On the outside looking in
As Louisiana lawmakers wrestle with a $1.6 billion budget deficit, it appears only three parish projects – two of them water related – will receive funding this year through the Legislature’s capital outlay process. »»

Winds, hail rake parish
This tin, spread over a pasture on Meridian Church Road was ripped from the roofs of chicken houses owned by Virgil Sharp that received extensive damage as a line of thunderstorms moved through Union Parish on April 23. »»

way to learn what started as “what if …” had become reality. Last week, Nancy Love received an email from representatives of Keep America Beautiful, who notified her that a firm the organization contracts with to help local affi liates would be getting in touch with her to help design the logo for Keep Union Parish Beautiful. »»

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. »»