Airman with local ties finishes training
Air Force Airman Ian S. Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Smith completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in milit...
2 community blood drives left for June
Community blood drives will be held in the Natchitoches area on the LifeShare bus in June at the following locations and dates: Thursday, June 27 - Brookshire’s on Hwy. 1 Bypass, noon-6 p.m. Friday...
Cheering at Marthaville’s summer cheer camp are, on front row from left, Madeline Mitchell, Karagan Henry and Abbie Rodriguez. On second row are Gabby Friday and Makenzie Broadway. At top is Anna B...
Natchitoches Police Officer Kevin Price, center, received the Lifesaver Award from Chief Micky Dove and the police department Friday. He was one of the first officers on the scene May 26 when respo...
Inaugural Mass set for sheriff
There will be an inaugural Mass and inauguration ceremony for Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. Thursday, June 28. The Mass will be at 8:30 a.m. at Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Church. The in...
How Hot is Hot?
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center sign marked the temperatue at 105 degrees at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Weather stations reported the heat index at 114 Tuesday afternoon. So how are you beating the h...
Grads get Huey P. Woodson Scholarship
Two Natchitoches Parish high school graduates received the Huey P. Woodson II Memorial Scholarship this year. Alexis Calhoun, daughter of James and Helen Calhoun, is the recipient from Natchitoches...
Lakeview’s top cadets graduated from the 2012 AFJROTC Aerospace Science and Leadership School June 23. The seven-day school allowed cadets to learn Americanism and develop their potential as effect...
Voters to receive new info cards
During the next 10 days Natchitoches Parish Voters will receive a new Voter Information Card for Reapportionment District Changes issued June 20. The cards will also include their new Charter Commi...
City Court lists trial docket
City Court Judge Fred Gahagan lists the trial docket for June 11. Colondra Slate Bell, loud music amended disturbing the peace, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 30 days in jail, 3...
Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court Louie Bernard gave the oath of office to Powhatan Mayor Johnnie Taylor. From left are Taylor, her husband Ellis and Bernard.