Terry L. Jones

Dr. Terry L. Jones is professor emeritus of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe who has received numerous awards for his Civil War books and outdoor articles.

Wild men and feral humans of Louisiana more

Apr 14, 2017 11:33 AM History

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Newspapers in the late 19th century frequently reported on a mysterious Louisiana figure known as the “Wild Girl of Catahoula” more

Mar 15, 2017 11:32 AM History 1 Comments

What would happen if the Old River Control Structure at the head of the Atchafalaya River were to collapse? more

Feb 23, 2017 10:31 AM History 1 Comments


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Site of earthquakes, Jayhawkers, and plenty of ducks more

Feb 3, 2017 1:51 PM Knowing Nature

The historical record suggests that they may have roamed North Louisiana. more

Nov 30, 2016 3:49 PM Knowing Nature

By the turn of the twentieth century, non-stop hunting was pushing some animals to the brink of extinction. more

Oct 31, 2016 3:52 PM History

Reports of strange Louisiana showers more

Jul 29, 2016 12:00 AM History

These super humans were the engines of the economy more

Jun 3, 2016 12:00 AM History

How a Gulf shrimper found, then lost, the valuable cargo of a Spanish shipwreck more

May 3, 2016 12:00 AM History

The Catholic origins of the imagery on Louisiana’s official seal more

Apr 4, 2016 12:00 AM History



These professionals enjoyed a lucrative, if wild, occupation more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 AM History


Illustration by Burton Durand

Fatal encounters from the old days more

Jan 26, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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