UPDATE: Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office deputies captured escapee Jennifer Arnouville at a home in Moreauville at about 10:15 a.m. today.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Chairman Joey Barbry pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally taking more than $83,000 from the tribe’s check cashing business.
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.