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Holy Ghost/St. Richard Church Fair set Oct. 3-5

Holy Ghost Catholic Church along with St. Richard Chapel will hold its fall fair Friday, October 3 though Sunday, October 5.

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Five issued citations for illegal hunting of doves

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents issued 101 dove hunting related citations during the opening weekend of dove season on September 6 and 7 statewide. Included in those citations were five people from Avoyelles Parish.

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‘Taste of the Arts’ held at Fox Performing Arts Center

Despite a deluge of rain outside, over 150 people came out for the Fox Performing Arts Center “Taste of the Arts” fundraiser in Marksville.

A large group attended the “Taste of the Arts” fundraiser at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Marksville on Friday, September 12.

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“Art in the Rafters Deux” to be held October 2

“Art in the Rafters,” an annual fundraiser and showcase for local and regional artists, will be held at 6 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 2 at Bailey’s on the Square in Marksville

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Jane Kulick of Hessmer displays some of her paintings which will be showcased at “Art in the Rafters Deux” on October 2 at Bailey’s on the Square in Marksville. 

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Avoyelles edges Bunkie; Marksville suffers it first loss

Friday, September 26, High School Football scores

Avoyelles (2-2) 44 - Bunkie (0-4) 38

Pineville (3-1) 24 - Marksville (3-1) 8

Friday, October 3 games

Bunkie (0-4) at North Central (1-3)

Tioga (0-4) at Avoyelles (2-2)

St. Louis (1-3) at Marksville (3-1)

 

By GARLAND FORMAN

BUNKIE - The old cliché of the winner of the game is whoever has the ball last would win the game. In the Avoyelles-Bunkie game on Friday night, the Mustangs were the last team to have the ball and hung on for a narrow 44-38 victory to spoil Bunkie’s homecoming.

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Avoyelles, Marksville roll to football wins

Friday, September 19 High School Football Scores

Avoyelles (1-2) 40 - Jonesboro-Hodge (2-1) 26

Marksville (3-0) 36 - Independence (1-2) 0

East Beauregard (3-0) 20 - Bunkie (0-3) 7

Friday, September 26 games

Avoyelles (1-2) at Bunkie (0-3) Panthers homecoming

Marksville (3-0) at Pineville (2-1)

Jonesboro-Hodge-Avoyelles Box Score

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Bunkie JV hands St. Joe season opening loss, 21-0

St. Joseph High School’s fledgling football squad “learned a lot” and “enjoyed the experience” of playing Bunkie High School’s junior varsity team last Thursday, SJHS Principal Bryan Runyon said. As the reader may have guessed, Bunkie thumped the Eagles, 21-0.

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Mustangs lose "game we should've won," 48-38

y Raymond L. Daye Co-Editor   That’s the way the ball bounces. There were a lot of bouncing balls on a rain-soaked field in Oakdale last Friday -- and none of them were bouncing in Avoyelles High’s way as the Warriors staged a 4th-quarter comeback to beat the Mustangs, 48-38.

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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.

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GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ALLMAN BROTHERS KEYBOARDIST JOHNNY NEEL TO PERFORM AT BAILEY'S FRIDAY MARCH 21

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.

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