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  1. Man arrested in campground thefts investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana wildlife officers have booked a Marksville man on charges related to an investigation into the theft of money from the self-pay camping site on Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area in Avoyelles Parish. Wildlife officials say in a news release that 19-year-old Barry Ray Laiche II was booked Friday on five counts of theft and 15 counts of violating rules and regulations on a WMA.


  2. Proposals to cap La. film-tax credit program move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lawmakers on the House tax committee, looking for ways to keep more money in the state treasury, agreed Tuesday to a trio of proposals that would trim Louisiana's generous film-tax credits, but rejected an effort to eliminate the program entirely. The House Ways and Means Committee has advanced more than a dozen bills to increase tax collections or limit tax giveaways, to help close next year's $1.6 billion budget shortfall.


  3. Marksville man killed in single-vehicle accidentRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a pickup driven by 21-year-old Cody Lemoine of Marksville ran off parish road early Friday morning and hit a tree.


  4. Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow celebrates 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana will celebrate its 20th annual Pow Wow on Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center at the Paragon Casino Resort and will feature dance and drum demonstrations and more than 35 food and craft vendors. The Pow Wow will include a featured performance by Tunica-Biloxi Singers & Legend Keepers and dance "Specials" sponsored by the Roland Thompson and Peanutt Roberts families.


  5. Jindal proposes mix of cuts, one-time fixes to close deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Health care services in Louisiana would shrink, transportation spending would be trimmed and three historic sites would close under Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to close a more than $103 million midyear deficit while also adding more stopgap funds into the budget. The Jindal administration released its plan Friday to rebalance the state's $25 billion budget and account for the impact of falling oil prices, giving lawmakers two weeks to sift through the details before voting on the recommendations Feb. 20. To close the gap before the fiscal year ends June 30, the Republican governor wants to add another $43 million in piecemeal financing to the $1.1 billion already in this year's budget and cut state spending by another $61 million.


  6. 2 adults, 2 children killed in Marksville mobile home fireRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The state Fire Marshal's office tells The Town Talk that four people died in the fire late Thursday - 32-year-old Stanley Charrier; his mother, 62-year-old Catherine Charrier; his 9-year-old son Carlin Charrier and his 12-year-old stepdaughter Emily Graham Monique Charrier, Stanley's wife and the children's mother, was working at the Paragon Casino Resort at the time. The fire marshal's office, which is investigating, says three bodies were found together, while a fourth was separated.


  7. Four die in overnight fire in MarksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to the state Fire Marshal's Office, Marksville firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 661 Bill Belt Road just after 11 p.m. Thursday. After the fire was under control, firefighters entered the home and found the bodies of four people: Stanley Charrier, 32; his mother, 62-year-old Catherine Charrier; his 9-year-old son Carlin, and his 12-year-old stepdaughter, Emily Graham.


  8. Motorcyclist killed in Avoyelles Parish crashRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a 61-year-old Pineville man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car in Avoyelles Parish. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a car driven by 50-year-old David C. O'Quinn, of Marksville, pulled from a side road in the path of Paul McKeithen's motorcycle.


  9. Husband person of interest in wife's stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Deputies with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff Office say 46-year-old Laura J. Williams was found dead in her home around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. When investigators arrived at her home, located in the 400 block of Starlight Baptist Church Rd. north of Marksville, preliminary reports say Williams was the victim of an apparent stabbing.


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