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

One Spectator Is Killed During Duel In Street

Bernice, Louisiana April 20, 1908 Spectator Falls Dead When Prominent Men Exchange Shots and Man on Train Fatally Wounded One spectator was killed and five others wounded today during a street duel here. Both duelists were wounded, but not seriously. The fight was between C. J. Morton and W. F. Barham, both prominent in this … Continue reading One Spectator Is Killed During Duel In Street