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Arrest made in connection with Boyce overdose death

BOYCE, La. (KALB) - On August 10, 2022, the Boyce Police Department held a press conference regarding the death of 48-year-old Charntel Baty. Boyce PD said they received a call about an unresponsive woman on March 2. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Baty dead from a suspected drug overdose. Derrick Ford, 46, who police say was romantically involved with Baty, was also on the scene at the time.
BOYCE, LA
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After confusion over who is now prosecuting deadly hit and run case, matter continued

Ahead of trial, DA’s Office gets evidence of prior crimes introduced in Brandon Francisco case. Brandon Francisco, 36, of Mansura, who is a person-of-interest in the disappearance of Ella Goodie of Scott, was back in court in Rapides Parish on Aug. 10 ahead of a trial scheduled in two weeks in a different case on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.
MANSURA, LA
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Boyce PD gives details surrounding the overdose death of Charntel Baty

After confusion over who is now prosecuting deadly hit and run case, matter continued. A 29-year-old Oakdale woman, charged in a hit and run crash that killed a cyclist just south of Alexandria, was back in court on Aug. 10 for a pretrial conference. Ahead of trial, DA’s Office gets...
BOYCE, LA
Natchitoches Times

City gets grant up to $400,000 for Richardson Park

The City of Natchitoches announces the Love Louisiana Outdoors Program grant has been awarded in an amount up to $400,000. The grant will rehabilitate Richardson Park, located at 1717 Lake Street near Stines, and provide accessible recreation facilities for residents of all abilities, as well as deliver needed improvements for the 50-year-old park.
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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Boil advisory issued for Payne Subdivision

Payne Subdivision within the City of Natchitoches Distribution System did experience a low pressure problem on August 10, 2022, in the above mentioned area of the water supply system. This drop in system pressure below 20 pounds has been caused by a water main break in which the main had to be shut off to make repairs.
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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NPSO DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING SATURDAY EVENING SHOOTING; 1 PERSON IS HOSPITALIZED IN SERIOUS CONDITION

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are currently investigating a shooting on Saturday evening that left a Natchitoches man hospitalized in serious but stable condition according to Natchioches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright. On Saturday evening, August 6, 2022 at approximately 10:16pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau responded to...
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Arrest made in 11th Street homicide investigation

A 31-year-old Natchitoches man has been arrested in the death of a Lake Charles man found in his 11th Street home last week. Deputy Chief Franklin Fondel said DNA evidence collected from the crime scene identified 31-year-old Kendrick M. Cox of Natchitoches as a suspect. Cox is also wanted for first-degree murder in Natchitoches.
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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College football: Demons cap first week of fall camp in full pads

NATCHITOCHES – Every preseason football camp has mileposts, and Northwestern State hit a pair Tuesday morning. Not only did the Demons don full pads for the first time, they did so at the one-week point of training camp. “I think more importantly than talking about whether we’re in full...
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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Create Pressed Floral Art with Beautiful Flowers from the Legacy Garden

The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center welcomes you to join us at our Pressed Flower Workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Legacy Café. We will learn about why flowers and pollinators are important to growing food. Then, we’ll use flowers grown in the Legacy Garden to make pressed flower floral art! You’ll have the choice of creating a coaster or sun catcher!
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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NSU honors faculty and staff for service milestones

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University recognized several long-time faculty and staff with years of service honors during the university’s faculty/staff lunch Monday. From left are Denise Dubois (25 years), Terry Isbell, Curtis Brossett, Dr. Frank Serio, Yvette Ceasar-Williams, David Antilley, Betty Creamer and Dale Wohletz (30 years) and...
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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Natchitoches police investigate weekend homicide

NATCITOCHES, La. -- The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Saturday morning on Woodyard Drive. Officers found the victim, Jay Tousant Jr., 21, of Natchitoches, after hearing gunshots in the area of Woodyard Drive. Tousant was inside a vehicle that had crashed into a utility pole.
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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BOM supports Ben D. Johnson Educational Center

BOM made a donation to the Ben D. Johnson Educational Center. The mission of this organization is to build community in Natchitoches and give access to social and economic success to all of its residents. Pictured left to right: BOM’s Sabrina Liles, Randy Stelly, BOM’s TJ Mitcham, and Melissa Callia....
NATCHITOCHES, LA
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Demons cap first week of fall camp with full-pad workout

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