Friday, May 20, 2022

News

Natchitoches Leadership Through Athletics Awards Ceremony is Saturday, May 21.

The annual ceremony recognizes seniors from Lakeview, Natchitoches Central and St. Mary’s High Schools for their athletic achievements. It will be Saturday morning May...

Friends of the Library Mini Book Sale starts May 23

The Friends of the Natchitoches Parish Library (FONPL) will host a mini book sale at the Natchitoches Parish Library (NPL), beginning Monday, May 23....

Just Talkin’ lagniappe for May 14, 2022

It seems Natchitoches’ connection to authors is expanding more and more. JT hears that former Natchitoches resident Christie Maynard recently left Austin, Texas, for Oxford,...

Correction: JazzFest ticket prices

There was a typo in the print edition…. Ticket prices are $40, not $30

Just Talkin’ for May 12, 2022

JT noticed big black tarps last Saturday that shielded the view of the Riverbank Stage from Front Street. It was just that west side...

**LANE CLOSURE** LA 119 over Unnamed Creek; Natchitoches Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, weather...

***UPDATE***Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory

***: The Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory that was issued on behalf of the Hammond Police Department has been canceled. Chaz Wilson has...

School board vote to evaluate superintendent falls short by one vote

Nathan Wilson | Reporter Board member Billy Benefield Jr. introduced a measure May 10 to conduct an interim evaluation of their satisfaction with Superintendent Dr....

Work getting underway on Phase 1 Street Rehab project

Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr., announces work will soon begin for the City’s FY 2021-22 Phase 1 Street Rehabilitation project. This work will consist of the...

Ground broken for Roque House renovation/rehabilitation project

Juanice Gray | Editor The Natchitoches Historic Foundation (NHF) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at the Roque House on the downtown riverbank Thursday, May 12. NHF...

School Board reviews annual reports, recognizes student achievements

Nathan Wilson | Reporter The Natchitoches Parish School Board (NPSB) began its combined Committee and Board meetings May 10 filled with students being honored for...

Mayor-elect outlines her vision for Natchez

Carolyn Roy | News Editor Patsy Ward-Hoover has a vision for the Village of Natchez. She wants it to be a model community for other...

School Board weighs demolition of Cloutierville School after alternative offer

Nathan Wilson | Reporter Laurie Mathis from Cloutierville presented a plan May 10 to the School Board to rehabilitate the Cloutierville School building into a...

Failure to Deliver: What is driving the big rig operator shortage?

Nathan Wilson | Reporter Tony Moran, owner of Moran Trucking has a problem. “There’s just not enough drivers that’s available to go to work,” he...

**LANE CLOSURE** LA 490 over Cane River; Natchitoches Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, weather...