Mark your Calendars!


Feb. 14
An online phlebotomy technician training course through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will begin in Alexandria on Monday, Feb. 14.

This article published in the Feb. 12, 2022 print edition

This nine-week course is broken down into two parts.  The first part will be six weeks of online classroom instruction that concludes March 25. The second part will be a face-to-face hands-on portion that will meet March 28 – April 1 at NSU’s Alexandria Campus at 1410 Neel Kearby Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Clinical labs will be on April 4-15.
For more information or to register for classes, go to  or call (800) 376-2422 or (318) 357-6355.
Feb. 16
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce hosts their monthly membership luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Speaker will be NSU President Dr. Marcus Jones. Masks requested. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.
Feb. 17
The NSU Columns Café Murder Mystery Dinner will be Thursday, Feb. 17 from 6-9 p.m. in the Columns Café and Family & Consumer Science Building on Caspari Street on the NSU campus.
Tickets are $45 for the night of murder, mystery and an exclusive six-course meal.
For additional information or to reserve a reservation, contact Landon Amberg at (318) 357-5072. The group will accept online and telephone phone reservations. Seating is limited to 40 guests.
Feb. 19
Cloutierville Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m.
Feb. 24
NSU Lady Demons basketball will play Nicholls at home at 5:30 p.m. Men’s game follows at 7 p.m.