The Austin Chalk and Tuscaloosa Marine Shale oil-producing formations -- both of which are located in Avoyelles Parish -- continue to draw attention from drilling and exploration investors.
An Opelousas man is beingh sought on two counts of attempted 2nd degree murder in connection with a shooting in Dupont this past Monday (Aug. 20).
Five Avoyelles Parish residents were among 38 arrested in a two-day crackdown involving several law enforcement agencies in Central Louisiana.
The St. Joseph Catholic School community was shocked and saddened this past weekend with the news that Brother Andre M. Lucia had passed away.
A three-year grant totaling $748,200 will help the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe’s efforts to restore its traditional language.