Tuesday, January 16, 2018

News

Meeting cancellations

List will be updated as information becomes available. •••Due to weather conditions the Cane River Waterway Commission has closed its regularly scheduled meeting for Jan....

Happy snow day!

Send your snow day experience with us for a comprehensive online gallery and beautiful in paper layout! Snowmen, snow pets, snow angels, snow ice cream,...

Cyclist looking toward a future with a cure

By Juanice Gray jgray@natchitochestimes.com St. Mary’s graduate Jacquelyn “Jackie” Clark, class of 2014, is riding for her grandfather, taken by cancer before she was born, and...

Task force taking drugs off the streets

The Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force consists of members from the Narcotics Divisions of the Natchitoches Police Department and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Additional...

Update on Jan. 16 weather event

Information provided by OEP Director Mary Jones   The following information provided by DOTD DOTD prepared for possible wintry weather across north & central areas of...

School, other closings for Jan. 16, 2018

This list will update as information becomes available.   •••St. Mary's will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to expected inclement weather and hazardous road conditions. Decisions...

“I quit!” A millennial’s new mantra for success

(Forbes) The new year greeted us with positive employment data. All those programs and policies put in place by the Obama administration and supported by...

Changes made to make voting easier

Natchitoches Parish commissioners-in-charge met Tuesday, Jan. 9 with Clerk of Court David Stamey and his staff to become certified and for updates on any...

Alexandria man killed in crash

A man from Alexandria died Jan. 12 after crashing into a tree in Calcasieu Parish. On Jan. 12, 2018, shortly before 5 a.m., Louisiana State...

Record immigration

By Joe Guzzardi A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016's first six months,...

Gas prices rise 2.1 cent per gallon last week

Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.29/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

Single vehicle crash will cause temporary power outage Monday, Jan. 15

UPDATE*** A single vehicle crash early Monday, Jan. 15 on Hwy 6 West will cause a temporary power outage for local residents.  The operator of...

Railroad construction continues; crossings closed

Railroad construction continues Monday, Jan. 15.  The crossing directly in front of the main NSU entrance is closed today.  Motorists should be prepared to...

Kennedy says CHIP will be renewed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) offered reassurance Jan. 4 on CNN that the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will be reauthorized...

Just Talkin’ Jan. 11, 2018

One hears about scams every day, particularly before holidays, and you say to yourself, that would never happen to me. I’d see right through...