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Landry scuttles D’Arbonne college campus, for now

Staff and News Service Report The red line shows where the proposed Farmerville campus of Delta Community College will be built, if funding is restored. The new Delta Community College campus on Lake D’Arbonne, announced barely three months ago, has been scuttled by Gov. Jeff Landry’s new administration, according to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. The $18 million campus that could …

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Farmer’s win State Championship with winner-take-all two point try

By Markel BraggsContributing WriterWhat an ending to a great season!! We are the Division III non-select 2023 State Champions!Coach Joe Spatfora, the assistant coaches, and the Farmers’ football team entered the 2023 season with many high school football experts and enthusiasts and even some fans believing this was going to be a rebuilding year, not a championship year. But the …

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How old is too old for public office

Age has never seemed to be such a big issue in American politics. Do we let our elected officials stay in office way too long? Should there be restrictions as to when older politicians must step down? Or should we just let the voters decide as to when someone is too old to serve? Jim BrownJim Brown is a former …

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Union Parish 4-H

Maverick Tucker is the 9-year-old son of Matt Tucker of Downsville and Samantha Tucker of Linville. The fourth grader at Darbonne Woods Charter School was asked to share some things about himself and his experience with Union Parish 4-H: “I live in Union Parish, and I love how friendly and nice everyone is. I have a little brother and a …

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