Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “West Feliciana”

The Remains of the Weekend

Four hundred of Walker Percy’s friends came to town the other day

Posted June 8th, 2015

Freedom Riders Ride Again

Several of us had an extraordinary meeting yesterday afternoon at the coffee …

Posted June 25th, 2014

What Are They Saying About Walker Percy Weekend?

Last night I wrote to Mary Pratt Percy Lobdell, one of Walker …

Posted June 9th, 2014

A Grassroots Revolt To Pay More Taxes

We had a tax election over the weekend here in West Feliciana …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Kursk Root Icon Coming To St. Francisville

That video above is from 2009, when the Kursk Root icon returned …

Posted April 1st, 2014

Against Temporary Holdouts From Where We Plan Our Next Move

Peter King, a British political theorist and author of the new book …

Posted March 13th, 2014

TWK Always Took The Scenic Route

We buried TWK Klein today. This really was one of the best …

Posted January 20th, 2014

A Year In The Life

A little more than a year ago, this is what the inside …

Posted January 12th, 2014

Riches To Ruin?

The good news, say experts who spoke at a smart growth meeting …

Posted November 21st, 2013

Walker Percy Weekend Draws Closer

  How about that! Our Walker Percy Weekend organizing committee had a …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Culture And A City’s Future

Continuing the conversation about the role local culture plays in the economic …

Posted July 24th, 2013

Section 5 Voting Rights Follies

The US Supreme Court this morning did not announce its ruling on …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Private Stories, Public Consequences

I last lived fulltime in West Feliciana Parish in 1983. The parish …

Posted May 23rd, 2013

Section 5: The View From Here

Local politics here in West Feliciana Parish have been intense these past …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

A Little Town In West Feliciana

That’s my neighbor, K.W. Kennon, proprietor of the Shadetree Inn. That’s my …

Posted May 17th, 2013

A Walker Percy Festival?

Walker Percy, on being compared to Saul Bellow: I take that kindly. …

Posted May 14th, 2013

Me On Hometown Outsiders

Here’s my video interview with Andrew Sullivan and Chris Bodenner about life …

Posted April 15th, 2013