The University of Louisiana – Minden. How does that name sound? Well, surprisingly enough, it nearly happened. Most of these Echoes have concerned the lasting effects of people and events that did occur in our past. Today’s column is a little different, we are going to examine an event that did not happen, and how the echoes of that non-event still have ramifications for our community today.
In the 1920s, Minden was undergoing a period of economic growth even greater than the booming economy of the nation in those years. The discovery of the Cotton Valley Oil Field and the