Add Your Blog | | Signup
Roots from the Bayou · 11M ago

Katie Coney Becomes First Woman to Serve on Sicily Island Council, 1975

The following article appeared in the February 19, 1975 edition of the Concordia Sentinel:Concordia Sentinel - 2/19/1975Partial Transcription:At Sicily IslandMrs. Coney Takes OfficeThe Sicil...
Roots from the Bayou · 12M ago

Sicily Island Graduates of 1942

The following was reported in the Monroe Morning World on May 31, 1942:Graduation Held by Sicily IslandMonroe Morning World5/31/194213 Members Of Senior Class Receive Diplomas At Commencemen...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Sunday's Obituary - Sophie Lee Crawford Haley

Concordia Sentinel - 10/9/2002Sophie Lee CrawfordBorn on October 24, 1910Daughter ofSamuel Cooke Crawford and Rachel Victoria SealSister to William Marcus "Dub", Franklin Adolphus "Bud", Eva...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Wedding Wednesday - Knights Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary, 1947

John Henry Knight and Lillie Margaret Ballard Knight - 1947Courtesy of Carolyn Seal Barbay and Deadra Doucet BourkeJohn Henry Knight was born on August 14, 1871 to the marriage of William Br...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Military Monday - Sicily Island Buddy Quartet in Air Corps, 1942

From the July 26, 1942 edition of the Monroe Morning World:BUDDY QUARTET IN AIR CORPSFour Lifelong Friends Join U. S. Forces At Same Time HereFour fine, patriotic Sicily Island youths troope...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Sunday's Obituary - Anita Bondurant Oliphant

Concordia Sentinel - 5/18/1995Anita BondurantCourtesy of Gail DillardBorn on August 20, 1905Daughter ofYelverton Bondurant, Sr. and Pearl EnsmingerSister to
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Sports Center Saturday - Tiger Football Field Named in Honor of Coach, 1981

Concordia Sentinel - 10/8/1981J. R. Peace Football Field - 2010The following article appeared in the October 8, 1981 edition of the Concordia Sentinel:
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Pre-Civil War Quilt Found in Sicily Island

From an article published in the Concordia Sentinel on November 30, 1994:Transcription:Pre-Civil War quilt found in Sicily IslandA very old quilt, pre-dating the Civil War, was found recentl...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Wedding Wednesday - Bryan and Trichel, 1934

Monroe News Star - 6/25/1934Mamie "Kidd" Bryan was born in Sicily Island on October 12, 1913 to the marriage of Joseph Henry Bryan and Mary "Mamie" Bennett.  Her siblings included Beatrice [...
Roots from the Bayou · 1Y ago

Good Times at Charlie's Night Club

Courtesy of Justin Hase, great grandson of Charlie SmithThe above article was written by Jarrett Reeves and appeared in the March 3, 1986 edition of the Concordia Sentinel.Transcription:Char...