It’s official: Board signs new Supt.
Transfer of power from Derwood Duke to Jessie Skinner went seamlessly at School Board meeting Tuesday and Thursday, May 6 and 10. New Superintendent Skinner and Board members signed a contract that...
Apply for Magnet
Natchitoches Magnet School is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline for first grade is Friday, May 16. The deadline for second through eighth grades is Friday, May 30. ...
Museum awards spotlight historic effort
Smiles abounded at the Louisiana Association of Museums (LAM) special service award ceremony held at the Events Center Monday, April 28. Natchitoches was well represented as three locals received r...
Scouts deliver smiles
Pack 65 of the St. Mary’s Cub Scouts visited the Courtyard to deliver Easter cards to the residents. From left are Cort Nassif, Peter Kautz, Andrew Kautz, Kyle Poston, William Poston and Mason McCart.
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...