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Marksville High School Vigil KALB - Video  KALB News

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



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 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 students will have four-day weeks next school year  KALB News

Avoyelles Parish students won't have to wake up early five days a week next year. Tuesday night the Avoyelles Parish School Board voted 7-2 in favor of a four ...



Avoyelles schools hold unforgettable prom for students with special needs  KALB News

Students in community based training programs across Avoyelles Parish arrived in style to prom Saturday evening.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

The 2nd annual Avoyelles parish all-star basketball weekend at Marksville high school inviting alumni from every school in the parish to put their best team ...



Community stunned by deaths of five children in I-75 tragedy  Avoyelles Today

What started as a joyful trip that children dream of turned into every parent's nightmare when a van carrying members of Avoyelles House of Mercy church was ...



Alissa Tassin announces for Clerk position  Avoyelles Today

(Editor's note: This is an announcement by a candidate in the Oct. 12 election.) Alissa Piazza Tassin is a native of Marksville and an attorney in the Piazza Law ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lockdown lifted at Marksville schools, local man sought  WBXH

A high school and elementary school were put on lock down in Marksville, LA Friday morning after reports of a man making threats on campus. The lock down ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Annual event puts the 'public' back into 'public schools'  Avoyelles Today

Although parking was a bit more challenging and the display area somewhat smaller, the 9th annual Parental and Family Involvement/Engagement Fair was ...



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

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



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., ...



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 ...



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.



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

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 ...



A complete Catholic experience | Evangeline Today  Ville Platte Gazette

In the Judeo-Christian faith, the number seven is known as one of the complete numbers.



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.



Deville rallies to support victims' families after fatal crash  Alexandria Town Talk

Glass still littered the highway only yards away from Buckeye High School, where on Sunday people gathered to remember the victims of Friday night's fatal ...



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.



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.



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