Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and has issued a statewide "stay at home" order until April 12, requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
Locals and visitors are invited to spend a day in the country exploring the history and culture of the region. Historic homes and farms will be open for public tours as well as other points of interest including businesses, churches and attractions. The Heritage & Harvest Tour begins on Hwy. 3049 north of Shreveport. From Hwy. 3049, follow heritage tour signs to the tour route. Hwy. 71 North will also lead visitors to the tour route by turning at the Dixie, Belcher, or Gilliam turnoffs. Communities along the tour route include Dixie, Belcher, Gilliam, Hosston, Mira and Ida. This is a presentation of the Red River Crossroads Historical and Cultural Association.