Hamburger History Available
Like lots of young people in Union Parish, John Thomas had many memories of Dairy Etta. Many of his came during the two years he worked at the store, which was located on East Water Street, near the current location of O’Reilly Auto Parts. »»

State, Plum Creek ending lease for Union WMA
An announcement released Friday has ended a longterm agreement between Plum Creek Timber Co. and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries over use of the Union Wildlife Management Area. Robert Barham, secretary for LDWF, said he completely understands why Plum Creek was seeking changes in its lease of 10,000 acres to the department. »»

Trails Maps Now Available
Dora Ann Hatch has worked to expand the scope of her job as statewide director for agritourism for the LSU AgCenter. After all, there likely aren’t many people who would come to Louisiana on vacation to tour a corn or cotton farm. »»

Health Unit In Critical Condition
State officials are uncertain what might happen with the Union Parish Health Unit if voters again vote down a property tax that helps fund its operation. »»

4th + Folley = Fun
Tell people there’s a holiday weekend event at 9358 Highway 33 in Farmerville and chances are they’ll drive right on by. Tell them it’s the once and future site of Folley Beach, and chances are you’ll draw a crowd. »»