Please enable JavaScript and reload this page. —, Gothic Revival church built of handmade brick in 1860 and designed with separate gallery for slaves. . There are 2,356 persons who are interred in the cemetery, the last occurring in June 1985. —, Owl Drugs, Sherwin Williams Paints, Buddy's Bakery, Dance Studio, Co-op Offices and E.B. Later it housed a broom factory. Dr. George S. Long, former dentist and brother to governors Huey and Earl Long, served as a United States Congressman. Alexandria City Halls Alexandria's first city hall, built in 1860, was one of the few buildings not burned in 1864 when the town was razed by federal troops during the Civil War's Red River campaign. . Goldonna Police Chief arrested after alleged child abuse investigation. The first floor has housed such businesses as Piggly Wiggly No. chartered in February 1950. Though heavy, weighing much more than aluminum pirogues of similar size and length, he hunted with the boat during the 2019-20 duck season with terrific results. . . . . . Bordelon often shares videos of himself on Facebook blowing a duck call, making decoys, building his dugout, and even cooking traditional Avoyelles Parish Creole dishes. —, In late February 1961, the LSU Board of Supervisors chose a name for the first new permanent building to be constructed on the campus, selecting Oakland Hall in honor of Oakland Plantation, the land on which the campus was located.Construction . . Mrs. . (318) 253-9247, Desfossé House closed; Hypolite Bordelon Home damaged. The problem could get worse as the nights get colder and homeless individuals seek shelter and a warm, dry place to sleep. This single story Creole cottage was originally built on Bayou Boeuf near Holmesville in Avoyelles . #106 was the last new locomotive built for . . He bought this property in 1901, originally a tract Barnage and James Haley operated nurseries there until the cemetery expanded. Neck asked the council to consider reconnecting a light on the property to further discourage people from coming around the building at night. Chuck Fowler won re-election for his seat as Alexandria City Councilman for District 5 on Election Night. . of 10 acres bordered by Monroe, Florence, Olive, and Cook Its builders number was 57203 and it cost $29,520. . . There’s a lot of these boats down in south Louisiana in museums. —, The Alexandria and Pineville Baptist Church was organized in Pineville, Louisiana, on September 6, 1881, with twelve charter members. 1938: Russell's Lumber Yard opened its doors. —, Wood burning, steam powered, 4 line, re-haul skidder on wheels. —, The depot was built on this site about 1906 as a joint agency of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern RR and the Red River and Gulf RR. It is the fourth oldest club in Louisiana and the 259th in the Rotary world.As of 2007, there were over 32,000 clubs in 200 countries with more than 1,200,000 members.Rotary . “It was closed for 1 1/2 years and we never had a break-in,” he told the council. J.B. Kelly, Dentist, and C.B. Last used February, 1953.Engine #400 was the . . Charles Mayeux's conviction and sentence for the 2015 murder of his wife has been vacated due to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring unanimous verdicts. . —, Much business was done in the 700 block and many prominent businessmen who worked here represented their fellows in government. The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest after investigating an alleged rape in the Marksville area. . Consecrated by Bishop Leonidas Polk in 1861. It’s gonna be from both of us. For Bordelon, one of the things that is a huge part of his culture is duck hunting. It replaced the initial steam powered sawmill at this location, which was built between 1893 and 1895 and burned on October 1, 1900.