Rapides Parish – Friday night, February 24, a crash involving two vehicles and five pedestrians has resulted in the death of two young teenagers, including a 14 year old from Effie.
The last fugitive from a Feb. 19 escape at Avoyelles Detention Center #2 near Bunkie has been captured.
Concern over the status of the Bunkie Police Department continues to be a major issue in the city.
HBCU NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Carl Wilmer Jr., still a Tiger after trading in his Marksville purple and gold for Grambling’s black and gold, holds the Historically Black Colleges and Universities national championship trophy. The G-Men won their 15th HBCU National Championship with a 10-9 defensive contest with North Carolina Central University on Dec. 17. The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl was held in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome.
Although only a freshman, Carl Wilmer Jr.
State and parish agencies were continuing a search Wednesday for a commercial fisherman whose vessel sunk in Red River Monday morning.