tombs shifted from the ground during the August floods, and are now unrecognizable.

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  18. Raiders' streak ends in loss to Pine PrairieRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Daily World

    ... was the first in six district games. More importantly, the defeat placed Northwest in a first-place tie with Ville Platte after the Bulldogs defeated Eunice 66-56 on Tuesday night. Prior to the Pine Prairie game, Northwest had won 10 of the last 11. ...

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  19. Audit: Ville Platte fails to make bond payments, cancel delinquent utility accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Results from an audit released Monday on the city of Ville Platte showed a continuation of its issues handling utility payments while also raising new issues of its adherence to state bond requirements. For the second year in a row, the city failed to reconcile its customer meter deposits, to reconcile customers' unpaid bills and failed to cut off service for delinquent utility accounts, including for some city employees. 1 comment

  20. A tale of two teams: To prove a point and have some funRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Daily World

    ... victory over Basile. "We got on the bus at school around seven a.m., stopped for breakfast at McDonald's in Ville Platte and then got ready to play against Loreuville at 10. "I don't think we played particularly well; the guys were tired after the ...

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