On this date, April 15th, in 1938 our maternal grandfather, Papaw Bill opened his cafe in the downtown location where Brooks Drugs is today in Jonesville, Louisiana.
BILL LaPRARIE BUYS NEW LOCATION FOR RESTAURANT
April 15, 1938
New Place Now Open for Business Next to Catahoula Bank
Bill LaPrarie, who has been in the restaurant business in Jonesville for a number of years, and who has been located in the J. A. Wurster hotel building for the past two years, has recently purchased the cafe building and furnishings erected only recently by R. R. R. Lambert, of Minden.
Source: 1938 Jonesville Booster Article from www.catahoulahistory.com