Videos from the IRS:

Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop

Business Taxes for the Self-Employed

Good Recordkeeping Helps Avoid Headaches

Business Income

 The Arts and Music

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Heymann Performing Arts Center

Louisiana Folk Roots

Evangeline Trail Project

Famous Fred’s Lounge – Mamou

Business

Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana

Community

City of Ville Platte

Town of Mamou

Education and Schools

Evangeline Parish School Board

Diocese of Lafayette, Office of Catholic Schools

Sacred Heart School
Catholic K-12 School in Ville Platte

Christian Heritage Academy
Christian K-12 school in Ville Platte

Louisiana Technical College
Charles B. Coreil Campus, Ville Platte

Louisiana State University at Eunice (LSUE)

Employment

Office of State Examiner: Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board
Provides information on testing schedules, PDF exam study guides and a classification index of positions available within our local Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service System.

Louisiana Workforce Development Office (LAWorks)

Fairs and Festivals

Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
April 15-22, 2011 (at Chicot Park)

Smoked Meat Festival
Held the last full week in June

Louisiana Cotton Festival
October 12 thru 17, 2010

Louisiana Swine Festival
Held in Basile, LA

Mamou Cajun Country Mardi Gras

Mamou Cajun Music Festival

Mamou Veteran’s Day Parade

Boggy Bayou Festival, Pine Prairie
This three day festival is held the 1st full weekend in April, except when Easter falls on that date.  In that event the festival is held the last weekend in March

Belaire Cove Crawfish Etoufée Cookoff
Held first Sunday after Easter

Louisiana Book Festival

Health and Hospitals

Mercy Regional Center
Ville Platte, LA

Savoy Medical Center
Mamou, LA

History

Acadians
The Center for Cultural & Eco-Tourism

CODOFIL
Council for the Development of French in Louisiana

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Evangeline Parish Public Defender Board

Libraries

Library of Congress

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EvangelineToday.com
Website for Evangeline Today: Ville Platte Gazette, Mamou Acadian Press, and Basile Weekly:

Bonnes Nouvelles
A monthly good news and local history paper with special editions for Evangeline and Vermilion Parish, great for local events and in depth local historic articles

Opelousas Daily World

The Eunice News

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Free DMV Practice Tests

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KVPI Oldies 92.5

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Evangeline Tourism Commission

Chicot State Park

Louisiana State Arboretum

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Acadiana Open Channel/Public Access

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Local FOX Affiliate

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Upcoming Events
Jun
26
Tue
10:00 am Theatre Acadie at Turkey Creek Bran... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Theatre Acadie at Turkey Creek Bran... @ Turkey Creek Branch Library
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Reading programs continue today with Theatre Acadie at the Turkey Creek Branch at 10 a.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
2:00 pm Theatre Acadie at main library (Vil... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Theatre Acadie at main library (Vil... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Summer Reading programs continue with Theatre Acadie at the main library (Ville Platte) at 2 p.m. and also at 6 p.m.  These events are free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by[...]
6:00 pm Theatre Acadie at main library (Vil... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Theatre Acadie at main library (Vil... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Reading programs continue this evening with Theatre Acadie at the main library (Ville Platte) at 6 p.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Jun
27
Wed
10:00 am Theatre Acadie at Prescott Branch, ... @ Prescott Branch, Pine Prairie
Theatre Acadie at Prescott Branch, ... @ Prescott Branch, Pine Prairie
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Reading programs continue today with Theatre Acadie at the Prescott Branch, Pine Prairie, at 10 a.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
10:30 am Mystery Book Club meets Wed. June 2... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mystery Book Club meets Wed. June 2... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Mystery Book Club will meet on Wed. June 27th at 10:30 a.m. at the main library.  Everybody is welcome.  The book for the month is “The Strong Poison” by Dorothy Sayers.
2:00 pm Theatre Acadie at Mamou Branch at 2... @ Mamou Teen Center
Theatre Acadie at Mamou Branch at 2... @ Mamou Teen Center
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Summer Reading programs continue today with Theatre Acadie at the Mamou Teen Center at 2 p.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Jun
28
Thu
10:00 am Theatre Acadie at Basile Branch at ... @ Basile Branch Library
Theatre Acadie at Basile Branch at ... @ Basile Branch Library
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Reading programs continue today with Theatre Acadie at the Basile Branch at 10 a.m.  This event is free to the public.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
3:00 pm Theatre Acadie at Chataignier at 3 ... @ Chataignier Village Hall
Theatre Acadie at Chataignier at 3 ... @ Chataignier Village Hall
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Summer Reading Programs continue with Theatre Acadie in Chataignier at 3 p.m.  If the new Chataignier Branch is not yet available, the performance will be held at the Village Hall.  This event is free to[...]
Jul
4
Wed
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Jul 4 all-day
The main library and all branches will be closed for the 4th of July.
Jul
24
Tue
11:30 am Public Library Budget Hearing at 11... @ Mamou Branch Library
Public Library Budget Hearing at 11... @ Mamou Branch Library
Jul 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
A public hearing will be held at the Mamou Branch Library on Tuesday July 24th at 11:30 am to obtain public comments on the proposed amendment of the Library’s operating budget.  This amendment addresses needed[...]