Funeral For
Oda Rockett

Funera l s e r v i c e s fo r

Oda Rockett, mayor of

Spearsville, will be held at

3 p.m. on Friday, February

27, 2015 at First Baptist

Church in Spearsville. Burial

will follow at Spearsville

Cemetery. Visitation will

he held from 5-8 p.m. on

Thursday, February 26,

2015, at Kilpatrick Funeral

Home in Ruston.

Read next week’s edition of

The Gazette for more on Mrs.

Rockett’s contributions to her


High School


Any person aged 19 and

older who is interested in

obtaining a high school

equivalency diploma is

asked to contact Kay

Brown at 368.5075.

‘Girl Thing’

Dating violence will be

the topic of the “It’s A Girl

Thing” meeting from 5:30-

7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the

Conference Room at Union

General Hospital. Jackie

Hill, parish co-ordinator

for the Domestic Abuse

Resistance Team,” will be

the feature speaker. For

more information, call



“It’s A Girl Thing,”

t h e awa r d - w i n n i n g

program at Union General

Hospital, is offering a

$1,000 scholarship to a

senior graduating from a

school in Union Parish.

Attendance at program

meetings is just one of the

requirements. A complete

list of qualitifcations can

be obtained by calling