With a hurricane headed its way, with the prospects -- if not the promise -- of widespread power outages, wind damage and heavy rains, Avoyelles Parish still had reason to celebrate some good news
According to KALB TV, Marksville officials and police will be enforcing a curfew beginning Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. - October 10 at 8 a.m. The curfew is to keep residents safe during Hurricane Delta.
Avoyelles Parish's three "football schools" played early this week due to the threat from Hurricane Delta.
Marksville High was dominated by Iowa, 45-13. Marksville is 0-2 on the season.
As of 9 a.m. Friday (Oct. 9), Hurricane Delta was a Category 3 (major) hurricane about 160 miles south of Cameron Parish, moving north at 14 mph.
Sand bags will be available at the following locations. Avoyelles Emergency Preparedness Director Joey Frank said people must bring their own shovel to fill the bags.