Area Agencies Receive Federal Grants

Area agencies are recipients of federal grants from the federal justice department.

The largest award goes to the Tunica-Biloxi Indian tribe in Marksville, more than a half million dollars to begin an alcohol and substance abuse program.

Smaller awards go to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches Police and the Saint Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office.

KLAX ABC 31 News 11/4/15