- This week in Louisiana history. September 28, 1868. The Opelousas Massacre occurred in Louisiana in which an estimated 200 to 300 black Americans were killed.
- This week in New Orleans history. On September 28, 1998,
Hurricane Georges, a Category 2 storm made landfall in
Mississippi. Some 500,000 residents in Louisiana evacuated
from low-lying areas. Mayor Marc Morial declared a state of
emergency to allow federal assistance into the state. After
nearly 1.5 million people were urged to evacuate coastal
areas, officials described the evacuation as likely the
largest ever achieved. The Superdome was opened as an
- This week in Louisiana.
September 27-29, 2019
Please join us for the Annual Alligator Festival at the Westbank Bridge Park in St. Charles Parish. The festival is our main fundraiser and helps us fund college scholarships for local youth. Come join us and pass a good time!
Arts & Crafts
- Postcards from Louisiana. Coya sings a Cuban song on Royal
St. at night.
- Postcards from the Campaign Trail. Zoe Williamson.
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