Spearsvillle Happenings

Barbara WaltonAugust 4, 2011 We were blessed with two showers this past week; the grass took off and it has been hard to keep up with the mowing but that is ok with me. Even my flowers began to bloom again and everything looks so good. Let's hope the weatherman is wrong and we don't … Continue reading Spearsvillle Happenings

Lillie News

The Bernice JournalMay 29, 1930 Miss Lucille Goss spent Sunday with Miss Lena Butler. Mrs. Walton Washam visited her mother, Mrs. G. W. Wilks Sunday who is very sick but was reported doing better Monday. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Brazzel had all their children and grandchildren with them Sunday they are Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading Lillie News

Pisgah Dots

The Bernice JournalMay 1, 1930 Rev. Hinkle filled his regular appointment here Sunday afternoon. Mr. Billie Corny and family of Arizona spent Sunday with Mrs. J. S. Copeland. Mrs. W. L. Tucker and children and Mrs. Palmer Copeland of Loran visited her mother, Mrs. J. S. Copeland Sunday. Miss Maxine Grafton spent Saturday night with … Continue reading Pisgah Dots

Native American Tribes & the Indian History in Farmerville, Louisiana

Ahote Cooper Native Americans of Louisiana January 10, 2019 Long before the terms Native American or Indian were created, the tribes were spread all over the Americas. Before any white man set foot on this territory, it was settled by the forefathers of bands we now call Sioux, or Cherokee, or Iroquois. For thousands of … Continue reading Native American Tribes & the Indian History in Farmerville, Louisiana

1839: Union Parish Created from Ouachita

The News Star July 30, 2016 Editor’s note: One in a series of history pieces published in conjunction with The News-Star’s 125th anniversary. This story by Glenda Mitchelloriginally ran in July 1976 and has been edited. The Territory of Orleans — now the State of Louisiana — was divided into 19 parishes, the most northerly of which was … Continue reading 1839: Union Parish Created from Ouachita

Progressive Union Settled By Immigrants From Alabama

David Baughman Monroe News-Star - Morning World October 24, 1957 In 1803, when the United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France, Territory of Orleans - now the state of Louisiana - was divided into nineteen parishes, the most northerly of which was Ouachita Parish. In 1839 Union Parish was created our of the northern … Continue reading Progressive Union Settled By Immigrants From Alabama