12 hrs ago
Arrest Made in Ville Platte Homicide
The Ville Platte Police Department responded to an armed robbery call on July 28, 2014 which ended in a homicide.
13 hrs ago
Smiley: The Springfield Saints
Alex Chapman, of Ville Platte, says, "I recently used the old term, 'harder than an Act of Congress,' to which my kids replied, 'What's that?'" Bertha Hinojosa was explaining different methods for finding directions on the ground to her pre-kindergarten class at LaSalle Elementary.
17 hrs ago
Police: 2 arrested for 2013 robbery
According to Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue, 21-year-old Jacoby Merritt and 32-year-old Joseph Deville robbed a business on East Main Street in September of 2013.
Woman Killed in Ville Platte Robbery
An armed robbery in Ville Platte turned into a homicide when the manager of a grocery store was shot and killed Monday.
Dupre, a resident of Ville Platte, died Saturday at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice.
Murder-suicide orphans nine
In an Opelousas yard, nine children lost their parents Friday night. In daylight, it looked like the aftermath of many a July Fourth family gathering: an above-ground kiddie pool, still full; lounge chairs under the shade of a spreading treetop, beer cans littering the ground.
St. Landry school district ends fiscal year with a surplus
On Thursday, the board learned that with the fiscal year that ended June 30, the school district had a tidy surplus of $936,000 in its general fund - and that could rise to as much as $2 million, once all the revenue is received and bills are paid for June They got there in large part through a reduction in employee salary expenses due to layoffs ... (more)
Evangeline Parish's history told in photographs
Last year was St. Landry Parish's turn to have its history documented in photographs.