A Detailed Description of the Old Fenner Road

The following five pages were found in the files of Dr. E. Russ Williams. It is a wonderful history that Courtland Frantom Landreaux and her father John Robert Frantom wrote about the Old Fenner Road in Ouachita Parish. There is no date on it, but I do know Mr. Frantom died in the early 1970's. … Continue reading A Detailed Description of the Old Fenner Road

An Early Ouachita Parish Graduating Class

Oh this one is super frustrating. A label on the photo states it was the photo of Maude Rogers, Parish School Graduation. There is where the trail runs cold. I've tried imputing Maude's name in the Newspapers.com search to see if there are any graduation announcements, but no luck. The Ouachita Parish High School (original … Continue reading An Early Ouachita Parish Graduating Class

How the Community of Luna Got It's Name.

When you drive south down Highway 557 in Southwest Ouachita Parish, you may see a sign for the unincorporated community of Luna. Have you ever wondered how the community got it's name? Among Dr. Williams' papers I found a one page document written by Ms. Eva J. Gewin about how Luna got it's name. Back … Continue reading How the Community of Luna Got It's Name.