Headlines and News Briefs

  • Poultry Field Day set for September 18

    A Master Farmer field day for poultry producers will be held Sept. 18 at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station. The event will begin with registration at 9 a.m., followed by presentations on pasteurization of broiler litter, calibrating litter […]

  • Claiborne Parish Fair is coming!

    September 15-21 – Gospel Singing at the Fair Calling all choirs, soloists, musicians, praise dancers, quartets, trios and duets! One of this year’s fair activities will showcase area gospel talent. To help us make this event a success, we need […]

  • Butterfly Festival September 14

    The 15th annual Haynesville Celebration of Butterflies will be held September 14 at the Claiborne Parish Fairgrounds in Haynesville. The festival features a parade, seminars, a butterfly conservatory stocked with plants and butterflies in all four stages of metamorphosis, many […]

  • Remembrance, honor on September 11

    Renowned guest speaker to talk life, death and after First Baptist Church in Homer will host its annual September 11 observance and remembrance program on Wednesday, September 11 at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. The purpose of the […]

  • Bridge, road closures next week

    The bridge over Drain on Louisiana Highway 534 is being closed for piling repairs. Beginning Monday, September 9, at 8:30 a.m., the bridge, approximately 2.76 miles north of the junction of La. 534 Spur and approximately 5.06 miles south of […]

  • Senior Expo set for September 7

    The SALT Council of the Claiborne Parish TRIAD invites all senior citizens to the annual Senior Expo set for Saturday, September 7 at Homer City Hall. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the expo starts at 9 a.m. All festivities […]

  • Franklin-Memorial Stadium to be dedicated September 6

    The Red Franklin-Memorial Stadium Dedication ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Friday, September 6 before kick-off at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $7, and all are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to avoid long lines. […]

  • Homer High Teen Passes Away

    Homer Elementary teacher also succumbs Homer High School Junior GeKobe Hunter passed away Thursday afternoon after he collapsed in the school’s gym. According to Claiborne Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Janice Williams, he was transported to Homer Memorial Hospital where he […]