Card of Thanks
We the family of Johnquaries Smith would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude for the overwhelming response and support we received from so many of you including Mayer Lee Posey and the...
Dickey’s BBQ Pitt to open next month
Lee Waskom is expecting to open Dickey’s Barbecue Pitt Oct. 2. The restaurant is on University Drive across the street from the NSU entrance. Waskom says the specialty is brisket but the eatery wil...
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Natchitoches Tax Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 17, in the offices at 220 East Fifth St. The Natchitoches Parish Scho...
First lake cleanup is Saturday
The Northwest Louisiana Game & Fish Preserve Commission will conduct two clean ups Saturday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 13 on Black, Clear and Prairie lakes. Anyone with unattended trot lines, yoy...
Students in Natchitoches Parish public schools should take notice of the ruling in the ethics commission suit against school board member Ralph Wilson Tuesday. The suit rested mainly on Ralph signi...
Voter registration drive scheduled
Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow will host a voter registration meeting Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. at the North Street Head Start Center. There will be information on the Nov. 4 election. Voter registr...
Goldonna festival scheduled for Saturday
Visit northeast Natchitoches Parish for a day of heritage and fun in Goldonna Saturdays, Sept. 6 at the Drake Salt Works Festival on Hwy. 156 in northeast Natchitoches Parish. The festival was rain...
School board calls meeting
The Natchitoches Parish School board will hold a special meeting to address safety concerns at Natchitoches Central High School Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. in the NPSB central office board room.
Deputy seeking City Marshal’s position
Deputy Sheriff Tim Key formally launched his campaign for Natchitoches City Marshal. Key is a senior criminal investigator with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Currently, he is on officia...
Mosquitoes will bite through September
With more than 60 species of mosquitoes in Louisiana and mild temperatures most of the year anytime is a good time to be bitten, said LSU AgCenter entomologist Kristen Healy. But right now is an es...
Parks and recreation hosting peace rally
The Natchitoches Recreation and parks Department will host a Peace Rally Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank. The theme is “Stop the Violence: Gain some Knowledge.” The event will ...
Student pursues performing arts dream
Natchitoches, LA – Amber Gatlin spent the majority of her summer attending the Savannah Summer Theatre Institute in pursuit of her dream of becoming a performing artist. “I can’t think of a better ...
Humane Society Pet of the Week
NHS Pet of the Week: Foxy is an adorable, sweet and loving Jack Russell mix born in February. She gets along well with everyone she meets, animals and people alike. She is highly intelligent, alert...