There are now at least 11 cases of the Coronavirus in Union Parish (as of noon Wednesday), according to Greg Gossler, Director for the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Union Parish. As more tests for the virus become available and more results are reported, the belief is…
Union Parish School Board President Shannon Barkley said Tuesday that schools would remain closed, with any further determination not taking place until late April. “Whether or not we go back to school after April 30, depends on when they (Louisiana Department of Education) look at (the situation…
The human spirit is an incredible thing. Often when mankind experiences some of its most tragic events, people bond together to bring manpower, assistance and most importantly hope, to those who are suffering. This has been proven during the current Covid-19 Pandemic, the tornado in the spring of…
UPPJ meeting cancelled The Union Parish Police Jury regularly scheduled meeting for April has been cancelled. The meeting was to be held on April 7th, 2020. Due to the Stay at Home Proclamation issued by John Bel Edwards, Union Parish Police Judy President, Johnny Buckley, feels it would be…
Congress on Friday approved a $2 trillion-plus aid and stimulus package that may soften the economic blow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and response, though it still might not be enough to protect state finances and get the economy back on track. “This legislation is the lifeline that small…
The Farmerville Police Dept. and Chief Bim Coulberston report the following arrests: Ronnie Smith, 24 years of age, Farmerville, La. arrested on 2-1-20 for Aggravated Assault. Charles Murphy, 68 years of age, Farmerville, La. arrested on 2-3-20 for Entering and Remaining after being Forbidden.…
The D’Arbonne Chapter of the DAR met March 14, at United Methodist Church in Farmerville. LSDAR State Regent Charlotte White was the guest speaker. She presented a program on the Badin-Roque House in Natchez, LA. It was built in the 1830s, and is a Poteaux-en-terre (post in ground) French Creole…
Mr. John Lamar Honey, a resident of Bastrop, LA, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the age of eighty-four. He was a sixty year member of the Operating Engineers and was an employee for many years at Ford, Bacon, and Davis. Mr. Honey was a boxer in his younger years and during that time, he…
America is strong and America is ingenious. America has immense muscle power and massive brain power. America was built on men and women that thrived, not survived, on a spirit that built industries and society and a country that grew from a backwater speck on the earth to become the leader of…
No, I’m not talking about the meteor which streaked through the Russian sky, exploding and injuring 1,000 people. I’m talking about Jerry Lee Lewis exploding upon the scene at Linville School. Yes, that Jerry Lee Lewis. The rumors are true… Jerry Lee Lewis did attend Linville School in 1952 at the…
Carla Sigler, a former high-ranking prosecutor under DeRosier and a former board member of DACAF, also agrees with Odom and Newman. “I have personally seen a red receipt book used to log in gift cards and I believe all gift cards were supposed to be logged into it,” she says. When I asked DeRosier…
Union Parish School Board President Shannon Barkley said Tuesday that schools would remain closed,…
The human spirit is an incredible thing. Often when mankind experiences some of its most tragic…
Situation/overall • It is important that people understand the seriousness of this situation. In…
There are now at least 11 cases of the Coronavirus in Union Parish (as of noon Wednesday), according to Greg Gossler, Director for the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Union Parish.
UPPJ meeting cancelled The Union Parish Police Jury regularly scheduled meeting for April has been cancelled. The meeting was to be held on April 7th, 2020.…
Congress on Friday approved a $2 trillion-plus aid and stimulus package that may soften the economic blow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and response, though…
The Farmerville Police Dept. and Chief Bim Coulberston report the following arrests: Ronnie Smith, 24 years of age, Farmerville, La. arrested on 2-1-20 for…
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) in conjunction with FLW and The Bass Federation (TBF), recently cancelled three High School Fishing…
Recently, the State of Louisiana authorized construction to begin on Louisiana Tech University’s baseball facility and soccer and softball complex, replacing…
Grambling State University senior point guard Ivy Smith, Jr. was recently named Boxtorow Second Team All-American. This adds to his impressive resume as he was…