Farmerville Local News

The GazetteMay 31, 1905 C. H. Murphy, president of the Bank of El Dorado, was here last Friday on private business. Mr. H. W. Regan was here last Thursday night having for the interior Friday morning on business connected with his timber interests. The Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge will close the present session on … Continue reading Farmerville Local News

Investigation in the Killing of Dick Craighead

The GazetteMay 17, 1905 The Governor Moves Gov. Blanchard has ordered a vigorous investigation in the matter of the late killing of Dick Craighead in the Homer jail and has offered the following rewards, which will remain in force for the period of one year from date. The sum of $1500 for the identification and conviction … Continue reading Investigation in the Killing of Dick Craighead

1952 Spearsville High Has Successful Baseball Year, Earns State Title

Submitted by Ike Futch Spearsville LouisianaMay 26, 1952 Last March when the Spearsville High School baseball players began loosening up their arms, swinging bats and taking their laps, not a single player would have thought they would win the state championship, but with a few potential hitters, some good pitching and lots of hustle they … Continue reading 1952 Spearsville High Has Successful Baseball Year, Earns State Title