Monday Feb 17
William S. Douglas of Monroe, a retiree from International Paper, died Friday. Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mulhearn Memorial Park Chapel.
The Town Talk
Labor Legacies: Bunkie hosts Smithsonian exhibit about work
Monday was a rainy day in Bunkie, with yet another winter storm in the offing, but the dismal weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Mayor Mike Robertson as he scurried around Haas Auditorium in jeans and a casual work shirt.
Deacons for Defense
In 1964 a small group of African American men in Jonesboro, Louisiana, defied the nonviolence policy of the mainstream civil rights movement and formed an armed self-defense organization--the Deacons for Defense and Justice--to protect movement workers from vigilante and police violence.
Quitman man indicted on child porn charge
A Quitman man has been indicted in connection with the production of child pornography in 2012.