With no looming crisis or disaster facing the city at this time, the Marksville City Council focused on relatively minor annoyances at its Feb. 14 meeting.
A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against the Louisiana Department of Corrections and David Wade Correctional Center (DWCC) for subjecting prisoners to cruel, debilitating conditions,
It may be a few years from now before the first paycheck would be cashed, but there are “serious discussions” underway that would locate a new oil refinery at the Port of Avoyelles in Simmesport.
There are plans being discussed to expand parish library services in Effie, Cottonport and Mansura.
Solomon Northup, whose experience as a free black man sold into slavery has been immortalized in his autobiography and an Academy Award-winning film, was recently honored by his hometown of Glens