The house was bought by Tom Haney in 1906 and was located just north of the school on Hwy. 17. It has since however been torn down. Some suggest that the reason… Read More
Early school experiences remembered: Mrs. Mae McIntyre, of Snake Ridge, ca. 1986 – Foreward by Evelyn Cochran
This story by Mrs. May Mclntyre is told with love and feeling and understanding of her rides to school in a “school bus” of the times, the early 1920s. Getting to school was not easy as you can tell by this delightful story. “Out in the rural” where most of Richland’s citizens lived and worked there were few roads and these were mud-rutted trials. If to school you went, you walked.
Mrs. Evelyn Cochran DEFINITELY was a trailblazer in recording so much priceless history, and we owe her and her family much gratitude for all they contributed through the years. Sadly, I did not personally know Mrs. Evelyn, but I cherish the work she did over the course of her life. She also wrote many columns for the Beacon, and I look forward to sharing those in future posts as well. – Luke
During the past month the five dens had been studying the movies, with the groups completing several projects which gave insight into making of movies, use of the camera, principal of the lens, etc. The sixth den, the Webelos Den, under Mr. Bob Gates, had continued their study of the Boy Scout Tenderfoot requirements.
Evelyn and Horace Cochran opened the doors of Cochran Tractor and Implement Company on Highway 80 West in Rayville in Aug. 1953 and was one of Rayville’s leading business for genera- tions… Read More
Horace G. Cochran – Completes Fiftieth Mission Sat, Feb 3, 1945 – 3 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
IN SOUTH PACIFIC Headquarters, 13th AAF, Southwest Pacific. Corporal Henry A. Buie, whose wife, Mrs. Peggy McCrary Buie, lives at 500 Erin Street, Monroe, Louisiana, has been on foreign duty for fifteen… Read More
Richland Parish loses life-long resident, prominent educator and Louisiana’s first female high school principal, Camille C. Newsom
A native and life-long resident of Rayville, Camille C. Newsom was a graduate of Rayville High School and Louisiana Tech University. As an educator, she began her career as a math teacher… Read More
Here is a photograph of the Richland Parish School Board during the 1970’s.
ALTO Mrs. Belle Hicks ARCHIBALD Mr. Leonard B. Archibald Mr. Leonard B. Archibald, Jr. DELHI Mrs. Ethel Montgomery Mr. Joseph Stegall Mr. Willie Arthur Dearman Mr. Eugene Konterzky Mr. Willie Arthur Dearman… Read More