Russell Brooks/Morrow: The First Man Hung in Ouachita Parish?

The Ouachita Telegraph, Saturday, May 13, 1871, Page 3, Column 2 First Man Executed in Ouachita. Two weeks ago we stated, upon information, that a man named Leslie was the first victim of the halter in the parish. The person thus distinguished in our local annals was not named Leslie but Russel Brooks, which we … Continue reading Russell Brooks/Morrow: The First Man Hung in Ouachita Parish?