It added to delays at new DWCS build
When work began last summer on new facilities for D’Arbonne Wood Charter School, officials hoped to have the project complete so that the school’s first graduating seniors could attend classes at the campus. »»

Lacked Authority To Grant Permit It Required From School Board
The village of Downsville had no way to issue a building permit when it required one from contractors doing work on renovations at Downsville Charter School. »»

Keep Union Beautiful officially an affiliate
Sue Smith spent her professional life helping people across the country organize efforts to beautify their communities. Shortly after her retirement, the group she worked for named a leadership award for her. »»

Tax Not Considered A Renwal
When is a tax considered a continuance and not a renewal? When voters allowed the tax to expire and the agency seeking the tax runs it back before voters. At their June 6 meeting, members of the Union Parish Police Jury approved a measure that will see voters asked to consider a 1.7-mill property tax assessment to provide funds for the maintenance, operation and construction of the parish health unit. Minutes of the meeting indicate the language included on the Oct. 24 ballot will reflect the proposal is a “millage continuance.” »»

Judge clears way for new school
A Third District Court Judge has dismissed a suit filed by supporters of Downsville Charter School seeking to block construction of the new Union Parish High School. »»