Election Commissioners for Primary on January 19th

The Gazette December 30, 1903 Farmerville -- J. P. Odom, M. W. Rabun, W. C. C. Smith; J. D. Fenton, clerk. Colson -- F. T. Malone, C. H. Hudson, Henry Smith; Albert Smith, clerk. Ouachita -- J. W. Parks, Guy Barr, Geo. F. Clark; C. H. Gully, clerk. Marion -- Jesse M. Nettles, H. M. … Continue reading Election Commissioners for Primary on January 19th

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Farmerville Law Officer Shot Monday Night

The Gazette June 22, 1972 Speculation continues to persist following the murder of Farmerville Deputy Town Marshal Leroy Odom, Jr., but to date, no concrete evidence has arisen which points to any suspect or suspects responsible for the killing and the circumstances surrounding the murder  are still sketchy at this time. Odom, 29, was found … Continue reading Farmerville Law Officer Shot Monday Night

Union Principal Frank Futch Nears 50th Anniversary in Education

Joan Hershberger El Dorado News-Times Staff May 10, 2005 OLD UNION - Through half a century as an educator, Frank Futch experienced the twists and turns of the times as a teacher, coach and administrator in area schools. A community reception in honor of his 50th anniversary as an educator will be held from 2 … Continue reading Union Principal Frank Futch Nears 50th Anniversary in Education

Farmerville Bank Robber Caught in Beaumont Texas

The Gazette April 22, 1931 Sheriff Murphy and Deputy Edwards Return Yarrell IS NOW IN UNION PARISH JAIL AT FARMERVILLE At the request of Sheriff Pat Murphy of this parish, a posse of seven detectives in Beaumont, Texas, Monday morning arrested one Jimmie Yarrell, alias Hunt Boyd Watson, alias B. B. Gathright and alias Hunt … Continue reading Farmerville Bank Robber Caught in Beaumont Texas

Save the Caboose Campaign

"Save the Caboose Campaign" has begun! Contributions are greatly appreciated no matter how small ! Plans are underway to restore the caboose as an actual caboose. You can send donations to Bernice Historical Society, P.O. Box 524, Bernice, Louisiana 71222 or to Cathy Buckely at 12764 Hwy 2 Bernice 71222.