Showdown In Ruston

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent Gunfight Changed Railroad Town in 1898 John Tom Sisemore The conventional view of Louisiana history invokes images of genteel Southern chivalry rather than the hurly-burly associated with the rough and tumble Old West. Yet Louisiana experienced wild and woolly times in the 19th century, requiring the services of lawmen like … Continue reading Showdown In Ruston