Tuesday, June 19, 2018

News

Talk Back to the Times: What do you hope becomes of the Cloutierville School...

Everyone hates to see a school close, but when it does the question of what happens to the facility rises. What do you, the readers...

Juneteenth Celebration

The 10th Annual Juneteenth Celebration will be Tuesday, June 19 at Ben Johnson Park, 700 MLK Drive, Natchitoches from 6-9 p.m. There will be...

Traffic stop yields firearm

NPD At midnight on the morning of Sunday, June 17, NPD patrol shift B and ASP team officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle...

Local man to perform nuptials on Disney’s Fairy Tale Wedding tonight

Tune in tonight, June 18, at 7 p.m. Central on Suddenlink Channel 63 to see former resident, the Rev. Glen Ferguson, marry the couple...

Unconventional Summer Stands

By Hannah Richardson, lifestyleeditor@natchitochestimes.com Monday morning, I was driving on Front Street when out of the corner of my eye, I saw two girls behind...

LSHOF induction weekend is June 29

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction weekend is June 29. Events will include a free Rockin’ River Fest featuring Johnny Earthquake and the...

Password Problems

Keeping up with all those technology-related passwords these days is stressful for those of us who grew up when passwords were easy to remember and not used very often. The only...

Preschool registration will be June 20 and 27

Public school Pre-K registration and enrollment will be June 20 and June 27 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Title 1 Center at 310...

Board votes to close Cloutierville school

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com By a vote of 6-5, the Natchitoches Parish School Board voted to close Cloutierville Elementary/Jr. High during a special called meeting...

What a mess! Mayor determined to clean up

By Carolyn Roy, carolyn@natchitochestimes.com Mayor Lee Posey believes the community can do a better job of cleaning up and asked the City Council to back...

UNT College of Music names undergraduate Presser Scholar

Ruth Mertens, a harp music performance student from Natchitoches, was named the University of North TexasCollege of Music’s 2018-19 Presser Scholar and recipient of a...

Yesteryear

Alphonse Prudhomme, Wilber Cloutier, Kenneth Prudhomme and Skippy the dog in the front yard of the big house at Oakland, circa 1937-38. Courtesy: Prudhomme Family...

Tragic celebrity suicides should be a reminder to listen

By Christine Flowers When I heard my brother Jonathan had taken his own life, my first thought, unfiltered through the sieve of reason, was:...

Just Talkin’ … June 14, 2018

The school board meeting this afternoon will probably be a contentious one. The vote should come on whether to close the Cloutierville school. Traditionally, the...

Is Loiusiana kick-the-can state as legislator says?

Rep. Barry Ivey of Baton Rouge said during the ill-fated special legislative session earlier this month that “Louisiana is shaped like a boot, because...

Sun’s Out Fun’s Out – Brossette

Mathis Charles Brossette, 8 months, enjoys his first pool day. He is the son of Terah Brossette and grandson of Charles Brossette. Send your Sun’s Out...