Toys for Tots held
The annual Toys for Tots program, sponsored by the United States Marines and organized locally by the Ville Platte Police Department and Ville Platte Gazette, was held Monday, December 22. Santa visited with the children and presented toys to everyone who qualified for the program. Thanks to some generous donors, there were plenty of toys and food and drinks for all of the children. Many participants thanked the organizers and donors for helping them with their Christmas wishes for a holiday filled with joy and good cheer.