As usual, I'll PM you more detailed feedback.
To sum up, your Louisiana stories do a nice job of building an atmosphere and sense of the place and time they're set in. I also like that they have just a little bit of appropriate rambling and digression and plenty of garnishing details and characters, much like a person actually telling a story would include.
You also did a good job of keeping them succinct without being too minimalistic or linear.
There was, in short, a lot to like about the works. One key area they could be improved though is that they had a lot of stringy sentences with too many commas, which could be ambiguous or difficult to parse. That made it much harder to get into the story.