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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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01/09/2016
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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01/08/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is pleased to announce an artist exhibition for designer and furniture maker, Joshua Mitchell. In 2015, Mitchell, owner of Jodami Designs, organized the first...
01/08/2016
The North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners, in conjunction with Louisiana Tech University School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry will present “The Birds and the Bees, The Flowers and the...
01/08/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council wishes to invite NCLAC members to its Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The agenda includes the election...
01/07/2016
Consumers who have not yet signed up for health insurance through the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace still have time—but two important deadlines are fast approaching. A plan must be...
01/07/2016
Consumers who have not yet signed up for health insurance through the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace still have time—but two important deadlines are fast approaching. A plan must be...
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01/07/2016
During the holidays, Anytime Fitness held a membership drive in which proceeds of $220 were donated to Christian Community Action. Pictured are Dani Pendarvis (right) and Forrest Hummel (left) of...
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01/06/2016
John Bramblitt, who has overcome blindness to become a renowned artist, will be honored at a reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Union Museum of History and Art. Bramblitt will do a “live...
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01/06/2016
Chartreuse Pear owners Brenda Lee, right, and Travis Lee, left, recently presented a check to Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey. The donation reflects proceeds...
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01/05/2016
Local Junior Auxiliary members recently attended the area meeting of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries. This year, JA members are being encouraged to focus on their own individual...