Last week's ice storm got me curious as to what is the lowest recorded temperature in Monroe. Since the National Weather Service started keeping records in 1911, the lowest recorded temperature in Monroe occurred on the morning of February 2, 1951. It got down to -2 degrees. According to an article in the News-Star on … Continue reading What was the lowest ever recorded temperature in Monroe?
These two pages depict the North Louisiana Experimental Station, which is known as the Calhoun Experimental Station and closed recently as the LSU Agriculture Center.
Last week, my boss asked me if I had ever found any history or information on the town of Calhoun. I had to admit that I hadn't. After much scrambling around, she found a short history that had been written by Louise Rhea Humble Terracina. I once worked with Louise and knew her as a … Continue reading A Little Description of the Town of Calhoun in 1889.