Games on Thursday, October 20
Menard (6-2, 2-1) 33 - Bunkie (3-5, 0-3) 0 District 3-AA
Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Michael Mayeaux will be charged with two counts of 1st-degree murder in the deaths of his grandparents, Hillman and Eloise Mayeaux of the Borde
Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's deputies have apprehended Michael Mayeaux, a "person of interest" in the murders of Hillman and Eloise Mayeaux of the Bordelonville community.
After 15 years, a nation still remembers and still grieves the senseless loss of lives that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.
The STEPScenla 5K Color Run will start at 8 a.m. this Saturday (Sept. 17) in downtown Marksville.
STEPS stands for “Striving to Ensure Pediatric Survival.” The event is a fundraiser to aid local and area children with terminal or catastrophic illnesses, and to assist their families. It also benefits St. Jude Research Hospital.
Farmers in Avoyelles have already been dealt a harsh blow by a history-making August rainstorm, but the periodic showers since then have made a bad situation worse.
County Agent Justin Dufour said the LSU AgCenter and other agriculture agencies will be doing a “large and descriptive survey of damages. We will assess the overall damage to crops caused by the flooding.”
Some liken it to a year-round Easter egg hunt. Others compare it to the Pokemon Go craze. It can be called “rock fever,” and it appears to be contagious.
This latest search-and-find phenomenon is “Avoyelles Parish Rocks.”
Allegations of malfeasance, theft and destruction of public records at the state’s Raymond Laborde Correctional Center (RLCC) in Cottonport have been referred to the Avoyelles District Attorney’s Office for possible prosecution.
The Legislative Auditor released an investigative audit report on Aug. 10.
Avoyelles Parish – On Friday, September 9, a single vehicle crash killed a man from St. Landry community and injured another man from Bunkie. Both men were not wearing a seat belt.
Games played on Friday, September 9
Bunkie (1-1) 18 - Elton (0-2) 12 Non District
Panthers stop Elton four times inside the three yard line as the game ended
105 N Main St
Marksville, LA 71351