His lifelong occupation was that of planter in addition to having been engaged in business and having served in public office. He was an elder in the Rayville Presbyterian Church and was a past Worshipful Master of the R. F. McGuire Masonic Lodge of Rayville and a Shriner…
NATCHEZ — After spending seven hours in the cold waters of Old River, Richard Taylor thought he was near the end of his life. “I had already begun to shake from hypothermia,” he said. Taylor said he was looking for a strong branch to tie himself to, so his body could be found….
J. Richard Griffin Dies (age-105) – January 26th, 2020. Former Crew Lake Native, 1934 graduate of Start High, and “The First Mayor of Sarepta, Louisiana”
John Richard Griffin, extraordinary, special, intelligent, respectful, thoughtful, grateful, modest, determined, devoted, courageous, strong-willed, eternally optimistic – that’s how anyone who knew Richard would describe him.
Personal Remembrances of Mrs. Dolly Sapp The communities of Start and Crew Lake were saddened with the loss of Mrs. Dolores “Dolly” Sapp, on December 28, 2019. I’ve known Mrs. Dolores my… Read More
Old home place of Henry Taylor. It’s location was approximately in the northeast corner of the cloverleaf interstate exchange on I-20 in Start, Louisiana.
Jesse Robert “Bob” Taylor was a son of George Houston Taylor, of Start. Jesse Robert Taylor at Shanghai WWII Sat, Apr 2, 1927 – 1 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United… Read More
The War Effort From Home Sat, May 16, 1942 – 1 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
Letter home from Staff Sergeant Vernon Netherland, of Rayville. Sat, Apr 7, 1945 – 3 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com I also came across Mr…. Read More
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.”
The following is a list of known soldiers lost during times of war, from Richland Parish. If you know of additional soldiers that should be added to this list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org… Read More
Richland Parish Native Stanley Wade Taylor Loses Life Vietnam Army to honor Mangham hero with building,” found in the Richland Beacon News on Thursday Oct. 2, 2003 “Wade,” as he was known… Read More