Avoyelles Parish

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

312 N Main St Courthouse Bldg Suite D
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: (318) 253-9208
Fax: (318) 253-4614

In east-central LA, east of Alexandria; original Parish; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe. The name probably means 'flint people.'

Area (sq mi):: 865.67 (land 832.44; water 33.24) Population per square mile: 50.60
Population 2005: 42,098 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 41,481 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 29.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,146; median household $23,851; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,478-$18,810
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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She was first booked into Avoyelles Parish Detention Center before being transferred to the Alexandria Police Department for further questioning.
The Smiths live in a remote part of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, not far from some of the best public hunting lands in the state.
The Company's immediate focus is the development of a major phase oil Austin Chalk formation exploration and production play, with Tuscaloosa Marine Shale potential, in its Turner Bayou project in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.
And because the customer base at her store is drawn from only about 41,000 residents in Avoyelles Parish, Wixson has come to know a lot of her patients and their families, creating a relationship where pharmacy customers feel comfortable with her and where the continuity of care they receive from Wixson and her staff helps ensure that they get the most from their prescriptions.
White farmer John Moore of Simmsport, for example, led efforts to organize a local in Avoyelles Parish before being attacked and driven from his home by a mob in July 1936.
The suit stems from a vitriolic race for a local judgeship in Avoyelles Parish, La., in an open primary Sept.
The children involved in the crash were from Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, according to Riordan.
Th e court denied summary judgment to the officials on the issue of whether denial of a mattress during the initial part of his detention, which the court characterized an a "basic human need," violated the due process rights of the detainee.(Avoyelles Parish Jail, Louisiana)
Pryme's wholly owned US subsidiary, Pryme Energy LLC ("Pryme Energy"), as operator of the Rosewood Plantation 21H well located in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, has initiated legal action against Signa Engineering Corporation ("Signa") to recover losses in connection with the formation damage and certain costs overruns.
Our main focus for the year was the Turner Bayou project in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana where we have been targeting the Austin Chalk formation.
1 well in North Bayou Jack Field, Avoyelles Parish Louisiana is continuing at a total measured depth of 18,312 feet (5,581 metres).