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City Council Agenda for Aug. 10, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE Natchitoches City Council meeting open to the public Social distancing in place The Natchitoches City Council meeting will be open to the public at the...

Only 2 days left to vote early

Races for U.S. Senate and open seat in Congress draw crowds  By David Jacobs More than a dozen candidates signed up to challenge U.S. Sen....

First Amendment Timeline: 21st Century

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of...

State to remain at Phase 2 until Aug. 28

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that he will extend his Phase Two order, including the statewide mask mandate, closure of bars to on-site...

Democrats outnumber Republicans during early voting

Early voting continues through Saturday, Aug. 8 in the Registrar of Voter’s office from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.  Bring a photo ID. Election Day is Aug....

Louisiana dog tests positive for SARS-CoV-2

Baton Rouge, La. (August 4, 2020) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) has received its first reported case of a SARS-CoV-2 positive...

Female voters outnumber males in early voting

Early voting continues through Saturday, Aug. 8 in the Registrar of Voter’s office from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.  Bring a photo ID.

Covid-19 Update: Aug. 3, 2020 (691 cases/17 deaths)

As of Thursday, July 30, there were 654 cases and 16 deaths.  In four days, the cases increased by 37 and an additional death...

More than 2,100 turn out for early voting; one week left

 Early Voting for the Aug. 15 runoff election is underway until Saturday, Aug. 8 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. •Deadline to request a mail in ballot is Aug. 11 at 4:30...

School board weighs options on face-to-face or virtual school

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com The Natchitoches Parish School Board voted to push back the opening of school until Aug. 31 as COVID-19 continues to present...

NPSO arrests for July 13-26, 2020

July 13-26 Angela Robinson, 41 (bm), contempt of court Michael Simmons, 27 (wm), possession of schedule I Michael Cozad, 31 (wm), driving under the influence, reckless operation...

Bids dominate brief council meeting

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com There were only two items on the City Council requiring action at the meeting Monday. The meeting lasted less than 30...