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A Little Planning makes for Great Trophy Photo

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. The second happiest moment for me as a hunter occurred when I went to the photo shop and picked up pictures of my buck of a lifetime. My happiest moment, obviously, was when I …

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Rocky Start Gives No Hint of Rat-L-Traps Success

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. Look in the tackle boxes of any 10 bass fishermen you know, not only here in Louisiana but around the country as well and chances are excellent you’ll find a Rat-L-Trap or two in …

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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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Extended Drought Impacts Deer

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. The weather this summer has been a doozy, hasn’t it? This is not the first time we’ve experienced days and weeks without rain with daily temperatures in triple digits adding to the misery. This …

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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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Joyce Earline Isaac

Funeral services for Ms. Joyce Earline Isaac, age 74 of Downsville, LA, were held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 30, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Will Englerth officiating. Burial followed at Holmesville Cemetery in Downsville, LA under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Joyce Earline Isaac, Born March 24, 1947, arrived at her heavenly home on October 27, …

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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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Ramonia Jean Davidson Smith

Ramonia Jean Davidson Smith (September 25, 1937 – October 16, 2023)Jean was one person who never met a stranger, one who would alwaysgive the shirt off her back to someone whom she felt needed it more, andalways made sure everyone was well-fed and well-loved when she wasaround. To know her and all her quirks was to love her. She could …

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