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May, 2024

  • 30 May

    Fishing Report

    Glynn HarrisGlynn Harris is a long-time outdoor writer from North Louisiana and has won more than 50 writing and broadcasting awards during his 47 year career. BLACK BAYOU –Bream are bedded and biting crickets and worms around the trees. Crappie are around the trees and are fair on shiners and jigs. Bass are fair on spinners and crank baits. Contact …

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  • 30 May

    Don’t be “bugged” this summer

    What’s not to like about summers in the south? Warm temperatures, pretty flowers, fresh tomatoes from the garden, fish jumpin’…I could go on and on. With all the nice things about living in our part of the world this time of year, there are some “boogers” out there bent on making your life miserable.As sure as there’ll be peaches in …

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  • 30 May

    News Briefs

    Legacy tile project ends soon at Union MuseumUnion Museum of History and Art-Discovery Place will soon complete its Legacy Tile fundraising project, which enables donors to have engraved tiles installed on the museum’s permanent Wall of Gratitude. Smooth stone tiles are available until August 15 for tax-deductible donations of $750, $2000, or $5000. For complete information, call 318-982-8020. “These legacy …

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  • 30 May

    Benefits of gravel roads

    Nationwide, unpaved roads have been cut nearly in half since 1960. The nation, it seems, still believes that the road to paradise is paved with, well, pavement. Which brings me to consider what’s mainly wrong with society today?I believe too many gravel roads have been paved. There’s not a problem in America today — crime, drugs, education, divorce, delinquency that …

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  • 30 May

    New garden ceremony at Union Parish Library

    The Union Parish Library recently cut the red ribbon on an interesting new project: an educational flowerbed! The Flowertale Garden: The Story of Louisiana Native Trees & Grasses was funded in part by Claiborne Electric Operation Round-Up as an interpretative educational garden about native plants. Stephanie Herrmann, Library Director commented, “When we needed to replace dying landscape plants, we decided …

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  • 30 May

    John David Stansbury

    John David Stansbury, 71, was born on November 29, 1952 and passed away peacefully on May 20, 2024 at his home in Farmerville, Louisiana.  A gathering for friends and family will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana. David was preceded in death by his parents, …

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  • 30 May

    Judith Theresa Hebert Gautreaux

    Funeral services for Judith Theresa Hebert Gautreaux, 81, of Downsville, will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 1, 2024 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana. Brother Ricky Nolan will officiate. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Farmerville, Louisiana. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at …

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  • 20 May

    Mary Jo Gates

    Graveside services for Mary Jo Gates, 93, of the Crossroads Community will be held at 2:00 Monday, May 20, 2024 at the Crossroads Cemetery under the direction and care of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville, La. Rev. Eugene Brown will officiate. Mary Jo was born May 14, 1931 in Union Parish and passed away May 17, 2024 at her home …

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  • 20 May

    Patrick Hendrix

    Services celebrating the life of Patrick Hendrix will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana with Bro. Rubin Weaver officiating.  Graveside services will follow at Liberty Hill -Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville, La. The family will receive friends and family at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Friday, May 17, 2024 from 5:00 …

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  • 20 May

    AJ Smith

    Services celebrating the life of AJ Smith will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Hopewell Baptist Church, Laran, Louisiana with Bro. Dewayne Ramsey officiating.  Graveside services will follow at Farmerville Cemetery in Farmerville, La. The family will receive friends and family at the Church preceding the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. He was a member …

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