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It was the habit of the editor of the Bossier Banner in the 1920s to feature a column called “Sixty Years Ago.”  In the...

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In its June 11, 1936 issue the Planters’ Press printed an article from the April 13, 1936 issue of the Shreveport Times. “Firm in its...

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Last week I wrote about a tattered fragment of the Bossier Democrat brought to the office of the Bossier Banner.  It was discovered while...

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At one time Haughton had a newspaper, hotels, a livery stable, saw mills and two saloons.  In its October 20, 1932 issue the Bossier...

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An article in the June 11, 1925 issue of the Bossier Banner related some bits of the early history of Bossier Parish as gleaned...

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In a regular feature of the Planters’ Press, the June 22, 1944 issue told some rather gossipy news about several Bossier businesses.  The feature...

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The big success of a Plain Dealing apron party was announced in the June 10, 1926 issue of the Bossier Banner. “The apron party at...

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The Bossier Banner issue of June 16, 1898 ran the following article about rain, thunder and lightning in the Benton area. “Heavy rains fell at...

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An article in the April 19, 1928 issue of the Bossier Banner editorialized the use of buses, also called “transfers,” to transport school children. “There...

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The public is invited to attend the Bossier Parish Library Historical Center’s free event "Preserving the Signs of History - Collecting the Legacy of...
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