NSU Middle Lab School principal Ben LaGrone says there are a few opening at the school for the next school year. “Students serious about learning, eager to develop talents, and ready to explore int...
Crash kills Anacoco woman near Hwy. 6
A single vehicle crash killed a woman from Anacoco Saturday, May 26. Troopers responded to the crash around 10:15 a.m., which occurred on Hwy. 117 south of Hwy. 6. The crash involved a 2002 Chevrol...
Meeting to cover 2 House bills
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...
Blood drive is today
A Natchitoches community blood drive will be on the LifeShare bus Tuesday, May 29 at the Hwy. 1 Bypass Brookshire’s from noon until 6 p.m.
The Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park Committee hosted its first Memorial Day service Monday at the site that is to be the memorial park. The service paid tribute to those Natchitoches...
Exchange students get taste of America
Lenka Medvecova and Thanyarat Rattanametakoson have more in common than just hard-to-spell names. They were both juniors at Natchitoches Central this year. Both were new to Natchitoches. And they s...
City Court lists trial docket
City Court Judge Fred Gagahan lists the criminal trial docket for May 14. Gordon Addison, open container, reset June 25. Whitney Aught, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court w...
LSU Health Shreveport awards degrees
LSU Health Shreveport awarded degrees to 173 students during commencement exercises at the Centenary Gold Dome in Shreveport Saturday, May 26. Six additional students whose degrees were conferred i...
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Friends and family of Jackie Raggio will host a dinner and dance fundraiser Saturday, June 9, at the Knights of Columbus Hall to help defer...
Friends raise funds for
Friends and family of Jackie Raggio will host a dinner and dance fundraiser Saturday, June 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall to help defer the cost of medical bills as Raggio, age 47, awaits a hear...
NSU water classes offered at rec complex
The Robert Wilson Recreation Complex at Northwestern State University is offering a variety of aquatic offerings this summer at the Recreation Complex pool. Water exercise classes will be held on M...
Cane River Boating Safety Story Contest
Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller visited fifth graders across Natchitoches Parish to teach them boater safety. Students learned navigation, how to put on a life jacket and how to identify the...
Dr. Harry Briggs completed a two-mile swim across Kincaid Lake to raise funds for Northwestern State University’s nursing and radiologic technology programs. Briggs is a professor of political scie...
Former resident honored on Memorial Day
Memorial Day commemorates service men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice and died in service to their country. This Memorial Day, we remember former Natchitoches resident Lt. Cameron N...
Police jury won’t roll back millage
A police jury vote Monday evening resulted in a total savings of over $161,000 to Natchitoches Parish taxpayers. The savings will come from the decision not to roll forward tax millage. Since the 2...