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Once upon a time…

What better way to start celebrating 50 years of Lake D’Arbonne than a quick look at the history of the lake and a few facts and figures: The dream of Lake D’Arbonne became reality in 1957, the Louisiana state legislature appropriated over one million dollars with the promise of more appropriations later, for the D’Arbonne … Continue reading

Yep: She’s 50!

There aren’t many ladies that appreciate you sharing information on concerning how old they are, but a grand lady of a lake — Lake D’Arbonne — turns 50 years old in October of this year and we’ll be celebrating her birthday with lots of facts, figures and stories about the lake on this website in … Continue reading

College anglers hit Hot Springs

FLW College Fishing is headed to Hot Springs and Lake Hamilton this coming weekend for the third of four stops in the Southern Conference. Fifty college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Southern Conference Invitational tournament. The tournament will have teams from University of Louisiana – … Continue reading

Time to get “wild” again

Archery season for deer opens in Louisiana Tuesday, October 1, and runs through January 31, 2014. So guess what the topic is at the next “Wild Connections” series sponsored by the Union Parish Library and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries? How did you guess? A program on bow hunting and archery will be … Continue reading

Nothing I can add . . .

“And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” — Matthew 16:18

Good idea

My sentiments, exactly. Louisiana Tech played Tulane in Ruston Thursday night, and among the celebrities honored were former Tech QB’s Phil Robertson and that guy that used to play for Pittsburgh, oh yes, Terry Bradshaw, I think. Some of the crowd had a good idea and shared it in pretty bold fashion. Thumbs up!

NEW: Expo Schedule of Events

It’s almost hunting season and time to get ready for fall fishing. If you love the outdoors, you’ll want to make sure and make the Lake D’Arbonne Country Sportsman’s Expo in Farmerville part of your Fall, too. Mark your calendar:  Saturday, September 21. It is also a really great day to help young people learn … Continue reading

Now they’ve gone and d(r)one it….

I try not to get political on this site because it’s about entertainment and the outdoors. But I gotta tell you, it’s going to take something special to drone out the laughter on this one. Forget dove, duck and deer season…. Here’s the story: Hunters out west are lining up for a hot new license: … Continue reading

We remember

God Bless America. May we never forget or take for granted what makes our country great. And may we never let the forces of darkness, of wrong, of evil, or of apathy, overcome it. Take time today to remember those who died, those who were heroes and their families and the cowardly, brutal attack on … Continue reading

Teal season recipe

If hunting teal was like cooking, there would almost always seem to be a missing ingredient. The “ideal” recipe for teal season — cool weather, plenty water, migrating birds, good limits, etc. — just doesn’t ever seem come together like a fine meal. Teal season is just a couple of days away. This year, numbers … Continue reading

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