A Neighborhood Clean-Up, sponsored by District 3 Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow, was from 10 a.m.–noon, Saturday May 18. Participants cleaning the neighborhood met in the parking lot of First Baptist Church, Amulet Street. Included in the clean-up were the “Polly” Choir of First Baptist, Amulet, choir director Gwen Antee Hardison-Davis, parent Travis Moore, Deacon Thurman Baptiste Sr. and usher Doryce Polk. Neighborhood organizations helping were The Jackson Square Bailey Heights Community Improvement Association and the We Care About Our Community organization, represented by Rasul Abdullah. Other helpers were Demetis Thrash and Jim Hampton. The City of Natchitoches provided trash trucks that ran periodically to assist residents with pick-ups. On front row from left are Tristan Tyler Jr., Ixeha Wiley, Sharon Baptiste, Kaine Baptiste, Jasmine Moore and Polk. On second row are De’Kala Mamon, Gwe Hardison-Davis, Elyse Monette, Kijaylen Coleman and Morrow. On back row are Elan Monette, E’Leesia McGuire, Travis Moore and Thurman “Trey” Baptiste III.