The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Spearsville, Jan. 21. The Spearsville "G-Men" defeated the Choudrant Oilers 71-53 at the Hico gymnasium Wednesday night. Both teams showed fine floor games but the keen eyes of Futch, G. Smith and F. Smith were too much for the Oilers, although they played a good game. On Wednesday, January 25, the … Continue reading “G-Men” Defeat Choudrant Oilers In Game at Hico
The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Mt. Tabor church, which has a splendid background and history, was constituted November 29th, 1874. The presbytery was composed of Elders S. C. Lee, John Talbert, S. P. Leggett and W. P. Smith. The following were charter members: R. J. Tabor and wife, M. J. Tabor; B. F. Pleasant and wife, … Continue reading Mt. Tabor Church Constituted in 1874
The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Located on the Spearsville-Farmerville highway, three miles south of Spearsville, the Mount Union Missionary Baptist Church was founded the fourth Sunday in June, 1888 with about 25 members comprising the group that met that day. The Rev. Henry Gathright was elected pastor and in the church's first year of existence 15 … Continue reading Mount Union Had Church in 1888
The Gazette October 5, 1939 Founded at Haile as the Unity Church on Oct. 20, 1907, the Haile Baptist Church has grown until today it has a membership of over 90 and owns its own church building. The late Rev. J. V. B. Waldrop was the preacher who officiated the day the organization was formed. … Continue reading Haile Church Was Founded in 1907
The Gazette October 5, 1939 Church Building was Burned Last December Meeting in the store of Dr. P. K. Hudson on May 26, 1918 for the purpose of organizing a church, the people of the community of Litroe gathered that spring day in reverence under the direction of several elders and deacons. Those charter members … Continue reading Church At Litroe Organized in 1918
The Gazette May 29, 1901 Monday morning it was discovered that an iron safe belonging to Hon. J. M. Smith, register of the state land office, had been broken open by a burglar. When Mr. Smith moved to Baton Rouge last year, he leased his residence in our town to Mr. C. T. Simmons, and … Continue reading Safe Broken Open
The Gazette May 1, 1901 Mr. J. W. Smith, editor of the Homer Clipper, and Miss Carrie Richardson, daughter of Judge J. A. Richardson, were married last Sunday.
The Gazette February 27, 1901 Renero - Haynes. -- At the residence of the bride's parents in Bernice, on Feb. 19, 1901, Mr. Lee T. Rentro to Miss Lila A. Haynes, Justice D. K. McLaurin, officiating. Dean - Smith. -- At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. C. Smith, near Farmerville, on Thursday, … Continue reading Married
The Gazette July 26, 1899 Mr. Will Smith, a farmer residing near Vienna, Lincoln Parish, was shot and killed within a few steps of his gate one day during the past week. Mr. Smith had spent the night at the home of his mother, who resided near him, and returning home early in the morning … Continue reading Murder in Vienna
The Gazette May 3, 1899 News is scarce, but we come in self-defense. Mr. "T" appeared in last week's issue, and some parties seem to indicate that we have changed our name. To convince the wrongly impressed, especially "Col." Buckley, we will state that we did not even know that he "Col. B." was likely … Continue reading From Spearsville
The Gazette April 12, 1899 Mr. J. K. Willet will be married to Miss Mary Smith this forenoon at the country home of the bride's mother near El Dorado, Ark., he having left yesterday upon that felicitous mission. Immediately after the marriage the happy twain will leave for this place where they are expected to … Continue reading Willett – Smith
The Gazette January 11, 1899 A new arrival appeared into the household of Mr. S. B. Smith last Saturday morning. It's a fine girl baby.
The Gazette November 2, 1898 As I have not written the items of this place in some time I will now send another write-up. Sickness is not so general, but in a worse form, it seems. Mr. A. B. Henderson's mother, after lingering for quite a while seemingly at the point of death, expired early … Continue reading From Spearsville