Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Judge rules in favor of school board; Temporary Restraining Order dismissed

Carolyn Roy | News Editor Tenth Judicial District Judge Lala B. Sylvester ruled in favor of the Natchitoches Parish School Board Wednesday morning when she...

Bernard named principal at NJH-FRJ School

Source: NPSB The Natchitoches Parish School Board has worked hard to ensure the 2020-2021 school year was a success. As the new school year approaches,...

Natchitoches Police arrest individual for obscenity

Source: NPD Natchitoches Police Department officers were dispatched June 14 around 8:49 a.m. to the 300 block of Keyser Avenue in reference to an individual...

Just Talkin’ for Thursday, June 10, 2021

JT got a good laugh… but it took others a little time before they found the humor in it. We recently ran a story...

Gov. Edwards’ statement on signing HB 652, reducing the penalty for possession of small...

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement today, upon signing House Bill 652 by Representative Cedric Glover, which reduces the penalties...

City to host second safe streets meeting

The City will host the second public hearing for the Natchitoches Safe Streets Revitalization Project June 23 at 5 p.m.

Heat advisory today; heat index at 105-109

A Heat Advisory is in effect Today through 7 pm for Deep East Texas as well as portions of Northern Louisiana (see graphic below). Timing...

Building permits value $1 million

Building permit activity in the City was considerably less in May than in April since the Planning and Zoning Dept., issued only 49 permits...

Natchitoches woman arrested on narcotics charges

SOURCE: NMJDTF Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office “IMPACT” team deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper equipment at 11:30 p.m. June 12. The driver...

USPS to implement second postage rate increase in 2021

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a second postage rate increase for mailing services (letters, postcards) to be implemented Sunday, Aug. 29 subject to approval by...

Heat Advisory in effect today

Information provided by OEP Director Mary Jones The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Heat Advisory that will begin at Noon today through...

Campbell and Whittington call for safety barriers at spillways

BOSSIER CITY, La. – The tragic drowning of a popular 15-year-old Bossier Parish boy fishing on Lake Bistineau last week highlights the need for...

Cases heard in District Court

The following criminal cases were heard in the 10th Judicial District Court. May 17   PEROT, FREDDY, w/m, third degree rape; sentenced to 12 years with the...

Campti man landed back in jail

SOURCE: NPSO A Campti man released June 2 on bond from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center (NPDC) on felony drug charges is back in jail...

Just Talkin’ Lagniappe for June 12-13, 2021

Although it’s not a federal holiday, Monday, June 14, is Flag Day. If you have a flag at home, be sure she’s flying on...

Traffic Stop leads to the seizure of narcotics, arrest of Coushatta man

According to a Task Force official, on the morning of June 4, NPSO deputies assigned to the I.M.P.A.C.T Team conducted a traffic stop on...