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February, 2024

  • 12 February

    Johnny Long

    Johnny Long, 77, passed away at his home in Downsville, Louisiana on February 8, 2024. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, Louisiana on Monday, February 12, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  A graveside service will be held at Holmesville Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2024 with Bro. Kurt Auger officiating. Johnny …

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  • 12 February

    George Luther Cothran

    Funeral services for Mr. George Luther Cothran, age 83 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 12, 2024 at Crestview Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Whiteside officiating. Interment followed at Beulah Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mr. George was a man of many talents. He worked in the pipeline, logging, electrician, wood work, and …

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  • 12 February

    Glenda Bearden

    Funeral services for Glenda Bearden, 78, of Farmerville, LA., will be held on February 15, 2024 at The First Assembly of God of Farmerville. A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until service time of 2:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Bro. Robbie Lawson and will be under the direction and care of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville. …

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  • 8 February

    Youth baseball registration has begun

    Union Parish Diamond Youth Baseball and Softball in partnership with the Town of Farmerville is conducting registration for baseball and softball for the 2024 season.Diamond Youth teams will play at Arnett Smith Ball Park in Farmerville, and the season will run from April 6 through June.The league is open to boys ages 3-15 and girls ages 3-12, and registration costs …

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  • 8 February

    4-H Spotlight

    My name is Laney Broussard. I’m the daughter of Ryan and Sara Broussard of Linville. I am 16 years old, in the 10th grade, and homeschooled. I have been in 4-H since I was 9 years old. The last two years I have served on the Regional Leadership Board representing Union Parish 4-H. I started out showing pigs, goats, and …

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  • 8 February

    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 – The water is rising and a few crappie are showing up around the trees on shiners and jigs. No report on bass. Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information. …

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  • 8 February

    Rack hunting can sooth deer season withdrawals

    Here’s hoping your deer season was as successful as you hoped it would be. If you have been sitting down to meals of chicken-fried backstrap steaks or a tasty roast or found your breakfast of eggs tasting especially good with rounds or links of venison sausage on the side, you have for sure been successful.If you’re anxiously waiting for a …

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  • 8 February

    A presidential message for the ages

    Man has marched off to war for thousands of years. It is almost as if going to war was a right of passage for young men. For many it was a volunteer decision to save a country from invasion or raise a person’s position in society or even to have an adrenalin rush of adventure by marching off to war. …

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  • 8 February

    Seeking the ‘Hallelujah yes!’ moments

    Take a moment to ponder: What’s that one thing that, when it happens, makes you want to shout, “Hallelujah – yes!” and fight the urge to do a fist pump? Sallie HollisSallie Rose Hollis is a native of Rocky Branch and retired Journalism Professer from Louisiana Tech University. Contact her at sallierose@mail.com. I’ll bet if you take a minute, you …

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  • 8 February

    Being broke is not the same as being poor

    There is an enormous difference between someone who is broke and someone who is poor. Being broke refers to a current financial situation. Poor, however, is a state of mind.The person who is broke can rectify their circumstances by improving their finances. As a solution, they seek to change their behavior in ways that improve their finances. There are countless …

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