The end of jury selection in the murder trial of Derrick Stafford appears to be in sight as the tedious but important process enters its fourth day at the Avoyelles Parish Courthouse in Marksville.
Marksville City Councilman Clyde "Danny" Benson continues his criticism of the way in which the Mary Bethune Community Center project was handled, particularly the lack of planning on how the center would be used once construction was finished.
Marksville Mayor John Lemoine contends the Mary Bethune Community Center is a place for the city's youth to go and envisions a center with recreational and educational programs, as well as a place to hold community events such as class reunions. He said the city had no way of predicting the financial downturn that keeps it from funding programs at this time.
Eyes rolled and more than a few snickers were stifled during a loud and sometimes personal exchange between Marksville Mayor John Lemoine and District 5 Alderman Clyde “Danny” Benson over the fund
Attorneys in the murder trial of Derrick Stafford begin today's jury selection process halfway to the goal of seating 14 people to decide the fate of the former Marksville Police Department lieuten
Marksville’s “get tough” policy on delinquent water bills may have been a little too tough, in the opinions of a room full of irate water customers at the March 8 City Council meeting.
John Riddle, the son of Avoyelles Parish District Attorney Charles Riddle was arrested on drug and obscenity charges last night.