District Court Proceedings

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 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 May 29, 1901 Court convened Monday morning and will probably continue in session through this week. J. B. McLaurin was fined $100 and costs for retailing liquor without license. Fred Wells was convicted of charge of cutting timber from public land. Case against Francis Malone, on charge of selling liquor without license was … Continue reading District Court