The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Vote Exceedingly Close In Returns Truett L. Scarborough, Ruston attorney, was elected in yesterday's run-off election to fill the unexpired term of the late T. C. Bergeron as district attorney for the Third Judicial District of Louisiana. The vote was exceedingly close when all the precincts were reported, and with complete but … Continue reading Scarborough Wins In Attorney’s Race
The GazetteJanuary 18, 1939 Voters of Lincoln and Union Parish will go to the polls next Tuesday, January 24, to elect a district attorney for the Third Judicial District of Louisiana. Armand F. Rabun, of Farmerville, and Truett L. Scarborough, of Ruston, are seeking the office in a run-off election to fill the unexpired term of … Continue reading Vote Tuesday On District Attorney
The GazetteAugust 31, 1904 EDITOR GAZETTE: -- We take this method of correcting certain disreputable statements made by some correspondents of the Ruston Leader in regard to the candidacy of Fred F. Preaus. From reading these articles one would be made to believe that Mr. Preaus had aligned himself with the "blind tigers" and "boot-leggers" … Continue reading Ruston Leader’s Injustice
The Gazette November 5, 1902 The election yesterday in Union Parish passed off very peaceably. Out of about 800 qualified electors, about 500 legal votes were cast. The main interest was manifested on the liquor question, and we rejoice to say that the prohibitionists won by an overwhelming majority, the whisky advocates securing only a … Continue reading Election in Union
The Gazette September 24, 1902 The people of Union Parish will be called upon at the election in November next to say whether license for the retail of intoxicating liquors shall or shall not be issued throughout the parish during the next and succeeding years. The question is up to the voters of Union Parish … Continue reading License or No License – Which?
The Gazette February 7, 1900 By reference to our announcement columns it will be seen that Fred F. Preaus, Esp., has entered the race for district attorney for the fourth judicial district. Mr. Preaus has had many urgent solicitations from strong and influential men of both Union and Lincoln parishes to run for the position, … Continue reading Fred F. Preaus, Esq.