A jury of nine whites and three blacks -- four women and eight men -- will hear the opening arguments of attorneys Monday in the murder trial of Derrick Stafford.
MARKSVILLE- Funeral services for Mr. Alison Pierre Ryan will be held at 10 a.m.
With the City Council’s approval of six auxiliary patrolmen and one full-time officer at the March 9 meeting, the Bunkie Police Department became fully staffed.
The state 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals denied a defense motion seeking to postpone the murder trial of Derrick Stafford, only a few hours after it was filed.
Attorneys for Derrick Stafford filed an emergency writ in the Louisiana 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this afternoon, asking the court to overturn the local district judge's denial of their