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Charles Guillory (front right) is pictured standing in front of members of his family as he takes the oath of office from 13th Judicial District Court for Division B Judge Chuck West (front left). Guillory was sworn in Monday as Evangeline Parish Sheriff and took office on Wednesday, July 1, to replace Eddie Soileau. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

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Pictured is the main branch of Evangeline Bank and Trust Company in Ville Platte. The bank has recently expanded its footprint to Opelousas after previously expanding to Lake Charles. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

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Giants’ hurler Liam Vidrine throws one of his 39 pitches in his shutout 16-0 win over the Cubs this past Friday night. Vidrine allowed one hit and struck out nine of the 10 batters he faced in the game. The Giants picked up 12 runs in the first inning and two more in the next two innings to garner the victory. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)



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