JT was driving home last Wednesday as Gov. Bobby Jindal was announcing that he will run for president and the speech was being carried live on FOX News radio. JT immediately noticed that the Govern...
Foundation to meet July 14
The Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation Inc. will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the MLK Recreation Center, 660 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The meeting is open to the public.
Enjoy fireworks responsibly
Everyone enjoys fireworks, especially in the festive Fourth of July season. The Cane River Waterway Commission reminds boaters that vessels are required to be behind designated safety zone areas on...
School Board to meet July 9
A public meeting will be held July 9, at 5 p.m. in the Board room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board’s Central Office, located at 310 Royal Street, to adopt millage rates for the tax year 2015.
Vitter, Cox and Edwards plan visits
U.S. Sen. David Vitter will visit the La. Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, at 1:45 p.m. State Rep. Kenny Cox and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John Bel Edwards, will hold a post-session wrap town ha...
Celebration on the Cane set for Saturday
The City of Natchitoches will celebrate Independence Day at Celebration on the Cane Saturday, July 4 on the downtown riverbank. The annual Fourth of July Celebration will feature a patriotic Cane R...
Magnet wins at Quiz Bowl
Natchitoches Magnet Quiz Bowl Teams competed and won the parish quiz bowl tournament. The 7th and 8th grade quiz bowl team members kneeling from left are Funki Adeleye, Mali Simmons, Zane Harper an...
Author speaks to LSMSA students
A guest speaker visited a pre-Civil War American history class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Friday, June 19. Payne Williams, a local attorney, wrote a book called “The...
Students acheive perfect attendance
Brother and sister Aaron and Shelby Savel had 20 years of perfect attendance between them. Aaron graduated from Lakeview High in May with 11 years and Shelby finished her freshman year with 9 years...
Help identify old photos
That’s a really young Archie Manning in the middle of the kids and that’s a really young Maxwell Thomas kneeling at left. We’re hoping our readers will be able to identify the rest of the youngster...
Man dies in 1-car accident
A single vehicle crash killed a man from Boyce Sunday, June 28 around 8 p.m. on Interstate 49 near the Natchitoches and Rapides parishes line. A 2014 Ford Mustang, driven by Bryan J. Chauvin, 48, ...
Update on Rotary events:
One of several education projects sponsored by the Natchitoches Rotary Club is the annual Essay Scholarship Writing Competition. Seniors from area schools were invited to participate. The purpose o...
Multiple offender gets 2 life terms
A 33 year old Natchitoches man was sentenced to serve two life imprisonment terms in the Tenth Judicial District Court in Natchitoches June 25 after the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Lake Charl...