While Mansura Mayor Kenneth Pickett’s salary of $36,000 a year ($3,000 a month) is significantly higher than the other eight mayors’ in Avoyelles Parish, he isn’t the first or only mayor whose sal
This time of year is when nature comes alive.
I recently discussed the seldom observed Confederate Memorial Day of June 3. This week I am looking at another June holiday with roots in the Civil War.
This past Sunday passed without much fanfare or flagwaving. There were no speeches or wreaths laid at graves or monuments.
For generations Simmesport has been known for two things, farming and fishing.