Friday, August 17, 2018

News

Residents speak in favor of recycling

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Only about 10 people attended the City’s public hearing on potential changes to the new garbage contract Monday and those speaking...

Recycling comes with a price tag

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com If City residents want to keep backdoor pickup of recycling, it will come at a cost. According to four proposals the...

Temporary closure of St. Denis Street from Second to Third Street

Natchitoches Mayor Lee Posey announces the upcoming temporary closure of St. Denis Street from Second Street to Third Street Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday,...

NHDDC selects Natchitoches slogan and logo

The Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission announced the selection of a brand slogan and logo design for the Natchitoches Branding and Communications Project. The...

Natchitoches Car Show

https://www.facebook.com/112224025498298/videos/1584780818294275/?hc_ref=ARQdASm6fuZgoFWDeqmuOkBBKIWKDPBkDrPUes-tt08DBWAiwCEIgQBnmlspyC97O8Q&fref=nf The Natchitoches Car Show is slated for Sept. 29 and this commercial has just been released.  The two tone green J2 MG in the...

Summer dream became a reality

We first met Piper Foshee in the May 26-27 weekend edition when she participated in the Natchitoches Times’ feature “Local children thrilled for summer...

Guilty verdict in jury trial

District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced the guilty verdict in the jury trial of Ervin Leanard Walker of illegal use of a weapon during...

NPD officers resigned

Following an investigation into improper Facebook postings by two officers with the Natchitoches Police Department, the employer/employee relationship between the City and the two...

Fugitive arrested

NPSO A disturbance call Sunday, Aug. 12 at 11 p.m. led to the capture of a Tenneesee fugitive on felony warrants. Patrol deputies responded to...

Free meals for all parish students

Natchitoches Parish School Board announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs...

Bridge over Middle Bayou is now open

Wednesday, Aug. 15**UPDATE** The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge #1150202741, LA 485 over Middle Bayou, is NOW OPEN...

Ecco Ride uses bus route numbers on windshield, not actual bus numbers; Problems being...

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Supt. of Schools Dale Skinner said Tuesday morning there were numerous problems with the new bus routes on the first...

First day of Head Start classes delayed until Monday, Aug. 20

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Natchitoches Parish Government and Office of Community Services, Head Start will not begin class as planned...

Project at La. 1226 and Hwy 71 postponed

UPDATE- POSTPONED** LA 1226: at US 71 Intersection; Natchitoches Parish; Pipe Replacement and Detour   This pipe replacement is being postponed indefinitely.

LDWF Agents Investigating Fatal Boating Incident in Iberia Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are investigating a single fatal boating incident that occurred on Aug. 11 in Iberia Parish. The body...

Man meets his lifesavers

Cardiac patient and Natchitoches resident Mark Adkins recently traveled to Massachusetts for the opening of Abiomed’s new $17 million Innovation Center. Abiomed makes the Impella,...