Linville First Had School in ’81 After Work of Citizens

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Settled in 1778, Linville, named after that first settler "Linville", was a close ally of Ouachita City in that town's bustling days of 50 years ago. Linville, who had first cleared land there, built a store a short time later, after more settlers had come in, and started what might be … Continue reading Linville First Had School in ’81 After Work of Citizens

50 Years Ago Ouachita City Was Bustling Community

W. L. GriffinThe GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Fifty years ago Ouachita City was a busy, growing little town located in the trading center of North Louisiana, with all the possibilities of becoming a great and flourishing town. Situated on the west bank of the Ouachita River in Union Parish, where Bayou Bartholomew empties into the Ouachita … Continue reading 50 Years Ago Ouachita City Was Bustling Community

Osage Indian Attacks on the Ouachita

Written by Dr. Tim Hudson A complex sequence of events following de Soto’s brutal foray across the southeastern portion of our continent in the early 1540s resulted in the virtual depopulation of the Ouachita Valley of northeastern Louisiana by 1700. The earliest French explorers found the mere remnants of the once populous Ouachita Indians living along … Continue reading Osage Indian Attacks on the Ouachita