Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Weight Watchers meetings are Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Lightway Nazarene Church at 112 East Fifth St. Walmart will sell prepacka...
LSMSA to host Exploration Day
Prospective students and their parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Monday, Jan. 19, when the school hosts its annual Explora...
Walmart collects food to defeat hunger
The Natchitoches Walmart is one of many store locations throughout the state participating in the “Defeat Hunger Bowl” Thursday, Jan. 8 –Sunday, Feb. 1 in an effort to collect food and raise awaren...
Rain causes Cane River levels to rise
Natchitoches NWS cooperative observer Wiley Butler took this photo of Cane River Jan. 3 after a seven-day rainfall period totaling 6.44 inches, counting two previous rains from last weekend and the...
RAD class to teach women self defense
Sgt. Jeff Townson will offer a self-defense classes for women in Jan. 15,22 and 29 from 6-9 p.m. each evening at the NPD training center at 525 Bossier St. There will be a $20 registration fee to c...
Sheriff thanks Toy Drive contibutors
Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks all contributors of the Christmas Toy Drive. “Your cheerful generosity created beams of the happiness on nearly 400 chi...
Students can enter literature contest
The Letters About Literature contest, a national reading and writing competition for students sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, is accepting entries. To enter, studen...
PTO meeting set for Monday
The NCHS PTO Meeting Monday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria will discuss Scholarship Opportunities for students. Guidance counselors and organization members will inform parents and students on...
School to host family event
The principal, faculty and staff of Frankie Ray Senior Technical Center at 820 Koonce St. will have events for parents and community members Thursday, Jan. 15. “We are striving towards excellence a...
LSMSA professor elected to NCSSS board
Dr. Patrick Widhalm, executive director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, has been elected to the governing board of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools. Widhal...
Foundation meeting set
The Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation will meet Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center, 660 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.