“I’m back to dancing with the devil, I ain’t better yet. Got a demon on my shoulder like he never left. I thought I’d never play that card again, I lost a bet. And now I’m down here on my knees again…, don’t take me yet.” As these words reverberate through air with a beat that urges the…
Jen Pratt and Michael Stein Baughman IV were married on January 14, 2020 at 4:30 in the evening at Ironwoods Beach at Lahaina in Maui, Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Aurelia and Richard Pratt of Irving, Texas while the groom is the son of Patti and Stein Baughman III of Colleyville, Texas.…
Funeral services for Melvin D. “Porky” Wilson, Jr., 79, of Farmerville were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Curtis Wilson and Bro. Robbie Lawson officiating. Interment followed in Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in…
Funeral Services for Freddy West (54) will be held Saturday February 15, 2020 at the Blooming Grove Baptist Church in Farmerville, Reverend Lester Sims Pastor, Reverend James Lenord Officiating. The time is pending at this time. Interment will Immediately follow, the location is pending at this…
A Farmerville man found passed out in his vehicle behind a Downsvillechurchwasbooked into the Union Parish Detention Center on a narcotics charge. Tanner Jay Bearden, 26, of 399 Florence Williams Rd., was found passed out in his Jeep Liberty behind Lane Chapel Church on La. Hwy. 151, by a Union…
Feb. 2, 2020 Matthew Colt Nation, 36, 3372 Hwy 549, Marion; Domestic Battery Feb. 3, 2020 Ta’keyla Baker, 20, 406 Scott St., Rayville; Resisting an Officer by force Trey George, 26, 1365 Chapman Rd., Farmer-ville; Fugitive for Wild Life and Fishery (4 counts) Tracy Allen George, 26, 5877 Hwy 2…
GUEST COLUMN All species that propagate by sexual reproduction have two sexes, and every new organism arises from one male and one female gamete. Except in the rare hermaphroditic species, every organism has two different parents, one male and one female, permitting the wonderful variety that…
GUEST COLUMN This is part 5 in a multi-part series about questionable behavior in Calcasieu Parish, reprinted from The Washington Post. The L.A.C.E. program is statewide and has been criticized and found to have many issues all across the state. Odom also saw staff using the gift cards for…
NFIB In January, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) announced its new “joint employer” rule, which narrows the definition of joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the federal wage and hour law. The new rule provides much-needed clarity for small businesses. The new rule…
Honoring George Washington, American patriots, women of the American Revolution, DAR membership, and four amazing high school seniors were the highlights of the D’Arbonne Chapter’s Washington Brunch, February 1st, at the Farmerville United Methodist Church. A summary of the National Society of the…
At the February 6, Lions Club meeting at Union General Hospital, a presentation of the Third District Drug Court was given by Judge Tommy Rogers, Judge Bruce Hampton, Christy Wallger, Law Clerk and Fletcher Myaciath, Drug Court Coordinator. The concern with the rise in drug and alcohol use and…
A 23-year-old El Dorado, Ark., man is being held in the Union Parish Detention Center on 14 charges…
Attendance for the annual Sportsmans Banquet was exceptional this year. The crowd (above) was…
“I’m back to dancing with the devil, I ain’t better yet. Got a demon on my shoulder like he never…
“I’m back to dancing with the devil, I ain’t better yet. Got a demon on my shoulder like he never left. I thought I’d never play that card again, I
Town to close for holiday The Town of Farmer-ville will be off on Monday February 17th. Garbage pick up will be a day behind. Please put garbage out on your…
Floats like those above lit up the night as they traveled through Farmerville Saturday. The parade, Battle of the Paddle, Pet Parade and other activities…
A Deliverance Ministries Regular services are prayer on Mondays at 6 p.m., Bible study on Wednesdays at 6 p.m., and morning worship is every Sunday at 10:30…
A free Feral Hog Management Workshop, is set for February 18, at the Fire Station in Marion, to help landowners address the growing feral hog problem. This…
Darbonne Woods Lady Wolves travelled last week to play in a district game against Lakeside and came home with a 44-31 win. Karis McIntosh led the team with 20…
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College athletics grossed $145.4 million in 2018, making it the 15th-highest-grossing college…