FYI/Events

After School Programs
Union Parish Schools Systemare offering after school programs, through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. Offered from 3:30- 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday at all parish schools – as well as the former Bernice, Marion and Spearsville elementary schools – the program offers opportunities for tutoring, homework help and other activities. For more information, contact Debra L. James at 368.9715 ext. 116.

Town of Farmerville
The Town of Farmerville will be closed September 1 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Department will be running a day behind. Please put all trash cans out on your normal day.

Recertify For Benefits
Persons receiving Food for Seniors Food Boxes from TRIAD of Union Parish should recertify by Aug. 29, 2014.  Please bring your 2014 proof of income and a picture I.D to the TRIAD office, 710 Holder Rd.  For more information, please call 368-0469.

Voter’s League Forum
The Union Voters League will host a political forum at 2 p.m. on Sept. 13 at Union Parish High School. League president Fred Carr will serve as host. Dr. Joshua Stockley, assistant professor of political science at the University Of Louisiana at Monroe, will serve as moderator for the event, open to candidates for elective office in the upcoming October elections.