Voters elect new Mayor in Natchez
Challenger Rosia Humphery garnered 84 votes to defeat incumbent Natchez mayor Edna Jones Saturday, May 3. Some 156 people voted for a turnout of 39 percent. Humphery will take office in July.
State announces new health initiative
Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kathy Kliebert were joined by dozens of local supporting organizations to launch the Well-Ahead Louisiana init...
Morrow sworn in to City Council
Judge Eric R. Harrington administered the oath of office to City Councilwoman for District 3 Sylvia Morrow April 25 at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Thurman Baptiste presided at the ceremony that o...
Fireworks, fiddler to light up Sat.
At the tender age of 8, Amanda Shaw was touring nationally and internationally showcasing Louisiana’s most recognized export—music. She will perform Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m. on the downtown river...
NSU Middle Lab entertains with Beau
Students at NSU Middle Lab School entertained approximately 300 school children with four performances of “Beau the Amazing Blue Mouse.” The musical play included cast members, from left, Edouard F...
Parks announces Terrific Kids
Parks Elementary and Middle School recognized Terrific Kids for the month of April. In front from left are Malaysia Tousant, Kelsee Berryman, Amiria Kirts, Ja’Lynn Glass and Envy Rushing. In middle...
Students shine at parish-wide Quiz Bowl
Fourth through eighth graders swung open the doors of L.P. Vaughn Elementary and Middle School Saturday, April 26 for the Natchitoches Parish Quiz Bowl tournament. Hallways buzzed with excited chat...
Homeowners receive boost for repairs
As part of an ongoing effort to improve housing conditions in its communities, MidSouth Bank participates in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ Special Needs Assistance Program, commonly referre...
Crashes claim stopped driver, cyclist
A crash early Thursday morning involving two vehicles killed a woman from Campti who was not wearing her seatbelt according to La. State Police. Troopers responded to the crash around 5:40 a.m., wh...
Register for seminar to meet Tuesday
There will be an employer seminar May 8 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Check-in time is from 8-8:30 a.m. and the seminar will begin at 9 a.m. Speakers will discuss an overv...
Retired teachers to meet Tuesday
Dan Poole, president of Natchitoches Parish Retired Educators Association has scheduled a unit meeting at the Natchitoches Parish School Board Media Center Tuesday, May 6 at 2 p.m. All retired teac...
Fire Dept. to test hydrants
Natchitoches Fire Department personnel will conduct fire hydrant flow tests during the month of May. Be advised that flowing the hydrants may result in temporary water discoloration. “We are sorry...