Archibald School: Blending Historical Legacy with Future-Focused Education
Archibald School has long been a pillar of educational heritage within its community, tracing its origins back to 1883. Recognized in the Historic Sites of Manitoba and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the school's legacy transcends its historical architecture, continuing to enlighten students through the 'History at Archibald' program. This initiative allows learners to traverse time, from the Stone Age to the influence of Ancient Greece, instilling an appreciation for history's role in shaping today's society.
Several Caldwell dogs possibly contaminated with salmonella amid dog food recall
CALDWELL, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Several dogs from the Saving Paws of Caldwell are being treated for potential salmonella contamination amid a dog food recall over the last few weeks. Vice president of Saving Paws of Caldwell and board member of the shelter, Joni Taylor, says the shelter has taken about ten dogs to the veterinarian […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.55 in Winnsboro as of 2023-11-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Mystery in the Bayous: Crowville's Unusual Alligator Sightings
In the quiet recesses of Crowville, Louisiana, a mystery as deep and murky as the bayous themselves has emerged, capturing the fascination of the locals. Unusual sightings of alligators in the town's waterways have become the subject of whispered conversations, fueling a mix of excitement and curiosity. While the presence of alligators in the state is commonplace, their appearance in the bayous of Crowville is unexpected, igniting speculation among residents. Could these creatures be escapees from captivity, or are they reclaiming ancient habitats long forgotten?
Unearthing the Enigma: The Harrisonburg Mounds and the Troyville Legacy
Beneath the modern veneer of Harrisonburg, near the Ouachita River, the Harrisonburg Mounds rise as historical sentinels. These enigmatic earthworks, crafted by the Troyville Indians around 2,200 years ago, beckon with their mysterious origins and profound significance. They stand as a bridge to the Late Woodland Period, marking a time when the Troyville culture's influence extended across river valleys into Louisiana's delta regions. Despite the largest mound being demolished in the 1930s, recent archaeological discoveries have rekindled interest in the Troyville Indians' way of life and their monumental construction achievements.
Sunshine Returns Briefly Before Rainy Weekend in Columbia
video by KALB | Central Louisiana News, Weather & Sports. • Cloudy skies in the morning will give way to mostly sunny skies in the afternoon. • A weak frontal boundary will bring colder air, leading to frosty mornings on Wednesday and Thursday.
Unveiling the Enigma: The Grayson Mound's Ancient Legacy
Nestled in the small town of Grayson stands an ancient enigma, the Grayson Mound. A testament to the Marksville culture which flourished from 100 BC to 400 AD, this mound embodies the mystery and rich folklore of a bygone era. Laden with historical allure, it captivates not only the locals but also visitors intrigued by its ceremonial significance and the sophisticated society that constructed it over generations.
Exploring the Ancient Marvels of Poverty Point World Heritage Site
In the serene town of Chase, LA, the Poverty Point World Heritage Site stands as a testament to the advanced prehistoric Native American cultures that once thrived in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Dating back to 1650 BC, the site contains immense earthworks and mounds, such as the impressive Mound A, that showcase the complex society that resided there well before the construction of renowned ancient monuments like Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Recognized by UNESCO in 2014, Poverty Point offers a remarkable glimpse into North America's distant past.
Gilbert, LA: Sustaining a Rich Agricultural Heritage Amidst Modern Challenges
In the lush landscapes of Louisiana, the town of Gilbert stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of American agriculture. Known for the fertile Salt River Valley, this small town is steeped in a history of farming innovation and resilience. Gilbert's economic development has long been anchored in the production of cotton, corn, and soybeans, with roots stretching back to the late 19th century. The arrival of homesteaders, the railroad, and critical irrigation infrastructure transformed Gilbert into a prominent agricultural center, once even dubbed the 'Hay Shipping Capital of the World'.
The Centennial Tapestry of Excellence: Celebrating Baskin High School's Legacy
In the heart of a dynamic community stands Baskin High School, a bastion of educational heritage since its inception in 1917. For over a century, this institution has not only crafted an academic legacy but has also become a cornerstone of the cultural fabric of its surroundings. The school's history is marked by the success of its students, who, propelled by Baskin's commitment to holistic education, have made significant contributions across various sectors from the arts to the sciences.
68th Annual Tri-State Soybean Forum Coming to Delhi: Local Soybean Producers to Benefit
The 68th Annual Tri-State Soybean Forum will be held on January 5, 2024, in Delhi, Louisiana. The LSU AgCenter, Arkansas State University Extension Service, and Mississippi State University Extension Service are organizing the event. It will showcase the latest soybean research from experts in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
Holly Ridge's Heartbeat: The Rayville Dixie Youth Baseball Complex
In the bustling town of Holly Ridge, the Rayville Dixie Youth Baseball Complex, also known as the Tim McGraw Sports Complex, has become a focal point for community gatherings and the spirit of youth sports. Since its inception on June 17, 1958, the complex at 84 Gin Road has seen countless pitches, hits, and home runs. As a hub of family fun and athletic ambition, it draws people together to enjoy the timeless tradition of baseball.
Louisiana High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Richland Parish Today - November 27
Today, there's high school basketball on the agenda in Richland Parish, Louisiana. To know how to stream the games, we've got you covered below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00 PM CT...
Town of Winnsboro holds 2nd Thanksgiving Community Lunch
WINNSBORO, La. (KTVE/KARD) — We are officially one day away from Thanksgiving, and dozens of Winnsboro citizens attended the 2nd Thanksgiving Community Lunch, held at the Jack Hammons Center, for an opportunity to share a meal and friendship. “Remember, this is a time of sharing and giving. Remember what the good Lord did for us,” […]
Mangham at Oak Grove: Game of the Week - Week 13
Mangham faces off with Oak Grove in Week 13 of high school football.
The Schepis Museum: Columbia's Italian-Inspired Cultural Haven
In the bustling downtown of Columbia, Louisiana, stands a cultural monument of unique Italian-American heritage, the Schepis Museum. Built in 1916 by the industrious Italian immigrant John Schepis, this Renaissance-style palazzo is now an iconic symbol of the city's rich history and a hub for the arts. Schepis's dual allegiance is immortalized in two statues he sculpted: George Washington and Christopher Columbus, each representing the intertwined spirits of his native and adopted countries. From its inception as a multipurpose establishment to its transformation into a museum in 1993, the Schepis has been a cornerstone of the community, today offering a wide array of exhibits that dive deep into the local culture and history.
Let No One Go Hungry Community Lunch
Winnsboro held a community meal for the town's Thanksgiving celebration.
Archibald Town: The Enduring Legacy of Archibald Cobb McCall
In the heart of a small, bustling town lies the legacy of Archibald Cobb McCall, a name that resounds with the vigor of local history. A prominent businessman and planter, McCall's profound influence on the town of Archibald has shaped its foundations and spurred its growth from a modest settlement into a flourishing community. His entrepreneurial vision during the transformative era of the Industrial Revolution positioned Archibald as a beacon of progress, with the McCall family's impact still palpable in its streets and structures today.
Popular retailer opens another location in Louisiana
A large retail chain recently opened another new location in Louisiana this week. Read on to learn more. On Saturday, November 18, 2023, the growing retail chain Harbor Freight Tools celebrated the grand opening of its newest Louisiana location in Winnsboro, according to a store opening announcement posted on the company's website.
My First Thanksgiving
I was five months old when I experienced my first Thanksgiving. To be honest, I don’t remember anything about it. But there have been other “first” Thanksgivings that I do remember and the memories are very fond to me. From the time that I can remember as a young child, Thanksgiving always meant making the drive to Caldwell Parish where we would spend the day with my mom’s parents, Rev. Jim and Josie Richmond.