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Lake drawdown scheduled

The 4-year drawdown for Lake D’Arbonne is scheduled to begin September 8 and end November 15. Plan your dock/pier/ seawall work accordingly. Reach out to the LDWF for vegetation issues.

Clean UP day scheduled

The fourth annual collaboration with Ouachita Green for the annual Ouachita Water Sweep is scheduled for September 19. The theme (and shirts) will be “Go with the Flow: Clean UP” with the focus being on ALL the launch locations of our five natural and scenic streams! Volunteer groups are recommended to be no larger than 5-10 and that social distancing and cautious trash collection of drink/food containers be observed. Find more information at https:// www.facebook.com/ events/304311543981037

UP Crimestoppers

Crime Stoppers of Union Parish will pay up to a $1,000 for any information that leads to a felony arrest and/or indictment. You do not have to give your name or appear in court. Call (318) 368-9679.

How to reach the UP Sheriff’s Office

To reach the Sheriffs Office: Dial 368-3124 Fax: 318-608-3000 • Civil Office: 318-368-2510 • Civil Office Fax: 318-368-7691

Community Callendar

·Aug 29, 6:00 pm – “Jaws” Movie on the Water at Rhett’s

· Sep 3-5 – Mayhaw Festival, Beauty Pageant & Parade, Marion

· Sep 12 – Art in the Park, CANCELLED

· Sep 18-19 – Watermelon Beauty Pageant

· Sep 26 – Watermelon Festival & Parade