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GUIDE TO LOUISIANA NEWSPAPERS
IN THE
EDITH GARLAND DUPRÉ LIBRARY
 
Revised by Jean S. Kiesel, July 2006
 
 
 

ABBEVILLE

Abbeville Meridional
• Published weekly 1907-1971, semiweekly 1971-1979, daily (except Sat. and Mon.) 1979 to present.
• Continues: Meridional.
• Absorbed: Kaplan Journal, June 13, 1936;
• Absorbed: Abbeville Progress, Jan. 4, 1944;
• Absorbed: Kaplan Times and Gueydan News, Oct. 1, 1951;
• Absorbed: Vermilion Post, 1953.
Library holdings: Jan. 5, 1907 to present, Film 55, Louisiana Room.
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Abbeville Progress.
• Published weekly, March 1, 1913 to Jan. 1, 1944.
• Continues: Vermilion Star.
• Absorbed: Vermilion News, 1915.
• Absorbed by: Abbeville Meridional, Jan. 1944.
Library holdings: March 1, 1913 to Jan. 1, 1944, Film 1052, Louisiana Room
 
Meridional.
• Published weekly, December 1856 to December 29, 1906.
• Published in English and French, 1856-1885.
• French title: Le Meridional.
• Continues: Independent.
• Continued by: Abbeville Meridional.
Library holdings: Dec. 22, 1877 to Dec. 29, 1906, Film 55, Louisiana Room
 
Republican Idea.
• Published weekly, 1897-1905
Library holdings: Dec. 29, 1898 to Jan. 19, 1899, Film 5257, Louisiana Room
 

ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Daily Town Talk.
• Published daily except Sun. 1901 to 1967, daily 1967 to present.
• Continues: Daily Town Talk.
Library holdings: May 26, 1933 to Nov. 22, 1934, Film 648, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in Louisiana Room
 
Constitutional.
• Published weekly, Aug. 4, 1860 to [1861?]
Library holdings: Aug. 4, 1860 to June 1, 1861, Film 1150 Reel 3, Louisiana Room
 
Louisiana Democrat.
• Publication frequency varied, 1845 to 1918.
Library holdings: July 13, 1859 to April 25, 1860, June 14, 1865 to June 29, 1868, Film 1150 Reel 17, Louisiana Room
 
Rapides Gazette.
• Published weekly, 1869? to ?
Library holdings: Dec. 23, 1871 to Jan. 26, 1878, Film 5619, Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Town Talk.
• Published weekly, Dec. 15, 1883 to May 4, 1957.
Library holdings: May 12, 1892, Collection 190, Archives
 

AMITE

News-Digest.
• Published weekly, 1935 to July 28, 1993.
• Continues: Amite News-Digest.
• Merged with Tangi Talk to form Amite Tangi-Digest.
Library holdings: Jan. 2, 1959 to Dec. 25, 1959, Film 846, Louisiana Room
 

BATON ROUGE

Advocate.
• Published daily, Jan. 13, 1992 to present.
• Continues: Morning Advocate.
Library holdings: Jan. 13, 1992 to present, Film 647, Microforms
Current issues available in the Microforms Area
 
Baton Rouge Gazette.
• Published weekly, Feb. 6, 1819 to Dec. 20, 1856.
• French title: Gazette de Baton Rouge.
• Merged with Weekly Morning Comet to form the Weekly Gazette and Comet.
Library holdings: Mar.3 1817 to Feb. 14, 1835; 1837 to 1839 (scattered issues only); Jan. 11 1840 to 1849; Feb. 9, 1850; Feb. 1 and Dec. 6, 1851; Jan. 29, 1853, Film 842, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Advocate.
• Published daily, Jan. 2, 1854 to July 1865.
• Continued by: Tri-Weekly Advocate.
Library holdings: Jan. 2 to Dec. 30, 1854; June 20, 1855 to Dec. 5, 1860; Jan. 1 to Oct. 25, 1861; Feb. 4, 1862, Film 645, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Advocate.
• Published daily, 1874 to Jan. 18, 1882.
• Continues: Tri-Weekly Advocate.
• Merged with the Daily Louisiana Capitolian to form the Daily Capitolian-Advocate.
Library holdings: Oct. 26, 1874; Oct. 14, 1876 to Jan. 18, 1882, Film 645, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Advocate.
• Published daily, Aug. 1, 1888 to Oct. 31, 1903.
• Continues: Daily Capitolian-Advocate.
• Continued by: Baton Rouge Times.
Library holdings: Aug. 1, 1888 to Oct. 31, 1903, Film 645, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Capitolian-Advocate.
• Published daily, Jan. 19, 1882 to July 1888.
• Formed by the merger of the Daily Louisiana Capitolian and the Daily Advocate.
• Continued by the Daily Advocate, 1888 to 1903.
Library holdings: Jan. 19, 1882 to July 1888, Film 645, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Comet.
• Published daily, 1850 to Feb. 2, 1856.
• Continued by: Morning Comet.
Library holdings: Apr. 1, 1853 to Aug. 31, 1854, Film 193, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Gazette and Comet.
• Published daily, Dec. 28, 1856 to ?
• Formed by the merger of the Baton Rouge Daily Gazette and the Morning Comet.
Library holdings: Jan. 3 to Dec. 29, 1860, Film 1150 Reels 10-13, Louisiana Room
 
Democratic Advocate.
• Published weekly, 1842 to June 7, 1855.
• Continued by: Weekly Advocate.
Library holdings: May 28, 1945 to June 7, 1855, Film 984, Louisiana Room
 
Gris Gris.
• Published weekly, bi-weekly, July 4, 1973 to Dec. 3/16, 1979.
Library holdings: Jan. 2 to Dec. 31, 1978, Film 5625, Louisiana Room
 
Morning Advocate.
• Published daily, July 14, 1925 to Jan. 12, 1992.
• Continued by: Advocate.
Library holdings: July 14, 1925 to Jan. 12, 1992, Film 647, Microforms
 
New Advocate.
• Published daily, Sept. 3, 1908 to Aug. 30, 1913.
• Absorbed: Daily State Times, July 18, 1910.
• Continued by: State Times Advocate.
Library holdings: Sept. 3, 1908 to May 31, 1909, Film 646, Louisiana Room
 
State Times Advocate.
• Published daily, Sept. 1, 1913 to Oct. 2, 1991.
• Continues: New Advocate.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1926 to Dec. 31, 1941; Jan. 1, 1977 to Oct. 2, 1991, Film 980, Louisiana Room
 
Tri-Weekly Advocate.
• Published tri-weekly, Aug. 2, 1865 to 1874?
• Continues: Daily Advocate, 1854 to 1866.
• Continued by: Daily Advocate, 1874 to 1882.
Library holdings: Aug. 2, 1865 to Sept. 28, 1871, Film 645, Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Advocate.
• Published weekly, June 14, 1855 to Jan. 13, 1882.
• Continues: Democratic Advocate.
• Continued by: Weekly Capitolian-Advocate.
Library holdings: Jun 14 to Nov. 24, 1855, Film 984, Louisiana Room
Also: Feb. 19, 1860 to Dec. 16, 1862, Film 1150 Reels 22-23, Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Gazette and Comet.
• Published weekly, Dec. 27, 1856 to June 1865.
• Formed by the merger of the Baton Rouge Gazette and the Weekly Morning Comet.
Library holdings: Mar. 4, 1860 to May 17, 1862, Film 1150, Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Truth.
• Published weekly, June 17, 1882 to 1908.
Library holdings: Nov. 25, 1893, Collection 190, Archives
 

BELLEVUE

Bossier Banner.
• Published weekly, July 1, 1859 to Sept. 4, 1952.
• Suspended publication Sept. 27, 1862 to July 16, 1865.
• Merged with the Plain Dealing Progress to form the Bossier Banner Progress, 1952.
Library holdings: July 1859 to June 22, 1860, and Apr. 7, 1866 to Dec. 28, 1867, Film 1150 Reel 2, Louisiana Room
 

BREAUX BRIDGE

Acadian Dispatch.
• Published weekly, Sept. 23 to Dec. 30, 1860.
• Continued by: Dispatch.
Library holdings: Sept. 30 to Dec. 30, 1860, Film 5261, Louisiana Room
 
Attakapas Sentinel. See under ST. MARTINVILLE
 
Dispatch.
• Published weekly, Jan. 13, 1861 to July 21, 1861.
• Continues: Acadian Dispatch.
Library holdings: Jan. 13 to July 21, 1861, Film 5261, Louisiana Room
 

BUNKIE

Bunkie Record.
• Published weekly, 1917 to Aug. 1, 1958.
• Continues: Bunkie Blade.
• Continued by: Record.
Library holdings: Jan. 2 to Dec. 25, 1929, Film 1193, Louisiana Room
 

CHURCH POINT

Church Point Democrat.
Library holdings: Aug. 3, 1907 to July 24, 1909, Film 5935, Louisiana Room
 
Church Point News.
• Published weekly, 1939? to present.
Library holdings: Aug. 30, 2000 to present, Microfiche 2227, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 

COVINGTON

South Louisiana College News.
Library holdings: Sept. to Oct. 1991 and Jan. to April 1992, Collection 190, Archives
 

CROWLEY

Acadian-Signal.
• Published weekly, Jan. 16, 1930 to May 2, 1946.
• Formed by the union of the Crowley Signal and the Acadian.
• Continued by: Weekly Acadian.
Library holdings: Jan. 4, 1930 to June 28, 1945, Film 945 Reels 42-55, Louisiana Room
 
Crowley Daily Signal.
• Published daily (except Sun.), Feb. 21, 1922 to Feb. 28, 1974.
• Absorbed: Daily Progress, Feb. 10, 1922.
• Continues: Daily Signal.
• Merged with the Crowley Post-Herald to form the Crowley Post-Signal.
Library holdings: July 1, 1954 to Feb. 28, 1974, Film 945 Reels 64-151, Louisiana Room
 
Crowley Mirror.
• Published weekly, 1896? to ?
Library holdings: June 16, 1900, Collection 190, Archives
 
Crowley Post-Signal.
• Published daily except Sat. and Mon., Mar. 1, 1974 to present.
• Formed by the merger of the Crowley Daily Signal and the Crowley Post-Herald.
Library holdings: Mar. 1, 1974 to present, Film 945, Louisiana Room
 
Crowley Signal.
• Published weekly, 1888? to Jan. 11, 1930.
• Title varies: Crowley Signal and Creole-American, July 3, 1897 to Apr. 14, 1900.
• Continues: Rayne Signal.
• Absorbed: Creole-American, July 3, 1897.
• Absorbed: Weekly Progress, Feb. 11, 1922.
• Merged with the Acadian to form the Acadian Signal.
Library holdings: Mar. 17, 1888 to June 19, 1929, Film 945 Reels 3-41, Louisiana Room
 
Rice Belt News.
• Published weekly, 1896? to ?
Library holdings: April 1 and April 8, 1904, Collection 190, Archives
 
Weekly Acadian.
• Published weekly, May 9, 1946 to June 10, 1954.
• Continues: Acadian-Signal.
• Merged with the Rayne Tribune to form the Rayne Acadian-Tribune.
Library holdings: July 4, 1946 to Dec. 30, 1948; Jan. 4, 1951 to June 10, 1954, Film 945 Reels 56-63, Louisiana Room
 

EUNICE

New Era.
• Published weekly, semiweekly, Oct. 25, 1919 to Oct. 4, 1951.
• Absorbed: Eunice Gall, Feb. 8, 1923.
• Merged with the Clarion-News to form the New Era and Clarion-News.
Library holdings: June 21, 1924; April 10 to Dec. 25, 1936; Aug. 15, 1939 to Jan. 20, 1940, Film 441B, Louisiana Room
 

FALSE RIVER

Pointe Coupee Democrat.
• Published weekly, Jan. 16, 1858 to 1862.
• French title: Le Démocrate de la Pointe Coupée.
Library holdings: Jan. 23, 1858 to Jan. 5, 1861; 1861-1862 (scattered issues only), Film 1150 Reel 19, Louisiana Room
 

FRANKLIN

Planters' Banner.
• Published weekly, 1836 to 1842?
• French title: Banniere de Habitants.
• Continued by: Planters' Banner and Louisiana Agriculturalist.
Library holdings: Jan. 17, 1838, Film 2989, Louisiana Room
 
Planters' Banner.
• Published weekly, 1849 to April 17, 1872?
Continues: Planters' Banner and Louisiana Agriculturalist.
Library holdings: 1849 to 1854; 1867 to 1872, Film 2989, Louisiana Room
 
Planters' Banner and Louisiana Agriculturalist.
• Published weekly, 1842? to 1848.
• French title: Bannière des Planteurs.
• Continues: Planters' Banner.
• Continued by: Planters' Banner.
Library holdings: 1845-1848 (scattered issues only), Film 2989, Louisiana Room
 
St. Mary Banner.
• Published weekly, April 15, 1889 to Dec. 1931.
• Merged with the Franklin Tribune to form the Banner-Tribune.
Library holdings: June 4, 1910, Collection 190, Archives
 
Weekly Watchman and Vindicator-News.
• Published weekly, 1901? to 1918?
• Formed by the merger of the Vindicator-News and the Weekly Watchman.
Library holdings: June 4 and Sept. 3, 1910, Collection 190, Archives
 

GONZALES

Gonzales Weekly.
• Published weekly, Dec. 11, 1920 to present.
Library holdings: April 24, 1926, Collection 190, Archives
 

GREENSBURG

Greensburg Imperial.
• Published weekly, Sept. 20, 1856 to ?
• Running title: The Imperial.
• Continued by: St. Helena Echo.
Library holdings: 1857: April 25, May 30, June 6, June 13, Oct. 10
1858: May 29
1859: April 30, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6
1860: June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30
1861: Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Oct. 12, Film 1150 Reel 15, Louisiana Room
 

GUEYDAN

Gueydan News.
• Published weekly, Aug. 4, 1889 to Sept. 1, 1951.
• Absorbed by: Abbeville Meridional, Sept. 1, 1951.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1937 to Oct. 28, 1938; Jan. 9, 1948 to Aug. 11, 1951, Film 1055, Louisiana Room
 

HARRISONBURG

Independent.
• Published weekly, 1853 to ?
• Continued by: Catahoula News.
Library holdings: Nov. 9, 1852 to May 8, 1861 (scattered issues), Film 1150 Reel 16, Louisiana Room
 

HOUMA

Courier.
• Published daily, 1992 to present.
• Continues: Houma Courier.
Library holdings: July 16, 2000 to present, Film 5733, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Houma Ceres.
• Published weekly, July 19, 1855 to ?
Library holdings: July 19, 1855 to June 27, 1857, and Dec. 25, 1858, Film 5397, Louisiana Room
 

JEANERETTE

Coast Herald.
• Published weekly, 1898? to ?
Library holdings: June 4 and June 11, 1910, Collection 190, Archives
 

JENNINGS

Daily News.
• Published daily, Nov. 13, 1970 to June 23, 1976.
• Continues: Jennings Daily News.
• Continued by: Jennings Daily News.
Library holdings: Nov. 13, 1970 to June 23, 1976, Film 972, Louisiana Room
 
Jennings Daily News.
• Published daily except Sat. and Sun., Oct. 4, 1948 to Nov. 12, 1970.
• Continues: Jeff Davis Parish News.
• Continued by: Daily News.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1959 to Nov. 12, 1970, Film 972, Louisiana Room
 
Jennings Daily News.
• Published daily, June 24, 1976 to present.
• Continues: Daily News.
Library holdings: June 24, 1970 to present, Film 972, Louisiana Room
 
Jennings Weekly Times-Record.
• Published weekly, 1903 to 1925?
• Formed by the union of the Southern Record and the Jennings Times.
• Merged with the Daily Times-Record to form the Jennings Semi-Weekly News.
Library holdings: April 8, 1904, Collection 190, Archives
 

KAPLAN

Kaplan Herald.
• Published weekly, 1965? to present.
Library holdings: Aug. 30, 2000 to present, Microfiche 2228, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 

LAFAYETTE

Acadiana Free Press.
Library holdings: Jan. 23 to Oct. 25, 1991, Collection 190, Archives
 
Cajunear of Lafayette.
Library holdings: March to August 1991, Collection 190, Archives
 
Daily Advertiser.
• Published daily, April 20, 1914 to present.
• Formerly: Lafayette Advertiser.
• Absorbed: Lafayette Gazette, July 1, 1921.
Library holdings: April 29, 1914 to Sept. 30, 1915; Nov. 1 to June 30, 1917; Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 1919; March 1, 1920 to present, Film 1, Microforms
Also: Jan. 1, 1940 to April 26, 1943, and July 1, 1943 to April 25, 1952, AN .L842, Archives
Also: Dec. 8, 1943 and Progress Edition, Section E, 1949, Collection 190, Archives
Current issues available in the Microforms Area.
 
Daily Press.
• Published daily, May 26, 1913? to 1916?
Library holdings: May 25, 1915, Collection 190, Archives
 
The Guide.
• Published weekly, Feb. 7 to Feb. 14, 1963.
• Continues: Southside Guide.
• Continued by: Lafayette Guide.
Library holdings: Feb. 7 and Feb. 14, 1963, Microfiche 165, Louisiana Room
Also: Feb. 7 and Feb. 14, 1963, AN .L845, Louisiana Room
 
Independent.
• Published weekly, Aug. 15, 2003 to present.
Library holdings: Issues available in the Louisiana Room, uncataloged at present
 
Lafayette Advertiser.
• Published weekly, semiweekly, Sept. 22, 1865 to 1914?
• Published in French and English, 1865 to 188? and 1893 to 1903.
• French titles: L'Advertiser, 1865 to ?; Le Lafayette Advertiser, 1873? To 1903.
Library holdings: Jan. 2 to Oct. 2, 1869; June 4 to Dec. 31, 1870; Jan. 4, 1873 to Nov. 28, 1974; Jan. 5, 1878 to Dec. 27, 1879; Jan. 7 to July 8, 1882; Oct. 21, 1882; May 15, 1885, Dec. 12, 1885; May 7, 1887 , Oct. 8, 1887; Dec. 3 to 10, 1887; Feb. 18, 1888; Jan. 5, 1889 to Dec. 26, 1891; Jan. 21, 1893 to June 6, 1895; Oct. 5 to Dec. 14, 1895; March 3, 1896 to May 8, 1897; Oct. 30, 1897 to Oct. 29, 1898; Jan. 7, 1899 to Feb. 24, 1900; Nov. 17, 1900 to April 21, 1914, Film 1, Microforms
Also: 1869 to 1870, 1873 to 1874 (scattered issues), AN .L842, Louisiana Room
Also: July 4, July 11, Oct. 10 and Dec. 26, 1868; Oct. 22, 1870; Aug. 1, 1874; Aug. 25, 1877; Nov. 15, 1879, Collection 190, Archives
 
Lafayette City Business.
Library holdings: July 1981; Dec. 1981 to April 1985, Film 5801, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette Democrat.
• Published weekly, 1907? to ?
Library holdings: July 4 and July 25, 1908, Collection 190, Archives
 
Lafayette Gazette.
• Published weekly, semiweekly, March 11, 1893 to 1921.
• Absorbed by: Daily Advertiser, July 1, 1921.
Library holdings: March 11, 1893 to Feb. 24, 1908, Film 5395, Louisiana Room
Also: May 30, 1903 March 23, 1907 and Suppl., May 27, 1905, Collection 190, Archives
 
Lafayette Guide.
• Published weekly, Feb. 21, 1963 to July 16, 1964.
• Continues: The Guide.
Library holdings: Feb. 21, 1963 to July 2, 1964, Microfiche 165, Louisiana Room
Also: Feb. 21, 1963 to July 16, 1964, AN .L845, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette News Leader.
• Published weekly, 1970 to ?
• "The Voice of the Black Community."
Library holdings: May 16, 1971 to Mar. 1, 1973, Film 916, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette Pictorial.
• Published weekly, Dec. 14, 1947 to Jan. 1, 1950.
Library holdings: Dec. 14, 1947 to Jan. 1, 1950, AN .L846, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette Progress.
• Published weekly, 1939? to Feb. 24, 1962.
Library holdings: 1947 (some issues lacking); Nov. 16, 1950 to Feb. 24, 1962, AN .L847, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette Target.
Library holdings: July/Aug., Oct. 17/Nov. 6 to Nov.21/Dec. 4, 1990; Jan. 2/15 to Feb. 6, 1991, Collection 190, Archives
 
Louisiana Cotton-Boll.
• Published weekly, Dec. 11, 1872 to 1883?
• Published in English and French, 1872 to 1877?
• French titles: Le "Cotton-Boll" de la Louisiane, 1872 to Nov.? 1873; Le Grabot de la Louisiane, Dec. 31, 1873 to Sept. 12, 1877
Library holdings: Film 697, Louisiana Room
1873: Feb. 19, Feb. 26, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, Apr. 9, May 7, May 21, June 11, June 18, Aug. 20, Sept. 10, Oct. 1, Oct. 29, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 31;
1874: Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 25, Mar. 4, Mar. 11, Apr. 1, June 3 June 10, Sept. 16, Sept. 30;
1875: Aug. 18, Aug. 25;
1876: Jan. 26, July 19, July 26;
1877: Sept. 5, Sept. 12;
1878: Jan. 2, Feb. 20, Mar. 6, May 23, July 25;
1879: Aug. 28, Oct. 30, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, 1879.
Also: Apr. 2 to Aug. 27, 1873, AN .L843 v.1, Louisiana Room
 
Senior Citizens News & Views.
• Published monthly.
Library holdings: Feb. 1987 to June 1990, Film 5799, Louisiana Room
 
Southern Consumers Times.
• Published monthly, 1976 to present.
Library holdings: Feb. 1989 to Dec. 1990; Oct. 1991 to present, AN .L8477, Louisiana Room
 
Southside Guide.
• Published weekly, May 23, 1962 to Jan. 31, 1963.
• Continued by: The Guide.
Library holdings: May 23, 1962 to Jan. 31, 1963, Fiche 165, Louisiana Room
Also: May 23, 1962 to Jan. 31, 1963, AN .L845, Louisiana Room
 
Times.
• Published weekly, July 15, 1982 to present.
• Continues: Times of Acadiana.
Library holdings: July 15, 1982 to present, Film 1283, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Times of Acadiana.
• Published weekly, Sept. 10, 1980 to July 8, 1982.
• Continued by: Times.
Library holdings: Sept. 10, 1980 to July 8, 1982, Film 1283, Louisiana Room
 
Undercurrents.
• Published semimonthly, July 23, 1971 to Oct. 1971?
Library holdings: July 23 to Oct. 1971, AN .L848, Louisiana Room
 
Vermilion.
• Published irregularly, weekly, 1903 to present.
Library holdings: 1904 to 1916 (scattered issues), 1919 to present, Film 3063, Louisiana Room
Also: 1904-1916, 1919 to present, LD 3091 .L6V4, Archives
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 

LAKE CHARLES

Lake Charles American Press.
• Published daily, July 19, 1912 to present.
• Continues: Lake Charles Daily American-Press.
• Absorbed: Southwest Citizen, June 25, 1951.
Library holdings: Sept. 7, 1933 to Aug. 10, 1934, Film 588, Louisiana Room
 
Lake Charles Weekly American Press.
• Published weekly, July 26, 1912 to 1944?
• Continues: Lake Charles American-Press.
Library holdings: Jan. 6, 1933 to Aug. 3, 1934, Film 587, Louisiana Room
 

LUCY

L'Avant-Coureur.
• Published weekly, Jan. 1853 to 1877?
• In French; some notices in English.
Library holdings: Jan. 29, 1854 to Dec. 30, 1865 (scattered issues), Film 1150 Reel 1, Louisiana Room
 

MONROE

Monroe Morning World.
• Published daily, Oct. 20, 1929 to June 4, 1978.
• Continued by: Morning World
Library holdings: July 1, 1933 to Sept. 30, 1934, Film 839, Louisiana Room
 
Monroe News-Star.
• Published daily, June 1, 1909 to Feb. 9, 1979.
• Formed by the merger of the Evening News and the Monroe Daily Star.
• Continued by News-Star.
• Later merged with Morning World to form News-Star-World, 1980.
Library holdings: June 1, 1909 to Dec. 31, 1926, Film 961, Louisiana Room
 
News-Star.
• Published daily, May 22, 1988 to present.
• Continues: News-Star-World.
Library holdings: Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 

MORGAN CITY

Attakapas Register.
• Published weekly, 1868 to 1879?
Library holdings: Aug. 26, 1876 to June 15, 1878, Film 1049, Louisiana Room
 

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana Populist.
• Published weekly, Aug. 24, 1894 to March 11, 1898.
• Suspended publication, Oct. 29 to Nov. 12, 1897.
• Continues: Montgomory Mail.
• Continued by: Natchitoches Populist.
Library holdings: Aug. 24, 1894 to March 11, 1898, Film 966, Louisiana Room
 
Natchitoches Populist.
• Published weekly, March 18, 1898 to March 9, 1899
• Continues: Louisiana Populist.
Library holdings: March 18, 1898 to March 9, 1899, Film 966, Louisiana Room
 

NEW IBERIA

Daily Iberian.
• Published daily, Aug. 5, 1946 to Jan. 31, 1964.
• Continues: Weekly Iberian.
• Absorbed: New Iberia Enterprise, Aug. 4, 1947.
• Merged with Jeanerette Enterprise to form Daily Iberian and Jeanerette Enterprise.
Library holdings: Aug. 5, 1946 to Jan. 31, 1964, Film 834, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Iberian.
• Published daily, June 4, 1969 to present.
• Continues: Daily Iberian and Jeanerette Enterprise.
Library holdings: June 4, 1969 to present, Film 834, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Daily Iberian and Jeanerette Enterprise.
• Published daily, Feb. 1-2, 1964 to June 3, 1969.
• Formed by the union of the Daily Iberian and the Jeanerette Enterprise.
• Continued in part by: Jeanerette Enterprise.
• Continued by: Daily Iberian.
Library holdings: Feb. 1-2, 1964 to Dec. 1965; May 1967 to Aug. 1967; Nov. 1967 to June 3, 1969, Film 834, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Progress.
• Published daily, July 15, 1901 to ?
Library holdings: July 15 and Nov. 19, 1901, Film 651, Louisiana Room
 
Iberia Democrat.
• Published weekly, Feb. 27, 1892 to ?
• Continues: New Iberia Democrat.
Library holdings: Feb. 27, 1892 to Sept. 24, 1892, Film 652, Louisiana Room
 
Louisiana Sugar Bowl.
• Published weekly, 1870 to 1884.
• French title: Le Sucrier de la Louisiane.
• Merged with Farm Journal to form Sugar-Bowl and Farm Journal.
Library holdings: April 10, 1873 to Oct. 27, 1881, Film 767, Louisiana Room
 
New Iberia Democrat.
• Published weekly, May 17, 1890 to Feb. 20, 1892.
• Continued by: Iberia Democrat.
Library holdings: May 23, 1891 to Feb. 20, 1892, Film 652, Louisiana Room
 
New Iberia Enterprise.
• Published weekly, Jan. 26, 1888 to Feb. 22, 1902; semiweekly, Feb. 7, 1885 to Feb. 6, 1886.
• French title: L'Enterprise d'Iberie.
• Merged with Independent Observer to form New Iberia Enterprise and Independent Observer.
Library holdings: Feb. 7 to Oct. Oct. 7, 1885; Apr. 10 to Dec. 25, 1897 (scattered issues missing); Jan. 15, 1898 to Feb. 22, 1902, Film 168, Louisiana Room
 
New Iberia Enterprise.
• Published weekly, Jan. 5, 1945 to July 6, 1947.
• Continues: New Iberia Enterprise and Independent Observer.
• Absorbed by: Daily Iberian.
Library holdings: Jan. 5, 1945 to July 6, 1947, Film 168, Louisiana Room
 
New Iberia Enterprise and Independent Observer.
• Published weekly, March 1, 1902 to Dec. 1944.
• Formed by the union of the New Iberia Enterprise and the Independent Observer.
• Continued by: New Iberia Enterprise.
Library holdings: March 15, 1902 to Dec. 27, 1924; March 7, 1925 to Dec. 15, 1944 (scattered issues missing); Film 168, Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Iberian.
• Published weekly, July 7, 1900 to July 30, 1946; frequency varied July 7, 1894 to June 30, 1900.
• Title varies: Semi-Weekly Iberian, Nov. 29, 1899 to June 30, 1900.
• Continues: Daily Iberian.
• Continued by: Daily Iberian.
Library holdings: July 7, 1894 to July 30, 1946, Film 169, Louisiana Room
 

NEW LLANO

Llano Colonist.
• Published weekly, May 7, 1921 to Dec. 9, 1937.
Library holdings: Oct. 2, 1927 to Dec. 9, 1937, Film 165, Louisiana Room
 

NEW ORLEANS

L'Abeille.
• Published Sept. 1, 1827 to Sept. 18, 1830; frequency varied.
• Other title: Bee.
• Suspended publication Nov. 28 to Dec. 31, 1829.
• Continued by: Bee.
Library holdings: Sept. 24, 1827 to Sept. 9, 1830, Film 743, Louisiana Room
 
L'Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orléans.
• Published three times a week, daily, June 30, 1872 to Nov. 29, 1917.
• In French, 1872-1879; in French and English, 1879-1917.
• Continues: New Orleans Bee.
Library holdings: June 30, 1872 to Nov. 29, 1917 (scattered issues missing), Film 743, Louisiana Room
 
L'Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orléans.
• Published weekly, July 1872 to Dec. 27, 1923.
• Continues: New-Orleans Bee.
Library holdings: Dec. 8, 1917 to Dec. 27, 1923, Film 743, Louisiana Room
 
American Progress.
• Published weekly, monthly, Aug. 24, 1933 to Oct. 27, 1936.
• Continues: Louisiana Progress.
Library holdings: Dec. 1935, Collection 190, Archives
 
L'Ami des Lois.
• Published tri-weekly, 1809 to May 1815.
• Continued by: L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Soir.
Library holdings: June 1, 1813 to May 1815, Film 5623, Louisiana Room
 
L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Commerce.
• Published tri-weekly, daily, Feb. 22, 1819 to Sept. 19, 1822.
• English title: Friend of the Laws & Commercial Journal.
• Continues: L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Soir.
• Continued by: Louisianian and Friend of the Laws.
Library holdings: 1819 to Sept. 19, 1822, Film 5623, Louisiana Room
 
L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Soir.
• Published daily, May 22, 1815 to Feb. 20, 1819.
• In French and English.
• Continues: L'Ami des Lois.
• Continued by: L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Commerce.
Library holdings: May 22, 1815 to Feb. 20, 1819, Film 5623, Louisiana Room
 
The Bee.
• Published daily, three times a week, Sept. 21, 1830 to Oct. 31, 1835.
• In English and French.
• Continues: Abeille.
• Continued by: New Orleans Bee.
Library holdings: Sept. 21, 1830 to Oct. 31, 1831 (scattered issues missing), Film 743, Louisiana Room
 
Courier.
• Published daily (Except Mon.), Sept. 18, 1859 to Nov. 24, 1860.
• French title: Le Courrier.
• Continues: Courrier de la Louisiane.
Library holdings: Sept. 18, 1859 to Nov. 24, 1860, Film 968, Louisiana Room
 
Courier.
• Published weekly, bi-weekly, Aug. 10, 1973 to ?
• Continues: Vieux Carré Courier.
Library holdings: June 13-19, 1974 to Feb. 4, 1976; Feb. 2 to May 18, 1978, Microfiche 164, Louisiana Room
 
Courrier de la Louisiane.
• Published tri-weekly, daily, Nov. 23, 1807 to June 8, 1859.
• English title: Louisiana Courier.
• Publication suspended, Sept. 20-22, 1850; June 1-4, 1859.
• Continues: Louisiana Courier.
• Continued by: Courier.
Library holdings: March 10, 1810 to Jan. 1, 1834; June 13, 1836 to May 31, 1837; Jan. 9, 1840 to Oct. 30, 1841; Jan.2, 1843 to June 8, 1859, Film 968, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Crescent.
• Published daily, March 4, 1848 to Dec. 20, 1851.
• Continued by: New Orleans Daily Crescent.
Library holdings: June 5, 1849 to Dec. 20, 1851, Film 3022, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Delta.
• Published daily (except Sun. and Mon.), May 5, 1857 to Feb. 14, 1863.
• Continues: New Orleans Daily Delta.
• Continued by: Era.
Library holdings: Jan. 11, 1860 to Dec. 31, 1861, Film 1150 Reels 7-9, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Picayune.
• Published daily, Nov. 2, 1837 to Apr. 5, 1914.
• Continues: Picayune.
• Absorbed: New Orleans Delta, May 7, 1893.
• Merged with Times-Democrat to form Times-Democrat, the Daily Picayune.
Library holdings: Nov. 2, 1837 to Aug. 31, 1870; Nov. 1, 1870 to Apr. 5, 1914, Film 128, Microforms
 
Daily Southern Star.
• Published daily, Sept. 2, 1865 to Apr. 15, 1866.
• French title: L'Etoile du Sud.
Library holdings: Sept. 2, 1865 to April 18, 1866, Film 5620, Louisiana Room
 
Le Dimanche.
• Published weekly, Jan. 1861 to 1876.
• In French.
Library holdings: Feb. 10, 1861, Film 1148 Reel 6, Microforms
 
The Era.
• Published daily, Feb. 15, 1863 to Jan. 18, 1865.
• Continues: Daily Delta.
• Continued by: New Orleans Daily Independent.
Library holdings: Feb. 15 to June 30, 1863, Film 844, Louisiana Room
 
Lafayette City Advertiser [Jefferson Parish].
• Published weekly, 1841? to 1843?
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1842 to Nov. 15, 1843, Film 5618, Louisiana Room
 
Louisiana Gazette.
• Published weekly, semi-weekly, July 24, 1804 to March 30, 1810.
• Continued by: Louisiana Gazette and New-Orleans Daily Advertiser.
Library holdings: July 31, 1804 to Oct. 6, 1806 (some issues missing), Film 533 Reel 48, Louisiana Room
 
Louisiana Planter and Sugar Manufacturer.
• Published weekly, 1855 to ?
Library holdings: June 4 and Dec. 24, 1920, Collection 190, Archives
 
Louisiana Weekly.
• Published weekly, Sept. 19, 1925 to present.
• Continues: New Orleans Herald.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1941 to Dec. 28, 1946, Film 2860, Louisiana Room
Also: July 31, 2000 to present, Microfiche 2225, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Louisianian & Friend of the Laws.
• Published daily except Sun., Sept. 20, 1822 to April 1824.
• French title: Le Louisianais et Ami des Lois.
• Continues: L'Ami des Lois & Journal du Commerce.
• Continued by: Argus.
Library holdings: Sept. 20, 1822 to April 15, 1824, Film 5623, Louisiana Room
 
Mascot.
• Published Fab. 18, 1882 to Feb. 2, 1895.
Library holdings: March 18, 1882 to Sept. 17, 1891, Film 5622, Louisiana Room
 
Modern Sugar Planter.
• Published weekly, 1910 to ?
Library holdings: June 11, 1910, Collection 190, Archives
 
Moniteur de la Louisiane.
• Published weekly, tri-weekly, daily, March 3, 1794 to 1815?
• First newspaper published in Louisiana.
Library holdings: Aug. 14, 1802 to July 2, 1814, Film 5621, Louisiana Room
Also: Aug. 14, 1802 to Nov. 26, 1803, Film 533 Reel 48, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans Bee.
• Published daily, 1867 to 1872; frequency varied, 1835 to 1867.
• Published separate edition in French with distinctly different content called L'Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orléans.
• Continues: Bee.
• Continued by: Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orléans.
Library holdings: Nov. 2, 1835 to June 29, 1872 (scattered issues missing), Film 743, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans Commercial Bulletin.
• Published daily (except Sun.), 1832 to 1871.
• Publication suspended July 31, 1862? To Oct. 8, 1866.
• Absorbed by: New Orleans Price Current and Commercial Intelligencer, 1871.
Library holdings: April 30, 1836 to April 30, 1837; Jan. 1 to June 29, 1838; Jan. 1, 1839 to Dec. 31, 1840; July 1, 1841 to June 29, 1844; July 1, 1845 to June 30, 1862; Oct. 8, 1866 to Dec. 31, 1867; Jan.2, 1869 to Dec. 18, 1871 (scattered issues missing), Film 1053, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans Daily Crescent.
• Published daily (except Sun.), 1851 to Nov. 21, 1866.
• Publication suspended May 13, 1862 to Oct. 12, 1866.
• Continues: Daily Crescent.
Library holdings: Dec. 22, 1851 to Dec. 31, 1852, Film 3022, Louisiana Room
Also: July 2, 1860 to June 29, 1861, Film 1150 Reels 4-6, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans Price Current and Commercial Intelligencer.
• Published weekly, semi-weekly, July 7, 1822 to March 18, 1882.
• Suspended publication April 26 to Sept. 1, 1862.
• Title varies: 1842 to 1875, New Orleans Price Current, Commercial Intelligencer and Merchants Transcript; 1875 to 1879, New Orleans Price Current, Commercial Intelligencer and Shipping List; 1879 to 1882, New Orleans Price Current, Commercial Bulletin and Shipping List.
• Absorbed: New Orleans Commercial Bulletin, 1871.
• Continued by: Commercial Bulletin, Price Current and Shipping List.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1859 to Dec. 28, 1861, Film 1150 Reel 18, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans Republican.
• Published weekly, semi-weekly, daily, April 10, 1867 to Nov. 10, 1878.
• Publication suspended June 1877 to Sept. 1878.
• Absorbed: National Republican, 1872.
Library holdings: April 10, 1870 to Dec. 31, 1876, Film 835, Louisiana Room
 
New Orleans States.
• Published daily, March 9, 1918 to Sept. 14, 1958.
• On Sundays published with Times Picayune and called: Times-Picayune New Orleans States, July 23, 1933 to Sept.14, 1958.
• Continues: Daily States.
• Merged with New Orleans Item to form New Orleans States and New Orleans Item.
Library holdings: Nov. 4, 1928, Collection 190, Archives
 
New Orleans Tribune.
• Published tri-weekly, daily, July 21, 1864 to March 5, 1870.
• Also published in French with distinctly different content titled: La Tribune de laNouvelle-Orléans.
Library holdings: July 21, 1864 to Feb. 28, 1869, Film 840, Louisiana Room
 
Picayune.
• Published daily, Jan. 25 to Oct. 28, 1837.
• Continued by: Daily Picayune.
Library holdings: Jan. 25 to Oct. 28, 1837, Film 128, Microforms
 
Republican Courier.
• Published weekly, July 1, 1899 to 1900.
Library holdings: Jan. 27, 1900, Film 1148 Reel 4, Microforms
 
Semi-Weekly Times-Democrat.
• Published semi-weekly, June 11, 1895 to Jan. 1912?
• Continues: Weekly Times-Democrat.
• Continued by: Weekly Times-Democrat.
Library holdings: June 18, 1901, Collection 190, Archives
 
Southern Republican.
• Published weekly, 1898 to 1907.
Library holdings: Feb. 8, 1900, Film 1148 Reel 4, Microforms
 
Times-Democrat, the Daily Picayune.
• Published daily, April 6 to May 11, 1914.
• Formed by the union of the Times-Democrat and the Daily Picayune.
• Continued by: Times-Picayune.
Library holdings: April 6 to May 11, 1914, Film 128, Microforms
 
Times-Picayune.
• Published daily, May 12, 1914 to June 1, 1980.
• On Sundays published with New Orleans States and called Times-Picayune New Orleans States, July 23, 1933 to Sept. 14, 1958.
• Continues: Times-Democrat, the Daily Picayune.
• Merged with States-Item to form Times-Picayune the States-Item.
Library holdings: May 12, 1914 to June 1, 1980, Film 128, Microforms
Also: Jan. 25, 1937, Collection 190, Archives
 
Times-Picayune.
• Published daily, Oct. 1, 1986 to present.
• Continues: Times-Picayune the States-Item.
Library holdings: Oct. 1, 1986 to present, Film 128, Microforms
Current Issues available in Microforms Area
 
Times-Picayune the States-Item.
• Published daily, June 2, 1980 to Sept. 30, 1986.
• On Sunday published as Times-Picayune.
• Formed by the union of Times-Picayune and States-Item.
• Continued by: Times-Picayune.
Library holdings: June 2, 1980 to Sept. 30, 1986, Film 128, Microforms
 
L'Union.
• Published semi-weekly, tri-weekly, Sept. 27, 1862 to July 19, 1864.
• Some issues in French and English.
Library holdings: Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Dec. 25, 1862; June 16, July 4, 9 and 19, 1863; Film 1148 Reels 6 and 11, Microforms
 
Weekly Delta.
• Published weekly, May 1857 to 1863.
• Continues: New Orleans Weekly Era.
• Continued by: Era.
Library holdings: Feb. 16, 1861, Collection 190, Archives
 

OPELOUSAS

Clarion-News.
• Published weekly, Jan. 3, 1929 to Oct. 4, 1951.
• Continues Opelousas News and Clarion-Progress.
• Merged with: New Era (Eunice, La.) To form: Eunice New Era and Clarion News (later title: Eunice News).
Library holdings: Jan. 3, 1929 to Oct 4, 1951,Film 441 Reels 24-47, Louisiana Room
 
Clarion-Progress.
• Published weekly, Nov. 26, 1921 to Dec. 6, 1928.
• Title varies: Opelousas Clarion-Progress.
• Formed by the union of the St.Landry Clarion and the Star-Progress.
• Merged with the Opelousas News to form the Opelousas News and Clarion-Progress.
Library holdings: Nov. 6, 1921 to Dec. 6, 1928, Film 441 Reels 14-22 and 24, Louisiana Room
 
Daily Clarion Progress.
• Published daily (except Sun.), May 29, 1922 to June 1, 1923.
Library holdings: May 29, 1922 to June 1, 1923, Film 441 Reels 15-17, Louisiana Room
 
Daily World.
• Published daily, Dec. 20, 1939 to Nov. 1, 1953.
• Sunday edition entitled Sunday World.
• Absorbed: Opelousas Herald, Oct. 7, 1951.
• Continued by: Opelousas Daily World.
Library holdings: Dec. 24, 1939 to Nov. 1, 1953, Film 108, Louisiana Room
 
Daily World.
• Published daily (except Mon. and Sat.), Nov. 17, 1955 to Oct. 4, 1970; daily (except Sat.), Oct. 5, 1970 to present.
• Continues: Opelousas Daily World.
Library holdings: Nov. 17, 1955 to present, Film 108, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas Courier.
• Published weekly, Dec. 11, 1852 to 1910.
• French title: Le Courrier des Opelousas.
• Publication suspended, May to July 18, 1863, March 19 to May 7, 1864, April 30 to July 30, 1870, and Jan. 11 to Feb. 8, 1873.
• Some issues printed on wallpaper, 1862 to 1864.
Library holdings: Dec. 29, 1852 to Dec. 1, 1860; Jan. 4, 1862 to Feb. 1910, Film 443, Louisiana Room
Also: July 1863 to 1865, June 1867 to 1870, Oct. 1876 to Jan. 1910, AN .L874, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas Daily World.
• Published daily, Nov. 3, 1953 to Nov. 16, 1955.
• Continues: Daily World.
• Continued by: Daily World.
Library holdings: Nov. 3, 1953 to Nov. 16, 1955, Film 108, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas Enterprise.
• Published weekly, June 12, 1915 to Nov. 11, 1916?
Library holdings: June 12, 1915 to Nov. 11, 1916, Film 439, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas Journal.
• Published weekly, Jan. 4, 1868 to Jan. 5, 1878.
• French title: Le Journal des Opelousas.
• Continues: Southern Sentinel?
• Continued by: St. Landry Democrat.
Library holdings: Jan. 4, 1868 to Jan. 5, 1878, Film 438, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas News.
• Published weekly, June 30, 1927 to Dec. 6, 1928.
• Merged with: Clarion-Progress to form: Opelousas News and Clarion -Progress.
Library holdings: June 30, 1927 to Dec. 6, 1928, Film 441 Reel 23, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas News and Clarion-Progress.
• Published weekly, Dec. 13 to Dec. 27, 1928.
• Formed by the union of the Opelousas News and the Clarion-Progress.
• Continued by: Clarion-News.
Library holdings: Dec. 13 to Dec. 27, 1928, Film 441 Reel 23, Louisiana Room
 
Opelousas Patriot.
• Published weekly, March 3, 1855 to 1863?
• French title: Le Patriote des Opelousas.
• Continues: St. Landry Whig.
Library holdings: March 3, 1855 to Oct. 21, 1861, Film 5399, Louisiana Room
 
St. Landry Clarion.
• Published weekly, Oct. 11, 1890 to Nov. 19, 1921.
• Published in English and French, 1890 to May 7, 1892.
• French title: Le Clarion.
• Merged with: Star-Progress to form: Clarion-Progress.
Library holdings: Oct. 11, 1890 to Dec. 30, 1893; Jan. 2, 1897 to Dec. 30, 1916; Jan. 26, 1918 to Nov. 19, 1921, Film 441 Reels 1-14, Louisiana Room
 
St. Landry Democrat.
• Published weekly, Jan. 19, 1878 to Feb. 24, 1894.
• French title: Le Democrat de St. Landry.
• Continues: Opelousas Journal.
Library holdings: Jan. 19, 1878 to Feb. 24, 1894, Film 442, Louisiana Room
 

PLAQUEMINE

Gazette and Sentinel.
• Published weekly, semi-weekly, Feb. 27, 1858 to Sept. 3, 1862.
• Formed by the merger of the Iberville Gazette and the Southern Sentinel.
• Title varies: Semi-weekly Gazette and Sentinel, May 15 to June 8, 1861.
Library holdings: Jan. 7, 1860 to July 27, 1861, Film 1150 Reel 14, Louisiana Room
 

PORT ALLEN

Sugar Planter.
• Published weekly, Jan. 5, 1856 to 1925?
• Continued by: Port Allen Observer.
Library holdings: Jan. 7, 1860 to Jan. 4, 1862, Film 1150 Reel 21, Louisiana Room
 

RAYNE

Acadia Sentinel.
• Published weekly, 1886 to 1892?
• Each issue has half page in French with title La Sentinelle Acadienne, Jan. 29 to Sept. 10, 1887.
Library holdings: Oct. 23, 1886 to Sept. 10, 1887, Film 946, Louisiana Room
 
Rayne Acadian-Tribune.
• Published semi-weekly, weekly, June 18, 1954 to present.
• Formed by the merger of the Rayne Tribune and the Weekly Acadian.
Library holdings: June 18-25, 1954; Jan. 1, 1959 to present, Film 1051, Louisiana Room
 
Rayne Signal.
• Published weekly, March 13, 1886 to 1888?
• Continued by: Crowley Signal.
Library holdings: March 13, 1886 to Feb. 26, 1887, Film 945 Reels 1-2, Louisiana Room
 
Rayne Tribune.
• Published weekly, semi-weekly, Nov. 3, 1894 to June 11, 1954.
• Merged with Weekly Acadian to form Rayne Acadian-Tribune.
Library holdings: Nov. 28, 1903 to Oct. 28, 1905; Oct. 18, 1924 to June 24, 1954, Film 1051, Louisiana Room
 

RUSTON

Ruston Daily Leader.
• Published daily (except Sat. and Sun.), May 3, 1932 to present.
• Continues: Daily Leader.
Library holdings: Jan. 3 to Dec. 30, 1949, Film 967, Louisiana Room
 

ST. MARTINVILLE

Attakapas Gazette.
• Published weekly, Nov. 27, 1824 to ?
• French title: Gazette des Attakapas.
• Continued by: Attakapas Gazette and St. Mary, St. Martin and Lafayette Advertiser.
Library holdings: 1824: Nov. 27, Dec. 18, Dec. 25;
1825: Jan. 1-22, Feb. 19, March 1, 12 and 26;
1826: Oct. 14 and 21
 
Attakapas Gazette and St. Mary, St. Martin and Lafayette Advertiser.
• Published weekly, ? To 1849?
• French title: Gazette des Attakapas et Feuille d'Avis des Paroisses Ste. Marie, St. Martin et Lafayette.
• Continues: Attakapas Gazette.
Library holdings: Film 843, Louisiana Room
1829: March 14 and 21;
1830: May 15;
1833: Nov. 2;
1834: Apr. 26, May 3, 10 and 17, July 5 and 12;
1840: Dec. 19
Also: July 12, 183?; May 15, 1830; Nov. 2, 1833; April 26, May 3, 10 and 17, July 5 and 12, 1834; Dec. 19, 1840, Collection 190, Archives
 
Attakapas Sentinel.
• Published weekly, 1873? To 1880?
• Published in Breaux bridge, La., June 4, 1874 to Sept. 1875.
• French title: Le Sentinelle des Attakapas.
Library holdings: Jan. 8 and June 4, 1874; Nov. 6, 1875, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: Jan. 8 and June 4, 1874; Nov. 6, 1875, Collection 190, Archives
 
Courier of the Teche.
• Published weekly, 1849? To 1872?
• French title: Courrier du Teche.
• Printed on wallpaper, Jan. 3, 1863.
Library holdings: April 19, 1851; April 2, 1859; Jan. 13, 1863, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: April 19, 1851; April 2, 1859; Jan. 3, 1863, Collection 190, Archives
 
Créole.
• Published weekly, Oct. 17, 1840? to ?
• Continued by: Creole de St.-Martinville.
Library holdings: June 19, 1841, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: June 19 and Nov. 6, 1841, Collection 190, Archives
 
Créole de St.-Martinville.
• Published weekly.
• Continues: Créole.
Library holdings: Oct. 14, 1848, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: Oct. 14, 1848, Collection 190, Archives
 
Démocrate de St. Martin.
• Published weekly, 1858 to 1865.
• English title: St. Martin Democrat.
• Printed on wallpaper, May 28, 1863, and April 15 and May 13, 1865.
• Continued by: Démocrate de St. Martinville.
Library holdings: March 28, 1863, Collection 190, Archives
 
Echo.
• Published weekly, 1872 to 1878.
Library holdings: Oct. 26, 1872; March 15 and July 12, 1873, Collection 190, Archives
 
Evangeline.
• Published weekly, 1893 to 1906?
Library holdings: June 16 and July 7, 1894; July 27, 1895, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: June 16, 1894 and June 27, 1895, Collection 190, Archives
 
Messenger.
• Published weekly, Feb. 27 to March 13, 1886.
• Continued by: Weekly Messenger.
Library holdings: Feb. 27 to March 13, 1886, Film 56, Louisiana Room
 
St. Martin Banner.
• Published weekly, 1904 to ?
Library holdings: May 23, 1908 (p.1 only), Film 843, Louisiana Room
 
St. Martin Reveille.
• Published weekly, 1885? to 1893.
• French title: Le Reveille.
• Continues: Observateur de St. Martin.
Library holdings: March 13 (part), Aril 10, 1886, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: April 10, 1886 and April 6, 1889, Collection 190, Archives
 
Teche News.
• Published weekly, Sept. 10, 1948 to present.
• Continues: Weekly Messenger.
Library holdings: Sept. 10, 1948 to present, Film 56, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Messenger.
• Published weekly, March 20, 1886 to Sept. 3, 1948.
• Continues: Messenger.
• Continued by: Teche News.
Library holdings: March 20, 1886 to Sept. 3, 1948, Film 56, Louisiana Room
Also: April 26, 1890 and May 17, 1930, Film 843, Louisiana Room
Also: Aug. 22, 1903, Collection 190, Archives
 

SHREVEPORT

Daily Shreveport Times.
• Published daily, Nov. 28, 1871 to Aug. 30, 1877.
• Continues: Gazette and Flag.
• Continued by: Shreveport Daily Times.
Library holdings: Dec. 16, 1871 to Aug. 30, 1877.
 
Semi-Weekly Shreveport News.
• Published semi-weekly, Jan. 28, 1862 to 1864.
• Continues: Shreveport Semi-Weekly News.
• Continued by: Shreveport News.
Library holdings: Jan. 28 to Nov. 7, 1862; June 26, 1863; Nov. 10, 1863 to Feb. 26, 1864, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Daily News.
• Published daily (except Sun. and Mon.), April 13 to Nov. 6, 1861.
• Merged with Shreveport Weekly News to form the Shreveport Semi-Weekly News.
Library holdings: April 13 to Nov. 6, 1861, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Daily Times.
• Published daily (except Mon.), Aug. 31, 1877 to April 27, 1889.
• Continues: Daily Shreveport Times.
• Continued by: Shreveport Times.
Library holdings: Aug. 31, 1877 to April 27, 1889, Film 962, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Journal.
• Published daily, Jan. 1902 to March 30, 1991.
• Continues: Shreveport Evening Journal.
• Absorbed by: Times (Shreveport, La.).
Library holdings: Aug. 16, 1933 to June 30, 1934, Film 766, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Semi-Weekly News.
• Published semi-weekly, Nov. 11, 1861 to Jan. 24, 1862.
• Formed by the union of the Shreveport Daily News and the Shreveport Weekly News.
• Continued by: Semi-Weekly Shreveport News.
Library holdings: Nov. 11, 1861 to Jan. 24, 1862, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Semi-Weekly News.
• Published semi-weekly, June 13, 1865 to ?
• Continues: Shreveport News.
Library holdings: 1865: July 1, Aug. 8 to 26, Sept. 2 to 19, Sept. 30 to Oct. 28, Dec.23 1866: April 14, 21 and 24, May 1 to 12, May 22 to June 26, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Times.
• Published daily, April 28, 1889 to June 16, 1979.
• Continues: Shreveport Daily Times.
• Continued by: Times (Shreveport, La.).
Library holdings: April 22, 1889 to March 11, 1908, Film 962, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Weekly News.
• Published weekly, April 22, 1861 to Nov. 4, 1861.
• Merged with the Shreveport Daily News to form the Shreveport Semi-Weekly News.
Library holdings: April 22 to Nov. 4, 1861, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
Shreveport Weekly News.
• Published weekly, March 25, 1866 to ?
Library holdings: March 25 to April 29, 1866, Film 5258, Louisiana Room
 
South-Western.
• Published weekly, 1852 to 1870.
• Continued by: Weekly South-Western.
Library holdings: Jan. 5, 1859 to Dec. 30, 1866, Film 1150 Reel 20, Louisiana Room
 
Times.
• Published daily, June 17, 1979 to present.
• Continues: Shreveport Times.
• Absorbed: Shreveport Journal, March 31, 1991.
Library holdings: Jan. 1, 1980 to present, Film 962, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 

THIBODAUX

Commercial Journal.
• Published weekly, 1903? to ?
• Continued by: Thibodaux Commercial Journal.
Library holdings: Feb. 15, 1905 and Jan. 31, 1906, Collection 190, Archives
 
Thibodaux Minerva.
• Published weekly, 1845? to 1858?
• Continues: Minerva.
Library holdings: April 2, 1853; June 11, 1853 to June 7, 1856, Film 5398, Louisiana Room
 

VIDALIA

Concordia Eagle.
• Published weekly, Oct. 1873 to 1890.
Library holdings: Oct. 2, 1875; March 3 and April 7, 1877; March 27, 1879; April 8 and 12, 1880, Film 1148 Reel 3, Microforms
 

VILLE PLATTE

Gazette.
• Published weekly, July 3, 1941 to Jan. 10, 1985.
• Continues: Weekly Gazette.
• Continued by: Ville Platte Gazette.
Library holdings: July 3, 1941 to Dec.27, 1945, Film 5625, Louisiana Room
 
Ville Platte Gazette.
• Published semi-weekly, Jan. 14, 1985 to present.
• Continues: Gazette.
Library holdings: August 24, 2000 to present, Microfiche 2226, Louisiana Room
Current issues available in the Louisiana Room
 
Weekly Gazette.
• Published weekly, 1914? to June 26, 1941.
• Continued by: Gazette.
Library holdings: April 18, 1916; Jan. 6, 1917 to June 26, 1941, Film 5625, Louisiana Room
 

WASHINGTON

Washington Enterprise.
• Published weekly, 1876 to ?
Library holdings: June 28, 1900, Collection 190, Archives
 
Washington Progress.
• Published Weekly, July 1908? to ?
Library holdings: July 16, 1910 to July 1, 1911, Film 5800, Louisiana Room
 

WELSH

Rice Belt Journal.
• Published weekly, June 1900? to 1948?
Library holdings: Aug. 10, 1900; June 6, 1902 to Nov. 5, 1943, Film 241, Louisiana Room
 

WEST BATON ROUGE

Sugar Planter. See under PORT ALLEN
 

WINNFIELD

Sgt. Dalton's Weekly.
• Published weekly, Dec. 1922 to ?
Library holdings: March 10, 1923, Collection 190, Archives
 

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