In this photograph from the early 1990’s, former Evangeline Community Action Agency Assistant Director, and current mayor of Ville Platte, Jennifer Vidrine talks with former U.S. Congressman Clyde Holloway in his Washington D.C. office concerning his help in obtaining funds to assist parish residents with their electirc bills. Holloway passed away on October 16 at age 72 due to complications from pneumonia. (Gazette file photo)
Former U.S. Congressman and chairman of the Louisiana Public Service Commission Clyde Holloway was laid to rest on Saturday.
An act of theft has recently occured at Leon Manuel Cemetery in Evangeline Parish.
J.D. Soileau said, “Last Saturday I noticed that someone had stolen a military man’s plaque from his grave.”
VILLE PLATTE - It was a sloppy loss in more ways than one.
A combination of mud and poor execution doomed the Ville Platte Bulldogs, who lost 54-6 to the undefeated Northwest Raiders Friday evening.
The Sacred Heart Trojan defense led by freshman tackle Michael Monier (92) gang tackles West St. Mary running back Tristan Harris (10). Sacred Heart fell to West St. Mary 12-9 to drop to 4-4 on the year and 1-4 in District 5-2A. The Trojans will host Catholic of New Iberia this coming Friday. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)
VILLE PLATTE - If Sacred Heart can point to one factor in their 12-9 homecoming loss to West St. Mary, it has to be the numerous mistakes committed by the Trojans.
According to Trojan head coach Josh Haper, its the same old story just a different chapter.
The sun began to slowly set in the distance on Sunday evening as groups of family, friends and spectators crowded the dusty infield at The Industrial Park in Ville Platte.