Avoyelles Head Coach Andy Boone conducts a post-game team huddle after the Mustangs’ loss in Jena last season. Scenes like this will make Friday nights special for high school football fans as the 2018 season kicks off this Friday. {Photo by Connie Giovanetti}

Mustangs will ‘play their game’ again this year

{This week's edition of the Marksville Weekly News and Bunkie Record includes our annual high school football preview, which contains more articles as well as team and individual athletes' photos.}

Fifth Ward residents, (from left) Nathan Bordelon, Clyde Lamartiniere, Katherine Negrotto and Diana Bonnette, discuss the Fifth Ward Volunteer Fire Department’s plans to purchase the former Fifth Ward High School property to become a training and community center. The group met with District Attorney Charles Riddle on Friday to discuss the plan. The School Board is expected to obtain a new, more detailed appraisal on the property. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Fifth Ward School campus could become community center

Another former school could become a community center -- if the price is right.



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