Sometimes we forget there are those so overwhelmed by life’s troubles that they believe the only way to end the pain is to end their life. This parish was recently reminded of that sad fact.
With Halloween falling on a Wednesday this year, Trick or Treaters will have a few chances to “double dip” with activities as some events have been planned for this weekend, while others will stic
Avoyelles High Student Council President Cameron Jackson said students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear orange to show support against bullying. Avoyelles High will observe "Unity Day" on Wednesday. Jackson said she was a victim of bullying and encourages students to stand up for themselves, understand that it is okay to be different and not let bullies affect their lives.
Avoyelles High School students, faculty and staff will be showing their stand against bullying this Wednesday (Oct. 24) by wearing orange to school that day.
It will be a blast from the past with songs from those platters that matter for fans of the Louisiana-style“Swamp Pop” music this Saturday (Oct. 27) in Bunkie’s Haas Auditorium.
Faith House Coordinator Missy Ducote (left) accepts a $500 donation from the Rotary Club of Avoyelles, presented by Rotary President Rebecca Guillot. Guillot also presented a $250 donation from her business, Flash Tax, to help sponsor this year’s “Touchdown Trivia” fundraiser.
The event is a fun way to address the serious issue of domestic violence by helping the non-profit organization serve victims of abuse. The sports trivia contest, dinner and silent auction will be Nov. 15 at Paragon.
Businesses, organizations, churches and individuals who want to help the many victims of abuse in this area can do so by participating in Faith House’s “Touchdown Trivia Night” fundraiser.