Mr. Kalil, the son of immigrant parents from Lebanon, held the mayor’s post from 1970 until 1994. For ten years prior to that, from 1960 until his election as mayor in 1970, he was a member of the Board of Aldermen. Active in state levels as well, Mr. Kalil was a member and leader of the Louisiana Municipal Association, serving in 1974 and 75 as its president. For the remainder of his life, he was a valued member of the LMA Executive Board. In addition, he served on the Louisiana Municipal Retirement System and had been chairman of that board for the past 20 years.
Pfc. Monroe Cater, Jr. first Richland Parish casualty in Korean War, ca 1950
Pfc. Monroe Cater, Jr. first Richland Parish casualty of Korean War
Remembering Korean War Casualties of Richland Parish
“Our Nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met”-Korean War Memorial Eight heroic soldiers are on record… Read More