Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Pineville that was not wearing a seatbelt.Read more...
By Savannaha Wiley Correspondent Stray dogs are not just a nuisance any more. Now they are considered a public threat to safety, the Cottonport Town Council was told.Read more...
The Avoyelles Parish Police Jury Solid Waste Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the Police Jury meeting room of the courthouse in Marksville.
The committee will meet with representatives of current garbage collection contractor Progressive Waste Solutions and of previous contractor Waste Connections to discuss recent garbage collection issues.
The jury's Personnel Committee will meet following that meeting to discuss vacancies at the Parish Barn.
By Raymond L. Daye Co-Editor If you are caught “sagging” your trousers in Hessmer, you will receive a ticket -- no if’s, and’s or butt’s about it.Read more...
C.E. Byrd's Jeffrey Berry and Dunham’s Sydney Cavin win the Louisiana Champions Invitational at Tamahka
MARKSVILLE – Tamahka Trails Golf Club’s 7,000-yard course took its toll on a number of players Tuesday during the 12th annual Louisiana Champions Invitational.
But C.E. Byrd's Jeffrey Berry and Dunham’s Sydney Cavin weren’t among them.Read more...
Avoyelles Public Charter School advanced in the Class-B baseball playoffs on Friday afternoon with a 12-2 road win over Simmsboro. APCS entered the playoffs as the #22 seed while Simmsboro was the #11 seed. The Vikings will now host the #6 seed Anacoco Indians on Monday at 4:30 p.m. at the APCS baseball field in Mansura in the second round. APCS scored two runs and the first inning and three more in the second inning to take a 5-0 lead before cruising to the ten-run win.
Class - B
#1 Florien (24-1) 13 - #16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-13) 0
Lady Vikings knocked out of playoffs
#7 Starks (11-12) 2 - #10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville (9-14) 0
Lady Eagles knocked out of playoffs
#1 John Curtis (26-2) 11 - #32 Avoyelles (9-15) 1
Lady Mustangs knocked out of playoffs
Class - B
#16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-12) 6 - #17 Doyline (11-7) 0
Lele Laborde pitches a no-hitter for Lady Vikings
#16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-12) at #1 Florien (23-1)
Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. at Florien High School
#10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville receives a bye
#10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville (9-13) at #7 Starks (10-12)
Thursday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in Starks at school
Native Flute Making Workshop Among Pow Wow Festivities Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana hosts flute workshop as part of 19th Annual Pow Wow Celebration
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe has announced a Native Flute Making Workshop to be facilitated by musician/flute maker, Hawk Henries, Saturday, May 10 from 9 a. m. – 5 p. m. at the main pow wow grounds pavilion on the reservation near Marksville.Read more...
Known for his work with the legendary Allman Brothers, keyboardist JOHNNY NEEL (http://www.johnnyneel.com/) will be performing live at Bailey's on the Square Friday evening, March 21.Read more...