According to Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office officials, Bruce Lachney age 60 has been arrested and is expected to be charged with second degree murder.
Joyce Desselle (center) and her two sons, Howard Desselle III (left) and Trent Desselle, accepted the honorary designation of Avoyellean of the Year for 1965 on behalf of the late Howard J. Desselle Jr. The special award was presented during a community-wide Martin Luther King Day event at St. John Community Church-Baptist in Marksville on Jan. 21.
It was a well-deserved honor to a worthy recipient at an appropriate event when the late Howard Desselle Jr. was named Avoyellean of the Year for 1965 at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr.
While everyone will agree that the Avoyelles Parish School District has room for improvement in its academic performance, a state Department of Education official said the local public school syst
A proposed city ordinance would allow Cleco to purchase 97 acres at the Bunkie Industrial Park for $1,018,395 in hopes of securing a commercial tenant for the site.
Jesse Ducote, 22, of Bunkie was sentenced today to five years for the negligent homicide of a friend in November 2017.