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

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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)

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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

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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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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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Upcoming Events
Jan
23
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Search Committee of the Library Board of Control will meet on Tuesday Jan. 23rd at 3 pm at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public.  This is the initial meeting of[...]
4:00 pm Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Jan. 23rd at the main library at 4 p.m.  Everybody is welcome, and public comments are encouraged.  The Board will elect officers for 2018, review the results[...]
Jan
24
Wed
12:00 pm Acadiana Center for the Arts App... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Acadiana Center for the Arts App... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Artists of Evangeline Parish are invited to apply for Art Spark Individual Artist Stipends.  If you are an artist in any medium who lives in the eight parish Acadiana region, you are invited to attend[...]
Feb
12
Mon
all-day Mamou Branch closed for Lundi Gras @ Mamou Branch Library
Mamou Branch closed for Lundi Gras @ Mamou Branch Library
Feb 12 all-day
The Mamou Branch Library is closed Monday Feb. 12th for Lundi Gras.  Pine Prairie, Basile, and Ville Platte are open regular hours.
Feb
13
Tue
all-day Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Feb 13 all-day
The Main Library and all branches are closed Tuesday Feb. 13th for Mardi Gras.
Mar
20
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Search Committee will meet at 3 p.m. on Tues. March 20th at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public.
4:00 pm Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets T... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Jan. 20th at 4 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public, and an agenda will be posted no later than 24 hours in advance of the[...]
Mar
30
Fri
all-day Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches cl... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mar 30 all-day
The main library and all branches are closed all day Friday March 30th in observance of Good Friday.
12:00 am Main Library closed for Easter w... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Main Library closed for Easter w... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 30 @ 12:00 am – Apr 2 @ 8:00 am
The main library is closed Good Friday and Holy Saturday March 30th and 31st.  The library reopens Monday April 2nd.
May
22
Tue
3:00 pm Library Board Search Committee m... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board Search Committee m... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Board Search Committee will meet Tues. May 22nd at 3 pm.  The meeting is open to the public, and all are welcome.