Thursday, January 17, 2019

News

MLK Observance is Monday

The  public is invited to share in the 2019 National Martin Luther King Observation Day Monday, Jan. 21 services in Natchitoches sponsored by the...

NPD makes felony theft arrest

On Nov. 14, the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the Magnolia Place Apartments in reference to a theft complaint. While on scene officers spoke...

NPD arrest suspect for felony 3rd degree rape of 14-year-old

NPD The guardian of a 14-year-old female juvenile notified the Natchitoches Police Department in person Jan. 1 reporting the girl had been raped.  The Natchitoches...

NPD investigates alleged threatening of Parish Council member

NPD The Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division began an investigation into the alleged threatening of  Natchitoches Parish Council Member Russell Rachal. Rachal filed a...

Two Coushatta men arrested for deer hunting violations and trespassing

La. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents arrested two Coushatta men for alleged deer hunting violations Dec. 21 in Desoto Parish. Agents arrested...

Half cent tax for roads on March 30 ballot

Clerk of Court David Stamey announced the upcoming dates for elections. There will be a one-half cent tax, dedicated to roads, on the Saturday,...

State stepping in to address Clarence financials

Mayor Tommy Evans unofficially resigns; Legislative Auditor holds hearing By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitochestimes.com Clarence Mayor Tommy Evans did not show up for his court date in...

School board member installation is Monday

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Five new members are among the 11 school board members who will receive the oath of office from Clerk of Court...

Ashland officials sworn into office

The Ashland Mayor, council members and Chief of Police took their oath of office at a swearing in ceremony Thursday, Jan. 3 at the...

Education leaders support push for teacher pay raise; questions, concerns remain over details

BY WILL SENTELL, THE ADVOCATE Printed with permission While public school teachers are enthused about prospects for a pay raise, they are leery about details of...

Just Talkin’ for Jan. 10, 2019

Too much sun over an old man’s life causes skin cancer. JT has found this to be true. Apparently the iodine and baby oil...

Howell completes rare quadruple double as Tigers find the W on the hardwood

By Trent Friedel, exclusive to the Times Saint Mary’s basketball started the New Year in fine fashion and continued their winning ways after the holiday...

Blue bins no longer used for recycling, recycling center located on Mill Street

The waste management company will no longer pick up recycling bins at homes and blue recycling bins are now being treated as regular trash...

Gas line repairs underway at 806 Second St.

Gas Line Repairs Located at Entrance Utility Service Center The City of Natchitoches has been notified by Atmos Energy that there will be a contractor...

Indoor pool meeting slated for Jan. 29

There will be a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5-7 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second St., to organize a 501 (c)...

Gov. Edwards announces $1.2 million dollar federal grant to address human trafficking in Louisiana 

Today, Jan. 9, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana has been awarded a $1.2 million dollar grant from the U.S. Dept. of Justice...