A tropical cyclone formation near the Caribbean is closely being monitored for it's potential to enter the Gulf of Mexico by next week.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Centerare watching two low pressure systems in the north Atlantic, including one system that is heading for the Caribbean Sea.
By Garland Forman Co-Editor When a gunman is roaming the halls of a school filled with frightened children and equally frightened teachers and staff, it is not a time for law enforcement officers to ask, “What do we do?”Read more...
Candidates for offices from Congress to City Hall will be going to the courthouse this week to officially throw their hats in the ring for the November 4 elections.Read more...
By Raymond L. Daye Co-Editor A friendly handshake and a shared joke assured those in the meeting room that the Avoyelles Police Jury’s top two officers had put a recent disagreement behind them and were ready to get back on track to do what needs to be done to serve the public.Read more...
C.E. Byrd's Jeffrey Berry and Dunham’s Sydney Cavin win the Louisiana Champions Invitational at Tamahka
MARKSVILLE – Tamahka Trails Golf Club’s 7,000-yard course took its toll on a number of players Tuesday during the 12th annual Louisiana Champions Invitational.
But C.E. Byrd's Jeffrey Berry and Dunham’s Sydney Cavin weren’t among them.Read more...
Avoyelles Public Charter School advanced in the Class-B baseball playoffs on Friday afternoon with a 12-2 road win over Simmsboro. APCS entered the playoffs as the #22 seed while Simmsboro was the #11 seed. The Vikings will now host the #6 seed Anacoco Indians on Monday at 4:30 p.m. at the APCS baseball field in Mansura in the second round. APCS scored two runs and the first inning and three more in the second inning to take a 5-0 lead before cruising to the ten-run win.
Class - B
#1 Florien (24-1) 13 - #16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-13) 0
Lady Vikings knocked out of playoffs
#7 Starks (11-12) 2 - #10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville (9-14) 0
Lady Eagles knocked out of playoffs
#1 John Curtis (26-2) 11 - #32 Avoyelles (9-15) 1
Lady Mustangs knocked out of playoffs
Class - B
#16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-12) 6 - #17 Doyline (11-7) 0
Lele Laborde pitches a no-hitter for Lady Vikings
#16 Avoyelles Public Charter School (11-12) at #1 Florien (23-1)
Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. at Florien High School
#10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville receives a bye
#10 St. Joseph of Plaucheville (9-13) at #7 Starks (10-12)
Thursday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in Starks at school
Native Flute Making Workshop Among Pow Wow Festivities Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana hosts flute workshop as part of 19th Annual Pow Wow Celebration
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe has announced a Native Flute Making Workshop to be facilitated by musician/flute maker, Hawk Henries, Saturday, May 10 from 9 a. m. – 5 p. m. at the main pow wow grounds pavilion on the reservation near Marksville.Read more...
Known for his work with the legendary Allman Brothers, keyboardist JOHNNY NEEL (http://www.johnnyneel.com/) will be performing live at Bailey's on the Square Friday evening, March 21.Read more...