Bernice Dots #2

Bernice Historical Society Bernice Dots #2 1899 By Cathy Buckley The year 1899 saw the birth of the town of Bernice, the village of Lillie and the death of the village of Shiloh. Capt. Henderson was moving his Arkansas Southern railroad at a fast clip toward Ruston making deals for timber, right of way and … Continue reading Bernice Dots #2

Lost or Strayed

The Gazette December 20, 1899 From Webb's camp yard in Monroe on Thursday night, Dec. 7, 1899, one light sorrel mare with light mane and tail and two white feet, Any information leading to her recovery will be liberally rewarded. Address, J. B. Tabor, Shiloh, or J. C. Montgomery, Monroe.

Burns – Tabor

The Gazette December 20, 1899 At the residence of the bride's parents, near Shiloh, on Thursday evening, Dec. 14, 1899, Mr. Wm. Burns, of Union Co., Ark., and Miss Ethel Tabor of Union Parish, La. Justice W. P. Chandler performed the ceremony.

The Family of Edna Liggin, Unofficial Parish Historian

Written by Maradee Liggin Cryer I grew up in Union Parish. We lived about seven miles from Bernice, Farmerville and Dubach. My roots are deep there as most of my ancestors came into Union and Lincoln Parishes in the years between 1844 and 1892. Exactly 100 years after my Liggin ancestors moved from Alabama to … Continue reading The Family of Edna Liggin, Unofficial Parish Historian

Hail Kills Chickens

The Gazette June 28, 1899 Mr. T. J. Moore informs us that a heavy hail storm preceded the rain of Thursday night in the vicinity of Shiloh. Mr. Moore says the large hail stones killed several chickens in his yard, and that they played havoc with his water melon patch.