COLD CASE: Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office still trying to identify remains found encased in cement in ‘05
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Officials in Natchitoches Parish are still trying to identify the remains of a man found back in 2005. The coroner’s office says in October of 2005, the remains of a man were found in a shallow creek near Clarence; they were discovered in a drum encased in cement. To this day, his identity remains unknown. Officials say this is all despite normal identifying methods such as DNA testing, facial reconstruction, and dental comparisons.
Addressing Teen Driving Risks Following Local Tragedy
A recent night in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, was marred by a devastating accident that left a 16-year-old from Fairview Alpha critically injured. The teenager, driving a 2016 Audi SUV on US-71, lost control of the vehicle near Hwy 3163, resulting in a serious collision with a road sign and a utility pole. The incident, which occurred at approximately 11:53 p.m., required emergency services to extricate the teen from the wreckage before being transported for urgent care. The Louisiana State Police Troop E is investigating the crash, as the community hopes for the teen's recovery.
Lightning strikes iconic Lake Martin cypress tree
ST. MARTIN, La. — Sadly, the scenery of Acadiana looks a bit different after passing storms claimed a sight that has been enjoyed by many of the years.
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Coushatta as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
O what fun!
December 3 reigned high in the hearts of young and old as the CPKC Holiday Express rolled into Coushatta. The excitement began to build as the Southern Belle train including the Christmas engine pulled five cars full of Christmas joy to a stop on the tracks at 3:00 pm. Thanks to the hard work of the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Coushatta Police, streets were blocked, and people began to line up. Officials estimated over 600 people from at least 4 parishes attended.
This and That… Monday, December 4, 2023
Chamber of Commerce Meeting December 5 at 5:30pm in the School Board Office conference room. Police Jury Meeting December 6 at 10am at the Red River Courthouse. Santa will be at Martin Village Hall on Friday, December 15 from 6-8pm.
Louisiana High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Red River Parish Today - December 5
Today, there's high school basketball on the agenda in Red River Parish, Louisiana. To know how to watch the games, we've got you covered below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of natchitoches, LA Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of natchitoches..
Santa Claus arrives in Natchitoches!
The Santa Claus House opened on Sunday for the first night of the season. The first visitors for the opening night were the Flemings from Gonzales. Pictured from left to right are Christmas Belle Molly Coleman, Latrena and her daughter Madelyn, Santa Claus, and Belle Lora Cole. The Santa House...
Qualifying information for Mayor of the City of Natchitoches
Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court David Stamey would like to let the public know qualifying information for this spring’s Municipal Elections scheduled for Saturday March 23, 2024 with any runoff to be held April 27, 2024. In Natchitoches Parish, Municipal elections will be held for the City of Natchitoches...
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Person and Structure Fire in Natchitoches, LA
The Natchitoches Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing man who has been missing for nearly a week. Additionally, the Natchitoches Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Hwy. 6, with no reported injuries.
First responders work single-vehicle crash near Campti
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #9 Rescue, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a single-vehicle crash with possible entrapment on Nov. 30 around 9:30 am in the 4300 block of Hwy. 486 near Campti. Units arrived on scene,...
BOM wins ICBA Best Community Bank Award
NATCHITOCHES — Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), today named BOM Bank as a 2023 Best Community Banks to Work For recipient. The $972 million-asset bank received accolades for instituting a healthy work-life balance for employees and fostering an environment conducive to acts of community service.
RRES student has book published
RRES is BULLDOG PROUD to announce one of our students is a published author!. Third grader, Ava Jones, has written and illustrated her own book. “Crawjazz” is a book filled with Louisiana rich culture. The book is about a crawfish name Kayden who has a love for jazz...
Lions Club learns about Pelican Institute for Public Policy
During a recent Natchitoches Lions Club meeting, members learned about The Pelican Institute for Public Policy. James Baehr, Special Counsel, is a Constitutional litigator and one of the organization’s founders who shared the efforts of the organization with the Lions Club. Baehr shared with the Club that he serves as the Reserve Regional Defense Counsel- East Coast with the Marine Corp Reserves. He shared with members about his deployments as well as his work with the Command Staff. Baehr earned the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He served as an active duty Marine Judge advocate defense counsel, where he defended over 200 Marines in trials, presentencing trials and administrative boards. As a civilian, he has served as a federal prosecutor with the US Attorney’s Office and clerked for Judge Edith Clement, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Photo: Brad Davis Visits LSU OL Commit Joseph Cryer
LSU offensive line coach Brad Davis was in Natchitoches, La. on Tuesday night to visit with offensive guard commit Joseph Cryer and his family. The 6-4, 300-pounder from Natchitoches Central was a one-time Ole Miss commit but flipped to LSU shortly after he received his offer from the Tigers over the summer.
RESULTS: Recent Opinion Poll
Do you agree with the recent RATE increase for the City of Natchitoches Electrical cost?. If the election for the Mayor of Natchitoches were held today, who would you support:. Have you been able to comfortably pay your Electric bill on-time?. YES 63.61%. NO 36.39%. Question Five:. Finally, do you...
Louisiana Residents Warned About Lump in Christmas Trees
It's No Secret That Louisiana Loves Christmas. We have an entire town that is dedicated to celebrating the wonderful festivities that come with Christmas. If you have yet to experience the Christmas Festival in Natchitoches you are selling yourself short on the magic of Christmas. It's the Most Wonderful Time...
Does Sodexo offer enough dining options?
Northwestern State University of Louisiana seems to have a limited variety of dining options on campus, and students said they are getting bored of having the same meals every week. NSU dining is managed under Sodexo, a global leader in services that specializes in improving the quality of individual and...
Mixed Emotions Result In Book Launch
Did I want to write a book? Absolutely. Did I think I could? Yes. Would I actually get. down to writing one? Not sure; not sure at all. The very thought of trying to put a book together was overwhelming. One day, I’d think I could do it. The next day, you gotta be kidding. At my age with no knowledge of all that’s involved in writing a book was too much. I decided to just forget it. As much as I’d like to see a book with my name on the cover, it was just too much, so I gave up the thought.