January 2, 1983: President Reagan Visits Flooded Monroe

The President's visit last week got me to thinking about the last time a sitting President visited Ouachita Parish in 1982. Monroe was reeling from the effects of a devastating flood. The usual places that flood went under and area residents were furiously filling sandbags. It was one of the worst floods in Monroe since … Continue reading January 2, 1983: President Reagan Visits Flooded Monroe

Crescent Bend Advertising Brochure – 1924

Another old brochure advertised the opening of the Crescent Bend addition lands for homes. Included in the description was the below crude map showing where it was. That area is now where Town and Country subdivision is. Notice that all the highways were graveled! The Cole addition listed below Crescent Bend is where ULM is … Continue reading Crescent Bend Advertising Brochure – 1924