Union Parish Schools were out Monday in observance of President’s Day. This holiday was part of the original academic calendar. However, with winter weather moving into the area late Sunday evening and throughout the day Monday, schools were forced to close on Monday and Tuesday. A second wave of…
Louisiana has paid about $550 million in unemployment benefits so far this year, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor also said Friday it would send Louisiana almost $2 million to combat fraud in federally funded unemployment benefits programs. Since…
Union General Hospital is in the process of identifying health needs in Union Parish, so they can better plan to meet those needs. The hospital is inviting UP residents to take the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment survey to help them understand how to better meet the health needs of our…
A Louisiana lawmaker predicted Monday his proposed 22-cent increase of the state’s gasoline tax will attract a “groundswell” of support this year, despite the failure of similar efforts in 2017 and 2019. Gov. John Bel Edwards has said he will not throw his support behind the tax increase. In a…
The Union Arts Council will hold its ninth annual Competitive Art Exhibition on March 27. Vitus Shell will juror the competition. Shell is a Monroe native and lives and works there. Shell is also a visiting assistant professor of art at Louisiana Tech University. He earned a BFA from Memphis…
Severe winter weather hit Northeast Louisiana Sunday. Snow and ice have closed schools and public offices across the parish. D'Arbonne Woods Charter School top photo, the Union Parish Courthouse and the Courthouse Annex are closed, along with many other businesses in town and across the parish.…
UPSO to stop shuttle Per Sheriff Gates: Effective immediately, UPSO will no longer provide shuttle services for our essential healthcare workers to and from their workplaces. The road conditions have deteriorated and conditions are too dangerous for deputies and their passengers. School closures…
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Most Americans agree on the importance of safeguarding basic freedoms protected by the constitution. But here’s where it gets a little murky. Do we have to give up certain of these freedoms to be safe and secure? The current and past presidents, one Democrat and one Republican, think that there are…
The title of this article references Florida, but is also associated with Texas and any other freedom loving non-regulated state that enjoys low taxes and unencumbered growth. As we witness what is happening within our great nation the questions must be how do we handle the successes and what…
Like me, I am sure that you have spent the last couple of days staring at an amazingly beautiful winter wonderland. This is the second snow of 2021 for us here in North Louisiana and that in itself is a miracle. In order for us to get snow, the weather conditions have to be perfect and personally I…
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…
Union Parish Schools were out Monday in observance of President’s Day. This holiday was part of the original academic calendar. However, with winter weather moving into the area late Sunday evening and throughout the day Monday, schools were forced to close on Monday and Tuesday.
The Farmerville Police Dept. and Chief Bim Coulberston report the following arrests: Everett Fuselier, 21 years of age, Monroe, La. arrested on 1-16-21 for…
UPSO to stop shuttle Per Sheriff Gates: Effective immediately, UPSO will no longer provide shuttle services for our essential healthcare workers to and from…
A Louisiana lawmaker predicted Monday his proposed 22-cent increase of the state’s gasoline tax will attract a “groundswell” of support this year, despite the…
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…
Russell Harrison recorded a double-double with a game-high 17 points to go along with 10 rebounds and three other Warhawks scored in double figures as ULM…
Louisiana Tech broke out the broom last Saturday, completing a two-game sweep of division leader UAB with a final score of 69-64 inside the Thomas Assembly…