Mount Union Had Church in 1888

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Located on the Spearsville-Farmerville highway, three miles south of Spearsville, the Mount Union Missionary Baptist Church was founded the fourth Sunday in June, 1888 with about 25 members comprising the group that met that day. The Rev. Henry Gathright was elected pastor and in the church's first year of existence 15 … Continue reading Mount Union Had Church in 1888

Bertha Porter Burns…From the North Corner of Shiloh

Bertha Porter Burns Part One by Edna Matthews Liggin This remarkable woman, who recorded her 90th birthday, October 24, 1974, living widow of the late M.V. Burns, country preacher, was born north of Shiloh. Her life has encompassed much, from a childhood in a well-established Shiloh town, teaching in a one-room country school, being the … Continue reading Bertha Porter Burns…From the North Corner of Shiloh