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Weather forces soybean planting delays in La., Miss.
Heavy rains in early April delayed soybean planting in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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Louisiana tobacco: Mississippi bubble, Natchez war
France sent thousands of colonists and slaves to Louisiana in the belief that tobacco would refill a treasury depleted by wars.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Crowley Post Signal
THNOC's latest exhibition looks at early Louisiana colonial commerce
Items on display illustrate regional Indian cultures, tobacco economy under the Company of the Indies NEW ORLEANS - Long before New Orleans became the Queen of the South and Louisiana made a name for itself in shipping and trade, the area was a fledgling colony struggling to turn to a profit.
Thu May 30, 2013
Grand jury indicts 2 in April shooting death
True bills of second-degree murder were returned Wednesday against Joseph "Monster" Besant III, 35, and Christopher Kelly, 20.
Sat May 18, 2013
Calhoun Street kitchen is all dressed up for Junior League tour
"I am starting to mix some contemporary pieces in with the 19th century landscapes and paintings I have," she said.