Downsville ponders improvements
As contractors work to put the finishing touches on $4 million in renovations, the board that oversees Downsville Community Charter School is considering additional improvements to the school. »»

DWCS hires counsel to fill public records requests
Officials with D’Arbonne Woods Charter School have informed people who filed public records requests with the school that an unnamed law firm will be contacting them with the information they sought. »»

Audit finds $318K owed to Police Jury by detention center
At least one member of the Union Parish Police Jury is curious how more than $300,000 that should have been repaid by the Union Parish Detention Center to the jury’s general fund went unnoticed for more than two years. »»

Town waits on FEMA
A consulting engineer with the town of Farmerville said federal officials have said funds to repair damage done during flooding that impacted Union Parish in March could be coming as quickly as 30 days. She is uncertain, though, when the 30-day period begins. »»

Utilities affect tax values
Webster’s defines a paradox as “a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true.” »»