August: Through the years
14 Aug 1902
W. Benton Boggs became the first mayor of Plain Dealing on April 5, 1890. He was also a founder and the 1st president of Plain Dealing's first Bank, and he later became a state senator.
1997.062.332 Turnley Collection
Old Jailhouse at side of old Benton Courthouse.
1968: Map of Benton.
2005.006.001: Jennings article
Aug 4, 1951: In Memory of Rev. John J. Harris (1887 - 1951)
Aug. 15, 1966: Bossier city's first link to I-20 was near completion.
The Shreveport Journal
15 Aug 1966
June 19, 1962 I-20 Bridge Construction
Aug. 26, 1920: 100 years ago today
· Mr. W.E. Swindle secured a contract for the Heifner school building
· About everyone has gone fishing
· Mr. Tom Stinson was reported on the sick list
C.1950’s: Vara (Farrington) and Marie (Roberson) fishing at Crawford Camp.
1999.141.051 Hart Collection