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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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08/12/2015
The Festival of Balloons, which features the world’s largest and most elaborate displays by international balloon artists, announced that its biannual event will be held in New Orleans at the Hilton...
08/12/2015
Some youngsters experience difficulty when the time comes to focus on their schoolwork. Such difficulties may be linked to a variety of factors, and parents can be overwhelmed as they attempt to...
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08/10/2015
Choudrant gun raffle winners for Week 26 and 28 were announced. Left photo: William Patton, left, is the Week 26 winner of a Beretta A-300. Pictured with him is Choudrant Assistant Police Chief Don...
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08/10/2015
Life Choices of North Central Louisiana is seeking men and women volunteers to serve in their ministry. As the new school year begins, the services that Life Choices offers become more in demand....
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08/08/2015
Kari McGuire always has a notebook with her. It’s understandable since she is a high school history teacher. Whether it be in her night stand, purse or work desk, a simple spiral, college bound...
08/08/2015
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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08/06/2015
The Caney Lake Good Sammers headed west to Texarkana, Texas, to the Shady Pines RV Park on July 22-25. The first night everyone gathered at the local Dairy Queen, looking forward to hamburgers and...
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08/06/2015
Col. Connell L. Archey was officially robed as the Louisiana National Guard’s military judge during an investiture ceremony at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans, Aug. 1. Archey, a resident...
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08/05/2015
On July 25, the 2015 National Archery in the Schools World Tournament crowned its champions and a good chunk of the hardware headed back to Louisiana. Teams and individuals from five Louisiana...
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08/05/2015
State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning has been sworn in to serve a second year as President of the National Association of State Fire Marshals. On July 27 at its annual membership meeting in...