As of 8 a.m. Monday, 1.438 utility customers were without electricity due to Hurricane Delta passing through this area early Saturday morning.
Simmesport and Mansura will share Mansura's K-9 unit under a cooperative endeavor agreement approved by both town councils.
By Sunday afternoon, only about 2,000 of Avoyelles Parish's 21,762 utility customers were still without power due to the effects of Hurricane Delta, which came through this area early Saturday morn
The two-day weekend update for COVID statistics brought Avoyelles Parish the sad news of two more virus-related deaths -- bringing the total for the pandemic to 61.
For most of his 12 years in the Legislature, Charles Riddle had to deal with Gov. Mike Foster as the legislative and executive branches worked to handle the state's business.