On February 25 the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $4.1 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Louisiana. One million dollars of that grant money was awarded to the Union Growth and Development Foundation to design and…
As evidenced by this disappearing dock at Jake’s Landing, Lake D’Arbonne is quickly rising. The D’Arbonne Lake Commission, in conjunction with the La. Department of Transportation, has opened both Tainter gates to 10 feet. As of 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, the lake was at 82.42 feet. Pool stage on the lake…
The Farmerville Farmers Market, located at the corner of Thomas Street and South Main, is a project on Mayor John Crow’s radar. Crow wants to re-establish the market as a true Farmers Market with area produce and products available for Union Parish Citizens. Gazette photo by Byron Avery
The indictment of second-degree murder against Jennifer Perkins of Farmerville has been quashed by Judge Chet Traylor, Judge Pro Temporo, the judge assigned to the case. As originally reported in the December 3, edition of The Gazette, Perkins was arrested and charged for shooting Kenneth Long of…
Youth Art Month Union Parish Library March 1-15; Artwork can be turned in starting Feb. 15. Winners will receive a trophy and art supplies. Farmerville City Council Meeting March 8, 5 p.m. Town Hall Parish Council Meetings March 9 Bernice – 5 p.m. Spearsville – 5:30 p.m. Downsville – 7 p.m. Marion…
America has been in the throws of a worldwide pandemic for 13 months. Disease and death have become constant. We went on a nation-wide shutdown that led to initial calls of American xenophobia and later became the national standard for countries around the world. The cost to America has been…
Politicians can disappoint you and they often do. Union Parish Clerk of Court Dodi Eubanks is not one of those, probably because she is not a politician. Dodi has integrity and is quiet, efficient, non-controversial and unassuming. I have watched her grow professionally from the time she began as a…
Every Sunday morning my husband and I attend church. It is important to us. It draws us closer to God and each other. The best Sundays are when we have the boys and we all sit together as a family. It is something I look forward to all week long. Sitting together in church as a family brings a…
February 23 Jessica Gilbert, 30; 825 Camp Rd, Farmerville, La; Simple Burglary Kimberly Vanessa Williamson, 32; 825 Camp Rd. Farmerville, La; Unauthorized entry of a inhabited dwelling, FTA Gage Mitchell Thomas,19; 290 Pint Rd, Farmerville, La; Simple Battery February 24 Gwyne Ujama Gilmore, 47;…
Earlier this week, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation (LSP BOI) took 56-year-old Anthony Smith, Haynesville Police Chief, into custody on multiple warrants issued by the Claiborne Parish Grand Jury. Last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) concluded an investigation…
From the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office Investigative auditors found a former district attorney transferred $556,598 to a nonprofit foundation he formed using funds from pretrial diversion participants and defendants on court-ordered misdemeanor probation who were allowed to buy out…
Union General Hospital is in the process of identifying health needs in Union Parish, so they can…
The Union Arts Council will hold its ninth annual Competitive Art Exhibition on March 27. Vitus…
Severe winter weather hit Northeast Louisiana Sunday. Snow and ice have closed schools and public…
On February 25 the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $4.1 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Louisiana. One million dollars of that grant money was awarded to the Union Growth and Development Foundation to design and renovate seven buildings for use as the Delta Incubator, to be located in Farmerville at the old Farmerville High School site.
Louisiana Tech University, recently announced the recipients of the Education during COVID-19 Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. The Education during…
From the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office Investigative auditors found a former district attorney transferred $556,598 to a nonprofit foundation he…
Earlier this week, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation (LSP BOI) took 56-year-old Anthony Smith, Haynesville Police Chief, into custody on…
The HH Rods And Reels team of Jason and Brandon Threadgill (center) took home $10,800, which included the $500.00 E10 bonus for using E10 fuel in their boat…
It was a cold 27-degree morning, February 12, 1994, when 40 year old Greg Wiggins and fishing partner Mark Smith launched Wiggins’ boat into the chilly waters…
I think I first noticed it around my backyard bird feeder; I’m talking about the “pecking’ order. By definition, it’s the “colloquial term for a hierarchical…