Gipson ‘missed but not forgotten’
Jaleel Gipson was a young man who touched many lives, but perhaps he touched the most at his funeral, in the Willie Davis Jr. Recreational Center May 20. »»
There are many students in the graduating class of 2013 that could be recognized for their achievements. But, after much deliberation, teachers and administrators of Farmerville High School, Union Christian Academy and Downsville Charter School were able to narrow it down to three whose pasts and futures are equally bright: Courtland Fields, Jessica Hicks and Gregory Justus. »»
Water contract stirs debate
Southwestern Energy’s decision to enter a contract to use water from the Sparta Aquifer to frack its wells has stirred controversy.
D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission president Steve Cagle said he is dumbfounded as to why Southwestern did not finalize a contract with the lake commission to use water from Lake D’Arbonne, which is a renewable and plentiful resource. »»
Community mourns loss
Farmerville High School will be ending this school year on a somber note after the death of 17-year-old football player Jaleel Gipson was confirmed Monday, May 13.
On Thursday evening, May 10, Gipson was practicing routine drills when a startling accident occurred. »»
Caldwell named Marion’s Citizen of the Year
Bubba Hoggatt, left, presents Jimmy Caldwell with the Marion Citizen of the Year award, sponsored by the Mayhaw Festival. »»