Seventy-Five Years of Early Schools in Union Parish

By Edna Liggin   From Molly Liggin Rankin Who were the "relief girls"? What school had one session after another for 21 months? What was "Lickety Split"? What were head-marks? What community was know for its marble playing and who was the man there with the most expertise? In 1839, when Union Parish was carved … Continue reading Seventy-Five Years of Early Schools in Union Parish



The GazetteJanuary 4, 1939 Mr. and Mrs. Dougan Edwards of Houston, Texas, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Edwards last week. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Parnell of Choudrant spent Tuesday with Mrs. J. W. Read. Miss Willard Brashier, who teaches at Merryville, spent the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Add … Continue reading Union

Court Items

The GazetteOctober 26, 1904 The past session of the district court of Union Parish was rather a heavy one as here were several cases of a serious nation to be tried. The petit jury was discharged last Saturday and the most of the present week was taken up with civil matters. The following cases were … Continue reading Court Items