This week the Farmerville Jaycees are kicking into high gear, prepping the courthouse area and town for the 48th Watermelon Festival. After nearly a year of planning, this week begins the actual work in earnest.
The Lincoln Parish Library is wrapping up the year with a healthy fund balance.
During a recent LPL Board of Control meeting, members approved the 2012 amended and 2013 proposed budgets.
For 2012, the library’s expenditures totaled $2.03 million, and the revenues were approximately $2.2 million. With a prior year fund balance of $3.23 million, this leaves the library with a balance of $3.61 million going into 2013.
Blues-rock-and-roots band Arkansas Brothers Band took the stage on Saturday night during the 2012 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival. The group played a concert at 7 p.m. before headliner Sammy Kershaw took the stage.