Wednesday, January 26, 2022

News

NPSO and NP Fire Dist. 6 respond to residential fire

NPSO Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Deputies and Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #6 responded Jan. 26 at approximately 10:17 a.m. to NATCOM 911 Center reports...

Deputies attempting to identify owner of burned vehicle in Gorum

NPD Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are attempting to identify the owner of a burned vehicle discovered by a motorist on the Maurice Bynog Road near...

Candidate Announcement Patsy Ward-Hoover, Natchez Mayor

I am Patsy Ward Hoover, married to Edward J. Hoover, and the mother of three daughters, Ulisa Ward-Hookfin and Roshunda Ward, both graduates of...

NATCOM Center handling call volume quickly

Juanice Gray | Editor Residents of Natchitoches Parish can rest easy knowing the 911 Call Center (NATCOM) is adequately staffed and their emergency calls will...

Cases heard in District Court

Dec. 8 JOHNSON, TREMAIN, b/m, Campti, theft; guilty plea; sentenced to serve 5 years with La. Dept. of Corrections (DOC), suspended. Placed on 3 years...

Red River, DeSoto deputies justified in fatal 2021 shooting

Courtesty KTBS TV The actions of Red River and DeSoto deputies involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting last year in Red River Parish were justified,...

Road controversy consumed Parish Council discussions

Carolyn Roy | News Editor “Beating a dead horse” is a trite and over-used term in journalism, but it aptly fits discussion of what...

How to spot a fake social media account

Better Business Bureau. Fake social media accounts can promote phony products, spread scams and even share lies and misinformation. It’s important to spot a phony...

NPD arrests as of Jan. 21

NPD as of Jan. 21: •Lester Moody, b/m, 39, Shreveport, 2 counts simple criminal damage to property Reco Williams, b/m, 33, Natchez, aggravated flight, possession of...

NPSO arrests for Dec. 27 – Jan. 16

NPSO arrests for Dec. 27-Jan. 5 Janet Prestidge, 46 (wf) simple burglary, criminal conspiracy, criminal damage to property Marsha Larue, 47 (wf), principal to burglary, criminal...

Just Talkin’

Hope everyone has their outside pipes wrapped or are using the old dripping faucet method to prevent freezing pipes. We don’t normally get an...

Just Talkin’

3In his winding down time, JT likes to work the daily crossword puzzle, Sudoku and jumble. Sometimes it’s just a stab at it though. As...

Hotel/Motel tax collections bounce back with best numbers since 1995

December hotel/motel tax collections were up $18,000 compared to December 2020. That is no surprise to the Natchitoches Parish Tourism Commission (NPTC). The members...

Gov. Edwards Announces Budget Proposal with Significant, New Recurring Investment in All Levels of...

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards highlighted his budget priorities for the next fiscal year, which include significant new, recurring investments in...

Community Conversation event will discuss crime concerns

The City of Natchitoches announces the Community Conversation Concerning Crime event will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 in the large meeting room...

Watch for phony websites when requesting your free COVID-19 tests

U.S. households can now request free at-home COVID-19 test kits through a new Biden administration program. But when the government rolls...