banner banner banner banner banner banner banner banner
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Classic Hits 92.5--The 2015 La. Association of Broadcasters Radio Station of the Year.
Join our free Listener Club and get weekly newsletters. Get weekly updates and exclusive contests.
Local News


     An early morning fire at Vidrine Elementary School claimed the life of a school janitor, according to Mamou District Fire Chief Gary Reed. Chief Reed identified the victim as Donald Thomas, in his late 50’s from Mamou.

    The fire was reported to authorities at 5:42 this morning in a storage building where custodians congregate in back of the Vidrine Elementary School Main building. That building is attached to the Kindergarten section. When the first fire unit arrived, there was heavy smoke seen from the burning building.

    The Mamou Fire District responded to the fire with four pumper units, two tankers and three rescue units while Ville Platte responded to mutual aid with one pumper and tanker. Chief Reed said  28 firefighters responded to the fire. It took fire crews about 30 minutes to get the fire under control.

   After the fire was extinguised, it was reported that one of the custodians was reported missing. Chief Reed  sent a rescue team back in to the building and they discovered the body of Donald Thomas.

   The investigation is being conducted by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. It is undetermined how the fire began but it was confined to the storage building.

KVPI AM and FM are proud members of the L.A.B.



KVPI is a member of the LSU Sports Radio Network

Sign up today 
and join our free Loyal Listener E Club and qualify to win exclusive contests and stay updated in what is going on at Oldies 92-5 KVPI.


The Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum operated by the City of Ville Platte is open to the public every Friday and Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Come view the amazing artifacts, photos, records, Wall of Fame and hear the music. Admission charge is $3 adults, $2 seniors and $1 for children under 12. The museum is located on Northwest Railroad Avenue.

LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services