Coushatta, LA

Powhatan Man Killed in Sabine Parish Crash

Sabine Parish – On July 1, 2022, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 6, west of Many. The crash claimed the life of 48-year-old Ronald Williams of Powhatan. The initial investigation revealed a 2013 Lincoln MKT, driven by...
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Natchitoches Parish Needs a New Pet Adoption Center and Animal Shelter!

The Parish’s two main animal welfare organizations, Hope for Paws and The Natchitoches Humane Society, are joining forces for a worthy cause – the building of a pet adoption center and animal shelter. This worthy goal was the theme behind an informational meeting held at the LSMSA auditorium Thursday, June 30 (See Documents Attached)

Artificial reef deployed in Grand Bayou Reservoir

COUSHATTA - An artificial reef has been established in the Grand Bayou Reservoir with the hope of providing new habitats for deep-water fish. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced Thursday morning the reef is composed of nine different structures made of concrete, recycled gas pipe, and sweet gum trees. The trees, LDWF says, will attract fish and promote algae growth, while the plastic will maintain the structure for a long time.

OPPORTUNITY: Programming, Promotions

POSITION: Assistant – Programming & Promotions Department. DESCRIPTION: Assist in Riverbank/Beau Jardin rentals including communication with City Departments and event coordinators. Perform all clerical and administrative duties as assigned by supervisors, including answering phones, entering requisitions, mailing, copies, etc. Receive visitors and all inquiries concerning Beau Jardin, Main Street promotions, assist with the organization and maintenance of all calendars of scheduled events, websites and social media. Assist in preparation and execution of programs and promotions as needed. Applicant must be available to work nights and weekends for the execution of events as needed.

CVB Attends Jefferson Highway Association Conference

Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Arlene Gould and Groups & Tourism Sales Manager Leanna Coy recently attended the Jefferson Highway Association Conference in Pittsburg, Kansas. The Jefferson Highway, originally created in 1915, traverses 17 parishes in Louisiana on its route from Winnipeg, Canada to New Orleans and was...

DeSoto issues burn ban; fireworks not included

MANSFIELD, La. -- The DeSoto Parish Police Jury issued a burn ban effective Thursday until further notice. The ban, however, will not put a damper on Fourth of July plans if those plans include fireworks. “The burn ban does not apply to the use of fireworks. However, if you do...

Notice of Death – June 30, 2022

A private service will be held on family land where he will be laid to rest in a family cemetery in New Hill, NC with full military honors. A celebration of life will be held on a later date. Geraldine Jones Babers. July 26, 1971 – June 23, 2022.

The Natchitoches 8U All-Star team wins the USSSA State Championship

The Natchitoches 8U All Star team won the USSSA State Championship in Slidell. The team went undefeated 5-0 and were coached by Jody Biscoe, Jacob Cook, and Brent Dupree. This team will compete in the World Series July 14-17 in Gulf Port, Mississippi. Pictured left to right:. Photo 1: Tate...

Natchitoches Knights of Columbus Donates to Natchitoches A.R.C

Natchitoches Knights of Columbus Council Grand Knight John Scott Presented Audra Edney Fundraising and Community Outreach Advisor for Natchitoches A.R.C 127 Airport Road Natchitoches LA 71457 a check in the amount of $3,500 on June 16. Pictured from Left to Right is Audra Edney Natchitoches A.R.C and John Scott Grand...

Former LSUA guard Kelsey Thaxton prepares to be a Lady Demon

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Earlier in June, former LSU of Alexandria guard Kelsey Thaxton announced she was transferring to Northwestern State University. Kelsey Thaxton has dominated the court ever since high school. She broke the school record at Negreet High School when she scored 42 points in a single game and had her jersey retired.
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NSU seeking nominations for alumni awards

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Alumni Association invites nominations for three alumni awards, two that recognize distinguished service and one for volunteerism toward the Alumni Association. The awards will be presented this fall in conjunction with the Long Purple Line celebration and Homecoming festivities. Nominations will open Monday,...