Michael D. Mahfouz of Marksville and Madison Pitre of Hessmer were named to the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Tulane University in New Orleans.
150 years ago this Friday, the Yankee army came through Marksville, marched up the Blue Town road and captured the Confederate Fort DeRussy on Red River.
The movie 12 Twelve Years a Slave, which is the true story of events which took place in Avoyelles Parish before the Civil War, took the top Oscar award for Best Motion Picture of the Year.
Belledeau - by Tori Bordelon
Snow scene in backyard by Crystal Armand
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