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The GazetteMarch 2, 1906 Case of state against Grover Hill charged with britney; nol prossed. W. M. Thaxton charged with inflicting wound has than mayhem nol prossed. State vs. Jessie Lowery charged with assault with dangerous weapon. Upon trial was found guilty as charged and fined $10 and cost. State vs. Pauter Witersoy charged with murder. … Continue reading District Court Proceedings

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The Bernice JournalOctober 3, 1929 The Third District Court in and for Union Parish, convened in regular September term at the Court House in Farmerville on Monday morning, September 16th, at 10 o'clock. Regular officers were present. The Grand Jury was duly empaneled and charged. The following cases were disposed of during the week. Frost … Continue reading District Court

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The GazetteOctober 25, 1905 The district court disposed of the following cases up to Tuesday noon: State vs. Moreland Hendriks, petit larceny, nolle pros.State vs. Oliver Hally, burglary, plead guilty.State vs. Ray, killing hog of another, plead guilty.State vs. Leon Fields, carrying concealed weapons, plead guilty.State vs. Pat Defee, disturbing peace, plead guilty.State vs. Wince Ellison, … Continue reading Court Proceedings

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The GazetteOctober 26, 1904 The past session of the district court of Union Parish was rather a heavy one as here were several cases of a serious nation to be tried. The petit jury was discharged last Saturday and the most of the present week was taken up with civil matters. The following cases were … Continue reading Court Items

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The GazetteJune 1, 1904 Will Burrell pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapon and was fined $20 and costs.J. A. Gresham retailing liquor, not guilty.Silas Cook three cases pleads guilty to one, prosecution suspended in one, nol pros. to one.State vs. Wes Green nol pros.James Andrews cruelty to animals not guilty.Olby Holloway retailing liquor guilty. Motion for … Continue reading Court Items

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The GazetteApril 27, 1904 Beverly Reagan was fined $15 and cost for disturbing the peace. Jesse Roberts pleaded guilty to petty larceny and was sentenced to 6 months in the parish jail. Amos Gray was convicted of illegal hog marking and sentenced to six months in the parish jail and fined $1 and costs. J. W. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 28, 1903 Chas. Absent, who was charged with assault with attempt to rape, was found guilty of assault. Jim Stephens pleaded guilty to charge of petty larceny and was sentenced to 90 days imprisonment in the parish jail. A nolle prosequi was entered in another case against him for carrying concealed weapons. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 21, 1903 Jim Stevens pleaded guilty to petty larceny. Nolle prosequi was entered in the following cases: Will Lewis, carnal knowledge of female under 16 years of age; Geo Lovettt, same offense; Dave Simmons retailing liquor without license. Abb Reed and Pink Wood pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons and were each … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette May 6, 1903 Cornick Millinery Co. vs. Henderson Bros. Judgement rejecting plaintiff's demand. I. G. Futch vs. J. M. Futch et al. Judgment for plaintiff for $64.25. John Grimes pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $25 and costs. C. D. Covington was fined $100 and costs on conviction … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette April 29, 1903 Peter Jones pleaded guilty to charge of larceny and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. Sentence was suspended against L L. Lowery, who was convicted of selling liquor without license, during good behavior. Mose Hendricks was convicted of assault and battery, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette April 1, 1903 Jesse Wooley pleaded guilty to charge of disturbing peace on public highway and was fined $20 and costs. C. D. Covington was acquitted on charge of retailing liquor without licence. J. L. Reed vs. Mrs. Matilda Selig. Judgment reviving former judgment.      

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The Gazette March 18, 1903 Charley Simmons pleaded guilty to charge of assault, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $20 and costs. Aleck Bearden was acquitted of charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. Jas. Poston pleaded guilty to charge of assault and battery, and was fined $25 and costs. W. K. Pryor … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette February 25, 1903 District court adjourned Friday for this month's term. The following cases were disposed of: James H. Waters vs. John Ryan. Judgment for plaintiff for $321.75. Willie Burch vs. Martha Ford. Judgement of divorce for plaintiff. Mrs. Florence Thomas et al vs. C. T. Simmons. Judgment for plaintiffs for $300. Mrs. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette December 24, 1902 District court was in session last Friday and Saturday, when an adjournment was taken until the January session. The following business was transacted since last week's report: In suit of W. A. McFarland vs. J. B. Covington, judgment was rendered in favor of plaintiff for amount claimed. Judgment for plaintiff … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette December 17, 1902 District court was in session a few hours Monday and Tuesday, and then for lack of business adjourned until Friday. There were only five cases on the criminal docket pending trial, in three of which the District Attorney entered a nolle posequi. They were State vs. John Grimes, retailing liquor … Continue reading District Court

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The Gazette November 26, 1902 Last week's session of district court was "short and sweet," occupying only a portion of two days -- Monday and Friday. In addition to our last report, the following business was transacted: In suit of village of Bernice vs. Wm. F. Cox, on charge of retailing liquor without license, the … Continue reading District Court

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The Gazette November 5, 1902 District court adjourned Friday afternoon. The following business was transacted since our last report: Willie Gibson was fined $5 and costs for maiming a domesticated animal. Ardis Thomas was fined $5 and costs for disturbing peace; and also $10 and costs for carrying concealed weapons. J. G. Trimble vs. Mrs. … Continue reading District Court

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The Gazette October 29, 1902 Court was called to order Monday morning, all the officers at their places. The following business was transacted: Ollie Johnson pleaded guilty to charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and was fined $25 and costs and sentenced to  30 days in jail. Jim Farrar was acquitted of charge of … Continue reading District Court

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The Gazette September 17, 1902 District court convened Monday with all officers present. The probate and appeal docket was set for Thursday. CRIMINAL DOCKET John Davis pleaded guilty to putting dynamite in Bayou Cornie and was fined $15 and costs or 90 days in jail. Callie Moore pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons and was … Continue reading District Court

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The Gazette September 3, 1902 In suit of James Bearden vs. P. W. Bearden et al.; injunction sustained decreeing plaintiff to be the owner of two horses in contest. Susan A. Jones vs. Jordan Jones; judgment of divorce for plaintiff. Cal Holiday was sentenced to the penitentiary for two years for larceny. Dunk Austin was … Continue reading Court Items