Saturday, May 15, 2021

Letter spells trouble for school curriculum; Parents, grandparents voice concerns over policies

 By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Supt. Dale Skinner spoke Wednesday morning about the controversy on social media concerning the spelling policy in Natchitoches Parish Schools that emerged when a teacher sent notes...

Legendary coach passes torch to former players

By Marco Clark, exclusive to the Times Natchitoches Central's legendary girls’ basketball coach, Emma Boozman, was on hand to watch two of her former players,...

Homicide suspect dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

NPSO Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, Natchitoches Parish District Attorney's Office, multiple Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies and the Louisiana State Police has led to the...

Snapped: True crime reality series features local story, interviews

Mike LaCaze case featured on Oxygen network program BY BENJAMIN H. SMITH for the Oxygen network Mike LaCaze and Meryland Robinson were the closest of...

Multi-agency criminal enforcement detail yields numerous arrests

LSP Troop G From Tuesday, Dec. 17 through Thursday, Dec. 19, Troopers from Louisiana State Police, with the assistance of the Shreveport Police Department and...

NSU faculty, staff going above and beyond to accommodate students

NATCHITOCHES – While students were on spring break, most faculty and staff at Northwestern State University were busy preparing for a new normal when...

Black History – Melvin Holmes

Melvin Holmes credits his success in life to his parents, the late Alvin Holmes Sr. and Hattie Edwards Holmes. “They were my heroes.” Acting...

Legendary coach Sam Goodwin retires

By Damarte Fisher Dfisher@natchitochestimes. com Football legend Sam Goodwin had a great run as a head and assistant coach. Goodwin retired this month when he left Lakeview High School where he was...

Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents arrest a Natchitoches man on narcotics and weapons...

According to a Task Force Official, on 3/01/2019 Albert Johnlouis III B/M 26, was arrested following a narcotics search warrant that was executed at...

NSU’s oldest living graduate celebrates 110th birthday this week

NATCHITOCHES – Earline Hart Andrews, NSU’s oldest living graduate, celebrates her 110th birthday this week.  Though her hearing and eyesight are poor and she...

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