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Inmate speakers' club seeks to redefine 'cool'

They say their goal is to "disrupt the culture of criminality" and to "redefine what's cool." With that in mind, the MADE MEN Gavel Club held its first event at Raymond Laborde Correctional Center in Cottonport Oct. 27. The MADE MEN Experience is a stage performance written and directed by inmates

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

One person dead after shooting in Moreauville Tuesday

MOREAUVILLE, La. (KALB) - One person is dead in a shooting that happened on North Bayou des Glaises Road in Moreauville Tuesday night. The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed that one person is dead, but that there were no other injuries. A spokesman said "a person of interest has been


Moreauville man killed in accidental shooting

An accidental shooting in Moreauville on Tuesday evening left one young man dead and another in custody in the incident. According to Steve Martel, Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, the shooting occurred at the residence of Jake Ducote, age 19, of 10363 Bayou des Glaises Street in Mor


Police: Owners of pit bull, 'Zeus,' who fought Moreauville ban, have abandoned him

MOREAUVILLE, La. (KALB) - About three years ago, News Channel 5 brought you a series of stories about the Armand family in Moreauville and their beloved pit bull named Zeus. The village was planning on enacting a ban on the breed and if the family didn't give Zeus up, he would be taken away for wha


Shooting in Moreauville leaves one dead

According to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office, a shooting has taken place in Moreauville. The shooting reportedly took place at 1063 Bayou des Glaises Road inside the Moreauville Town limits on Tuesday evening. Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed one dead. No other injuries reported


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Avoyelles voters renew two APSD taxes

About 16.7 percent of registered voters went to the polls, which was up considerably from the 9 percent turnout in October. Voters also cast ballots in the run-off for state treasurer, with the parish going with the statewide winner, John Schroder. Ward 1 voters overwhelmingly approved renewing t


Colfax woman killed in fiery crash on I-49 Wednesday

NATCHITOCHES PARISH (LSP) - A Colfax woman is dead following a fiery crash on I-49 just after noon on Wednesday. Troopers responded to the crash around 12:05 p.m. after it occurred on Interstate 49 north of Cloutierville. The crash involved a 2008 Ford pickup, driven by Sheri Lynne Frisby, 39, of

KALB.COM - 2017-11-23 02:42:00

2017-18 girls basketball preview: Crestview Knights

Season Outlook: I am very excited about this season. We have a great mix of veterans with some young players. If we continue to play for each other, I expect great things this season. SCHEDULE Nov. 25 Ottoville 7:30 PM Nov. 30 Fort Recovery 7:30 PM Dec. 5 Parkway 7:30 PM Dec. 7 Columbus Grove 7:30 P

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:04:07

Ken Pollitz: On the road again for Thanksgiving

There's nothing like a trip over the "big pond" to expand one's Thanksgiving thesaurus as we make our way through this year's edition of a Thanksgiving Day weekend. I am already grateful for much and don't want to diminish a lengthy and cherished litany of grand appreciations, including such staples

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 21:13:09

A whale's tale: Longest painting in North America restored

Photo textile conservator Kate Tarleton, of Rochester, Mass., works Nov. 7 to restore a portion of the 1848 "Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World," at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford, Mass. The artifact is believed to be the longest painting in the world at about a quart

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 20:49:08

Get This: Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Big-box stores weren't the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas on Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries rolled out deals, too. More than 40 dispensaries in the Sin City area offered discounts on marijuana flower products, edibles such as chocolates, and concentrates

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 20:40:38

Allen County Common Pleas Court dispositions

The following individuals were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court: Maurice Reynolds, 35, of Lima, was sentenced by Judge Jeffrey Reed to 60 days in the county jail and three years of probation on two counts of trafficking in cocaine, fifth-degree felonies. Beth McElfresh, 47, of W

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 21:26:08

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Hardin Northern Polar Bears

Division: III Last year: 2-21 Returning Letterwinners: Logan Lease (Sr.), Brady Cramer (Jr.) Promising Newcomers: Daylin Pees (So.), Nick Adams (Jr.) Team Outlook: The Polar Bears will try to build off the lessons learned during coach Jared Thomas's first year at the school, when Hardin Northern wen

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 16:02:30

2017-18 girls basketball preview: Lincolnview Lancers

Coach: Dan Williamson Years at School, record: 8, 72-88 Last year's record: 12-11, 4-4 Division: IV Returning Letterwinners: Olivia Gorman-(Sr.), Maddie Gorman-*Sr.( , Alena Looser-(Sr.) Kayla Schimmoeller (Sr.), Frankie Carey (Sr.), Lakin Brant (Jr.) Promising Newcomers: Adia Welch (Jr.), Lana Care

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:03:47

2017-18 girls basketball preview: Bath Wildcats

Last year's record: 16-8 Division: II Returning Letterwinners: Javoyan Hale (Sr.), Bette Andrews (Sr.), Lindsey Singhaus (Sr.), Kennedy Fagan (Sr.), Kaleigh Keterman (Jr.) Promising Newcomers: Tori Dackin (Jr.), Chandler Clark (Fr.), Ruby Bolon (Fr.), Madelyn Renner (Fr.) Season Outlook: As the Wild

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-24 15:03:31

Dracut athletic complex honors Ed Murphy

DRACUT -- They called him coach, they called him the dean, they called him dad. To so many in this town, Ed Murphy was all of that and so much more. The legacy of the legendary high school football coach, who died earlier this year at the age of 97, was never in danger of fading from Dracut's memo

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:27

Dracut cops await word after hearing

DRACUT -- The disciplinary hearing on Deputy Police Chief David Chartrand and the administration of the department's evidence locker took place Monday, and now the wait begins. "I have complete faith in the process and the hearing officer and I will just wait to get his recommendation," said Town M

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-23 11:35:47

Dracut woman who stabbed ex-husband sentenced to probation

LOWELL -- A 59-year-old Dracut woman with no prior criminal record was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to stabbing her ex-husband last year in reaction to years of alleged abuse. Julia Murray was arrested shortly after police found her ex-husband suffering from a stab wo


Ring in the holidays with Santa parade

Retired Dep. Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the grand marshal of this year's Santa Parade. One of their own gets the top honor at Sunday's annual Santa Parade hosted by the Andover firefighters. Lifelong resident and recently retired Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the Grand Marshall of the 2017 San

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-11-23 09:00:00