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SLCC won't acquire Cottonport campus; SOWELA takes control at Fort Polk site Friday

South Louisiana Community College will not assume control over operations at the Ward H. Nash Avoyelles Campus in Cottonport, as was announced in 2021. SLCC President Vincent June told stakeholders recently that Central Louisiana Technical Community College will continue to oversee the Cottonport campus while it moves forward for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accreditation with the Avoyelles campus as part of its institution.
COTTONPORT, LA
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Earl Descant, 77, Hessmer

Funeral Mass for Earl Descant, Sr. of Hessmer will take place at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of Hessmer on Monday, July 4th, 2022 beginning at 10:30am with Rev. Edwin Rodriguez-Hernandez officiating. Burial will take place at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Mausoleum. Earl Descant, Sr., age 77, passed away at...
HESSMER, LA
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Roberta Hooks, 88, Marksville

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Roberta Guillot Hooks will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 12:00 noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Dan O’Connor officiating. Interment will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery #2. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.
MARKSVILLE, LA
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Levy M. Brulte, 79, Moreauville

Levy M. Brulte passed away peacefully at the Community Living Center in the VA Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana on Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 at the age of 79. His final days were spent surrounded by his family and friends. He was the beloved father of Barbara B. Guerra and...
MOREAUVILLE, LA
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Setting the Standard: Buckeye’s new football coach preps for new season

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Seven-on-sevens are dominating the offseason for many teams, and it gives coaches a chance to see how their offense is working together. For Buckeye High School’s head football coach Ben McLaughlin, seven-on-seven tournaments allow him to keep setting his standards. McLaughlin took over a team...
ALEXANDRIA, LA
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‘Bunkie is for all of us’: Brenda Sampson sworn in as Bunkie mayor

BUNKIE, La. (KALB) - On Thursday, June 30, multiple new alder people, a new police chief and the new mayor of Bunkie, Brenda Sampson, were sworn into their positions. Mayor Sampson defeated the incumbent mayor, Bruce Coulon, in a runoff election, winning 58% of the votes. Mayor Sampson is the...
BUNKIE, LA
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Rich Dupree sworn in as Mayor of Pineville

A packed house gathered inside the Grant Parish Civic Center on Thursday, June 30, to see a new mayor and three new alderpeople get sworn into office. ‘Bunkie is for all of us’: Brenda Sampson sworn in as Bunkie mayor. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. On Thursday, June 30,...
PINEVILLE, LA
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Ville Platte burglaries are investigated

Chief Neal Lartigue is asking for assistance in identifying suspects involved in a business burglary. On June 29, 2022 at approximately midnight Officers responded to the 1200 block of Tate Cove Road for a business alarm activation. Upon arrival Officers discovered a large window and door with broken glass. An ATM machine was taken from inside of the building.
VILLE PLATTE, LA

Small Funnel Cloud Spotted Near Mamou [PHOTOS]

A number of photos have surfaced on Facebook Thursday morning showing what appears to be a funnel cloud. The photos are coming in from the area just north of Mamou. One person reports seeing debris flying around on the ground, but as of now, we have not received any reports of damage in the area.
MAMOU, LA
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Town of Colfax swears in new mayor, three new alderpeople

‘Bunkie is for all of us’: Brenda Sampson sworn in as Bunkie mayor. On Thursday, June 30, multiple new alder people, a new police chief and the new mayor of Bunkie, Brenda Sampson, were sworn into their positions. Session Sit-Down: What Should Happen in the Next Session Part II.
BUNKIE, LA
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Josephia St. Romain, 81, Hessmer

Funeral Mass for Josephia St. Romain of Hessmer will begin at 12:00pm on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. John Wiltse officiating. Burial will follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Hessmer. Josephia St. Romain, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, June...
HESSMER, LA
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Session Sit-Down: Successes of the 2022 Legislative Session

A packed house gathered inside the Grant Parish Civic Center on Thursday, June 30, to see a new mayor and three new alderpeople get sworn into office. ‘Bunkie is for all of us’: Brenda Sampson sworn in as Bunkie mayor. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. On Thursday, June 30,...
BUNKIE, LA
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