Qualifying for the upcoming election November 3 ended July 3. From President on the national level to mayors and constables on the local level, many decisions will be made on that day. While how we vote for everyone has yet to be determined, who will be on the ballot has been initially decided.…
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a bill meant to protect schools from lawsuits if a teacher or student contracts COVID-19. Critics said House Bill 59, the last one approved during June’s special session, leaves students and teachers vulnerable and might increase liability for the state.…
Hello, to the citizens of the Town of Farmerville, Family, and Friends. My name is Jeffery M. Woods, a candidate for Mayor, for the town of Farmerville. I was born in Farmerville in 1965 and I was delivered by Dr. Booth at Norris Clinic in Farmerville. I have lived in the town of Farmerville for…
The November 3, 2020 elections will bring many changes, both on national and local levels. After three terms, Farmerville Mayor, Stein Baughman, Jr. will not be seeking reelection. Five candidates successfully qualified to run for the open seat. Farmerville native, Bevelyn Warren Hunter is one of…
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is announcing it will begin distributing $10 billion in a second round of high impact COVID-19 area funding to hospitals. As parts of the nation confront a recent surge in…
Reeves Memorial Medical Center Employee Spotlight for the week of August 3, is Morgan Thurlkill. Morgan serves as Radiology Manager at the hospital, and has been a RMMC employee since 2018. Congratulations to Morgan Thurlkill for being chosen as the RMMC Spotlight Employee. Submitted photo
UPSB meeting scheduled The Union Parish School Board will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. August 10, via Zoom. For more information check the district website at www.unionpsd.org. Union Diner A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Union Diner at 4 p.m. August 11. The diner is located in the old Huddle…
It was discouraging to see that Louisiana’s high school graduation rate fell slightly in 2019 compared to the previous year. The drop wasn’t huge – 1.3 percentage points – and our graduation rate remains above 80-percent, which is a milestone Louisiana cracked for only the first time in 2018. But…
Being a single mom is not easy. Being head of household, bread winner, disciplinarian, chauffer, cook, housekeeper, laundry lady, yard girl, homework checker, social media stalker and the list goes on and on, can be an extremely daunting task. So daunting that it is sometimes all too easy to lose…
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, issued a “Legislative Plan for Small Business Survival,” today, that included ten prescriptive recommendations to help ensure more small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis and…
Mary Evelyn Brantley Washam was born on August 18, 1922, to Era Malone Brantley and L. Marvin Brantley and left this life to be with her Lord on July 12, 2020. She is survived by her daughter Jean Washam Hollis and her husband, Steve, of Ruston; one brother, H. Ronald (Ronnie) Brantley of Columbia…
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a bill meant to protect schools from lawsuits if a teacher or…
Hello, to the citizens of the Town of Farmerville, Family, and Friends. My name is Jeffery M. Woods…
The November 3, 2020 elections will bring many changes, both on national and local levels. After…
Qualifying for the upcoming election November 3 ended July 3. From President on the national level to mayors and constables on the local level, many decisions will be made on that day.
Tax changes approved this year will reduce state taxes by about $20.4 million next fiscal year, according to the forecast adopted Thursday. About $15.8 million…
Louisiana recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits who are not already receiving the maximum amount for their household size…
UPSB meeting scheduled The Union Parish School Board will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. August 10, via Zoom. For more information check the district…
Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation to amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Act. The legislation would…
Arron Sistrunk took first place (L-R) this weekend in the North Louisiana Crappie Trail tournament on Lake D’Arbonne. Sistrunk won $800 for finishing in first…
The good news for top anglers on the American Crappie Trail is that several major tournaments, including the ACT Championship, have been rescheduled. The ACT…