Downsville Got Her Name From General Downs

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Like the majority of the other Union Parish settlement, Downsville was settled in the early 1840's by immigrants from Alabama and Georgia. This community is in the south-eastern part of Union Parish near the Lincoln Parish line. In 1850 Philoman Willhite settled there, but other families had settled there as early … Continue reading Downsville Got Her Name From General Downs


The Gazette January 16, 1901 Mr. Henry Henderson, of Bernice, and Miss Eva White of Junction City, will be married today. Next Sunday Mr. Lucien E. Jarmon and Miss Lizzie Hester will also be joined in the holy bonds of wedlock. To both these young couples The Gazette extends in advance congratulations and best wishes.