A popular Louisiana governor died 15 years ago this month.
BATON ROUGE— Louisiana’s two Republican U.S.
In the early 1800s, when European nations were constantly fighting each other or threatening to do so, at least one man thought the Acadiana coast was one of the safest places in the world to be.
NRECA is the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Its roots go back the Rural Electrification Act of 1936.
(Author’s Note: This column originally appeared in the Banner about 10 years ago. Pete Cooper Jr. passed away Tuesday.