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Editor’s note: Quotes from Civil War letters are printed in the original form. Amid the Civil War uniforms, flags, weapons, and photographs, there are several small objects that silently capture the attention of every visitor to the current exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. The intriguing items are letters. Simple, yet profound, letters. All were written by young uneducated soldiers, lonely for home and family, fearful of death, and bewildered by the horrors they witnessed. “Dear Mother,” begins William H.H. Kennedy’s letter to Permelia Kennedy of Farmerville on...

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08/01/2017
The LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent, Cathy Judd, held an Advance Cooking Class July 17-19. The class originated at the request of some of the students who had attended “Cooking with Kids Workshop...
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07/31/2017
Would you be surprised if I told you that since the millennium began, DART has been offering a highly professional, community-wide training event every summer? Would it interest you to learn that the...
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07/29/2017
Quota International of Ruston recently donated a check for $2,700 to Mindi Bryan and the Lincoln Parish School Board to purchase a FM hearing system for a Glenview Elementary School student. A FM...
07/29/2017
Entertainment Weekly killed “Dunkirk” for me. Not because the review written by Chris Nashawaty was negative or turned me off in any way, but because it went too far toward the other extreme. On...
07/29/2017
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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07/28/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition schedule for the new academic year, including a new exhibit of work by photographer Melissa Leporati at Parish...
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07/28/2017
The Foto Sisters will be featured artists at two area churches on Sunday.  They will present a concert at the First Baptist Church of Farmerville at 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church...
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07/25/2017
Approximately 200 local residents participated in the first Nada Houston Back-to-School Health Extravaganza held Saturday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The participants could receive...
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07/22/2017
Meet Rex. He is a German Shepherd mix looking for his forever home. Rex is up-to-date on shots, heart worm negative and knows basic commands. Rex was abandoned by his owner, and is sad without a...
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07/22/2017
Top: Lion Wayne Harris, left, was presented the “Founders” award by Lion President Alan Brown. The award is given in recognition of Harris’s fund raising leadership over the past year. Bottom: State...