The 2017 Avoyelles Parish Livestock Show will be held this Friday and Saturday (Jan. 20 and 21) at the Avoyelles Parish Barn on Fair Street in Marksville.

{Editor’s Note: Preservation in Print magazine ran this article in its November edition and is reprinted here by permission.}
By Danielle Del Sol, Preservation in Print Editor

Marksville – A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Evern John Tassin at Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Abraham Palakkattuchira, Celebrant.

Winston Hayes

EFFIE - Funeral services for Winston Hayes will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2017 at Church of Nazarene, Marksville with Bro. Gary Jones officiating.

ST. LANDRY - Funeral services for Tamara “Tammy” Lynn Wall Rider will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the St. Landry Baptist Church.

GARLAND FORMAN
Co-Editor
2017 began with a bang in Bunkie -- literally -- as Force One tornado touched down in town on Jan. 2, toppling trees and damaging buildings.

John Drummer Jr. was found guilty of second degree murder on Thursday afternoon. The 12-member jury voted unanimously for the conviction.

BUNKIE - Funeral services for Clarence Patterson, of Bunkie were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, at First St. Paul Baptist Church, with Pastor John Calbert, Jr. officiating.

Anthony Lavalais

MANSURA - Funeral services for Anthony Joseph Lavalais, Sr. will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017 beginning at 11 a.m.

Authorities are looking for three men and a woman in connection with the Dec.

Funeral services for Sandra Faye Holmes will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville. Interment will be at St.

Memorial services for Staward Roy Simon will be held on 12 noon on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Marksville.

Terry Lee Vead, Sr.  

Columns

After a slowdown of oil drilling activity for about two years, at least one area in Avoyelles may see a well soon. Leasing for mineral rights is underway in the Dupont area by a Lafayette company.

Sports

, Jan. 10Girls Basketball
Tuesday, Jan. 10
District 3-AAA
Avoyelles (13-6, 4-0) 49 - Jena (13-7, 2-2) 39
Marksville (13-7, 3-1) 61 - Buckeye (4-15, 0-4) 12

Girls Basketball
Tuesday, Jan. 3
District 3-AAA
Avoyelles (11-6, 2-0) 49 - Buckeye (4-14, 0-2) 36
Marksville (12-7, 2-1) 64 - Peabody (3-16, 0-2) 49

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