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Christmas in the State Park begins Saturday

By Luke BrittEditorThere are very few good things that came out of the Covid pandemic, but Union Parish’s annual Christmas in the State Park, which begins Saturday night, is certainly one of them.Only its third year, the Union Parish Chamber of Commerce’s festival of lights at Lake D’Arbonne State Park has become one of the parish’s largest events, drawing more …

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UPPJ 2024 proposed budget unveiled

By Luke BrittEditorThe proposed Union Parish Police Jury budget for the 2024 fiscal year anticipates a surplus of nearly $300,000 at the end of next year, funded in large part by a significant increase in interest earnings.The budget also shows that the jury’s total expenditures in 2023 were only $1,377 over budget.The proposed budget estimates expenditures of $2.1 million in …

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Vera Letsy Everett

A funeral service for Mrs. Vera Letsy Everett, age 84 of Farmerville, LA was held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Farmerville Church of Christ. Tommy Bennett officiated and Billy Anderson lead the music. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery in Spearsville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Vera was a 1957 graduate of Spearsville High …

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