The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 By Walter Hitesman Cotton and Influx of Settlers Kept Port One of Busiest Places; Name Originated From Pioneers of Alabama and Georgia A wizened old man, showing only about 65 of his 85 years, sat on the front porch of his home near Haile a short time ago and searched for … Continue reading Alabama Landing Is Remembered As One Of Busy Old Points
Pearl Harris I miss seeing the beautiful cotton fields that we used to see all over Union Parish. For several years now no cotton has been planted in our parish. There was a time when cotton fields were everywhere. When the cotton had blooms on it the fields were pretty, but nothing compared to what … Continue reading Where are the Cotton Fields?
The Gazette January 3, 1900 This year 1900 opens up especially bright for the farmers of Union Parish. They are in better condition financially than they have been for years. They are through with the harvesting of last year's crops and many of them have their fences repaired and in good shape for making another … Continue reading New Year
The Gazette May 17, 1899 While Mr. S. D. Nutt and his son, of the eighth ward, with a wagon and team, carrying a bale of cotton to Junction City, were crossing the big Cornie bridge, the team became frightened and backing off the bridge, tumbling into the stream where the water was ten feet … Continue reading Trouble on Cornie Bridge