Charter group to aid DCS
A state group that advocates and promotes charter schools may be weighing in with legal help for the defrocked board operating Downsville Charter School. »»

Skains evicts member of rival board
Amy Bearden wondered if her role on the board of the group chosen to oversee Downsville Charter School was going to cause problems with her landlord. »»

In an area as vast as Union Parish, it can take emergency responders some time to answer calls for help. In some instances, those response times are lengthened when police, fi re and medical specialists have diffi culty fi nding the location where a call originated. »»

Economy should see bump with bonus checks
Area merchants will likely see increase spending as Christmas draws closer as area educators and support personnel across the parish are set to receive bonus checks. »»

Contract with DCS board voided
Despite a unanimous vote by the Union Parish School Board to revoke its charter, the president of the group that has operated Downsville Charter School since it opened in 2012 said they arenít going anywhere without a court order »»