Tuesday, October 23, 2018

News

Cane River Fall Fest this Saturday

Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host the Cane River Fall Fest Saturday, Oct....

Two children killed, three adults injured in Belle Chasse fire

PLAQUEMINES PARISH- The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal is investigating the circumstances surrounding a tragic mobile home fire that claimed the lives of...

Ternium USA announces $14.7 million expansion and plant upgrade at the Port of Caddo-Bossier

Foreign Direct Investment project to retain 150 jobs and result in 22 new direct, indirect job  SHREVEPORT, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and...

Lady Demons hurdles 2018 senior star Daeshon Gordon dies suddenly

Daeshon Gordon, who was completing studies for her undergraduate degree at Northwestern State after finishing a remarkable collegiate track and field career this spring,...

Probation and Parole issues mandatory meeting for sex offenders Halloween night

District Manager Nicole Mitchell announces the Natchitoches District Probation and Parole Office will hold a mandatory meeting Wednesday, Oct. 31 for all convicted sex...

Bobby DeBlieux memorialized in Bronze

Part 1 of a series By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitoches-times.com A pedestal stands as a lone sentinel watching over City Park on Second Street in Natchitoches. No...

Tension among the tombstones

By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitochestimes.com A cemetery meeting notice in Marthaville correspondent Donna Horn’s Oct. 11 article  sparked backlash from Marthaville cemetery president Rocky Gandy who...

NCHS JROTC cadets build esprit-de-corps

By Cadet Capt. Emily Nobles On Sept. 21, the seniors in the Natchitoches Central High School JROTC program spent the weekend in New Orleans to...

Top students recognized as Shining Stars

These students scored in the top 5 percent on the LEAP 2025 ELA test. They received a Shining Star Award certificate. Cloutierville: Jayda Donaho, Alexander...

Lemoine, Nowlin speak on dismissal

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Words from a former employee and a motion to table an appointment to the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission were hot topics...

Fire District audit, roads dominate Council meeting

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Most of the Parish Council meeting Monday was spent talking about roads, the audit report on Fire District No. 1, an...

Brewery, Public Works share former cotton mill site

By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitochestimes.com Cane River Brewing Company made it official with the installation of their sign, fabricated by Bryant’s Decorative Welding, Friday, Oct. 12....

NPSO arrests for Oct. 8-15

Jason Summerlin, w/m, 48, aggravated assault with a firearm. Derek Nash, b/m, 18, FTA Brandon Alexander Lebrun, w/m, 34, domestic abuse battery, domestic abuse battery child...

Detectives searching for Texas man wanted in connection with illegal use of credit card; suspect...

***UPDATE*** NPSO reports Gandy is in custody. He turned himself in Oct. 19.   Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a Texas man with ties...

Letter to the Editor: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Editors: October may be dominated by falling leaves and Halloween, but it’s also Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Across the country, shelter dogs are looking...

Registrar issues statement on voter data privacy

Recently there has been a news article circulating regarding the voter data from 19 states being sold on the internet.    Statement:  Our priority, as we've demonstrated...