Mansfield mayor arrested for driving while intoxicated
MANSFIELD, La. (KSLA) - The mayor of Mansfield was arrested Saturday morning. Thomas Jones, 62, was arrested by state police, officials say. He was driving while under the influence. Police took him into the custody, and he was booked into DeSoto Detention Center. Reports say he was arrested sometime after 2 a.m.
First responders work two-vehicle crash near Lena
Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS and Natchitoches Parish Fire District 1 responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a two-vehicle crash with one possible injury on June 2 around 12:20 pm on I-49 northbound milepost #109 near Lena in Natchitoches Parish according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office.
A History of Mission Dolores as Researched by Dr. Francis X. Galan
June 5, 2023 - On Saturday, June 24th, Mission Dolores State Historic Site will be hosting a free program with Dr. Francis X. Galan, author of the award-winning book, Los Adaes: the First Capital of Spanish Texas. On Saturday, June 24th at Mission Dolores State Historic Site, Dr. Francis X....
San Augustine Rural Water System issues boil water notice
SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas (News release) - Due to a break in a line, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required San Augustine Rural Public Water System PWS #2030007 to notify ALL customers who were formerly Bland Lake customers on CR 114, FM 1279, FM 3230, Hwy 96 N, FM 711 and Hwy 147 N to boil their water prior to consumption (eg., washing hands / face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, Seniors and Persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.
All Together Now: Library kicks off Summer Reading Program
There was quality family fun for readers of all ages to be had as the Natchitoches Parish Public Library held registration Saturday, June 3 for its Summer Reading Program. The program is not just for elementary aged schoolchildren, there are categories for teens and adults as well. The event featured...
Marco man arrested on Rapides Parish warrant, drug charges
A suspicious vehicle complaint led to the arrest of a Marco man wanted by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office and seizure of illegal narcotics on Wednesday afternoon according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright. NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau deputies responded on May 31 around 1:15 pm to reports of...
“My First Sermon” (By Doug Fincher)
June 5, 2023 - I have told “my first sermon” story for my years now, but realized last week that I had almost forgotten my real “first sermon.” I didn’t preach it at Center’s Central Baptist Church in 1950 (as I have claimed) but preached it at the Mill Pond in Shelbyville, Texas. I had the year right but not the place.
No More Inspections
KTRE’s Avery Gorman speaks about the Heritage Days Festival happening June 2 and 3 in downtown San Augustine. The event has vendors, live music, art exhibits, tours of the cities historical sites and so much more. A flash flood between Lubbock and Midland sent rushing water across Highway 87....
Friends of Vida Blue return to DeSoto Parish to remember Major League Baseball legend
GRAND CANE, La. (KSLA) - While baseball fans all over the world took time to remember Vida Blue this week, so did some of his closest friends. The Hudson brothers, Curtis and Wade, grew up with the six-time All-Star, and Mansfield native. Both returned home to pay their final respects to a childhood friend.
Looking for a Fun Family Time? Head to San Augustine This Weekend
The 'Cradle of Texas' is the place to be this weekend as San Augustine will be the setting for the annual Main Street Heritage Days. Events will kick off Friday evening, and then Saturday features a full day of fun events. Friday, June 2. Main Street Heritage Days will officially...
Heritage Days Festival kicks off in downtown San Augustine
Great Texas Balloon Race founder Bill Bussey doesn't usually take passengers in his racing balloon, but today he made an exception. In 2025 Vehicles in the State of Texas may no longer require inspection. Tyler animal rehab operator warns against taking in wildlife. Updated: 5 hours ago. The rescue group...
WebXtra: Heritage Days Festival kicks off in downtown San Augustine
Great Texas Balloon Race founder Bill Bussey doesn't usually take passengers in his racing balloon, but today he made an exception. In 2025 Vehicles in the State of Texas may no longer require inspection. Tyler animal rehab operator warns against taking in wildlife. Updated: 3 hours ago. The rescue group...
The top 10 places people in San Augustine County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in San Augustine County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023
Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 News Staff Thu, 06/01/2023 - 11:43 Image Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 Body Shelbyville ISD Service Awards 2022-2023 5 YEARS DONNIECE BELL ZACHARY HUBBARD MICHAEL...
Natchitoches Parish teens set to compete at Texas State Rodeo Finals this summer
These Natchitoches Parish teens are members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association (THSRA) in Region V. Since August they have competed in monthly rodeos to earn points towards a year-end ranking. The year-end Region Finals Rodeo was held in April during which they each won in their respective events and qualified for the state finals.
NSU hosts summer STEAM camp for Sabine students
Northwestern State University hosted junior high and high schoolers from Sabine Parish for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) day camp May 22-25. “This year, our junior high school campers were immersed in STEAM education and career exploration,” said Steve Gruesbeck, NSU’s director of service-learning and La GEAR UP. “Each morning they studied one ACT subject area with School of Education faculty. After a networking lunch with college faculty, they explored academic disciplines and careers in journalism, art, computer information systems and nursing and allied health.”
Memorial Day 2023
On the morning of May 29, veterans and family members met at the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park. Many of them had their heads held solemnly in remembrance as they examined new bricks that had been placed in the park in recognition of those who served. “Its great to...
Lydia Missionary Baptist Church 2023 Revival
June 2, 2023 - Lydia Missionary Baptist Church 2023 Revival starts Sunday at 11am and 6pm, Monday - Wednesday at 7pm located at Hwy 139 in Huxley. Everyone invited.
DeSoto School Board member pleads to misdemeanor offense
MANSFIELD, La. – A DeSoto Parish School Board member entered a plea in DeSoto District Court last week in connection with a domestic dispute involving his wife that happened last year. Coday Johnston, 38, pleaded guilty to domestic abuse battery. It’s a misdemeanor offense, meaning it does not require...
Dallas man drowns in Toledo Bend lake
A Dallas man has drowned in Sabine County over the holiday weekend. The body of Roberto Resendiz-Flores was found in Toledo Bend Friday night. Texas Parks and Wildlife wardens
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