Judge denies wrongful conviction suit
The case of two men who claim they were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated in the 1986 deaths of a Downsville couple have been dismissed by a 3rd District Court judge. »»

Service To Community
Unlike many Union Parish residents, Kinny Haddox only met Alvin Green about a year ago. Preparing a series of stories about the 50th anniversary of Lake D’Arbonne, Haddox spent an afternoon on the lake with Green. »»

Keep Union Beautiful coming to life
The process has begun for Union Parish to tap into grant funds for projects to combat litter. The Union Parish Police Jury unanimously approved a resolution at its July meeting to pay a portion of the $3,000 application fee to create Keep Union Beautiful, an affiliate of the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) programs. »»

Ratings adjustments sought
Over the last 10 years, Billy Jung has seen requirements for ratings of the Farmerville Fire Department increase dramatically. “Ten years ago, it was four pages of documents. Five years ago, it was 20 pages. This year, it was over 40 pages,” said Jung, who serves as chief of the volunteer department that serves the town and adjacent fire districts. “The process keeps changing and becoming more and more difficult.” »»

Old Park Property Purchased
A Union Parish company has purchased almost 70 acres of the old Lake D’Arbonne State Park. »»