The Front Street Ghost

Do you believe in ghosts?  They say that old soldiers never die.  Perhaps it’s true. Old Natchitoches Parish entertains readers with stories and tall tales of Natchitoches Parish, Northwest Louisiana and the Old South – stories that you probably won’t find...

They Remember Old Peg-Leg’s Ghost

by Mrs. F.A. Leaming copied 10-8-58 They tore down most of the building brick for brick.. They sold off the sanctums and scattered the textbooks far and wide. But they never laid the ghost of Peg- Leg. And a thousand girls who shivered deliciously through his annual...

Halloween by Father Martyn Douglas

Who among us isn’t intrigued by the mysterious, the unexplained, and ideas that test the limits of our imagination? The one event of the year that incorporates these, and yet allows adults to somehow relive our youth with society’s blessing, is Halloween....

Buried Alive – from an 1878 newspaper

It is always with a feeling of horror that we read of a grave being opened and the finding of the fact that a burial had taken place before death had actually claimed its victim; and yet such cases are of more frequent occurrence than is generally supposed. Some very...

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