Thursday, January 18, 2018

News

Bridge salting underway

La. Department of Transportation & Development crews were salting the Grand Ecore Bridge around 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17.  Salting icy roads and walkways...

Powhatan Water System under boil order

Due to the loss of water pressure, the following water system in Natchitoches Parish has been placed under a mandatory boil order: Powhatan Water System This...

School/business/office closures for Jan. 17

•••After speaking to weather service experts and Natchitoches Parish officials, St. Mary’s has decided to close school Wednesday, Jan. 17. This includes all sports...

Parish offices and Head Start in Natchitoches and DeSoto closed Jan. 17

All Parish offices will close at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 16, and remain closed through Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to the extreme wet weather...

Attendance records reflect dedication

By Carolyn Roy carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Members of the City Council had remarkable attendance records during 2017 according to records prepared by City Clerk Stacy McQueary. Of the...

Meeting cancellations

List will be updated as information becomes available. •••Due to weather conditions the Cane River Waterway Commission has closed its regularly scheduled meeting for Jan....

Happy snow day!

Send your snow day experience with us for a comprehensive online gallery and beautiful in paper layout! Snowmen, snow pets, snow angels, snow ice cream,...

Cyclist looking toward a future with a cure

By Juanice Gray jgray@natchitochestimes.com St. Mary’s graduate Jacquelyn “Jackie” Clark, class of 2014, is riding for her grandfather, taken by cancer before she was born, and...

Task force taking drugs off the streets

The Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force consists of members from the Narcotics Divisions of the Natchitoches Police Department and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Additional...

Update on Jan. 16 weather event

Information provided by OEP Director Mary Jones   The following information provided by DOTD DOTD prepared for possible wintry weather across north & central areas of...

School, other closings for Jan. 16, 2018

This list will update as information becomes available.   •••St. Mary's will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to expected inclement weather and hazardous road conditions. Decisions...

“I quit!” A millennial’s new mantra for success

(Forbes) The new year greeted us with positive employment data. All those programs and policies put in place by the Obama administration and supported by...

Changes made to make voting easier

Natchitoches Parish commissioners-in-charge met Tuesday, Jan. 9 with Clerk of Court David Stamey and his staff to become certified and for updates on any...

Alexandria man killed in crash

A man from Alexandria died Jan. 12 after crashing into a tree in Calcasieu Parish. On Jan. 12, 2018, shortly before 5 a.m., Louisiana State...

Record immigration

By Joe Guzzardi A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016's first six months,...