Listen To The Recorded Story By Mary Mhoon (Noble) Ball, ca., 1991. Recorded as part of a collection created for the first annual Pickin’ and Ginnin’ Festival, entitled “A Great Place to Call Home” (Originally compiled by Amelia Grace Jordan)
Rayville’s College Students Home For Christmas In 1927
The Rayville college boys and girls are home for the holidays. Among the number who have come to spend Christmas with their parents and home folks arc John and Hugh Walker Whatley,… 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.
An anonymous letter describing the horrors of war, from a Richland Parish Solider In Belgium, 1945 in WWII
Dear Mr. Mangham: Enclosed herewith is a letter from a soldier “over yonder.” I’ve never asked you to print one of his letters before, but please print this one. Who could refrain… Read More