Thursday Nov 7
Ascension assessor gets federal grant
The tax assessor for the state's fastest growing parish got help Thursday from the federal Delta Regional Authority to buy aerial mapping equipment that will identify improvements on properties that can be taxed.
AG opinion discussed at Ferriday meeting
Because Ferriday never entered into a contract with a Baton Rouge company as the town's water operator, Mayor Gene Allen said Tuesday night the town had nothing to discuss with the company.
The Town Talk
The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Ann Pentecost of Harrisonburg, Louisiana. She is the granddaughter of Eddie Ogden and the late Frank Ogden of Harrisonburg, Louisiana and Ruth Pentecost and the late Clarence Pentecost of Manifest, Louisiana.
An Englishman's view of Civil War Harrisonburg
During the spring of 1863, an Englishman traveling through the South during the Civil War journeyed from Brownsville, Tex., to Harrisonburg in Catahoula Parish, where he saw the aftermath of the shelling of Fort Beauregard by Union gunboats.