Press Release: Sat. Feb. 25 Book event at Hastings Alexandria

Today’s Quote and Weather Report :  “For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.” 

-George Glissing.


A word from Curt:


This is a press release for Saturday’s event. 

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Headline:   Louisiana author holding Saturday book event  at Hastings Alexandria

Louisiana author Curt Iles will hold a book event and signing this Saturday, Feb. 25 at Hastings Books in Alexandria from 2:00-5:00 PM.

Iles is the author of ten Louisiana-based books including his latest novel,  A Spent Bullet.   Set in 1941, this book weaves a tale of friendship and love during the Louisiana Army Maneuvers.

Additionally Iles and illustrator Jade Ross will be reading from their children’s book, Uncle Sam: A Horse’s Tale.  It is the story of cavalry horses that escape into Kisatchie National Forest during 1941 and become the basis of the Fort Polk Wild Horse Herd.

"Children are loving it . . . nearly as much as the adults who read it to them."



Children are invited to readings from Uncle Sam at 2:00 and 4:00.   Iles will read from his novel at both 3:00 and 5:00.   During the 5:00 reading, World War II veterans will be recognized.

To learn more, visit

Hastings is located at 460 MacArthur Drive in Alexandria and can be reached at (318) 449-4646

See the note with Harry's address. Blue Army (3rd Army) soldiers received their mail at a Ragley address. The photos representing Elizabeth and Harry are my mother, Mary Plott Iles and Sgt. Leroy Johnson representing Harry Miller.

Thank you!


Creekbank Stories

Curt Iles

PO Box 332

Dry Creek, LA 70637





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