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Farmerville man arrested for sexual crimes against church youth

A Farmerville man has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with multiple minor children who attended the church where his wife worked as a youth minister.Dan S. Parker, 45, of Farmerville surrendered to Union Parish Sheriff’s Deputies Monday after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to Sheriff Dusty Gates.The charges stem from a complaint investigators received …

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Native American leaderspeaks today at museumJohn Barbry, a prominent figure among Native American leaders in Louisiana, will give a public presentation in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville on at 5 p.m.Barbry, who heads the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Language and Culture Revitalization Program, will discuss the work of his organization. The museum is located at 211 N. Main …

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Constitutional carry bill heads to governor’s desk

BATON ROUGE — A bill allowing Louisiana residents, 18 and older, to carry a concealed handgun without a permit received final approval from lawmakers Wednesday.After years of GOP-led efforts for permitless concealed carry, the bill is poised to become law with Gov. Jeff Landry signaling that he plans to sign the legislation. Upon the Republican’s signature, Louisiana would become the …

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