Beauregard Parish to mark 100 years

Downtown DeRidder in Beauregard Parish
Downtown DeRidder in Beauregard Parish

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - Beauregard Parish will hold its centennial celebration on Saturday, July 27 at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds.

The free event will be one for the whole family.

Activities will be from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

There will be children's games, jumps, face painting and balloons.

There will also be a car show, cookoff, fire truck display, food and more.

Fireworks will light the sky at 9 p.m.

Live performances are also planned.

Beauregard Parish was formed in 1913. You can read an overview of the history of the parish, written by Robert Jones, father of former Louisiana governor Sam Jones HERE. The overview is in the archival collection at McNeese State University.

For more information, call Pauline Marshall at 337-463-7019, extension 16.

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