All Souls’ Memorial Service at Central State Hospital Cemetery


Lee Roy Allison April 6, 1935 – September 30,2012

This afternoon members of Post 3 gathered with the family of Lee Allison, his friends and members of several other veterans organizations to remember and celebrate the life of our former commander and friend. Please keep his wife Lena in your prayers.    

Vietnam Veterans

The Rapides Parish Library is looking for photos of locals who are Vietnam Veterans. Group and individual service pics are wanted. You can email them to or call 442-2483 x1906 to make arrangements to scan them. Photos will be used as a display for the library's Big Read program. This year's novel is "The Things … Continue reading Vietnam Veterans

Central State Hospital Tour of Historical Sites

The Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery Preservation Committee will hold a tour of the hospital’s historical sites.  On the tour will be the Dairy Barn, Rose Cottage Museum and the Cemetery.  It will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2 PM and will begin at Wilkerson Hall.  There is no charge for the … Continue reading Central State Hospital Tour of Historical Sites

Cuban Missile Crisis

I just read on Facebook that The Town Talk is looking for airmen who were stationed at England Air Force Base during the Cuban Missile Crisis, which was during October 1962.  If you served during that time and want to be interviewed or know of someone they can talk to about the event, send them an email at

Post 3

I would like to introduce you to the American Legion Post 3.  I became involved with Post 3 in 1993 when they hired the accountant I worked for.  They were assigned to me and after all these years they are still a huge part of my life.   When I left that job, they left with me.  They have stuck … Continue reading Post 3