A few holidays followed by ice and snow days resulted in only 17 test results in the COVID update for Avoyelles Parish on Thursday. Of those 17 tests five were positive.
Most Avoyelles Parish residents may be unable to read this report, but as of 6:15 a.m. Thursday 14,261 of the parish's 21,717 utility customers were without power.
As of 9:30 p.m., over 62 percent of Avoyelles Parish utility customers were without electricity, the online Power Outage.US website reported.
In an abundance of caution, and to ensure the safety of both postal customers and employees, the Louisiana District is temporarily suspending operations at all post offices within the following thr