It’s difficult to find a better source than the works of Bennie McLain Hixon (1923-2014), when it comes to research on Richland Parish and particularly, the first settlements along Boeuf River. Thanks… Read More
The “Ouachita Parish” Section of Richland Parish, ca 1857-1868
This map shows the area known as Rhymes and Clear Lake towards the North, and the extinct community of “Salmagundi.” Known as Ward 7 in Ouachita Parish, the Boeuf River was its boundary on the East.
Fireman Killed on Dummy Rail Line at Dehlco. 1926
Allen C. Girod, aged 23 years, white fireman on the “Dummy” line of the Delta Hardwood Lumber company, inc., fell beneath the cars or the log tram doing some switching in the… Read More