Tying the Knot in Old New Orleans

Amy and John Ennis

When Amy LeBaron, folklorist and college professor from Natchitoches, Louisiana, and John Ennis, culinary student from Parsippany, New Jersey, decided to get married, they knew that not just any location would work…and a traditional ceremony was out of the question. So, they did what any ghost loving couple would do…they headed to New Orleans to tie the knot in front of Marie LaVeau’s tomb in St. Louis Cemetery #1. With renowned Voodoo Priestess “Bloody” Mary Milan as official, the two exchanged vows on May 9, 2009.

Stay tuned next month for an October special detailing the voodoo ritual and a special look at their wedding album.

For Sale by Owner Trailer!

For Sale By OwnerWatch the trailer for the Robert J Wilson (The Soul Collector: 1999) directed horror film For Sale by Owner (2009). Filmed here in Natchitoches in 2008 at Magnolia Plantation, the story is described as “One man’s journey to find his past leads him to discover the secret to one of America’s most haunting mysteries”. The cast includes Rachal Nichols, Skeet Ulrich, Tom Skerritt, Joanna Cassidy and Kris Kristofferson. The film is waiting a scheduled 2009 release date.


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