Despite what is built around the camper, the town of Delcambre wants residents who live in a camper to be able to haul off the camper twice a year to meet FEMA regulations.

Delcambre aldermen talk about having residents who live in campers, RV’s to move them twice a year due to FEMA

DELCAMBRE — If you are living in a camper in Delcambre, it has be moved twice a year if it is not elevated.
An ordinance for the town of Delcambre was introduced; as required by FEMA, states that any recreational vehicle (RV, camper) is required to be moved from its location for at least 24 hours.
According to, recreational vehicles in A and V flood zones has to be moved every 180 days.

Police: Five students arrested after fight at Central Catholic

Five students at Central Catholic High School were charged with disturbing the peace fighting after Morgan City police responded to a Thursday incident, Police Chief James Blair said in a news release.

—Khyre Jamaal Wills, 17, of 10th Street in Patterson, was arrested at 1:41 p.m. Thursday on a charge of disturbing the peace fighting.

—Parker Wayne Nelson, 17, of Murial Street in Bayou L’Ourse, was arrest at 1:41 p.m. Thursday on a charge of disturbing the peace fighting.

—Three juveniles, all 16, were also each charged with disturbing the peace fighting.

VP council discusses ways to stop loitering at gas stations

After all the pomp and circumstance of the swearing-in ceremony Tuesday afternoon, the mayor and city council of Ville Platte got to work and discussed options of curtailing the loitering problem at two of the city’s gas stations.
Councilman Mike Perron posed the question to Chief Neal Lartigue following reports of loitering problems at the Shell Y-Not Stop on the corner of Tate Cove and LaSalle and at East End Exxon on the corner of Main and Chataignier on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Couple feels VP officers violated their Fourth amendment rights

On Tuesday, a Ville Platte couple accused the Ville Platte Police Department of violating their constitutional rights by using a warrant to search their home which they do not believe was valid.
In a report from KATC news this issue stems from an incident that happened Monday evening at an apartment on North Latour Street in Ville Platte.


House fire results in father arrested for leaving child unattended

A Monday morning house fire has resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Ville Platte man.
According to a Lafayette television news station, Kriger Jones was booked in the Evangeline Parish Jail following the fire that broke out at around 8:30 a.m. Monday. The television news station reported a child, who was left unattended in the home, was rescued from the fire.
Firefighters from Fire District #2 responded to the house fire which occurred in the 1200 block of Fruge Street.


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