a referral brought us to the avoyelles parish online message board. according to a 19 march 2008 article published in the daily news, a scan of which is on the site, the avoyelles parish online was founded on 07 july 2007 by michael lachney who lives in cottonport, louisiana as a place to discuss local issues and problems. you can read a scan of the article here.
right now it has 423 registered members who have made 22,832 posts and it has received an impressive 584,673 page views since 06 february 2008. 07 june 2008 was its best day ever (so far) with 111 members online. so check it out.