As Avoyelles prepares to observe Thanksgiving, your community newspaper looks at 10 things for which this parish can be thankful. The items are not listed in any particular order.
Several Christmas season events will be held in the next few days, and more will follow before the "big day." Here are Avoyelles Parish events that we have been told about.
Derrionte Boyer, 16, of Mansura will be tried as an adult for 1st degree murder in connection with a shooting at a Cottonport night club this past Sunday (Nov. 24).
For the third year, a community Thanksgiving Feast will be held in Mansura’s Cochon de Lait Center.
Work to wrap up the 2019 budget and prepare to adopt the 2020 budget took center stage at the Avoyelles Police Jury’s Nov. 12 meeting.