News

Family literacy training and book giveaway at LP Vaughn

Natchitoches Federation of Teachers and School Employees are hosting a Family literacy Training & Book Giveaway event Thursday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 6...

Garden longer with less muscle strain and fatigue

Keep gardening longer with less muscle strain and fatigue with these pain-free gardening techniques. You’ll not only keep your garden looking its best but...

Bank is platinum NSU sponsor

Obits

Henry Mel Teekell

Henry Mel Teekell, 90, a native of Coushatta, LA entered his eternal rest on Saturday, Jan.28, 2023 in Natchitoches, LA. Better known as “Uncle Henry,” he is survived by his...

Joseph “Joe” René Hammond

  Joseph “Joe” René Hammond, 69, son, Daddy, Mean Ole Pawpaw Joe - passed away at home in Rothville, Mo.  Jan. 19, 2023. He was born to Stanley and Cynthia Hammond ...

Lynda Earlean Revels LaCour

Lynda Earlean Revels LaCour, age 74, transitioned peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 at home with her family in Mansfield, Texas. She was born Sept. 28, 1948, in Orange County,...

James Douglas “Doug” Harris

James Douglas Harris was born March 18, 1938 in Cottonport La. He left this earth on Friday Jan. 6, 2023 at 84 years of age to go to his...

Jerry T. Baxter

On Jan. 16, 2023, Jerry T. Baxter, loving husband, brother, father, and grandfather, went to be with his Lord at the age of 79 after a life well lived. Jerry...

Andrew N. Gilbert

From an early age, Andrew showed excitement for life and all he could learn. An avid reader, his enthusiasm for nature, science, playing the violin and powerlifting continue to...

Wanda “Gale” LeVasseur Norred

Gale loved a life of rodeo, dancing and good times. She loved her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Gale passed away on Dec. 10, 2022, at Forest Haven Nursing Home...

Alton Maurice Cooper

Alton Maurice Cooper passed away after a brief illness on Jan. 5, 2023 at the age of 91.  Services will be announced at a later date.

John Randall Lee, Sr.

John Randall Lee, Sr., 74 years of age, passed away Jan. 7, 2023 in Baton Rouge, LA surrounded by his family.  He was born in Natchitoches, LA April 11,...

Morgan Bruce Dugas

A service to celebrate the life of Morgan Bruce Dugas was at 10 a.m.  Tuesday, Jan. 10,  at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Burial followed at Couley Methodist Church Cemetery...

Sports

St. Mary’s defends lead against Northwood to eke out win

The Saint Mary’s Tigers hosted the Northwood Lena Gators Jan. 25 after it was postponed due to Tuesday’s weather. I’m not sure if the...