Antique shops and a historic hotel round out Bunkie.Cottonport is the place to be on the first weekend of October for the Cottonport Quilt Festival held at the Cottonport Museum—learn why “Cotton was King”.Content and images displayed on this site may not be used without express, written permission by AJR Media Group.The Avoyelles Parish Police Jury is a Section 8 Public Housing Agency in Marksville, Louisiana.Avoyelles Parish Courthouse sits in the center of the Marksville Commercial Historic District downtown and features a historic pictorial exhibit on the second floor as well as an interpretive plaza on the grounds where Easter Egg Knocking takes place every Easter Sunday morning. Across the country road from the bridge is Adam Ponthieu Grocery Store, 1927/Big Bend Post Office Museum, a country museum, representing a time capsule of Avoyelles’ nostalgia, reflecting the time period between 1900 - 1950.
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 12% having issued approximately 11 vouchers in the past year.
68% of households with children have a female head of household.
93% of all households were headed by a female.81% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 78% of all heads of households being Black and 3% being Hispanic.
The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is 2.1.
This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months.