Saturday, October 23, 2021

News

Cloutierville railroad track crossing to be closed Wednesday

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 493, Cloutierville, will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad track....

Natchitoches City Council Meeting Agenda

Natchitoches City Council will have a pre-council meeting Monday, Oct. 25 beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. to discuss non-agenda items....

Rowanoak sues City for damages

Developer takes case to Federal Court Juanice Gray | Editor The ink wasn’t even dry, or really even put to paper, before lawyers for Rowanoak...

Just Talkin’ for Oct. 14, 2021

JT was reading between the lines of legal jargon over the Glendale Subdivision suit against the city. It appears they filed two suits around...

Natchitoches nominated in USA TODAY 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards; vote until Oct. 25

Natchitoches has been nominated for Best Historic Small Town again in the USA Today 10Best poll. Please help us share the information so we...

Streets to close overnight for hanging of Christmas lights

The City of Natchitoches announces that on Thursday, Oct. 21, the south end of Front Street will close to allow City Utility Department workers...

Cases heard in District Court

The following criminal cases were heard Oct. 4-8 in the 10th Judicial District Court. Oct. 8 RACHAL, RODERICK, 42, misdemeanor Sexual Battery, misdemeanor Hate Crime,...

Early morning shooting at Grambling State University leaves one dead and seven others injured

Grambling State University – At approximately 1:30 a.m. Oct. 17, Grambling State University Police Department requested Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division (LSP CID)...

Crows on the Cane

You may have noticed several creative scarecrows along Front Street these days. These scarecrows were made by several local organizations for the annual Crows...

Parish Council agenda for Oct. 18, 2021

  NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HEARING REGULAR MEETING PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES VIA TELECONFERENCE NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA       Monday, October 18, 2021  Large Courtroom, 2nd Floor Courthouse  5:30 p.m.  A G E...

Christmas Eve shooter gets suspended sentence

Juanice Gray | Editor On Christmas Eve 2020, around 8:33 p.m., Joshua Andrew Jones, 19, allegedly shot Chris Cobbs twice at point blank range....

NSU President semifinalists selected

The Northwestern State University Presidential Search Committee selected six semifinalists to interview for the school’s top post. “The search committee has fulfilled the first...

Ordinance will allow new deli and pub on Front Street

Carolyn Roy | News Editor The City Council introduced a planning and zoning ordinance at the meeting Monday that will change zoning to allow...

Just Talkin’ Lagniappe for Oct. 9, 2021

Next week, JT understands the Northwestern Presidential search committee will be meeting in Baton Rouge to review applicants and establish semi-finalists. The rumor mill...

Just Talkin’ for Oct. 7, 2021

Melrose will host a Folk Arts Festival this weekend and JT can’t wait to see what’s in store. It opens at 10 a.m. on...

Four local senior standouts included on National Football watch list

Four of the seniors leading Natchitoches Central and St. Mary’s football teams to success on Friday nights have a winning track record in the...