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APSB committee discusses future of 3 closed school sites

By GARLAND FORMAN,  Co-Editor   Two municipalities are now seeking to purchase facilities at closed schools to be used as community recreation centers. A private organization has expressed interest in a third closed school site.

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Moreauville Fire Dept. benefit carnival scheduled October 2-4

A fall carnival to benefit the Moreauville Volunteer Fire Department will be held Thursday, October 2 from 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday, October 3 from 6 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, October 4, from 11 a.m to 11 p.m.

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Proposed charter schools rejected

A state review panel has rejected two applications for charter schools in Avoyelles Parish. While the two organizations proposing the schools are appealing directly to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, this panel’s action is seen as a death blow for the efforts this year.

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$1/4 million stolen goods recovered; two charged

Two men have been arrested and more than $250,000 in heavy equipment and stolen vehicles have been recovered in what authorities are categorizing as a multi-parish theft operation.

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Avoyelles edges Bunkie; Marksville suffers it first loss

Friday, September 26, High School Football scores

Avoyelles (2-2) 44 - Bunkie (0-4) 38

Pineville (3-1) 24 - Marksville (3-1) 8

Friday, October 3 games

Bunkie (0-4) at North Central (1-3)

Tioga (0-4) at Avoyelles (2-2)

St. Louis (1-3) at Marksville (3-1)

 

By GARLAND FORMAN

BUNKIE - The old cliché of the winner of the game is whoever has the ball last would win the game. In the Avoyelles-Bunkie game on Friday night, the Mustangs were the last team to have the ball and hung on for a narrow 44-38 victory to spoil Bunkie’s homecoming.

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Avoyelles, Marksville roll to football wins

Friday, September 19 High School Football Scores

Avoyelles (1-2) 40 - Jonesboro-Hodge (2-1) 26

Marksville (3-0) 36 - Independence (1-2) 0

East Beauregard (3-0) 20 - Bunkie (0-3) 7

Friday, September 26 games

Avoyelles (1-2) at Bunkie (0-3) Panthers homecoming

Marksville (3-0) at Pineville (2-1)

Jonesboro-Hodge-Avoyelles Box Score

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Bunkie JV hands St. Joe season opening loss, 21-0

St. Joseph High School’s fledgling football squad “learned a lot” and “enjoyed the experience” of playing Bunkie High School’s junior varsity team last Thursday, SJHS Principal Bryan Runyon said. As the reader may have guessed, Bunkie thumped the Eagles, 21-0.

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Mustangs lose "game we should've won," 48-38

y Raymond L. Daye Co-Editor   That’s the way the ball bounces. There were a lot of bouncing balls on a rain-soaked field in Oakdale last Friday -- and none of them were bouncing in Avoyelles High’s way as the Warriors staged a 4th-quarter comeback to beat the Mustangs, 48-38.

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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.

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GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ALLMAN BROTHERS KEYBOARDIST JOHNNY NEEL TO PERFORM AT BAILEY'S FRIDAY MARCH 21

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.

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