Farmerville Local News

The GazetteMarch 29, 1905 Mr. A. L. Stancil, of the firm of Stancil Bros., left on a Business trip to St. Louis last Thursday. J. E. Clayton, Esq., of the firm of Hawthorn & Clayton, of Ruston departed for home Sunday evening after the week attending court here. Buy your Fencing from the Monroe Grocer Co. … Continue reading Farmerville Local News

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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

Resolutions of Respect of Brother G. Alex Albritton

The GazetteFebruary 15, 1939 Brother Albritton was born March 5, 1874, and died December 15, 1938; age 64 years nine months and ten days. He first united with Beulah Baptist church and moved his membership to Conway, and on November 20, 1897, moved his membership to Salem. And about 1904 he moved his membership to … Continue reading Resolutions of Respect of Brother G. Alex Albritton

Union Gin, Shiloh and Evergreen News of Week

Farmerville Gazette, February 15, 1939Written by Edna Liggin as Uncle Lige Community Heartbeat: Faces about the country: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shaver coming up from Ruston to visit his mother, Mrs. Jane Shaver .... Gordon Albritton home from school in New Orleans, due to illness .... Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Poland a-goin' to see Mrs. … Continue reading Union Gin, Shiloh and Evergreen News of Week

4H Club News

The GazetteFebruary 8, 1939 Spencer Club Monday, January 9th Mr. Kennedy and Miss Nelson came on 4-H Club day. Some of the members changed their projects. We took in new members. John Doss Rushing and Reginald Spencer gave a demonstration on milk, which we enjoyed very much. Mr. Kennedy also gave a demonstration on sweet … Continue reading 4H Club News

Locals

The GazetteFebruary 1, 1939 Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Boone and children of Bryceland spent Sunday here with Mrs. G. R. Boone and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Turnage. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Taylor spent Friday in Simsboro with Mr. and Mrs. George Carroll. Miss Hilda Fuller spent Sunday at Winnfield with Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading Locals

Boy Scouts

The GazetteFebruary 1, 1939 The Boys Scouts of Farmerville held their meeting on Monday night, January 23. The Scoutmaster presented the Scouts a loving cup won by them last year for having a 100% troop. The Farmerville troop lead as competition all troops in the Ouachita Council. The cup is on display at the City … Continue reading Boy Scouts

Marion

The GazetteFebruary 1, 1939 Among the students from La. Tech at Ruston, home for midterm, who have returned to resume their studies were: Misses Ernestine Gulley, Emogene Maroney, Ellen Gulley and Herbert Wheelis. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Ferguson, of Bernice, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Gulley. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd … Continue reading Marion

Father of Famous Wiley Post Again Visits Union Parish

The GazetteFebruary 1, 1939 Mr. Frank Post, of Oklahoma, father of Wiley Post, famous flyer who was killed in an airplane accident with the celebrated Will Rogers in Alaska in 1935, is visiting relatives in Union Parish in the Canaan neighborhood, where he was born and whence he removed with his parents to Texas at … Continue reading Father of Famous Wiley Post Again Visits Union Parish

Will Rogers, Noted Entertainer and Philosopher, Has Gone On, But the Memory of Him Will Stay

The GazetteAugust 21, 1935 Written by Emmett J. Lee, Jr. When an aeroplane crashed last Thursday night away up in lonely Point Barrow, Alaska, the United States lost one of her best-loved citizens -- one whose place can never be filled. Will Rogers is dead---- Never again shall we see that bright-faced humorist, as we … Continue reading Will Rogers, Noted Entertainer and Philosopher, Has Gone On, But the Memory of Him Will Stay

Will Rogers, Famous Humorist, Killed Instantly In Airplane Crash Thursday

The GazetteAugust 21, 1935 Will Rogers, world-famous humorist, motion picture comic actor and newspaper columnist and his pilot and companion, Wiley Post, were instantly killed when their plane crashed from sixty feet in the air into a river bank fifteen miles south of Point Barrow in northern-most Alaska last Thursday evening. The time of the … Continue reading Will Rogers, Famous Humorist, Killed Instantly In Airplane Crash Thursday

Marion

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 There will be preaching services at the Methodist church here next Sunday and Sunday night. Mr. J. W. Thompson of Baton Rouge spent the week end with relatives here. Miss Norma Stewart left Sunday for Bastrop, where she will resume her duties in the Bastrop High school. Mr. and Mrs. Max … Continue reading Marion