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Mansura Missing Person: Brooklyn Rachelle Chenever

MANSURA, La. (KALB) - The Mansura Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating Brooklyn Rachelle Chenevert, 27. She was last seen in the Mansura area traveling towards the Marksville area with an unknown Black man in a pickup truck on May 21. The make and model are unknown.
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High School senior receives diploma in hospital

LAFAYETTE, LA (KADN) - The day of one’s graduation is one of the most memorable days of a person life. But graduation looked a bit different for one Port Barre High School senior. Anthony “Raymond” Miller was set to graduate on May 22nd but sustained burn injuries that stopped...
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Lamar Robert Marcotte, Jr. 87, Mansura

Former Mansura Elementary School and Plaucheville High School principal. Funeral Mass for Lamar Robert Marcotte, Jr. of Mansura will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Mansura.
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Numa J. Jeansonne, Sr., 95, Marksville

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Numa J. Jeansonne, Sr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksville, LA. with Fr. Dan O’Connor officiating. Interment will be held at St. Joseph #2 Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.
MARKSVILLE, LA
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Lecompte Wins Cleanest City Contest

Yesterday, the city of Lecompte, Louisiana earned first place in category c of the Louisiana garden club federation cleanest city contest. Among those in attendance to celebrate were Lecompte mayor Craig Phillips. Lecompte cleanest city chairwoman Joyce Lyford says it was a total town effort. Joyce Lyford, Lecompte Cleanest City...
LECOMPTE, LA
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Anna Lemoine Gaspard, 81, Cottonport

Private memorial service for Anna Lemoine Gaspard of Cottonport will be held. Burial will be held on a future date. Anna Lemoine Gaspard, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at her home in Cottonport. Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Dana Dupont of Plaucheville,...
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Small business advocate points to legislative wins

Small business has scored some victories in Washington and Baton Rouge, a state representative for the National Federation of Independent Business told a St. Mary Chamber audience Wednesday. The organization is hoping for at least one more big win by the end of the year. Dawn Starns McVea, Louisiana’s NFIB...
MORGAN CITY, LA
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Carl Ducote, Sr., 63, Cottonport

Funeral Service for Carl James Ducote, Sr. of Cottonport will take place at Escude’ Funeral Home of Cottonport on Thursday, May 26, 2022 with Rev. John Wiltse officiating. Carl Ducote, Sr., age 63, passed away on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 at the Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville. Those left to...
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True bill returned in Bunkie double murder

A 19-year-old Bunkie man is facing double murder charges after the Avoyelles Parish Grand Jury returned a true bill in the case. Now the case will go to trial sometime in 2023. District Attorney Charles Riddle said he will not seek the death penalty in the case. Exzavian Burnette, 19,...
BUNKIE, LA
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RUBY NELL GUILLORY FONTENOT

VILLE PLATTE - Funeral services for Ruby Nell Guillory Fontenot, 82, were held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Our Lady, Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, with burial following in the Platin Cemetery. Father Mitch Guidry officiated. Ms. Fontenot, a resident of Ville Platte, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Savoy Medical Center. LaVille Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She…
VILLE PLATTE, LA
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All-Star Trojan

By: RHETT MANUEL Sports Editor VILLE PLATTE – After a standout junior season, Sacred Heart pitcher/outfielder Briggs Ardoin will have the opportunity to prove himself among the best underclass baseball players in the state. Ardoin, a first-team All-District selection, was chosen to play on the West All-Star team in games played June 7 and 8 at Southeastern. He is one of 25 players to make the…
VILLE PLATTE, LA
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HELEN “JEAN” PITRE ORTEGO REED

VILLE PLATTE – It is with great sadness that the family of Helen “Jean” Pitre Ortego Reed announces her passing on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in Ville Platte at the age of 87. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 2:30 p.m. Burial followed in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery. Father Tom Voorhies, pastor of Sacred Heart, was…
VILLE PLATTE, LA
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Martin Jacob, Sr., 88, Marksville

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Martin Abraham Jacob, Sr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Marksville, LA. with Fr. Abraham Varghese officiating. Interment will be held at Holy Ghost Catholic Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.
MARKSVILLE, LA
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Mansura police asking for help locating missing person

MANSURA, La. (KALB) - The Mansura Police Department is asking for help in finding a missing woman. Brooklyn Rachelle Chenevert, 27, a white female, was last seen in the Mansura area headed towards Marksville with an unknown black male in a pickup truck on May 21, sometime in the evening.
MANSURA, LA
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Bolton and Peabody will receive new tracks while ASH will get turf fields. Rapides DA responds to city council’s call for investigation, refers it to Louisiana State Police. District Attorney Phillip Terrell has sent a letter back to Council President Catherine Davidson in reference to a request to investigate the Hall Administration.
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