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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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Russell Goldie Adams

A graveside service for Mr. Russell Goldie Adams, age 97 of Farmerville, LA, was held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Mt. Tabor Cemetery with Dr. Lyndon Carpenter officiating. Visitation was held at 9:30 prior to the service atthe cemetery. Mr. Russell was born in Reyno, Arkansas to Levi and Priannah Benton Adams. He graduated from Norphlet High …

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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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Gail Marie Albritton

Funeral services for Mrs. Gail Marie Albritton, age 76 of Farmerville, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 08, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Terry Cole officiating. Burial followed in Liberty – Hill Taylor cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Mrs. Gail was a graduate of El Dorado High School and retired from La …

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Community college news is well-timed

By Luke Britt/Editor This week’s announcement that a site has been selected for a new Louisiana Delta Community College campus in Farmerville is the best news to hit Union Parish in quite awhile, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Since April 2020, when the U.S. government began distributing Covid relief money, Americans have been living in an …

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Three airlifted following head-on crash in Farmerville

Three people had to be transported by helicopter to area hospitals following a head-on collision in Farmerville Tuesday morning. Farmerville police responded at about 8:45 am to a report of a vehicle crash on Highway 15 between James Avenue and Camp Road and arrived few minutes later to find a 2012 gray Chevy Impala facing south in the northbound lane …

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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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Sammy Brewster

Funeral services for Mr. Sammy Brewster, age 70 of Wichita, KS, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, October 06, 2023, at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eugene Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Roark Cemetery in Marion, LA, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Sammy was born April 10, 1947 in West Monroe, LA to Samuel James …

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Ernest Eugene Parks

Funeral services for Ernest Eugene Parks were held at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at Liberty Baptist Church in Linville, Louisiana. His final place of rest was at Roark Cemetery in Marion, Louisiana. Visitation was held at the church on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Services are under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home …

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