South Arkansas Historical Foundation http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport waterworks subject of lecture in El Dorado http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-waterworks-subject-lecture-el-dorado <p>A Michigan Tech emeritus professor of history will give a presentation Monday about the early history of Shreveport Water Works and the city’s struggle to supply water prior to building a municipally-owned system. Terry Reynolds, a native of El Dorado, will address the <a href="http://soarkhistory.com">South Arkansas Historical Foundation</a>.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:16:51 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 39548 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport waterworks subject of lecture in El Dorado South Arkansas historian presents lecture on prohibition http://redriverradio.org/post/south-arkansas-historian-presents-lecture-prohibition <p>Eighty years after the repeal of prohibition, author and historian Ben Johnson will present a program on Arkansas’ history of regulating alcohol manufacturing, sales and consumption. Johnson is a history professor at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, and author of “John Barleycorn Must Die: The War Against Drink in Arkansas.” Johnson said the tug-of-war over alcohol in dry counties still prevails.</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:25:41 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24782 at http://redriverradio.org South Arkansas historian presents lecture on prohibition