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Natchitoches police investigating homicide after man found dead in car

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KSLA) - According to the Natchitoches Police Department, one man is dead after a shooting that took place at around 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. The incident occurred in the 900 block of Woodyard Drive. Officials say officers heard several gunshots in the area surrounding Woodyard Drive....
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Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on Woodyard Drive

NATCHITOCHES, La. - Natchitoches Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Woodyard Drive early on Saturday, August 6. At around 12:45 a.m., NPD officers heard several gunshots fired in the area of Woodyard Drive. When officers arrived to the scene, they located a vehicle crashed into a utility pole with front end damage in the 900 block of Woodyard Drive.
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City Council agenda for Aug. 8, 2022

Any Citizen that wishes to observe the City Council meeting live may do so at Recordings for all city meeting videos will be posted to the City’s website. To watch the video, the user can subscribe to the City’s YouTube Channel @CityofNatchitoches LA or visit the city’s website link

Four incoming freshmen were awarded Poche Scholarships

Four incoming Northwestern State University freshmen were named recipients of Dylan Kyle Poche Memorial Scholarships, presented by the Poche family to students who will be part of the NSU Fishing Team. The students are Stone Smith of Shreveport, a graduate of Captain Shreve High School who will major in criminal...

Sunday Night Sports Blitz: August 7, 2022

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) – On this week’s Sunday Night Sports Blitz, we recap Northwestern State football’s fall camp, and hear from new Captain Shreve head football coach Adam Kirby. The Sunday Night Blitz airs every Sunday at 10:30 on KTAL-TV.

NSU has two coordinators ready to bring a spark to the team

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB) -Over at NSU, they had a lot of off-season changes, hiring six new coaches including defensive coordinator Weston Glaser and offensive coordinator coach Cody Crill. Their job was to bring a spark to this roster and so far, they have obtained the energy that was needed. On...

Always something new at the Fish Hatchery in Natchitoches

To visit the Aquarium is FREE and Open to the public every day from 8-3 (closed for Federal holidays). You can enjoy the animals, get a break from the heat and don’t forget to sign in. Over the last 3 months they have had over 1,500 visitors including vacationers from all across the Unites States, and a few check ins from Mexico, Brazil and Spain.
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Are you an inactive voter? Don’t lose your right to vote!

There are 1,264 voters in Natchitoches Parish on the list of Inactive Voters published today by Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s office. That represents about five percent of the parish’s 23,914 registered voters. The bulk of those individuals, almost 75 percent, are listed as having City of...

Northwestern State growing closer during fall camp

NATCHITOCHES, La (KMSS/KTAL) – Today marked the fourth of 25 days of Fall Camp for the Northwestern State Demons. Entering his fifth season Brad Laird appears more excited than ever about his football team. “There’s something different about this group,” Laird said. “It’s fun to go into meetings. They...

Kisatchie Bayou reopens Aug. 6

PROVENCAL, La. (KALB) - Kisatchie Bayou and Campgrounds officially reopens on Saturday, Aug. 6, following construction projects to stabilize the bayou’s banks. The U.S. Forest Service announced the completion of the project on social media on Aug. 5. Now, visitors can find spots with newly-paved sidewalks and concrete steps...

Decades apart, Demon brotherhood shows at traditional lunch

NATCHITOCHES – What began a few years ago as a stopgap measure to help the Northwestern State football team has morphed into a true fall camp tradition that bonds generation of Demon brothers. A report-day lunch in 2018 that sent then-first-year head coach Brad Laird scrambling launched a reunion...

Police investigating fatal shooting in Natchitoches

As kids get back to school, and football practice picks up, student athletes need to remember to take care of themselves. It has been seven years since his shooting death. The disease is also not exclusively seen in homosexual or bisexual men, however, the majority of cases are currently seen in these individuals.
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Fire department searching for man wanted for aggravated arson

The Natchitoches Fire Department (NFD) is asking the public for assistance in locating, Billy Stephens Jr., b/m, 58, weighing 184 pounds, around 5’11” wanted for Aggravated Arson. On June 28 around 2:03 a.m., the Natchitoches Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Natchitoches Thomas Apartments located...