An Expensive Folly

The GazetteMay 31, 1905 When it was first proposed to replace the school building at Bernice with a $10,000 brick structure we were disposed to treat the matter as a joke, as we were inclined to view it as the emanation of some ambitious citizen, with more patriotism than judgment, as a school building of this … Continue reading An Expensive Folly


Bernice School Building Lost in Sunday Fire

Bernice Historical Society People and Places Education In Bernice Farmerville Gazette - March 3, 1960 The elementary school building and the Bernice High School gym burned to the ground late Sunday evening, causing an estimated $250,000 in damages.  No one was injured in the blaze but all school supplies, equipment, books, school records, athletic and … Continue reading Bernice School Building Lost in Sunday Fire