Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Covid-19 Update: July 1, 2020 (195 cases/14 deaths)

There were 15 new cases recorded in the parish since yesterday.

Mr. Stinky still stirring up attention, timelapse video shows rare bloom

The buzz surrounding Mr. Stinky is still going strong.  Following the magnificent bloom of Northwestern State University’s resident corpse flower, botanists, plant enthusiasts and...

Early Voting Totals: June 29, 2020

Early voting ends Saturday, July 4 at 6 p.m. There were 174 ballots cast Monday, June 29. White: 80 Black 85 Other: 9 Male: 65 Female: 109 Democrat: 102 Republican: 47 Other:...

Boil advisory in effect for Creston Water System

The Creston Water System has experienced problems with their water supply system due to a malfunction with the chlorinator. Because of these problems, the...

Natchitoches Police seek public’s help in identifying suspects from Wal-Mart parking lot theft

Source: NPD The Natchitoches Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects that removed a chain saw from the bed of a...

LDOE releases school reopening guidelines

Source: LDOE In partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and the Resilient Louisiana Commission, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) released guidance...

State Fire Marshal offers safety tips ahead of Independence Day holiday

Source: State Fire Marshal As another fireworks sales season begins, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) wants to encourage all Louisiana residents to not only...

Covid-19 Update: Sunday, June 28, 2020 (280 cases/14 deaths)

State remains in Phase 2 as numbers continue to rise

Gas prices rise 3.6 cents per gallon

Louisiana gas prices have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.84/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,436 stations....

Natchitoches Police arrest individual for shooting at All-N-1 Food Store

Source: NPD The Natchitoches Police Department arrested Jerry Johnson, b/m, 39, of Natchitoches for a shooting that took place Saturday, June 27 around 10:40 p.m....

NPD arrests for June 25, 2020

Cadarius Burton, b/m, 29, domestic abuse battery Calvin Holly, b/m, 25, FTA Asia Mcgraw, b/f, 24, FTA, disturbing the peace Donnie White, b/m, 64, resisting by flight,...

NPSO arrests for June 1-10

June 1-10 Cimone Triggs, 32 (bf), contempt of court Jason Williams, 38 (wm), possession of schedule II, no seat belt, driving under suspension, illegal...

Media manager essential in age of electronic education

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com The Natchitoches Parish School Board unanimously approved a social media policy for its employees during a special called meeting June 18....