TimeLine Layout

October, 2023

  • 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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  • 18 October

    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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  • 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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  • 16 October

    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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  • 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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  • 10 October

    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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  • 7 October

    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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  • 7 October

    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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