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Fire Dept. will train EMTs; program begins Mon.
The Natchitoches Fire Department (NFD) is now accepting applications for enrollment in its new EMT program. The EMT training class will begin on Monday, June 2 at the Natchitoches Fire Training Cen...
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arkansas philanthropist remembered as supporter of arts and historic preservation
EL DORADO — Theodosia Murphy Nolan — one of the founding investors of what is now Murphy Oil Corp. — died Saturday in El Dorado of complications after surgery. In 1946, Nolan pooled her money along...
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Living veteran erroneously listed among dead
A list of deceased veterans whose names were to be read at the Memorial Day Service May 30, incorrectly listed the name of Leland LaCaze. Mr. LaCaze is not deceased. The Times regrets the error. In...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigators suspect arson in rental home fire
A joint investigation by the La. State Fire Marshal’s Office,  Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and Natchitoches Fire District 5 has led to the arrest of a Jackson Parish woman in connection wi...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inspired by military conflict, Chicken Wars will add spark to Cookin’ on Cane BBQ Festival
In a tribute to history and taste, the Tri-Centennial Celebration committee will join Natchitoches Area Jaycees for the Cookin’ on the Cane BBQ Festival. A special addition this year is the Chicken...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trip to gym ‘transforms’ the unexpected
An electrical transformer in front of Sears crashed to the pavement when the pole it was on was pulled down by another utility pole 50 yards away that was struck by a pick up truck Sunday. The acci...
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prepare for microbes in water
The summer vacation season is upon us. That means fun in the sun and staying cool in the inviting waters of Louisiana’s beaches, rivers, lakes and pools. Before jumping in for a refreshing swim, th...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses bloom in April; register for taxes
The Tax Commission announces the following new businesses for April: McLevy Specialty Bed and Breakfast, Marguerite Levy Javon’s Janitorial Cleaning Service, Makeshia Javon Beard Alter Ego Hair Stu...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU Middle Lab School Orchestra takes home top prizes in high school level Disney competition
The N.S.U. Middle Lab School Orchestra competed May 3 at Festival Disney in Orlando, Fla. Festival Disney is the premiere international music festival where 75 orchestras, bands and choirs performe...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Program set for Fri.
Just in time for the week of Memorial Day  Services, Rocky Carney and his crew from Magnolia Steel delivered and installed four new benches honoring parish veterans at the Natchitoches Parish Veter...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘No way in, no way out’: Train at a standstill
Emergency calls, fires. Missed work, delayed appointments. Pan-Am residents were stranded and angry Tuesday, May 27 when a Union-Pacific train blocked the only road in and out of the area. The main...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Ceremony scheduled for Friday
The Natchitoches Veteran’s Day Program marking Memorial Day will be Friday, May 30 at 2 p.m. at the Veterans Park Memorial on Church Street. The program will include the presentation of colors by t...
May 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day sparks memories from veterans
Remembering the men and women who died while serving, veterans reflect on their time spent in the military and their gratefulness for the life they lead. Major Mark Bolton joined the military becau...
May 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRMC shares wealth for school fitness
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation recently provided grants to three area schools to assist with the purchase of physical education equipment and other athletic program needs. “Providi...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flame of Hope
Sheriff Victor Jones Jr., left, leads local law enforcement officers carry the “Flame of Hope” for Special Olympics Louisiana. The Natchitoches leg of the Torch Run began Tuesday afternoon at the R...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholarships encourage engineering in CENLA
The Central Louisiana Manufacturing Managers Council presented a check for $20,000 to the Northwestern State University Foundation as part of a pledge to support engineering technology programs for...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone scammers impersonate state police
Following a rash of want to caution the public about a phone scam fraudulently using the authority of the Louisiana State Police in an effort to obtain money from victims. According to citizen comp...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish Council tackles enduring agenda items
Residents of Coco Bed Road seemed relieved to have money and dates firm up for long-anticipated repairs. “We’ve waited three generations for this,” was the consensus of citizens who attended the Pa...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club gives top awards

May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waste sites, Parish landfill open through Memorial Day
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin announces that the Parish Landfill located at 4597 Hwy. 1 North, as well as all garbage bin sites and compactor stations Parish-wide, will remain open duri...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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