Car-Train Crash Fatal to Miss Liggin on Tuesday, July 16

The Gazette July 25, 1946 Funeral services were held at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday for Miss Nell Liggin, 30, who was killed instantly Tuesday about 8:30 AM in an auto-train collision at a Winnfield railroad crossing, and her sister, Annette, suffered severe shocks and injuries. Due to a warehouse obstructing view of the track and there … Continue reading Car-Train Crash Fatal to Miss Liggin on Tuesday, July 16

James Monroe Smith (1857-1931)

Provided by Robert Hendrick James M. Smith Obituary Shreveport Times Oct 7, 1931  Outstanding Citizen Former State Officer Native of Union Parish James Monroe Smith, 74, of the outstanding citizens of Shreveport, former registrar of the state land office and former state treasurer, died at his home, 657 Jordan Street, Tuesday morning at 6:30 O’clock, … Continue reading James Monroe Smith (1857-1931)