An Early Ouachita Parish Murder Mystery

               While reading through the old Ouachita Parish newspapers a few years back, I found an article written by John T. Faulk about a bloody murder that had happened over fifty years earlier around 1818.  The article appeared in the Ouachita Telegraph, November 12, 1870.                 Stephen Wood Maddox, who eventually bought the land that … Continue reading An Early Ouachita Parish Murder Mystery

A Legend of Indian Village : The Story of White Faun and Paul Harcourt

Written for Louisiana Road Trips Magazine May, 2010: I found this article a few years ago in The Monroe Bulletin, Wednesday, December 15, 1886.  No proof has been found for this sad tale.  It is highly unlikely it happened, since Filhiol was here at the time and would have at least mentioned it in his … Continue reading A Legend of Indian Village : The Story of White Faun and Paul Harcourt