Pagan Festival Turned Louisiana Tradition: What is Mardi Gras?
By Tori Dahlhoff Literally translated, “Mardi Gras” means “Fat Tuesday” in French. The tradition of Mardi Gras spans back thousands of years and was originally performed as a pagan festival….
Brief History of West Central Louisiana
Scholars generally recognize three major cultures within the state of Louisiana – New Orleans has a Creole culture, a result of the blending of early French nobles and army officers…
Celebrate Christmas 2021
November 20, 2021 – January 26, 2022 Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights – Natchitoches November 26 – December 23, 2021 5:15-9:30pm – BELIEVE Lights the Night — Shreveport Aquarium, Shreveport…
It’s Fall, Y’all
Here in West Central Louisiana we’re starting to make plans for fall. The weather has turned cooler, the county fair has come and gone, and here in Vernon Parish we’re…
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