Spearsville Happenings

Barbara WaltonApril 14, 2011 What is happening in Spearsville or at least talked about? Gardening and the price of gas!!! None of this gas and oil stuff makes sense to me. Throughout out area, oil leases are being bought so that we might produce our own oil and do not have to depend on the … Continue reading Spearsville Happenings

Pine Grove News

The Bernice JournalFebruary 20, 1930 Miss Cleo McCuller spent Tuesday night with Miss Bessie Gray. Mrs. Judge Weldon and children visited Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Grafton Sunday. Mr. L. R. Frosler of Ruston, spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Grafton. Miss Cecil Patterson spent Thursday with Mrs. Jim McCall. Miss Rosie Lee Grafton … Continue reading Pine Grove News

1878 Ward’s Chapel Bushwhacking

Dr. Timothy Hudson In the nineteenth century, Port Union on the Ouachita River formed an important steamboat landing and commercial conduit for Farmerville, Shiloh, Spearsville, and the interior regions of greater Union Parish. Situated just below the mouth of Bayou d’Loutre on a bend in the Ouachita River, the location perhaps had a store operated … Continue reading 1878 Ward’s Chapel Bushwhacking

Ouachita Items

The GazetteApril 4, 1906 There is no sight so repulsive as habitual loaders and drunkards hanging around stores and wasting away the golden hours of lite in meaningless phantasy, without a thought for anything except the gratification of a beastly appetite. It is strange that young men and even old will thus sacrifice home, reputation, mothers … Continue reading Ouachita Items

Shiloh News

The Bernice JournalFebruary 13, 1930 Mr. and Mrs. Rob Ferguson visited Mrs. Arnold Pruett of Duback Friday. Mr. J. D. Reeves of Shreveport spent the week end here. Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Thomas of Pisgah spent Sunday with S. R. Nutt and family. Miss Tinie Grafton spent Sunday with Lavinia Smith. Mr. and Fred … Continue reading Shiloh News

Shiloh News

The Bernice JournalFebruary 6, 1930 Mrs. Henry Goss of Brownwood visited her sister, Mrs. J. B. Beaird last Wednesday and Thursday. Mesdames J. B. Johnson, Joe Johnson and Tonway Smith are on the sick list this week. Mrs. W. J. Patrick visited Mrs. Charlie Moore last Tuesday after noon. Mrs. Minafee Johnson spent Thursday with … Continue reading Shiloh News

Lillie News

The Bernice JournalFebruary 6, 1930 Misses Lena Butler and Jettie Farrar returned Tuesday from a two weeks visit in Pine Prairie. C. E. Goss and family were Summerfield visitors Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Mason of Monroe spent Tuesday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Rockett. C. C. Nelson of Ruston spent … Continue reading Lillie News