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BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE CHRISTMAS

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the Avoyelles Parish Courthouse and throughout the parish. Several holiday events have already been held and more will occur this week and in the rest of the month leading up to day set aside to celebrate Christ’s birth -- the greatest gift of all. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Christmas events in Avoyelles December 6-9

Upcoming Christmas events this week include:

Mike DeSoto of Marksville casts his votes during early voting, which ended yesterday (Dec. 1). The short ballot features local tax propositions, one Avoyelles School Board runoff and a statewide runoff for secretary of state. Election day is Saturday (Dec. 8). {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Solid waste taxes top local issue on Dec. 8 ballot

There has been very little excitement about the upcoming Dec. 8 election.

STRIKING 'GOLD' AT FFA NATIONALS

Representing Louisiana at the National FFA Convention were (from left) LaSAS ag teacher Brandon Sostand and his 8th grade students Austin Spencer and William Manuel. The boys’ project on producing queen bees for the honey industry placed 5th at the expo, qualifying for a gold medal. {Photo courtesy of Jonathan Manuel}

LaSAS duo takes ‘gold’ at FFA Nationals

Two young Avoyelles Parish agri-business students from LaSAS brought home the gold in a national competition in late October.

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