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Cecil’s Cajun Kitchen

Cecil’s Cajun Kitchen

Bill Coyne January 21, 2021 Comments Off on Cecil’s Cajun Kitchen

120 W. 1st. St., DeRidder, LA Recently, I haven’t been getting up to DeRidder very often. A few years ago, my wife and I sometimes traveled there for a Friday night football game, or

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The History Of DeRidder

The History Of DeRidder

Pamela Sleezer October 21, 2016 Comments Off on The History Of DeRidder

BY PAMELA SLEEZER Traveling through Southwest Louisiana, it’s almost impossible to escape a visit to the city of DeRidder. As a gateway hub conveniently located at the intersection of three major Louisiana highways, the

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The Hanging Jail of DeRidder

The Hanging Jail of DeRidder

Pamela Sleezer October 21, 2016 Comments Off on The Hanging Jail of DeRidder

BY PAMELA SLEEZER It is a building that needs almost no history lesson to explain itself. The infamous Beauregard Parish Historic Hanging Jail — the “Gothic Jail,” as it is often referred to —

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The Priest Who Told Patton To Shut Up And Other Interesting, Surprising, Wondrous And Bizarre Stories And   Facts From DeRidder

The Priest Who Told Patton To Shut Up And Other Interesting, Surprising, Wondrous And Bizarre Stories And Facts From DeRidder

Brad Goins November 11, 2014 0

The Biggest Pine — Ever! (Maybe) When timber men first came to the DeRidder area in large numbers in the 1890s, they claimed that a pine tree they’d located in the DeRidder area was the world’s

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‘I’m Gonna Keep On Truckin’

‘I’m Gonna Keep On Truckin’

Karla Wall November 11, 2014 0

72-Year-Old DeRidder Businesswoman, Community Activist Isn’t Letting Age Slow Her Down Talk to Anna Wiggins for any length of time, and you realize she doesn’t do things halfway. She’s definitely not a “going through the

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DR. HENRY CARTER

DR. HENRY CARTER

Karla Wall January 23, 2014 0

DeRidder Physician’s Career Includes Family Medicine Practice, Mission Trips To Honduras, Free Clinic • By Karla Wall Having just retired last July, Dr. Henry Carter, 85, can look back on a long career of

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