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Library To Hold Literature Program On Louisiana In the Civil War
03/19/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- The Union Parish Library at 202 West Jackson Street in Farmerville will be co-sponsoring with the Bernice Historical Society, a six-week series of readings and discussions about the Civil War as it was experienced within Louisiana.  The program, entitled, "Battleground Louisiana: Civil Wa... View

 
Meet Your Neighbor
03/19/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- This  week The Banner would like to introduce you to  Ashley Bowman and Logan Puckett.... View

 
Stolen car recovered
03/18/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Bernice resident Federico Zuniga came by  the Bernice police department at approximately 9:25 PM Saturday night to report the theft of his 1997 Chevy Camero. Early Sunday morning a vehicle, matching the description of the stolen Camero, was spotted in the woods just off US Hwy. 167 in Mid... View

 
Draw-down hot topic at Lake Commission meeting
02/28/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- The Lake Commission members had a very busy meeting discussing the pros and cons of the Draw down of Lake D'Arbonne for drinking water purposes.... View

 
Area Firefighter and EMT Take State Honors
02/28/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Firefighters, law enforcement officers and those who cover medical emergencies are viewed as heroes by those they serve.... View

It?s On to the LHSAA Class 1A Playoffs for BHS Boys Basketball  
It?s On to the LHSAA Class 1A Playoffs for BHS Boys Basketball
02/28/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- For the first time in 28 years the BHS boys defeated Grambling in a District game. The Bears ended their regular season with a 19-7-0 record. They are ranked 6-4-0 in district which put them in the playoffs for the first time since 2003-04. They suffered only one loss at home and that was against A... View

 
FHS Class responds to questionable conduct
02/19/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- I am writing in response to a letter that was published a week ago in The Gazette concerning the material content and conduct presented at the Farmerville High School Talent Show on January 31, 2008. It seems that certain persons may have taken an offense to some of the acts presented, and while, w... View

 
Rebel League in danger of folding
02/14/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- The Bernice Youth Program needs your help. The Rebel League, one of the oldest Dixie Youth summer baseball programs in Louisiana, is in danger of folding with only two teams remaining in the league. Bernice has long been one of the six teams composing this league, and a decision must be made as to ... View

UCA Girls Basketball  
UCA Girls Basketball
02/06/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Congratulations to both the Union Christian Academy girls and boys junior varsity basketball teams for finishing second in the Arkansas-Louisiana Christian Athletic League (ALCAL). Pictured here are the Lady Lions. They finished the season at 9-2 in conference play and 4-2 in district play. They wi... View

 
The Teacher Applicant
02/06/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- After being interviewed by the school administration, the teaching prospect said, let me see if I've got this right:... View

 
Vote ?Yes? on Hospital Tax Renewal...
02/05/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Union Parish is buzzing with YELLOW BULLDOZIERS ? ORANGE BARRELS ? CONSTRUCTION SIGNS ? SURVEY TEAMS ? NEW BUSINESSES? NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION ? LOW UNEMPLOYMENT... View

Bernice Nursing & Rehab?s New Executive Director Sonya Ott is the new Executive Director of Bernice...  
Bernice Nursing & Rehab?s New Executive Director Sonya Ott is the new Executive Director of Bernice...
02/05/2008

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Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Sonya was born in El Dorado, AR. to Alfred and Annette Cates. Her grandparents were Harmon (Cotton) and Ruby I. Groves. They all lived in the Mt. Union, Faircrest Community. ... View

Former Marion Police Chief, looking for a fresh approach to technical training  
Former Marion Police Chief, looking for a fresh approach to technical training
02/05/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- There?s just something about ?coming home?. Marion?s former Police Chief, Lum Farr, has once again returned to his native Union Parish, not to retire, but to begin yet another new career as Assistant Dean of Farmerville?s Technical College.... View

Area family shares St. Jude story as Radiothon approaches  
Area family shares St. Jude story as Radiothon approaches
02/05/2008

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Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- At age six months, he had surgery for cancer.... View

Bernice High Student has poems published  
Bernice High Student has poems published
01/29/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- When Jon Eric Bowman was killed in service, Cee-Cee Rocket wrote a poem for his mother Jill Puckett and gave it to her. The poem was later printed in The Banner. ... View

 
INFORMATION ABOUT DERKSEN
01/29/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Our company was founded by Mennonite craftsmen who established a tradition of excellence in construction and workmanship.... View

 
My View on the Sparta Aquifer
01/29/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Plus or minus fifty years ago an artesian well was not too uncommon. At that time the Sparta Aquifer was under pressure. If the surface elevation were low enough, when the driller punched into the Aquifer, water would flow to the surface without a pump. Those days are gone.... View

Maxine Crow ?Yoohoo? Gillum Obituary  
Maxine Crow ?Yoohoo? Gillum Obituary
01/29/2008

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Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Funeral service for Maxine Crow Gillum, 90, of Farmerville, LA, were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Farmerville, LA. Officiating was Rev. Kurt Auger and Rev. Roger Johnson. Interment followed in Farmerville City Cemetery.... View

Meet Your Neighbor  
Meet Your Neighbor
01/29/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- It is apparent that 19 year old Zack Dudley?s biggest fan is his mom. Cathy Dudley contacted me not long ago proudly telling me all about her teenage son.... View

What does BIDCO and Tina Turner have in common?  
What does BIDCO and Tina Turner have in common?
01/29/2008

The Banner / STPNS
Bernice, Louisiana (STPNS)- Last year it was Cher, this year it will be Tina. Once again the members of Bernice Industrial Development Corporation will offer an evening of fun and entertainment at their annual BIDCO Business Appreciation Banquet.... View