126. Part one of our interview with Terry L. Jones. We discuss Louisiana history and characters like Leonidas K. Polk. Terry is a native of Winn Parish, has served ULM for over 22 years as a professor. He earned a Ph.D. in history from Texas A&M University and a B.A. from Louisiana Tech University.
- Erin Lierl, the Sidewalk Poet, gives us an update on Irish Fest in New Orleans and reads her poem "Hurricane" about life in the Caribbean after the storm of colonialism.
- This week in Louisiana history. October 18, 1730. Gov. Cadillac dies in France at the age of 74.
- This week in New Orleans history. Lee Harvey Oswald is Born
in New Orleans October 18, 1939.
- This week in Louisiana.
Ponchatoula Party in the Pits
October 17, 2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ponchatoula Memorial Park
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Annual Party in the Pits sponsored by the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce. We're closing down the streets & opening up the town for BBQ! Cooking begins early. All other events open 11 am till 6 pm. Over 50 teams, including professional & local, will compete for $5000 in cash & prizes. Winner will go to the IBCA Championship in Las Vegas. Cook Entry Fee $150‑$175. No charge for community!
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