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  1. Ville Platte Police arrest two on theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Christopher Dan Aucoin 35, of 221 Hill Street, Eunice, was arrested without incident and booked into the Ville Platte City Jail charged with felony theft. Aucoin remain incarcerated in an $18,000.00 bond set by Judge Gary Ortego.

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  2. Lawsuit over decades of illegal arrests faces roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A federal investigation revealed that authorities in a rural Louisiana parish routinely used illegal "investigative holds" to arrest hundreds of people for questioning and secretly keep them jailed for days without criminal charges. But a federal judge's ruling could preclude most of these people from getting any class-action compensation for their ordeals.

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  3. EPSO looking for armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Evangeline Parish Sheriff Eddie Soileau says his deputies are looking for a Ville Platte man wanted on an armed robbery warrant. The warrant for Kendell Pete, 18, arises from an incident that happened November 9 on Seventh Street.

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  4. Photo: KATCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Those agencies include: Abbeville Police Department Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Lafayette Park Police Kaplan Police Department Scott Police Department Ville Platte Police Department The mother of the woman whose remains were found on LaJaunie Road in June says her daughter came to Louisiana with "a guy and a girl." Vickie Patterson's mother says she doesn't know when her daughter traveled to Louisiana or how long she had been here.

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  5. EPSO working an armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies are searching for a Ville Platte man in connection with an armed robbery that happened last week, KVPI reports. Deputies say a man wearing a bandana over his face robbed a woman at gunpoint in the Eastside Subdivision on Thursday of last week.

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  6. Governor, ag commish set listening tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain and Governor John Bel Edwards will be traveling the state this month on a listening tour. The tour is aimed at giving agricultural and forestry producers and stakeholders an opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues, concerns and needs.

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  7. Another lawsuit filed against Ville PlatteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Another resident has filed suit against Ville Platte in the wake of a Department of Justice report that cited local police and sheriff's deputies for holding uncooperative witnesses in jail without charging them. The suit, filed by the same Philadelphia and New Orleans firms who have filed previous, similar suits, names the City of Ville Platte, as well as the police chief and mayor, claims that a citizen named Steveniski Frank Sr. was booked on felony charges in April 2014.

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  8. Ville Platte Water issues boil advisory for some customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A water line was shut down and due to a loss of pressure, customers living along the following streets are under a boil water advisory until further notice:

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  9. Image Courtesy: MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Ville Platte Man was arrested Wednesday night after troopers allegedly found cocaine in the vehicle he was driving on I-10 in Calcasieu Parish. On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, shortly after 9:00 p.m., a trooper stopped a vehicle on I-10 east for a traffic violation.

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  10. Ville Platte Police seeking two for questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The red 2016 Pioneer 700 was stolen from an equipment yard on Reed Street sometime overnight this weekend, police said. On the night of October 21, 2017 or early morning hours of October 22nd, a red 2016 Honda Pioneer 700 was stolen from an equipment yard of a local business located on Reed Street.

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  11. Eight arrested on Multiple Medicaid Welfare Fraud ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has arrested eight more people accused on multiple Medicaid Welfare Fraud charges: Alexis Arthur , Derrick Freeman , Latoya Johnson , Casey Joseph , Latanya Joseph , Yolanda Patton , Amanda Porter , and Chloe Prier were arrested for allegedly submitting time sheets and service logs for Medicaid services while working other jobs. They were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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  12. The 3rd Annual Let's Be Real Survivors Symposium to be held Oct 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Vision Seekers of Evangeline Parish will host their 3rd Annual Let's Be Real Survivor's Symposium. The event is held every year by a group of diverse women in the community who are working towards the goal of educating youth on topics necessary for development and success as they grow older.

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  13. Family of WWII hero receives Distinguished Service CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Hundreds from the community joined together to present the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart to the family of World War II hero Chaplain Lt. Joseph Verbis Lafleur in a ceremony held at the St. Landry Catholic Church.

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  14. SLCC in Ville Platte to host Career Fair for students, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    South Louisiana Community College will host a career fair at the Ville Platte Civic Center for the students and residents of Ville Platte on Wednesday, October 18. The career fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18. Over 30 companies will be present during the event looking to meet with prospective employees. Many of the companies are actively looking to hire.

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  15. Career Fair announced in Ville Platte Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Nearly 30 employers will be at the Ville Platte Civic Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for a Career Fair. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. The Ville Platte Civic Center is located at 704 N. Soileau Street.

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  16. SLCC sees an increase in student enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Enrollment numbers are up 11 percent , according to South Louisiana Community College. The college says that a total of 2,757 new students have enrolled in classes over the Fall 2016 semester.

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  17. Lawrence Fontenot / Ville Platte PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    He was booked on a warrant for attempted second-degree murder into the city jail. His bond is set at $100,000.

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  18. Police searching for suspect in Ville Platte shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Officers responded to the scene of a shooting on September 11, 2017, on the 100 block of East Oak. Upon arrival, police officers say that they observed a male walking out of a residence with blood on his clothing.

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  19. SLCC expands Adult Education Program to Ville Platte campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    South Louisiana Community College has announced the expansion of it's Adult Education Program to it's C.B. Coreil Campus in Ville Platte.

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  20. BSEE Hurricane Harvey Activity Statistics: August 26, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Hurricane Response Team is activated and monitoring the operators' activities. The team will continue to work with offshore operators and other state and federal agencies until operations return to normal and the storm is no longer a threat to Gulf of Mexico oil and gas activities.

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