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Two Saline residents killed in Bienville Parish crash
On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop G began investigating a three-vehicle fatality crash on LA Hwy 9 at the Bienville/Natchitoches Parish line. This crash claimed the lives of 82-year-old Clois Williams and 78-year-old Mary Williams. The preliminary investigation revealed that a...
Drunk driver convicted of vehicular homicide in Natchitoches Parish
NATCHITOCHES, La. -- A woman who killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide Tuesday in Natchitoches Parish District Court. Heather De Los Santos, 36, was sentenced to serve time in a state prison. Santos was driving over the legal limit of alcohol when she turned in...
Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report
Date: 2-13-24 Name: Jushua Looridge. Charge: No seatbelt, Drug paraphernalia, Possession of schedule 2 with intent (Fentnayl, Xanax, Oxycodone, Meth, Legend drug), Simple possession of marijuana. Date: 2-14-24 Name: Daniel W. T. Norris. Address: Katy, TX. Race: White. Sex: Male. Age: 42. Charge: Turning movements required (signals), Driving under a...
NPD Investigating Shooting on North Street
Natchitoches, La - On February 19, 2024 around 1:01 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were notified by the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center that an individual arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Upon officers arrival they were able to learn that the victim was shot in the 500 block of North Street.
DHS Team Only Louisiana Winner in NASA Tech Challenge
Dodson High School students, Harlen Malone, Nathaniel Underwood, Noah Box, Garrett Jones, Kayleigh Frederick, Brooklyn Malone, Madelyn Cotton and Charlie Buckley were selected as winners of NASA’s Tech Rise Student Challenge. This team of students, taught by Ms. Casey Thomas Tolar, was one of 60 winning teams chosen across...
Road work begins on section of Williams Avenue
The City of Natchitoches announces that pavement construction work will begin on Thursday, Feb. 22 on Williams Avenue from Keyser Avenue to Church Street. This work will consist of cold-planing to remove the top layer of the existing asphalt pavement, followed by placement of a new asphaltic concrete surface course beginning next week.
Jackson Square Cemetery clean-up efforts start
Several clean-up efforts will be held in an effort to help enhance the Jackson Square Cemetery in the Jackson Square community, located in west Natchitoches. These efforts will encompass North, Howell, Thomas and Gibson Streets and will take place over the next few months. To launch the volunteer effort, the African-American Caucus (AAC) organization at Northwestern State University, will begin the series on Friday, Feb. 23 from 11 am – 1 pm.
The Color of My Skin event to address crime being held in Natchitoches Feb. 25
Community activist, Tye Johnson, is holding an event in Natchitoches to address crime. It'll be held Feb. 25 at Highland Park in Natchitoches.
Demons set for four-game weekend in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE (NSU) - A familiar place filled with unfamiliar opponents awaits the Northwestern State baseball team when it hits the road for the first time in the 2024 season. The Demons (0-3) head to LSU’s Alex Box Stadium for the fourth straight season, but on this occasion they will not face the defending national champions. Instead, Northwestern State will play two games apiece against Northern Illinois (1-3) and Stony Brook (1-3), beginning with Thursday’s 6 p.m. matchup with Northern Illinois.
Miss Louisiana 2018 to perform on Broadway for third time
The Northwestern State University of Louisiana alum will perform with the ensemble in "Lempicka".
Michael Durbin Speaks to Kiwanis about Veterans Memorial
Michael Durbin was born and raised in Winnfield. He learned from his father to put God first and everything else will follow. He didn’t always follow that but after marrying his wife Connie he began to do better. He has a strong work ethic and has always worked hard. Rhett Butler gave him his first opportunity in the trucking business.
Cold Weather Brings High Utility Bills; Thermostat Control Helps
City utility bills are high this month and will continue so due to cold weather extremes. But customers can help ease the cost bite by diligent control of their thermostat, Utility Department Director Gladys Hobdy reported at the February 13 session of the Winnfield City Council. She was asked to...
Shelia Mitchell Honored with City’s Citizen Service Award
Ms. Shelia Mitchell gave an emotional response upon receiving the city’s Citizen Service Award and the “Hammy” trophy during the February 13 session of the Winnfield City Council. Mayor Gerald Hamms was slated to make this presentation but Mayor Pro Tem Teresa Phillips took that honor in...
DART Focuses on Teen Dating Violence Awareness in February
A problem in this and other communities is the focus of February, declared “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month” by the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team (DART), according to Annie Goods, Winn Parish rural advocate. “Dating violence is when someone you are seeing romantically hurts you in some way, whether...
Highschool Basketball | 22 February Georgetown Boys Game Notice
The Georgetown Boys Basketball team will have a Conference game with Saline(Saline, LA) on 22 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Bulldogs has won 10 games and lost 10 games, and the winning rate is 0.5.
Sheriff-Elect McAllister Lays Out Plans for Office to Rotary
Sheriff-elect Josh McAllister was the guest of honor at Winnfield Rotary Club’s meeting on February 14 at the invitation of Rotarian of the Day, Scarlett Lee. McAllister will be sworn into office at midnight on June 30, 2024. He spoke to the Rotarians of his plans for the Sheriff’s...
Jury Okays 5-Year Renewal for Solid Waste Service
Renewal of a five-year contract will see Winn Parish continue to be served by Waste Connections for collection, hauling and disposal of solid waste. The Police Jury approved this at its February 20 meeting following a presentation by the company’s district manager James “Bugs” Veuleman. “We’ve enjoyed...
NU Notes: Huskers Shoot Past Wildcats for 10th Big Ten Win
Lincoln - Freshman Logan Nissley shot Nebraska to a 12-point first-half lead with four three-pointers, while fellow freshman Natalie Potts scored 13 of her game-high 18 points in the third period as the Huskers rolled to a 75-50 women's basketball win over Northwestern on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Council Asked to Seek ‘Big Brown’ Home Help Program
The City was asked to seek to engage the services a UPS “Big Brown” program that could help provide window air conditioning units and perhaps some basic home repairs for underprivileged families when Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter and citizen Shelia Mitchell spoke up February 13. During the...
Natchitoches Police introduce online crime alerting and mapping service
The Natchitoches Police Department has partnered with City Protect to present an online crime alerting and mapping service. City Protect provides easy to read incident crime maps and automated alerts to the citizens of Natchitoches. Crime data is uploaded several times a day and includes:. Incident type. Date. Location. Distance...