Woodard to speak at Lions Club
Third Judicial District judge Cynthia Woodard will be the guest speaker at the Farmerville Lions Club meeting Thursday at the Arbor Rose at noon.Guests are welcome. Lunch is $5.
FHS to give summer retest for EOC/GEE
Farmerville High School will give summer re-tests for the EOC and GEE state tests. Test dates are 24-27. If you need to retest but have not received a letter in the mail, contact the school for specifics about the date and time for the subject area tests. Also, please take the time in August to verify your address and phone number with the secretary. It is important to have updated information on file for notifying students and parents of upcoming events.
Food distribution date changed
TRIAD of Union Parish has announced a date change for the distribution of “Food for Families” food boxes for the month of July only. Due to the fact that the first Thursday of July will celebrate the Fourth of July, the distribution date for July has been scheduled for Friday, July 12. Boxes will be handed out at the same times and at the same locations parish wide. For more information, contact the TRIAD Office at 368-0469.
UVL to meet
Union Voters League will meet Monday June 24, 2013 at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center in Farmerville at 6 pm.
Fireworks over Lake D’Arbonne
The Fireworks over Lake D’Arbonne will take place July 6 at Ramp Road off of Hwy 33 at 9 p.m. Parking will be allowed along Hwy 33, Folly Beach and Lake D’Arbonne Hotel.Donations are needed and appreciated.
Watercolor art class offered
A one-day class in watercolor painting will be offered for adults ages 18 and up on Saturday, July 13. The class for beginners to intermediate-level artists will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Claiborne Electric Co-Op meeting room, 301 E. Franklin Street, Farmerville. Instructor will be Linda Snider Ward, who will demonstrate these techniques: wet into wet; dry brush; flat wash; layered washes; masking; under-painting; and drawing the image. Tuition is $45. Students should bring a lunch. Students will be given a supply list prior to the class. To enroll, contact Ward at 318-791-8004 or email email@example.com. The class is hosted by Union Arts Council.
Jaycee Hall now open
The Jaycee Hall is now open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. accepting all applications. Frank Foster tickets are also available.
Tennis camp at park
Lake D’Arbonne State Park will hold it’s annual Kids Tennis Camp, June 24-28 from 8 a.m. til noon. The camp will be run by tennis coach Phil Trahan and will include three age groups. Ages 4-6 will be trained from 8 to 9 a.m.; ages 7-10 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and Ages 11-17 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Professional instruction with four ball machines, games and fun. Racquets are provided and all levels are welcome. For more information contact Trahan at 318-801-0337 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call the park at 318-368-6291.
UCA Music Camp
.... is a kids musical about leading like Jesus.
June 24-28, in the Elementary Music Room
Mon. - Fri. from 8a.m. - 12 noon
Ages 8-12, for more information please contact:
Janet Sanson @ 318-243-3864 or
Sarah Jones @ 318-381-5477
Benefit for Vickie Antley
There will be a chicken and spaghetti dinner benefit for Vickie Antley of Downsville Saturday, June 22. The spaghetti lunch will be served to go only from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 792 Highway 552, Downsville. Plates are $6 and consists of chicken & spaghetti, bread, and dessert. All proceeds will go to Mrs. Antley to help defray the medical costs of cancer treatment. A silent auction for various items will also take place during this time. Raffle tickets for a .22 rifle are $2. If you are interested in helping with this fund raiser or for more information, contact Lisa Owens Judkins at 318-982-3773, Rhonda Owens at 318-478-0430 or Susanne Rugg at 318-982-6672 or 235-9149. Please call ahead for large orders of 10 plates or more.
FHS Classes of 1969, 1970 & 1971 reunion
Farmerville High School classes of 1969, 1970, 1971 class reunions, July 12 at Edgewood Plantation featuring fish fry and the Mike McKenzie Band. 7 p.m. til. Contact Brenda Bollier at 210-602-5262 or Kay Carroll at 318-608-0144 to purchase ticket.
Kids’ drawing class set
Union Arts Council will host an art workshop for children ages 7-12 Saturday, June 22, at the Union Parish Library in Farmerville, from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop, “Wild About Horses”, will be taught by Linda Snider Ward and will focus on drawing and painting horses, using three-dimensional horses as still life. To enroll in the class, email email@example.com or call 318-791-8004.
Chamber seeks volunteers
The Union Parish Chamber of Commerce seeks volunteers for the Sportsman’s Expo. Interested parties contact the Chamber at 318-368-3947. The next committee meeting is Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Chamber office, 116 North Main St.
All-Star Summer Experience
Quindarien Price will be hosting the “All-Star Summer Experience” at Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center from July 8-11. Camp will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily. For more information and registration call 318-547-9710.
UGH offers cancer support group
A cancer support group will be held the second Thursday of each month with the next one July 11 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the conference room at Union General Hospital. All age groups, any gender and any type cancer. For more information call 318-368-9751. Appointments are still available for Tuesday, Sept. 10 in the lower parking lot of Union General Hospital.
UGH offers free mammograms
Free mammograms for 40 years and older, uninsured or underinsured. Appointments still available for Tuesday, Sept. 10. Exams will take place in the lower parking lot of Union General Hospital. For more information call 318-368-4774.