E Edition Archive

November, 2023

  • 7 November

    When Marion Played Sports – Laying a Foundation 

    By Jackie HuntContributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the ninth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. The early to mid-1970s was a time of program building for Marion High School. Although the school was just a small lower classified school, it did not take long to see there was …

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October, 2023

  • 30 October

    Glynn Harris Fishing Report

    FOR THE WEEK: Feb. 1, 2024 Glynn HarrisGlynn Harris is a long-time outdoor writer from North Louisiana and has won more than 50 writing and broadcasting awards during his 47 year career. BLACK BAYOU – No report. Water is low. Contact Honey Hole Tackle Shop 323-8707 for latest information. BUSSEY BRAKE – The big bass continue to be caught flipping …

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  • 30 October

    When Marion Played Sports –Integration Came to Union Parish

    By Jackie HuntContributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the eighth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. The seniors and juniors of Eastside were not happy with the move to the local white schools for the second semester of the 1969-70 school year.  The seniors had been looking forward to …

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  • 30 October

    When Marion Played Sports, Integration Came to Union Parish

    By Jackie HuntContributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the eighth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. The seniors and juniors of Eastside were not happy with the move to the local white schools for the second semester of the 1969-70 school year.  The seniors had been looking forward to …

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  • 21 October

    When Marion Played Sports – Another Year, Another School

    By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette Editor’s Note: This is the seventh installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. While still basking in the glory of a state football championship and watching their girls’ basketball `team race out to an 18-0 record and the boys 17-2, Eastside athletes were on …

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  • 21 October

    When Marion Played Sports – Another Year, Another School

    By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette Editor’s Note: This is the seventh installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. While still basking in the glory of a state football championship and watching their girls’ basketball `team race out to an 18-0 record and the boys 17-2, Eastside athletes were on …

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  • 17 October

    Author to discuss JFK assassination investigation tonight at Union Museum of History and Art

    When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, it is often said, the United States lost its innocence. Not only because the president was murdered, but because Americans were forced to consider the possibility that his death was orchestrated by conspirators within his own government. Author Gary Savage will discuss his 1993 book, “JFK –  First Day Evidence” at 5 p.m. …

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  • 10 October

    When Marion Played Sports – Demons Go Out With a Bang

    By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette Editor’s Note: This is the sixth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. “Confident” is how Bobby Lanell Andrews recalls the 1969 Eastside Demons squad at the beginning of the season. “We just felt we were going to be good. We had some very …

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  • 10 October

    When Marion Played Sports – Demons go out with a bang

    By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette Editor’s Note: This is the sixth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. “Confident” is how Bobby Lanell Andrews recalls the 1969 Eastside Demons squad at the beginning of the season. “We just felt we were going to be good. We had some very …

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  • 7 October

    Community college site selected

    Campus will overlook Lake D’Arbonne and offer a ‘Sportsman’s Paradise’ curriculum  By Luke Britt/Editor Wednesday’s decision by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System to build a new $18 million Farmerville campus on a hill overlooking Lake D’Arbonne seems to have been driven by three things: location, location, location. According to the site selection report that prompted the LCTCS decision, …

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September, 2023

  • 30 September

    When Marion Played Sports – moving up to the Eastside

    Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette The doors to Marion Industrial High School closed for a final time at the end of the 1958-59 school year. Students who had studied and played in the cluster of buildings …

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  • 30 September

    When Marion Played Sports; moving up to the Eastside

    Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment of the When Marion Played Sports series. Click the link to see all the articles in the series. By Jackie HuntSpecial to The Gazette The doors to Marion Industrial High School closed for a final time at the end of the 1958-59 school year. Students who had studied and played in the cluster of buildings …

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