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...
Northwestern State University’s Leesville-Fort Polk campus' nursing program raised money for the Wounded Warrior Unit at Fort Polk. Funds were raised by raffling a quilt that Barnes made and throu...
City Bank Marketing Director Jim Pierson, left, and CEO Joe Pierson, right, demonstrated their support for the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park project with a check to the committee ...
$100,000 endowed scholarship established
Lilly Chase of Baton Rouge has established a $100,000 endowed scholarship in memory of her husband, Northwestern alumnus Dan Chase. The Dan Chase Memorial Scholarship in Education will be a four-y...
City wins award for beautification
Baton Rouge, La. - Keep Natchitoches Beautiful (KNB) was named May’s “Affiliate of the Month” by Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB), the state’s nonprofit organization dedicated to litter prevention, w...
Groups sponsor dog food drive
During May, Natchitoches Hope for Paws and Bank of Montgomery is sponsoring a dog food drive. You can take Pedigree Adult or Puppy brand dog food to the Washington Street branch.
Hope for Paws is ...
Dance showcase set for June
Fleur De Lis Danse will present a dance showcase at A.A. Fredrick Auditorium Saturday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fleudelisdanse.com for $7 or at the door for $10.
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will hold a public mass meeting at the MLK Center Tuesday, May 29 at 6 p.m. The purpose is to get reaction to recently passed House Bills, which beco...
St. Mary’s will graduate tonight
St. Mary’s High School will hold commencement exercises today, Tuesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the school gym.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts will hold commencement exercises Sat...
NSU Elementary Lab Library Club and NSU lead landscape horticulturist Mark Weaver planted the Class of 2012’s “legacy tree.” Beginning this year, all graduating classes from the school will plant ...
The Natchitoches Parish District Attorney’s Office announces a correction to a sentencing story last week. William Chris Shields’ five-year sentence was suspended, and he was placed on four years s...
Former Mayor Joe Sampité dies
Former City of Natchitoches Mayor Joseph M. Sampité passed away Friday, May 18 at 81. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Cathol...