A former Marksville man now living in Many is expected to be formally charged soon with the murders of two registered sex offenders who were shot to death in the past five months.
A store clerk was pistol-whipped in an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store in Simmesport Monday morning. The clerk was hit twice with a pistol as one of the robber's demanded money.
A drop-off box for unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs has been installed in the lobby of the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office in Marksville.
Gerald Thomas, 42, of Cottonport was sentenced Monday in 9th Judicial District Court in Alexandria to 30 years in prison for attempted 2nd degree murder.
Chancey Johnson, 26, and Allyssa Chambers, 24, both of Marksville, were arrested in Alexandria Monday (June 12) and charged with counterfeiting.