Murder suspect Gage Michot and another inmate escaped from the Avoyelles Detention Center this past Friday (Sept. 4) but were recaptured a short while later.
The 2020 hurricane season continues to set records for early formation of named storms.
With only 26 test results since the Sunday update, Avoyelles Parish had only four new coronavirus cases in the official report from the Louisiana Department of Health today (Sept. 7).
There were only seven new COVID-19 cases in Avoyelles Parish over the weekend, but another death was added to parish's pandemic total, bringing the official count to 1,327 cases and 47 deaths.
Ten days after Hurricane Laura ripped through west Louisiana, only 27 Cleco customers were still without power as of 8:30 a.m.