Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent March 12, 1872; Vienna, Jackson Parish, Louisiana Although every community in the South suffered deprivations and despair during the Civil War, some were spared the horrors of armies turning their cotton fields and pastures into battlefields. North central Louisiana, between Monroe and Shreveport and from north of Alexandria to the … Continue reading Vigilantes Imposed Law in Post War Louisiana
The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 The Bank of Bernice was organized on November 1, 1901, three years after the town was established. It was organized with $12, 500 stock which has increased until it is $25,000 today. The men who formed the organization had moved to Bernice from Ol Shiloh. J. R. Fuller was the first … Continue reading Bank of Bernice Organized in 1901
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.
The Gazette November 2, 1898 As I have not written the items of this place in some time I will now send another write-up. Sickness is not so general, but in a worse form, it seems. Mr. A. B. Henderson's mother, after lingering for quite a while seemingly at the point of death, expired early … Continue reading From Spearsville