Monday, February 18, 2019

News

Umbrellas needed all week

Confidence is growing in our rainfall forecast for this work week. However, amounts for the weekend rains are less certain. Timing and Overview: Multiple rounds of...

Black History – WWII sailors

  A World War II photo of sailors taken at the US Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill., June 15, 1944. Photo provided by Buddy...

Just Talkin’ Lagniappe for Feb. 16

JT was visiting with some folks the other day and the subject came up about how Alexandria has become like a lost city in...

Students get first hand medical experience

Local Natchitoches Parish high school students get a ‘dose of reality’ at Day with the Doctors Salem Johnson of Lakeview High School and Emily Bumgardner...

Black History – Carl Walters

Carl I. Walters Jr. became chief executive officer of the Outpatient Medical Center in Natchitoches in March of 2017. Walters brought over 27 years...

Preschoolers become ‘Oldies but Goodies’ to celebrate 100th day of school

From day one, students in Crystal Pierce’s Title I preschool class at Fairview Alpha Elementary, placed a paper clip on the calendar and celebrated...

Letter to the Editor – Todd Jr.

An open letter to the State of Louisiana Dept. of Transportation State Representative Kenny Cox State Senator Gerald Long Ref:   Louisiana Highway 1 North To whom it may...

JUST TALKIN’ for Feb. 14, 2019

Someone told JT that our term limited State Senator Gerald Long is watching the Governors race really hard. It’s not because he’s running either....

Program provides new moms access to Baby Boutique

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com There’s lots of new activity at the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) according to Executive Director Sherry Hatcher. The Baby Boutique is...

Celebrating Black History – Joyce Conant

Joyce Conant is an independent executive senior sales director for Mary Kay Inc. She had a 22-year career in nutrition and health care, which...

Remains identified as man from 2012 missing person case

By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitochestimes.com Remains found in the woods near Goldonna in 2012 have been identified according to Natchitoches Parish Chief Deputy Coroner Steven Clanton....

2 from area on La. Tourism Leadership Academy board

The Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) announced the 2019 class of the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy (LTLA) at its annual membership meeting Jan. 24 in...

City will lease acreage for hay operations

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com The only new business at the City Council meeting Monday was the introduction of a planning and zoning ordinance. Christine and...

NPSO arrests for Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Arrests for Jan. 28-Feb. 4 NPSO Rodney Frazier, b/m, 39, Violation of protective orders Brandon Jackson, b/m, 29, two counts theft, criminal trespass Steven Edwards, w/m, 30, theft Brandon...

NPD arrests – Jan. 28-Feb. 4

NPD Candice L. Smith, b/f, 37, 515 Fairgrounds Road, #12, FTA. Shaquerius M. Perrow, b/m, 18, 717 Brahma Drive, theft of goods Joseph Self IV, b/m, 19,...

Teens take their lives at Ware Youth Center

Ware Youth Center Executive Director Joey Cox released a statement Feb. 11 concerning two deaths within 72 hours at the facility located just north...