Seated by the open fireplace where a log burned slowly, we sipped black coffee Mrs. Etier had served us. Mr. Etier spieled off some French and momentarily I felt like I was in south Louisiana….
Man Stranded In River Waters Thankful For Life – “Dick” Taylor (1927-2013)
NATCHEZ — After spending seven hours in the cold waters of Old River, Richard Taylor thought he was near the end of his life. “I had already begun to shake from hypothermia,” he said. Taylor said he was looking for a strong branch to tie himself to, so his body could be found….
“Richland Parish” – A WPA Era Written History (ca., 1935)
The following works were written in conjunction with the WPA (Works Progress Administration of Louisiana), ca., 1935. These documents have been recently digitized as part of the Louisiana Digital Library, and are… Read More
Bayou Macon Fishing Rodeo -Visitors And Winners, Friday, July 9, 1937
Lamar Bryant – Fishing Rodeo Wed, Jul 14, 1937 – Page 10 · The Town Talk (Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
“Panther” Tales in Richland Parish
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