While researching young Hervey Mangham, I realized that his story happened 99 years ago this week. So here’s an attempt from … Continue reading In 1908, LSU Baseball Star from Rayville dies from tragic baseball accident.
The following column, which ran in the August 10th, 1902 publication of the Shreveport Times, page 6. Special to the Times. Rayville … Continue reading RAYVILLE – Glowing Description of the Town’s Prosperity (from 1902)
Col. S.W. Hill, the oldest and one of the most respected citizens of Ouachita Parish, died at his home on South Grand Street, near the parish High School shortly before 2 o’clock this afternoon. He was 91 years old. Continue reading Col. S. W. Hill – An Irish Confederate engineer, lain to rest in Richland.
In a great article a few years ago in the Bastrop Daily Enterprise, Wes Helbling wrote a great article commemorating the … Continue reading The Baron de Bastrop
The next time you are in the Post Office in Rayville, be sure and check out the large artwork on … Continue reading New Deal Art in Louisiana
This is a great story written by a local historian, Lora Peppers, about a convict camp that was once located … Continue reading The Crew Lake Horror
Here are some great photos from previous years at he Annual Delhi Livrstock Show. Continue reading Delhi Livestock Show
Dunn is a small community on Highway 80 five miles west of Delhi. Often, people that live in Richland Parish … Continue reading How the community of DUNN got it’s name
On February 2, 1874, Harriet Jane “Hattie Jane” Boies, was born to the parents of E.A. Boies, Sr. and Sarah … Continue reading “Hattie Jane” Boies – Born Feb 2, 1874
Funeral services for Tommy D. Thompson, 81, of Holly Ridge, were held at 10 a.m., Friday, January 20, 2017 at … Continue reading Obituary for Tommy D. Thompson, of Holly Ridge
Perch jerking at Clear Lake on March 11, 1916. Shared by Jimmy Whitman. Continue reading Perch jerking at Clear Lake, March 11, 1916