UPDATE: Local teens laid to rest


They were members of the dance team and Beta club.

Two teens were killed in a car wreck homecoming night and now family and friends in Caldwell Parish have laid both to rest.

All Caldwell Parish Schools cancelled classes Tuesday (September 26, 2017) so students and teachers could attend the funeral for 16-year-old Tristen Robinson.

They packed First Baptist Church in Columbia Tuesday morning.

Robinson's obituary describes her as 'born with a servant's heart.'

Monday, Caldwell Parish High School held services for 15-year-old Gracie Crockett.

As a freshman, Crockett was on homecoming court, and student council.

The crash is still under investigation.



After tragedy struck one local high school, officials are giving students and family time to grieve.

According to Superintendent John Gullatt, Caldwell Parish Schools will be closed Tuesday (September 25, 2017).

The following status was posted on Caldwell Parish High School's Facebook page: 

"From Superintendent John Gullatt: Due to the recent tragedy that our school system has endured we will close the school system down on Tuesday and will resume school on Wednesday. I want our faculty and students to be able to grieve and pay their respect to the families involved."

Funeral services for Ava Grace or Gracie Crockett will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, September 25, 2017 at Caldwell Parish High School.

Funeral services for Tristen Robinson will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 26, at First Baptist Church in Columbia, La.

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