Tournament ticks economy
Following the success of last weekend’s Crappie Masters tournament on area lakes, the sanctioning body is looking forward to returning next year. »»

Emphasis on Student
Collegiate athletics today is marked by football players who forego their final two years of eligibility to enter the professional football draft and basketball players who are “one-and-done” with their college eligibility before attempting a professional career. »»

Delta still offering classes in F’ville
For decades, students from across Union Parish acquired job skills and employment opportunities after completing classes at the North Central Vocational- Technical School. »»

Graduation rates on rise
Statistics released by the Louisiana Department of Education show in the 2013-2015 school year that Union Parish was one of the top 10 school systems in the state at improving their rate of students graduating high school. »»

Lions contribute to cause
Farmerville Mayor Stein Baughman said he is “more than optimistic” that enough money can be raised to fund operation of the pool at Lake D’Arbonne State Park after the state’s budget shortfall caused Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne to announce drastic cutbacks in the Office of State Parks, which his office oversees. »»