Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tune in to the French News at 7:30am and at 5:00pm and Cajun Rendezvous weekdays 4-5pm, Cajun Saturday all day Saturday on The Legend 1050 KVPI AM
Enjoy Classic Country music around the clock Sunday through Friday on KVPI 1050 The Legend and on

Your favorite time period for country music was which of the following?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)
Your email address is never published.
View Results
Local News
Subscribe To This Feed  View All

Clerk of Court Randy Deshotel Guest Speaker at Rotary Club

April 3, 2018


    The Ville Platte Rotary Club today (Tuesday) heard from Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court Randy Deshotel discuss the duties and services his office offers to the general public.

     The clerk of court is the chief election officer in the parish. He announced that qualifying for the fall elections will take place July 18-20. All of the municipal offices except for Pine Prairie will have an election as well as all 13 school board members in Evangeline Parish. Next year, voters will vote on offices from Governor all the way to the parish wide races such as sheriff and police jury races.

    Among the services his office now offers are birth certificates and death certificates.

    His office has civil and criminal departments. Civil matters include law suits, adoptions and divorces. His criminal department has two minute clerks that attend all criminal trials and hearings.

    The clerk of court’s office has made many improvements through the years. When he took office, Deshotel said the office only had two computers for the public, now they have six.

    The offices has digitized many records: for example all marriage records have been scanned into the hard drive going back to 1911 while mortgage records go back to the 1970’s.

    Attorneys and those in genealogy are encouraged to subscribe to the Clerk of Court’s website to access many of their records online for $20 a day or $75 a month.

    Randy Deshotel was the guest of Rotarian Maggie Ortego.

   In other business, Leonard Fontenot urged Rotarians to become Paul Harris Fellows. A club member receives that designation when he or she contributes $1000 to Rotary International, the giving arm of Rotary to help people in need all around the world. Currently the club has 30 Paul Harris Fellows.

Audio Now

  • Jack Miller winner from Florida Jack Miller winner from Florida
  • One of the many food vendors One of the many food vendors
  • Jack Miller's Winner from Texas Jack Miller's Winner from Texas
LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services