Blood drives continue
Natchitoches community blood drives will be held at the following dates and locations on the LifeShare bus:
Friday, May 25 at the Keyser Ave. Walgreen’s from noon until 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 26 at W...
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s office held its “Correction Reentry Pre-Release Curriculum” graduation Thursday, May 10. There were 14 graduates. The goal of the program is to provide those relea...
Students at NSU Head Start Center experienced firsthand the life cycle of a frog at the Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery.
NSU Elementary Lab’s community garden project has been made possible through Lab students and donations from local businesses. Representing those who have donated to make the garden possible are, o...
Playground Field Trip
Students in Crystal Pierce’s kindergarten class at Fairview Alpha Elementary on a field trip to City Park are, from left, Bobby Sparks, Kayne Hartley, Jh’Niyah Telsee, Rickitha Millage, Dalton Barb...
Police jury restructures highway dept.
The police jury “restructured” the highway department putting two police jurors in charge during a meeting Monday. The plan also eliminated the job of the assistant highway department director Penn...
Thanks for 24 years of service
“Mayor, I motion that we approve the minutes of last month’s meeting but that we dispense with the reading of the minutes.”
That’s been a routine for Councilman Jack McCain Jr. for several years. H...
Bank of Montgomery became a Gold Sponsor for the La. Sports Hall of Fame Induction Weekend with a $2,500 contribution. BOM Director of Marketing and Business Carrie Beth Burns presented the to Hall...
News Editor Lee Guidry has been getting to know Jack McCain this week while working on a story about his retiring from the City Council after 24 years. She has a new respect for Jack, who she didn’...
Mourning Mayor Joe
Natchitoches Police Dept. officers, other City employees and friends of Mayor Joe Sampite lined Second Street as his funeral procession drove by following services at Minor Basilicia of the Church ...
Local 7th graders score big on ACT
Local seventh graders joined others from the state to be recognized for their performance in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) talent search. Their scores on the ACT qualified...