On September 8, 2018, the community of Start, Louisiana will celebrate its centennial birthday. This date marks 100 years since Start was officially recognized as “our name."
While researching young Hervey Mangham, I realized that his story happened 99 years ago this week. So here's an attempt from me to tell his story. If you're native to Richland Parish there's a chance you've heard the name Wiley P. Mangham. An early post-civil war settler in this parish, he and his brother helped found … Continue reading In 1908, LSU Baseball Star from Rayville dies from tragic baseball accident.