Edwin Edwards and Leo Honeycutt, Author of Edwards Biography Book Signing

author_and_govMARKSVILLE, La.,(July 28, 2011) – Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards and Leo Honeycutt, author of Edwards biography, held a book signing at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville on Tuesday, August 9th at 6:30 p.m. The book signing took place in the ballroom of the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Conference Center.

Edwin Washington Edwards (born August 7, 1927 in Avoyelles Parish, near Marksville) served as the Governor of Louisiana for four terms (1972–1980, 1984–1988 and 1992–1996), twice as many terms as any other Louisiana chief executive has served.
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BBQ Competition #18 - Give it to God
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BBQ Competition #18 - Give it to God - Marksville, LA

 
Obama Holds Direct Talks with American Indian Leaders at the White House
obamaWASHINGTON – December 15, 2010 – President Obama met directly with 12 tribal leaders at the White House this afternoon.  The meeting with the tribal leaders from 12 regions of the United States, comes the day before the President will host leaders from the 565 federally-recognized tribes during the White House Tribal Nations Summit, the second in as many years.  The National Congress of American Indians is hailing the meeting as a substantial step in establishing a nation-to-nation relationship for the 21st Century.
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2010 Spring BBQ Blast
IMG_0535TBIPAC hosted their 2010 BBQ Blast and Southern Style Cruisers Car Show, held at Paragon Casino and Resort. There were a total 17 bbq contestants total this year, who came from all over the gulf region. The contest categories were bbq chicken, brisket, ribs and best sauce. Overall, Smokin’ Lipps took home the grand champion prize, as well as best chicken 1st place. Tee Wayne’s Cajun Cookin’ earned the title of reserve grand champion, as well as capturing first place in two categories – Pork Spare Ribs and Brisket. First place in best sauce was won by Vincent Perez, of One Shot One Kill.


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NEW • 2009 Paragon Car Show Video

carshowCheck out our new video of last years car show.

This show, sponsored by the Paragon and Vaughn Motors and hosted by the Southern Style Cruisers Classic Car Club, is held to raise money for charities that affect the Central Louisiana community. The past two shows have raised a total of 5000 for the "I Wish" Foundation that's made possible by the Louisiana State Police.

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