Old Concord Church In front of the Concord Cemetery
From Ann Phillips Pearson. This picture was made at the Porter family home in Shiloh, Louisiana in 1903. James Tillman Porter, Sr., Martin Porter [baby], Sarah Francis Patrick Porter, Bertha Porter, Littleton Porter, Robert Porter, James T, Porter, Jr., Wesley Porter, John Porter. my mother, Jewel Porter Phillips, was born 2 year after picture was … Continue reading Porter Family Home in Shiloh, Louisiana 1903
Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent A community’s history can be recreated through the post cards issued to commemorate its locations, people, and special events. As I collected post cards from my hometown of Ruston, Louisiana, I realized the hundreds of images printed for the past century could tell the community’s history as easily as any … Continue reading Post Cards Tell Our History
The Gazette October 5, 1939 The Union Parish courthouse, located at the parish seat, Farmerville. Constructed in 1904, the present courthouse is the third in the history of the parish. It stands on the same site as did the two building that served as the hub of the local government before it. The first … Continue reading 1904 Union Parish Courthouse
Molly Liggin Rankin Published in 1960 Bernice News Journal Wouldn't you like to have these prices now? McMurrian's was in Farmerville, Smith's was in Bernice and Oglesby's was in Dubach.
Madelaine Brock Lasseigne This is a photo taken approximately 1910. The young lady standing in the front was my Grandmother, Berdell Post Farrar. I don’t know the others in the picture. It was taken at the Lillie, La depot. I thought I would share it, maybe someone will know the others in the pic!
Susan Cole My Great Grandfather Robert Richard Cole (on the left) Robert Richard Cole was the son of Levi Jefferson Cole and Emily "Emma" Finch Cole. On 4 December 1867, Robert Richard Cole was born in Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, LA. Robert was raised in Bastrop, LA. Robert's father was a carpenter, and his father died … Continue reading Robert Richard Cole
Susan Cole My Grandfather's brother Levi Jefferson Cole Levi Jefferson Cole was the oldest child of Robert Richard Cole and Martha Ann Rebecca Smith Cole. On 29 July 1891, Levi was born in Huttig, Union County, Arkansas. He was named after his Grandfather Levi Jefferson Cole (b. ca. 1832 in NC d. before 1 June … Continue reading Levi Jefferson Cole
Gerald Thurston came across these while working and shared them.
Ike Futch provided us with these great pictures from Bernice.
Molly Liggin Rankin can take some of the most wonderful photos. This is from a recent trip home to Union Parish.
This photo of the mural in Bernice was provided by Gerald Thurston. This photo was provided by Molly Liggin Rankin Buggy Barn and Alabama Church was painted by former Bernice Pastor Billy Minyard Photos provided by Gerald Thurston. Photos provided by Gerald Thurston.
A few days ago Molly Liggin Rankin took a trip back to Shiloh and her childhood home. She came back with some some very good pictures and she is sharing them with you.
Elizabeth (Libby) Day sent in these pictures of her family. She tells us: Pictures are of Oscar Gray Lazenby, wife, Emma Lester Porter Lazenby and sons, O. G. Lazen by and William Porter Lazenby. Taken in the early 1940's in Bernice or more likely the Shiloh community. O. G. and his wife Eula lived there … Continue reading Lazenby Family
This house has been discussed on Facebook since August, 2015 and it is still going strong. It was posted in the group Remember Farmerville When by Robert Hendrick. Let's see if we can solve this mystery. If you know or think you know who this house belonged to or where it was located please comment … Continue reading Mystery House
Picture provided by Mary Jo Heard Tatum BHS Class of 1911....my Aunt Etta Hollis Colvin first girl from the left on front row....Uncle Ed Hollis is first boy from the right on front row. Isora Wainwright Miller is girl on the right front row, Aunt Etta's first cousin, their mothers were sisters.
March 15, 1963 This picture was given to us by Linda Long Pardue of Farmerville.
I don't remember this one but I do remember the one below.
Mr. and Mrs. Waller. This looks like an advertisement from the Farmerville High School Pine Knot.
I believe this is Mrs. Sallie Allen's class. I don't know any of the children.
I believe he was a teacher or coach at Bernice High School.
John Burl Tabor, Charley Louis Tabor and Mother Josephine Tabor in the buggy, Jenny Ruth Tabor Salley, Laura Ann Tabor Matthews Smith, Florence Mae Tabor Lee, Bertha Lee Tabor Fomby, Mattie Inez Tabor, Rogers, on the wagon, James Brooks Tabor, and Robert Sylvester Tabor. One son, George Holland Tabor and two daughters, Ethyl Manolia Tabor … Continue reading Grandma’s Cotton Patch
My daddy would have gone to school here. The school closed in 1943.
All sorts of things were held in this building. I remember Brownie meetings and the huge slide in the back.
This building was used from 1921 until 1978
Above photo Courtesy of Bernice Historical Society
I remember when they had a hamburger for 10¢
The picture was an advertisement in the Farmerville High School Year Book
Provided by Vicki Cole and Gerald Thurston
Provided by Vicki Cole and Gerald Thurston