Bank of Bernice Organized in 1901

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

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.