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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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