WARD ELLIS BUSH, F 2C, U. S. Navy, who has just completed his “boot” training and spent a brief leave at home with his mother, Mrs. A. E. Bush, of Delhi. While… Read More
“Auld Lang Syne” A look back at the ‘New Year’s celebrations, resolutions, tragedies and regrets in Richland Parish
We have recently taken time to bid farewell to 2018, while looking forward to all that awaits our future in this last year of our “teens,” 2019. I recently looked back to… Read More
Our friends over at the Piney Woods Journal have a great historical post about the violence and criminal activity that occurred on the Bayou Macon during the reconstruction era. As journal correspondent… Read More
Anyone who has spent much time growing up in Northeast Lousiana has undoubtedly heard a “panther” story or two. As Terry L. Jones writes in his column “Panther Tales,” published in Country… Read More
This is an account of an encounter by a young woman who claims to have seen Jesse James and to have had an encounter with him in Delhi, Louisiana. The Times-Democrat. New Orleans,… Read More
This list is a compilation of several lists. It is without question an incomplete list. If you know of additional confederate burials in Richland Parish, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Updated May 14, 2019… Read More
Leonard Sullivan was a graduate of Start High School in 1954. Rayville – Funeral services for Leonard Sullivan, 84, of Rayville, LA will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, December 3, 2018… Read More
Delhi Soldier, Private Theo H. Breeland, killed in action in the pacific. Sat, Feb 24, 1945 – 1 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Mr. and Mrs W. H. Washburne, Delhi, were notified by the War Department today of the loss of their son. T/Sgt. Willard H. Washburne, Jr., who was killed in action in the… Read More
Letter home from PFC. Ellis Duncan Sat, Sep 16, 1944 – 5 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Updated May 14, 2019. Below is a list of known cemeteries, organized by community. See one that’s missing, or have additional info to provide? Message the group admin, or email email@example.com ALTO… Read More
RICHLAND PARISH’S SCHOOLS & TEACHERS IN 1925. Schools in Nearby Parish Open Monday for Full Sessions. Special to the News-Star. RAYVILLE, Sept. 9, 1925 – The Schools of Richland parish will begin the 1925-1926 term… Read More
If you are interested in Civil War or local history in Northeast Louisiana, a really good book I recently read is one that was originally written during that time, called Brokenburn –… Read More
From the Monroe News-Star, August 22, 1925; page 1 MONROE MAN AIDS COUPLE; MONEY TAKEN; ROBBERS IN BREAK Man and Woman Escape; All-Night Search Is Without Result. In one of the most… Read More
The following is a list of known soldiers lost during times of war, from Richland Parish. If you know of additional soldiers that should be added to this list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org… Read More
Here are some great photos from previous years at he Annual Delhi Livrstock Show.
Dunn is a small community on Highway 80 five miles west of Delhi. Often, people that live in Richland Parish might joke that when God created the heavens and earth, it began… Read More
Photograph from the Richland Parish Development Board, printed in early 1950’s.
There is an old jingle that goes like this, “Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again, just for tonight.” May we paraphrase this by saying, Backward, turn backward, O time, just for today, Give us a view of Providence Church along history’s highway.