Sep 10, 2013
Spearsville chief indicted on child rape
Spearsville Police Chief Steve E. Bodine, accused of aggravated rape of a child under the age of 13, has been indicted by a Union Parish grand jury.
Union schools will open Aug. 19
The Union Parish School Board has decided to delay the opening of school for all students in Grades PreK-12 until Aug. 19. According to a news release from the board, this is because of the unexpected time involved in the moving of teachers' classrooms and other materials, equipment and supplies from Marion and Spearsville and the setup of the ... (more)
Union looks to the future
The parish schools are grappling with a significant loss of income, a declining student population and a voting public that turned town taxes to support the system.
Union Parish school district focuses on long-term survival
Community members hear about the financial challenges faced by Union Parish schools in a recent board meeting.
Marion Teachers to Stay Within District
Teachers at Marion Elementary School in Union Parish will be able to keep their jobs within the district.