Fight hunger with donations
The Natchitoches Walmart is one of many stores in the state participating in the “Defeat Hunger Bowl” through Sunday, Feb. 1 in an effort to collect food and raise awareness for those struggling wi...
Museum receives Institute Honor Award
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Trahan Architects’ design of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum in Natchitoches as a recipient of an Institute Honor A...
Coach marks 600th win
NSU Head Basketball Coach Mike McConathy reached a milestone Jan. 17 when he coached the Demons to his 600th career win at Prather Coliseum. NSU President Dr. Jim Henderson presented McConathy a ca...
Kiss the Pig at NRMC
Pucker Up! The “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser for Relay for Life at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center is being sponsored by the intensive care and med-surg units that fall under the leadership of Sta...
MLK events scheduled for Monday
Several commemorations marking the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday will take place in the Natchitoches Community. Black Heritage Committee member Ed Ward said, “The entire community is invited...
Crash kills Ferriday man
Concordia Parish – A single vehicle crash killed a young man from Ferriday Dec. 13 at 4:53 a.m. on LA Hwy. 15 north of LA Hwy. 131. Not wearing his seat belt, Roger L. Merrill, 24, was ejected dur...
Crash kills Boyce resident
A single vehicle crash killed Eric S. Gorden, 18, of Boyce Dec. 14 at 2:54 p.m. on LA Hwy. 1204 west of US Hwy. 165. He was not wearing his seat belt and was operating the vehicle at a high rate o...
DOTD announces emergency road closures
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that an emergency road closure on LA 1 in Natchitoches Parish just north of the Bayou Pierre Bridge began Jan. ...
NRMC Foundation accepting grants
The NRMC Foundation will accept grant applications for the 2015 Community Grants Program until noon March 2. Applicants are encouraged to pursue collaborative efforts with other agencies and 501(c...
VFW Post to show officer appreciation
The VFW Post 1962, located at 400 St. Denis St., will host a Law Enforcement Appreciation breakfast Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 6 a.m. – noon. There will be sausage, biscuits, coffee and other breakfas...
NSU to close for MLK Day
Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 19 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume Tuesday, Jan. 20.