Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Events to make comeback in 2021

By Hannah Richardson, Lifestyle Editor Several exciting aspects going into the New Year were discussed during the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission’s (NHDDC) first meeting...

Hotel, motel occupancy only falls 8% in highly unusual 2020

It looks like tourism, as determined by the hotel/motel tax revenue, held its own during the pandemic. Financials from the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission...

Road Report; 92 maintenance jobs in December

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com The Parish Government Highway Dept. spent $147,956 on 92 road maintenance jobs during December according to the report submitted by Director...

Pan Am paving underway

By Carolyn Roy, Carolyn@natchitochestimes.com As promised by Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr. and the City Council, Railroad, Hill and Genti streets in the Pan Am Subdivision...

NATCOM Director expounds on 911 systems bill

NATCOM Director Willis Carter provided information on the bill concerning using apps to enhance 911 systems operations as mentioned in the article above. He said,...

Issues resurface as legislative session looms

Bernard speaks on centralized sales and use tax, 911 operations and emergency FEMA funding By Times Staff State Senator Louie Bernard and his legislative colleagues have...

Responders armed with higher level of awareness for those with special needs

First responders are called to a wide spectrum of unknowns. Sometimes they respond to a home occupied by a resident with special needs or...

CLTCC, Ochsner Health Offering COVID-19 Testing This Week in Alexandria

Source: CLTCC Alexandria, La., Jan. 26, 2021 — Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) is partnering with Ochsner Health to offer COVID-19 testing at no...

FEMA: Beware of Fraud and Scam Artists

Source: FEMA Survivors should be aware that con artists and criminals may try to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams or identity...

Covid-19 vaccine: What you need to know to get the vaccine in Natchitoches

Source: NRMC Call to make an appointment: 318-214-4520 is the number for NRMC Administration. Due to high call volume, callers might have to leave a...

Letter: Brian Gabrial

To the editors of the Natchitoches Times:   After a recent editorial, published in this newspaper, I write to clear up a few points the...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day March

Dozens of community members and students came together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 18, to participate in a march for justice...

Mayor to give State of the City address Feb. 1

Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr. announces he will give a State of the City address Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Natchitoches Council...

AGENDA: City Council for Jan. 25, 2021

NATCHITOCHES CITY COUNCIL MEETING JANUARY 25, 2021 5:30 P.M. A G E N D A 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. INVOCATION 3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 4. READING AND APPROVAL OF THE...

Lions Camp Donation

Natchitoches Lions Club presented a check for $900 to Louisiana Lions Camp. Shown are Mimi Stoker, Executive Director of Lions Camp, Ray Cecil and...

Goldonna woman accompanies singer Lauren Daigle

By Juanice Gray, jgray@natchitochestimes.com Linda Dupree of Goldonna got the surprise of her life when she was asked at the last minute to play the...