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Local youths compete in JFK oratory competition

Entrants in the JFK Oratory Competition were, from left,  Garrett Lee, Jayce Lee, Chloe Jackson, Kaylee Ann Weldon, and Luke Easley Speeches by President John F. Kennedy were in the air at the Youth Oratory Competition on Veterans Day in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville.  Five local youth ages 12 to 19 delivered  ten-minute versions of …

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Honesty & Integrity Award

The Masonic Fraternity, probably the oldest of its kind in the world, is known as a charitable, and educational society whose purpose is to build up the good character of its members.  Every year the Downsville Lodge awards an Honesty & Integrity (H&I) Award to deserving High School Junior Students.  This unique award doesn’t consider any other characteristic or talent …

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UPSO continues to investigate a drive-by shooting

The Union Parish Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a drive-by shooting that occurred on East Jackson Street in Farmerville just after midnight Tuesday. Two trailer homes were struck in the shooting, the bullets penetrating the homes’ thin walls, narrowly missing the sleeping occupants. Using footage from video cameras, investigators have been able to identify vehicles that were in the area …

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