System has $2M in reserves
It was something that for most folks went unnoticed. As they prepared to sell the last issue of bonds to finance school construction projects, the Union Parish School Board learned their credit rating had improved. Standard & Poor’s had adjusted the school systems credit rating to A, from A-. »»

Testing Time
Union Parish Elementary fourth-grade teacher Sonya George distributes LEAP tests to her students on April 26, 2016. Students in »»

Volunteers hope to expand Heroes reach
What started as an effort to offer support and assistance to area first responders changed dramatically six weeks ago. And now organizers of Hometown Heroes are looking to sustain the work done by hundreds of volunteers from two dozen churches that donated thousands of hours of service to residents of the recent flooding across Union Parish »»

Wynn out as girls hoops coach
Without fanfare, an advertisement in last week’s edition of The Gazette signaled what may be the end of Ernest Wynn’s coaching career. But the veteran coach has been in the same situation before and bounced back. »»

DWCS reports ethics issue
Officials with D’Arbonne Woods Charter School have taken the initial steps to report an apparent violation of state ethics laws involving a former member of the board that oversees operation of the school. »»