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Government

 

Police Jury:                     318-253-9208

Registrar of Voters:        318-253-7129

Sheriff’s Office:               318-253-4000

Tax Assessor:                  318-253-4507

Animal Control:              318-305-0143

                                         318-253-9250

Department of

Motor Vehicles               (225)925-6146

311 North Monroe St.

Health

 Health Unit:                   318-253-4528

 Hospital:                        318-253-8611

 Library:                           318-253-7559

 Senior Citizens:             318-253-5735

Education

School Board.                 318-253-5982

221 Tunica Drive West

 

Headstart.                       318-253-7500

492 Scallan Street

 Elementary School        318-253-7464

430 West Waddil St.

 

 High School                   318-253-9356

407 West Bontempt St

Utilities

Waste Connections        318-442-7777

(garbage pickup)       

 

Swift Connections          1-866-257-2044 

(Cable & Internet)                        

Centerpoint Energy       1(800)477-0177

(Gas)                           

 

Energy (Electric)             1-888-368-3749

Churches

Church of Deliverance.                                318-240-8420

431 Elmo Street

First Congregational Baptist Church         318-253-9568

215 Legion Drive

 

Holy Ghost Catholic Church                       318-253-7131

120 S. Preston St.

 

Life Point Church                                          318-253-5654

617 N. Main Street

Marksville Baptist Church                            318-253-8724

640 N. Main Street  

Marksville United Methodist Church          318-253-6918

651 N. Main Street 

Pentecostals of Marksville                           318-253-8513

411 Benjamin Drive

St. John Community Church-Baptist

531 St. John Street  

St. Joseph Catholic Church                         318-253-7561

221 S. Washington Street 

 

 

Hotels & Motels

Hampton Inn & Suites                                 318-253-4892

6896 Hwy 1  

Paragon Casino Resort                                318-253-4892

711 Paragon Place                                       1 800-WIN-1WIN

 

Motels:

Deluxe Inn                                                    318-253-7595

221 S. Preston Street 

Golf Cabins                                                 318-253-0175

6860 Hwy 1 (Mansura) 

Ranch House Motel                                     318-253-9507

 5406 Hwy 1

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EVENTS

Martin Luther King March & Dedication - (Too New for You) - Contact Connie Gonzales 

African American Heritage Day - February - Contact (Jeralyn Young) - 318-715-7609

Mardi Gras Parade - (Rotary Club of Avoyelles) - - www.rotaryclubofavoyelles.org

Easter Egg Knocking Contest (sponsored by City of Marksville)

   

Details

The City of Marksville host an annual Easter Egg Knocking Contest on Easter Sunday morning on the Courthouse Square in downtown Marksville. Marksville has received State, National, and International recognition for this contest. Categories include: Chicken Egg Contest must have 3 hard boil chicken eggs in all age groups which begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the Guinea Egg Contest must have 3 hard boil guinea eggs in all age groups.  Age Groups: Toddlers ages 1-7 Adults ages 8-up.  Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th places ages 8-up. Prizes given to all toddlers win or lose.

 

Farmer’s Market - Contact Marksville Chamber of Commerce-318-253-8599

Fourth of July Parade - (sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce) 318-253-8599

(this is the longest running parade in Louisiana)

Avoyelles Senior Citizen Fun Day - Sabrina Sonnier 318-253-5735

Pink October - (sponsored by Avoyelles Hospital) - 318-253-8611

Halloween Trick or Treat on the Courthouse Square - 318-253-8599

Veteran’s Memorial Service - November 11

Christmas Extravaganza - (sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce) - 318-253-8599

Christmas Bicycle give-a-way - (sponsored by the Police Department and Cottonport Prison) 318-253-9250

Christmas Doll & Toys - (sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce) - 318-253-8599

Art and Music Fest – Avoyelles Arts Council – Contact Van Roy - 318-240-3495

Fox Performing Arts Theater – plays, concerts, pageants, etc. - 318-253-8105