Pictured here is the old brick house that was the home of Dr. Josiah E. Hawkins in Bayou Chicot. He is pictured on the left with his wife Charity (right) and her niece (center). The house was built in 1840 for the use of a courthouse and was used by Dr. Hawkins as an asylum for his mentally ill patients. (Photo courtesy of Mabel Alice Thompson’s book “Looking Back”)
From The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville to Loyd’s Hall just across Bayou Cocordrie in Meeker, South Louisiana is cluttered with homes that are considered to be haunted.
East Side Water System held another round of elections Monday night after a quorum of voters was not met for the election in September thus making it invalid.
GONZALES -- In a weather shortened game, the Ville Platte High Bulldogs scored all of the points necessary in the first one and a half quarters, as they rolled past the Ascension Christian Lions 33-0 here Friday night.