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Lower insurance rates coming soon

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The House voted 72-28 Friday to pass a bill that aims to lower car insurance rates in Louisiana by limiting damage suits and awards to people injured in car accidents.

Motorcyclist killed in Union Parish crash

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Friday, shortly before noon, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two-vehicle, fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 2 near Century Road. This crash claimed the life of 62-year-old Mark Flowers of West Monroe.

AG Landry advises on stimulus payments

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Attorney General Jeff Landry wants Louisiana citizens to be aware that the U.S. Treasury Department has begun distributing Economic Impact Payments to eligible individuals via prepaid debit cards; and he is offering consumer information and tips to help ease some of the concerns regarding the validity of these stimulus monies.

K&M a hidden gem for D’Arbonne fishermen

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The sun is barely creeping over the horizon and you have the boat hooked up, fishing rods and poles ready and, unbelievably, a sleepy wife stumbling to the truck to join you. Headed to Lake D’Arbonne for the day, you just know this is going to be a banner day for bream, catfish and possibly crappie.

PSC works for rural Internet

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The big shift to home-based work and schooling during the coronavirus means Louisiana more than ever needs to bring Internet service to all parts of the state, according to Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell.

Turner named to Commission

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Rep. Chris Turner, chairman of the Rural Caucus of the Louisiana Legislature, has been appointed to a new commission designed to extend broadband Internet service across the state.

2020 Union General Hospital “It’s a Girl Thing, Making Proud Choices” Scholarship

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Congratulations to Taylor Lee for being selected as a recipient of this year’s It’s a Girl Thing, Making Proud Choices scholarship. Taylor is a 2020 graduate of Union Parish High School and the daughter of Lakeisha Lee and Jonte Lee from Marion. Under the Program, one $1,000 scholarship is awarded to one senior girl attending high school in Union Parish. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college or technical school pursuing a career in the medical field. Taylor will be attending Louisiana Tech pursuing a degree in nursing. For more information about the scholarship visit www.uniongen.org Submitted photo