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Jim and great grand daughter Lauren together on KVPI La Tasse de Cafe Wednesday

We have a special treat for our KVPI listeners. We are bringing in our newest KVPI DJ Lauren Soileau to sit in with her great grandfather Jim Soileau on our very popular La Tasse de Cafe radio show Wednesday morning from 8-9am on both KVPI AM and FM. Lauren is keeping up the tradition that began with Jim and continued with her grandparents, Nick and Rita Soileau who worked at one time at KVPI. Be sure to listen and call us up at 337-363-214 to say hello.

KVPI is looking to hire Full Time Sales Person

Ville Platte Broadcasting Company, the parent company of radio stations KVPI AM and FM has an immediate opening for a full-time sales account representative to provide marketing and advertising solutions for our clients. You will be making face to face as well as telephone sales calls on local and regional businesses. The successful candidate will receive a compensation package which includes a salary and sales commission. You must have reliable transportation and the desire to succeed and work hard. Experience in sales is helpful but not necessary. We will train the right person. Please apply in person with General Manager Mark Layne during regular office hours Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5;00pm. Resumes may be sent to kvpiamfm@gmail.com . Our offices are located at 809 West LaSalle Street in Ville Platte. Phone 337-363-2124 for more information. If you're ready to move to the next level in your career and work for a locally owned company whose workers have been with us for more than 50 years in some cases, this is your opportunity. Ville Platte Broadcasting Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Rick Springfield Interview planned for Tuesday at 12:30pm on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI

Fans of 80's music will want to look forward to our interview with Singer/Actor Rick Springfield scheduled for Tuesday at 12:30pm on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI. The interview will focus on his brand new song and interesting video "The Wall Will Fall". We will also talk about his time as an actor as Dr. Noah Drake on "General Hospital". We also talk about the back story on his biggest hit "Jessie's Girl". Be sure to join us Tuesday at 12:30pm right here on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI.

Class of 2020 Honor Students Interviews Scheduled on KVPI

KVPI has plans to broadcast the interviews we did in the last few days with honor students from our parish high schools. All of these students were chosen either as Valedictorian or Salutatorian of their Class of 2020. You can hear all of the interviews as a group Wednesday at 12:30pm on KVPI AM and FM. We also plan to upload the interviews to our podcast folder on our classichits925.com website for those who miss it live. Congratulations to : From Ville Platte High: Caliah Guillory, Valedictorian , Mishal Chaudrey, Salutatorian ; From Mamou High: Abi Hall Patrick, Valedictorian and Sylas Fontenot, Salutatorian; From Pine Prairie High School- Lindsey Meylian, Valedictorian and Abigail Derouselle, Salutatorian; From Sacred Heart- Samuel Gil, Valedictorian and Kylie LeBas, Salutatorian. We are only missing our two Basile High students. Please have them contact us at KVPI at 337-363-2124 to schedule interviews with them. Will you join me in congratulating these super students, our future Evangeline Parish leaders?

Sheriff Posse St. Jude Drawing

Evangeline Parish Sheriff 's Mounted Posse Drawing May 8, 2020 The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Mounted Posse held their annual benefit drawing today at KVPI studios for the benefit of St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Usually the drawing is held during their annual trail ride but the ride was cancelled this year due to the Corona Virus. The raffle tickets and donations amounted to $2959 according to Ralph Daigle with the Sheriff's Posse. In the 16 years, the posse has been conducted their annual raffle, they have raised $185,000 for St. Jude's Hospital. Among those in attendance at KVPI for the drawing were Ralph Daigle, his daughter, Clarissa Daigle, Joe Fontenot and Sheriff Elect Charles Guillory who did the drawing from the hundreds of names. Congratulations to the three winners: First Prize Winner- Cody Manuel; Second Prize winner of $100 -Tawane Fontenot and Third Prize winner of $50- Marlin Arvie.

Welcome DJ Lauren to the KVPI Family

Would you join me in welcoming the newest member to the KVPI family of announcers? Please welcome DJ Lauren who will handle the Saturday afternoon shift from 12 noon to 6;00pm playing your favorite Classic Hits from the 70's, 80's and 90's. She will become a third generation DJ over KVPI. Her grandfather Nick Soileau worked as a DJ back in the 70's. Her great grand father, Jim Soileau, was among the first DJ's when the station first signed on in 1953 , later became general manager and is still working with us as a French announcer. Welcome Lauren.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day

Happy Administrative Professionals Day on Wednesday. Listen to special messages on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI Tuesday and Wednesday from many local and area offices and businesses who will be saluting their special people for all the good work they do. All of us at KVPI would like to do a shout out and thank Cheryl DeBaillon, Becky Vidrine and Mallory Moser for all the hard work they do. Thank you, ladies from a grateful staff.

The 60's at 5;00 starts this week on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI

We're excited to introduce a new one hour music show dedicated to the music and events of the 1960's. The show will air Monday through Friday from 5-6pm on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI. An incredible decade of musical styles and news events, movies and TV shows. From the Beach Boys and the Mamas and Papas, to the British Invasion groups like the Beatles and Rolling Stones to the sounds of Motown like the Supremes and the Four Tops. You'll hear it all from one of the largest libraries of 60's music in the state. Our DJ's, Tuney on Monday and Thursday and Gram on Tuesday and Wednesday will be taking your requests at 506-2444. What is your favorite song from the 1960's?

Listen to a live phone interview with Dr. Alvarez on the latest news on the Corona Virus Pandemic Thursday

Be sure to tune in Thursday at 9:00am for a new updated interview live on the phone with Dr. Eduardo Alvarez, who specializes in Internal Medicine, to discuss the latest news on the Corona Virus Pandemic. The interview can be heard on both KVPI AM 1050 The Legend and KVPI FM Classic Hits 92.5 at 9:00am right after La Tasse de Cafe. If you have a question, call us at 337-363-2124 and we will pass your question on to Dr. Alvarez to answer.

Bud n Boiing Contest Grand Prize Winner

Bud n Boiling Contest Winner April 8, 2020 Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI has just had another successful Bud n Boiling contest with our contest sponsor, Southwest Beverage, the local Budweiser distributor. We had forty qualifiers in the last eight days qualifying for the grand prize and each qualifier winning a 12 pack of beer. We had our grand prize drawing today from all of our qualifiers and congratulations to Patti Lafleur, our grand prize winner. She has won Budweiser beer, a crawfish boiling kit, a sack of crawfish from B&L Seafood and other Budweiser prizes. Thank you to all of our listeners who qualified and a special thank you to Southwest Beverage.

Get Ready To Win in our KVPI Bud n Boiling Contest

Get ready to win beer, crawfish, and a crawfish boiling kit in our Classic Hits 925 KVPI "Bud n Boiling" contest. Starting Monday April 6, we will qualify five listeners to be finalists in the contest. Be caller five when you hear the cue to call (the beer can tab opening and beer pouring in the glass). You must be 21 or older. On Wednesday April 8 at noon , we will have a grand prize drawing to draw the name of one grand prize winner who will win beer, crawfish and a crawfish burner kit. Good luck from your friends at KVPI and Southwest Beverage Company, your distributor for Budweiser Beer.

KVPI Committed to Keep You Informed

During this time of uncertainty, we want to assure all of our listeners, friends and clients that KVPI will continue to be the voice of Evangeline Parish and South Central Louisiana. We will be there LIVE on the air every day to inform you on important emergency information from our local, parish, state and federal leaders.We have been together keeping you safe through hurricanes, floods, and even ice storms through the years since we signed on in 1953. Our #1 goal is to keep you informed so you and your family will be safe. Thank you and may God bless all of us!!!

KVPI wins "Uniquely Louisiana" award for the La Tasse de Cafe radio show from La. Broadcasters

The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters held its annual Prestige awards ceremony today in Baton Rouge. KVPI FM 92.5 was honored to receive the "Uniquely Louisiana" award for airing the popular "La Tasse de Cafe" radio show. The bilingual call-in radio show has grown dramatically over its 50 year history. The original hosts were Jim Soileau and the late Dan Andrus and began as a once a week half hour show. The show has grown and evolved to become an hour long four day a week show with hosts Jim Soileau, Charlie Manuel, Mike Perron and Mark Layne. Internet streaming has brought new listeners from throughout the country and other countries. KVPI General Manager Mark Layne would like to thank Polly Johnson and the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters for this recognition. A special thanks to Mallory Moser for her hard work in gathering and preparing the nomination. He said " I am proud to share this award for everyone who enjoys our local Cajun French programming including our French News. Thank you to every member of our staff and to the President of Ville Platte Broadcasting Company, Dr. Rhonda Fink Pucheu, a second generation broadcaster, for her continued support of everything we do."

Our Winning Valentine Couple Came to KVPI

Our winning couple in the Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI Valentine contest, Brent and Courtney Fontenot, came to KVPI today to collect their winning prizes which included a meal for two, movie tickets, a hotel stay, flowers, pedicure and manicure and Yetti mugs.. Congratulations to our special couple. It pays to listen to KVPI. Happy Valentine's Day!

Congratulations to our Valentine Winning Couple

Congratulations to Our KVPI Valentine Grand Prize Winners!!!???????????????????? Brent and Courtney Fontenot- here's their story: Brent and I got married in 2013! In September we had our sweet little boy after 6 years of trying! I am so thankful for all the hard work he does to support our family and sacrificing half the month away from us. We would love a night out and to spend some time together! Brent and Courtney will be treated to a half dozen red roses from Mae's Flower Shop, a gift certificate for a pedicure and manicure from Family Hair and Gifts, two Yeti 30 oz Tumblers from Industrial Service and Supply, movie tickets at Paragon Theater, a meal for two at Paragon and a one night stay at Paragon Casino Hotel. Congratulations to our grand prize winner and thank you to everyone who qualified and to our prize sponsors.

KVPI is looking for photos of special couples in our Valentine Contest

KVPI is looking for the next Valentine couple. It could be you. 

KVPI wants to treat you and your significant other this Valentine’s Day!.Go to our Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI Facebook Page, post a picture of you and your significant other with a brief explanation, in 100 words or less, why the both of you should be KVPI’s Valentine’s Day couple. Our judges will select the winner who will receive a grand prize gift pack including a one night stay at an area hotel, a meal for two, flowers and other great prizes. You could be our next grand prize Valentine couple just like Peggy and Dale Dupre who won last year. You must must be 21 or older. Good luck from Cupid’s favorite station, Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI.

Win Wayne Toups Tickets

Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI wants to send some of our listeners to see Wayne Toups in concert. Wayne Toups and Zydecajun will be performing Live in Concert Saturday February 1. The show begins at 8:00pm at the Mari Center. We're giving away three pair of tickets of tickets for the big show. All you need to do to qualify is call us when you hear the Wayne Toups cue to call at 506-2444. One qualifier per family. You must be 21 or older. We will have a drawing to choose three winners. Friday January 24 at 12 noon. Hurry get ready to win to see Wayne Toups in this big show on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI.

KVPI Wants Your Feedback

KVPI AM and FM is seeking your feedback. As we start a brand new year, we want to know what you like and what you don't like about our programming. Share with us your feedback on our shows, what you like, what you don't like, and your suggestions and recommendations.Call us at 337-363-2124, email us at kvpiamfm@gmail.com or visit our Facebook post and share your thoughts. As an incentive, we plan to have a drawing from those who post comments here for a meal for two at Cajun Cajun Buffet.. Thank you.

KVPI welcomes our newest DJ: Kenny

KVPI would like to welcome our newest member to the DJ family: Kenny. Please join us in welcoming him . Kenny will be your DJ host to the night time Party Time show on Monday and Thursday nights from 6-9 p.m. He will also be our DJ host to Swamp Pop music Friday mornings from 9;00am -12 noon. You are invited to call him at 337-506-2444. Welcome aboard Kenny.

KVPI is looking to hire part time DJ's. Come apply in person

Ville Platte Broadcasting Company, the parent company of KVPI AM/FM is growing. We are looking to hire one or more part time radio announcer/DJ's to work nights and weekends. This is an entry level position. No experience is necessary. We will train the right candidates. The right candidate must be able to read well, be computer literate and have reliable transportation. Please come apply in person with KVPI General Manager Mark Layne during regular office hours at KVPI at 809 West Lasalle Street in Ville Platte. KVPI AM/FM is an equal opportunity employer

Merry Christmas from KVPI Staff

Very proud to display our brand new KVPI Christmas card staff photo. Special thanks to Bobby Dardeau of Bonnes Nouvelle for his photographic magic. Shown in the front : Swabby, Mallory, Cheryl and Becky. In back are: Mike, Tunie, Charlie, Mark, Jim and Danny J. Not shown: Lizzy and Gram. Happy Holidays!!

Three more Turkey winners in our Turkey Shoot contest

We had three more winners visit KVPI to claim their turkey prizes. They all won a free turkey in our "Turkey Shoot" contest over KVPI FM 92.5. Congratulations to Monica Aucoin, Vickie Vidrine and Steve Bushnell. Your last chance to win a free turkey takes place Tuesday with Lizzy in the morning . Happy Thanksgiving!

Two more turkey Winners

Two more winners came forward today to claim their turkey prizes in our "Turkey Shoot" contest on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI. They are Debbie Charlie and Kristy Courville. Keep listening for your chance to win a turkey for Thanksgiving each day on your station with more winners: Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI.

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Swamp Pop music

The Louisana Swamp Pop Museum is operated by the City of Ville  Platte is open to the public every Friday and

Saturday from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. 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

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