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Second day of qualifying
Unlike the first day of "qualifying," when the Secretary of State's office was packed with protestors, supporters and candidates, the second of three days during which the state accepts the paperwork and fees to get their name on the ballot, has been quiet.
The Town Talk
4 qualify to run for 5th District congressional seat
Four of the six candidates expected to file paperwork to run in the Nov. 4 primary for the 5th Congressional District have registered so far today.
Creativity flourishes at adult art classCreativity flourishes at...
Visit the website, ouachita.lib.la.us for a calender of events. Who knows? Maybe something will awaken your inner artist.
Church bulletinChurch bulletinEvents happening at area...
Alto Baptist Church, 2296 Louisiana 15, will have a Back to School Breakfast for all members and guests at 8:45 a.m. Sunday.
YMCA of NELA has openings for Afterschool AcademyYMCA of NELA has...
YMCA of NELA has openings for Afterschool Academy The YMCA of Northeast Louisiana still has openings for affordable afterschool care.
5th District fundraising sluggish
The following Monday, a security video showed the traditional family values Christian planting a lingering kiss in the dark on one of his aides.
Birthdays Naomi Auttonberry, Eros; Leslie Barnes; Pam Barton, West Monroe; Curtis Wayne Johnson, Monroe; Todd Oglethorpe, 86, Monroe; Albert Robinson, Monroe; Evette Smith, Monroe; Joyce Taylor, West Monroe; Steven Thomas, West Monroe Anniversaries Ray and Edis Descant, married 48 years, Swartz; Glynn and Becky Williams, married 38 years, West ... (more)
Juror wants parish to revisit zoning ordinance
Ouachita Parish Police Juror Dr. Ollibeth Reddix is proposing taking a land-use ordinance before the voters.
Students wrap congressional internships
U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, announces that Jana Robinson, Samantha Tillery, Caleb Smith, Aaron Rogers and Stephanie Parker have successfully completed their congressional internships.
Swartz residents still fighting proposed addiction center
Several Swartz residents say they haven't given up the fight over a planned adolescent addiction center following Monday's Ouachita Parish Police Jury meting, when they heard about the drainage impact of the project.
Birthdays Devin Duncan, West Monroe; Cymantha Lee, 23, Swartz; Patricia Mullenix, Hebert; , Farmerville; James Townsend; Dustin Valentine, West Monroe Belated James Thomas, West Monroe Saturday Friends of the Ouachita Parish Public Library Book Sale is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the West Ouachita Branch, 188 Louisiana 546.