“The Beale Family Settles on Clear Lake” as told by Mr. Ernest Cook, ca., 1965 in “By the Boeuf with Beth” ….Mr. Ernest Cook and his wife of Baton Rouge came back… Read More
Remembering Carl W. Earle, of Clear Lake (1891-1966)
50+ Year Member of Richland Parish Police Jury. C.W. Earle (1891-1966) Louisiana’s Police Jury Association elected Earle as “Mr. Police Juror” and was named “Mr. Local Government” by the National Association of County Officials.
In 1896, Richland Voters Elected This Young Drug-Store Salesman From Alto As Their New Sheriff: The Story of William N. Traylor
In 1896, Richland Parish elected its third Sheriff, William N. Traylor. The election however, was one of the closest elections in parish history, where communities divided and rival accusations reached a boiling… Read More
The “Ouachita Parish” Section of Richland Parish, ca 1857-1868
This map shows the area known as Rhymes and Clear Lake towards the North, and the extinct community of “Salmagundi.” Known as Ward 7 in Ouachita Parish, the Boeuf River was its boundary on the East.
Known Confederate Soldier Burials in Richland Parish
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 email@example.com Updated May 14, 2019… Read More
Rhymes – Roark Wedding
Here’s a great post about the wedding of Mr. Robert R. Rhymes, of Richland Parish, to Miss Nonnie Roark.
Cemeteries in Richland Parish
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 firstname.lastname@example.org ALTO… Read More
Carole Cotton Winn to make presentation on her book, “My Darling, A World War II Scrapbook” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. In Rayville
Rhymes Library will host a presentation by Carole Cotton Winn about her book, “My Darling, A World War II Scrapbook, at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. She will also speak at the Richland… Read More
Rhymes High School, ca 1931-1969 (Then and Now)
Rhymes High School was established for the rural white community in 1931, and in 1949, the school was given to rural blacks. The students who attended Rhymes came from various plantations or rural farms in Rayville, Mangham, and Start.
History of Rhymes Memorial Library
Antique Day brings old-fashioned fun to parish By Darryl Riser and written by Lilwin Norman Created 03/23/2011 The Lambda Kappa Club of Rayville is 100 years old this year and is joining in… Read More