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Candidates make their cases during UP Political Forum

Ned White, candidate for state Senate from District 33, speaks to a crowd of a little more than 100 people who turned out for Thurday’s Union Parish Political Forum in which candidates for state senate, sheriff and Police Jury   were given a chance to make their case to voters. By Luke Britt/Editor Covid mandates, gun rights and who should …

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Jerome and Avery Wilson brought their son, Hudson, by the UPSO to thank Sheriff Gates for the Friends of UPSO program. The Friends program is designed to minimize the chance of negative interactions between law enforcement officers and people with special needs.  By Luke Britt/Editor News reports of developmentally disabled people being harmed by police are always tragic, but for …

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New road’s rapid deterioration prompts complaint

By Luke Britt/Editor A portion of Scotts Hideaway Road that was resurfaced less than a year old has begun to deteriorate and last week the Union Parish Police Jury sent the contractor who built the road a letter formally requesting that the company repair the road at its own expense. The jury sent Dreher Contracting, LLC of Bastrop the letter …

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