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April, 2024

  • 15 April

    Joe Rigney Futch

    Joe Rigney Futch went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at the age of 75, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Joe was born on May 7, 1948, to Joe Reed (“Bouy”) Futch and Marie Smith Futch. He graduated from Spearsville High School in 1966 and attended Louisiana Tech University. As a lifelong resident …

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  • 15 April

    Joyce Odom Nolan

    Funeral services for Joyce Odom Nolan, of Sterlington, LA, will be held at 1:00 P.M., Monday, March 25, 2024 at First Baptist Church in Sterlington. Brother Ben Hackler will officiate and interment will follow at Liberty Hill – Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville under the care and direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes in Monroe. Visitation will be held prior to the …

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  • 15 April

    Mary Jo Elliott

    Funeral services for Ms. Mary Jo Elliott, age 81 of Bernice, LA, were held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Farmerville First Baptist Church with Bro. Michael McIntosh officiating. Interment followed at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Jo loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings. She loved her dogs and rescued anything …

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  • 15 April

    Dennis Ray Colston

    Dennis Ray Colston passed away on April 8, 2024, in Baton Rouge Louisiana. He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on June 8, 1957. Dennis was 66 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane (Fairweather) Colston; his parents, Heuitt Ray and, Ava Nell (Little) Colston, and his sister Karen Brown. Dennis is survived by his children, Melinda …

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  • 15 April

    Beverly Ann Redden

    Funeral services for Mrs. Beverly Ann Redden, age 73 of Downsville, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 8, 2024 at Sardis Baptist Church with Bro. Harlen Knight and Bro. Tony Walton officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.  Mrs. Beverly was a graduate of Downsville High School …

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  • 15 April

    William Earl Hartwell

    William Earl Hartwell, 79, of Omaha, NE passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, of natural causes. A Military Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Omaha National Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, Iowa.  Online condolences may be given at www.meyerbroschapels.com. Bill was born …

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  • 15 April

    Thelma J. Lacaze

    Thelma J. Lacaze, 84, was born on February 11, 1940 in Robeline, Louisiana, and passed away at her home in Farmerville, Louisiana on March 31, 2024.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Antioch Baptist Church in Farmerville from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The funeral service will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Rubin Weaver …

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  • 15 April

    Martha “Virginia” Jones

    Funeral services for Ms. Martha “Virginia” Jones, age 82 of Farmerville, LA, were held at 11:00 AM, March 29, 2024 at First Baptist Church in Farmerville. Rev. Kurt Auger officiated.  Ms. Virginia was a 1960 graduate of Jena High School and Pat Goins Cosmetology School in Ruston, LA. She was a hairstylist in Farmerville for over 40 years. She loved …

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  • 15 April

    How to Choose the Best Medicare Advantage Plan

    Every year, millions of Medicare beneficiaries get the chance to make changes to their coverage for the upcoming year, but there can be a bewildering number of plans to choose from.Medicare Part A, for instance, provides inpatient care, and Part B covers outpatient services. Together, they are known as “original Medicare.” Medicare Part D offers prescription drug coverage, and Medigap is supplemental insurance …

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  • 15 April

    Fishing Report

    BLACK BAYOU – Crappie fishing is improving around the trees on shiners and jigs Bass are fair fishing spinners and soft plastics around the points. Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information.BUSSEY BRAKE – Bass fishing is improving with some to around 8 pounds caught on spinners and flipping creature baits around he brush. Crappie are in transition …

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