An Account of a trip to Morehouse Parish

I found this very interesting due to the prominent Ouachita parish names and events alluded to in this article. Richland Beacon-News Saturday, May 18, 1895 Page 1, Column 6             The following is the historical account of a trip in Morehouse parish by the editor of the Monroe Bulletin:             *   *   *   Wednesday morning … Continue reading An Account of a trip to Morehouse Parish

A Louisiana Governor Feted in Monroe

In [an earlier] article, I told about the trial of John Loslo, a Revolutionary War veteran tried for murder in Ouachita Parish.  After he was found guilty, Governor Henry Johnson (served 1824 – 1828) came to Monroe to pass sentence.  Gov. Johnson’s visit was the first to Monroe by a Louisiana Governor.  While he was … Continue reading A Louisiana Governor Feted in Monroe