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Police respond to bomb threat

The Natchitoches Times has confirmed that Natchitoches Police Department officers responded to a bomb threat at the CLTCC campus before noon today, Wednesday, July 6. Officers followed protocol and their investigation determined there were no explosives located on the campus. The threat was allegedly made via a phone call. Officers...
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GOLDONNA MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH IN GOLDONNA CITY LIMITS

A Goldonna man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in the City Limits of Goldonna on July 4, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. At approximately 5:07 pm, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Goldonna Police, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #2, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #9 Rescue, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a single-vehicle crash with 1 injury and possible entrapment near the 1400 block of North Goodwill Street in Goldonna, La.
GOLDONNA, LA
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Bearded DeSoto deputies reach $8,000 mark in donations

MANSFIELD, La. -- DeSoto Parish sheriff's deputies since December have raised $8,000 for various non-profits in the parish just by growing out their beards. While the deputies have enjoyed getting to wear their whiskers while on the job, their ultimate goal is to give back to the community. Each deputy donates $20 a month to avoid a clean shaven face then Sheriff Jayson Richardson picks out a local charity to give the money to.
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Two-Vehicle Crash on Hwy 6 Claimed the Life of a Powhatan Man

Early Friday morning, July 1, 2022, a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 6, west of Many claimed the life of 48-year-old Ronald Williams of Powhatan, LA. Louisiana State Police report the initial investigation revealed a 2013 Lincoln MKT, driven by 22-year-old Chas B. Pilcher of Many, was headed east on Louisiana Highway 6 when he crossed the centerlines into the westbound travel lane and collided with a westbound commercial vehicle.
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Powhatan Man Killed in Sabine Parish Crash

Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a two-vehicle crash on July 1 at approximately 4:15 am 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 22-year-old Chas B. Pilcher of...
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Man faces new charges in Bossier Parish kidnapping that led to officer-involved shooting

A man arrested in connection with a kidnapping about a week ago now faces additional charges, authorities said Tuesday. A man told deputies June 26 that he was kidnapped at gunpoint by Marcus Thomas, 47, of Elm Grove, and released shortly afterward, according to the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies began a search for Thomas, which led...
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River of Life Family Worship Center Ladies Prayer Breakfast

Morning of Hope – First Annual Ladies Prayer Breakfast. Goldonna, LA — River of Life Family Worship Center will host the First Annual “Morning of Hope” Ladies Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, July 9, 2022. The breakfast will be held at the church located at 3135 Highway 479, Goldonna, LA and starts at 9:00am.
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City of Natchitoches Permits: JUNE 2022

The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Department approved 44 permits during the month of June with an application value of $2.8 million. To report an issue or typo with this article – CLICK HERE.
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Rotary Club Recognizes Past-President

Past-President Tommy Caldwell was recognized and honored by the Rotary Club of Natchitoches for his service as 2021-2022 Rotary President at the July 5 luncheon. Pictured from left are Caldwell and current 2022-2023 Rotary President Aaron Johnson awarding the plaque (Photo by Dr. Ron McBride). To report an issue or...
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LINDA APPONEY SANDEFUR

Funeral services for Linda Apponey Sandefur will be Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. John David Astling officiating. Burial will follow at Bellwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Her honorary pallbearer will be Bob...
COUSHATTA, LA
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DeSoto Parish man faces charges in Logansport shooting

MANSFIELD, La. -- A DeSoto Parish man is charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection with a shooting Tuesday that injured a man. Stephen B. Raybon, 26, of Stanley, is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. His bond is set at just over $1 million.
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Obit: Donna Airhart

A Funeral Mass will be held for Donna Airhart on Friday, July 8 at 11 am at Immaculate Conception Church in Natchitoches. There will be a reception immediately following the Mass hosted by The Catholic Sisters. All who knew and loved Donna are invited and welcomed. Donna loved to read,...
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Notice of Death – July 5, 2022

Service: Friday, July 8 at 11 am at Immaculate Conception Church in Natchitoches. A private service will be held at a later date. Service: Saturday, July 23 at 1 pm at First Baptist Church of Natchitoches. Audrey Rachal Gallien. April 4, 1933 – July 1, 2022. Service: Thursday, July...
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Kendrick Price Jr. earns a golden opportunity after not giving up on himself

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB) -Kendrick Price Jr. shined while playing wide receiver for Northwestern State University, scoring 11 touchdowns and recording over 1,200 years in his football career at the university. Despite those accomplishments, before he got to Turpin Stadium, Price shared that he was a high school kid not sure...
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Fireworks, Music and Family Fun!

Downtown Natchitoches’ Riverbank was the place to be to celebrate our nation’s independence Saturday, July 2. The celebration featured a concert and fireworks show giving hours of family fun at no cost. The evening began with a local favorite, The Kelli Roberts Band. The band lived up to...
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Bossier Teen Dies in UTV Crash Near Coushatta

Tragedy over the long holiday weekend in Red River Parish. A Bossier City teenager has died in a UTV (utility terrain vehicle) crash in Coushatta. Just before 9pm Saturday night State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle fatality crash involving a UTV on Clear Springs Church Road north of LA Hwy 155. The crash claimed the life of 13-year-old Lila Rose Sobolak.
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