After about a decade of hoping that some company would breathe new life into the old cannery in Belledeau, it appears that door is permanently closed.
Acacia Filmed Entertainment’s third movie, "Shock and Awe," is expected to hit the theaters in July.
A Houston-based independent oil company is hoping to breathe new life into an old well in the Bayou Jack oil field in southern Avoyelles.
Sweet potatoes have been a part of Avoyelles Parish for generations.
It may be a few years from now before the first paycheck would be cashed, but there are “serious discussions” underway that would locate a new oil refinery at the Port of Avoyelles in Simmesport.