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Marksville students return to school following fatal Florida crash  KATC Lafayette News

Wednesday was the first day back to school for students in the community of Marksville following the fatal Florida crash that killed five children from the area.

Video: Marksville High School Vigil  KALB News

Marksville High Principal Liza Jacobs speaks with Allison about the vigil honoring the children who died in the Gainesville crash.

Avoyelles Parish students head back to school after tragedy  KALB News

MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB) - Avoyelles Parish students went back to school Wednesday after five of their own were lost over the holiday break in a bus crash on a ...

Avoyelles Parish remembers crash victims with candlelight vigil  KALB News

The Avoyelles Parish community came together Monday night for a candlelight vigil to mourn, remember and celebrate the lives of the five children lost.

Avoyelles School Board may rename Marksville High gym to honor Jackie Small  Avoyelles Today

Marksville High School's gymnasium may soon be named in honor of former teacher and coach Jackie Small who recently died. Small passed away at her home ...

It's okay to ask 'Why?'  Avoyelles Today

When tragedy strikes, it is okay to question God, to ask “Why,” a large crowd who gathered to mourn a recent tragedy was told this past Monday.

Louisiana Teacher of the Year heads home to Marksville  KALB News

MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB) - 2018 Teacher of the Year Kimberly Eckert was invited to speak to the Avoyelles Parish Rotary Club Monday and share what she ...

Avoyelles Parish kicks-off Alumni All-Star basketball weekend  KALB News

MARKSVILLE, La (KALB Sports) The 2nd annual Avoyelles parish all-star basketball weekend at Marksville high school inviting alumni from every school in the ...

Five children from Louisiana church dead in Florida highway crash  Alexandria Town Talk

Five children from a Marksville church who were killed in a fiery crash on a Florida interstate have been identified.

All roads lead to Avoyelles for July 4th celebrations  Avoyelles Today

All roads lead to Marksville this July 4th as the 7th Annual Avoyelles Arts & Music Fest, the 67th annual Marksville July 4th parade and annual fireworks display ...

Marksville High holding Homecoming activities this week  Avoyelles Today

Marksville High School will celebrate its homecoming for 2017 this week with several activities. The Homecoming Court features 13 young women vying for the ...

Local support and services for victims of Florida accident  KALB News

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - As the community comes together to support friends and family of the victims of the Gainesville accident, we would like to share ...

APSD, district court getting serious about student truancy  Avoyelles Today

While it may sound funny to ask “Who wants to go to jail” for not sending children to school, some parents who “ditched” a mandatory meeting with District Judge ...

High schools to hold graduation ceremonies this week in Avoyelles Parish  Avoyelles Today

All six high schools in Avoyelles Parish will hold graduation ceremonies in the coming days. An estimated 367 seniors are set to graduate. That is slightly up ...

Marksville Tigers crush Bunkie Panthers, 44-0, to keep Catskin  Avoyelles Today

As if there weren't going to be enough distractions with Bunkie and Marksville meeting in football for the first time in three seasons in the renewal of The Battle for ...

Louisiana Teacher of the Year Kim Eckert represents state in D.C. event  Avoyelles Today

Louisiana Teacher of the Year Kimberly Guillot Eckert, a Marksville native teaching at Brusly High in West Baton Rouge Parish, traveled to Washington, D.C., ...

Two LA high schools have produced most LSU All-SEC players since 2000

There have been 66 Louisiana high school players who earned All-Southeastern Conference honors for LSU since the program started its rise in 2000.

Former La. First Lady, U.S. Sen. Elaine Edwards dies

Elaine Edwards, the first wife of former Gov. Edwin Edwards and longest-serving First Lady of Louisiana, died Monday. She was 89. Edwin Edwards biographer ...

MHS's Leonard Sampson is prime example of 'student athlete'  Avoyelles Today

Once upon a time he was the target of bullies. He struggled with asthma. He was shy and withdrawn.

Avoyelles Adult Education holds HiSET graduation  Avoyelles Today

Some of those in cap-and-gown on the Marksville High stage were in their 30s, and had left high school many years ago.

St. Martinville, VC set holiday tournaments  The Daily Iberian

Two big area tournament will take the main stage next week as St. Martinville plays host to its annual Holiday Shootout and Vermilion Catholic will play host to its ...

3rd Circuit: Former Marksville High coach '100%' at fault in fight with ex-principal  Alexandria Town Talk

The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal ruled last week that an Avoyelles Parish civil trial jury erred multiple times in finding that a former coach had committed a battery ...

Avoyelles to honor its veterans this week  Avoyelles Today

Avoyelles Parish will honor its veterans with services, ceremonies and programs this week. Following is a list of those events. Thursday, November 9-----------

Joel Desselle resigns as principal of Holy Savior Menard HS  KALB News

Desselle has accepted the position of assistant principal of Marksville High School for the 2017-18 school year.

Myron Mingo saved a life and lost his  McCook Daily Gazette

Even in his final moments, Myron Mingo was not thinking of himself. When the bullet was fired that would eventually end his life early Sunday morning at a ...

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Jeremy Mardis was 'murdered' by police after cop and his father's love-triangle  Daily Mail

Jeremy Mardis's father and one of the two cops charged with his murder were love rivals for the affection of Megan Dixon, 29. They all lived in Marksville, LA.

Genese Lavalais  Jackson Free Press

Last week, Jackson State University named Genese Lavalais the associate athletic director for academics and the senior woman administrator.

Perret dons robes as 3rd Circuit Court judge  The Daily Advertiser

Candyce Perret was sworn in as a 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal judge in Lafayette on Thursday with most of her colleagues in attendance.

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