NSU nursing alum picks up state award
NATCHITOCHES – Alyea Minter Pollard, a graduate student in Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health, received the Joe Ann Clark Graduate Nursing Education Award, present...
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Council on Aging Caregiver Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at the COA center at 1016 Keyser Ave. Freedom Life Church is holding...
Sheriff’s fish fry is Friday
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office will have a benefit lunch for the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes and Louisiana Special Olympics Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 pm. at the vegeta...
Free phones available for some
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to provide free phones with amplified hearing equipment to eligible persons. New Horizons will be at the ...
Boil advisory lifted at Hagewood
The Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals and the Office of Public Health has rescinded the boil advisory issued to Hagewood Water System. Samples have been tested to confirm that the water supply ...
NSU Middle Lab race is Saturday
The Natchitoches Run/Walk Club is partnering with the NSU Middle Lab School Student Council to put on the “Running with my Peeps” 5K and “1-Mile Jelly Bean Jog” March 23. Forms can be mailed in to ...
Shriners selling Vidalia onions
The Nakatosh Shrine Club is selling 10-pound bags of Vidalia onions for $10 each. To purchase call or email Lennie Shankle at 471-3054 or email@example.com. Orders are due April 1 and oni...
Freedom Life Church is holding a barbecue plate lunch benefit Thursday, March 21 for Joe Levasseur, who has recently incurred medical expenses and is unable to work. The plates are $7 and include b...
Vendors are needed for the Ashland Spring Festival April 27. The event will be at the Ashland Community Center, 719 Hwy 153, Ashland. For a form, call the Ashland Town Hall at 544-0044.
It’s an old cliche about making lemonade from lemons but Peggy Braxton is doing just that. Peggy is a mainstay for the El Camino Real Boys and Girls Club that had it big fundraiser, the traditional...
Boy and Girls Club dinner rescheduled
The El Camino Real Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner scheduled for today, Thursday, has been rescheduled for April 18. The speaker was to be NSU basketball coach Mike McConathy. Board mem...
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I am a 73-year-old white male who has lived most of his life in the South, so I know how race relations continue to be an issue here. Those relations are not served well by your leadin...