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Farmerville Council to purchase mega ramp property for $250,000

The Farmerville Town Council voted Monday to purchase for $250,000 a tract of land on the north shore of Lake D’Arbonne and the east side of Highway 15 for construction of a mega boat ramp. The mega ramp will be constructed on the north shore of Lake D’Arbonne, east of LA 33, on the 7.5-acre parcel of land outlined above …

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When Marion Played Sports – The Douglas Family Legacy

Editor’s Note: This is the tenth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. By Jackie HuntContributing Writer Legacies – “something that is a part of your history or that remains from earlier time”… Cambridge Dictionary.  It would be hard to discuss sports legacies around Marion, LA without starting with the …

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Let’s Give Thanks

This is a horrible time to be alive; or at least that what you would think if you turn on the television and watch the news for five minutes. HAMAS has become the scourge of the modern age rivaling the horde of Genghis Khan as it killed, enslaved and desecrated human life. Listen to many and the economy is in …

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Husband and wife outdoor writers tell tales, talk turkey

  Jim Spencer’s books, Bad Birds 1,2 and 3. I have this quirky friend up in north Arkansas that you really have to keep your eye on. Here’s what I’m talking about…I was invited once several years ago to fish the Little Red River in Arkansas for trout. Jim Spencer, Keith Sutton and I shared a boat and although the …

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