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.
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
In a televised concert that aired nationwide, “Sing Me Home,” McGraw’s first TV concert special, was filmed near his boyhood home of Start, La. Continue reading Live from Start, LA | Tim McGraw, 2002
Here’s a column written in the Richland Beacon on the week of Christmas in 1876, titled “Winter’s Work.” Clearly the … Continue reading Winter’s Work – Farm Advice for Richland Residents During the Holidays | Ca. 1876
Here’s some good Christmas clips from the Richland Beacon Newspaper back in 1876, which included worthy advice that “sensible turkeys” … Continue reading A Merry  Christmas In Richland Parish
Start Train Derailment Twenty-Six Rail Cars Quit Tracks Near Start, Gas Evacuates Town Monroe Morning World, Monday, December … Continue reading Start Train Derailment, Twenty-Six Rail Cars Quit Tracks Near Start, Gas Evacuates Town Monroe Morning World, Monday, December 1, 1969
Funny Campaign Ad in the local paper for Bubba Thomason Continue reading Aug 1979 – Campaign Ad for Bubba Thomason
March 23, 1889 Richland Beacon News Clip Thought this was an especially great old clip from the Richland Beacon way … Continue reading Richland Parish Mardi Gras Revelers!
A Fugutive From Murder Charges was Caught in Richland Parish by Federal Agents and Deputy Sheriff William T. Taylor – … Continue reading Fugutive From Murder Charges was Caught in Richland Parish
This was a great article i came across in the Monroe Daily News about the Post Office and store there … Continue reading Crew Lake Post Office, Store is Robbed this Morning, Robbers Found Engaged by Postmaster
Midway is the name of a pleasant little villa in the northeastern part of our Parish, that does not wish … Continue reading Community of Midway