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  1. a J.R.a Junus O. Rachal, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Natchitoches Times

    A Mass of Christian burial for J.R. Junus Rachal will be Monday, Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Cloutierville, with the Rev. Christian I. Ogbonna officiating.


  2. Creole Heritage Center hosts 20th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Natchitoches Times

    On front row from left are Myriah Baptiste, Holli Holland, Alexandra Hubbard and April Rainbolt. On back row are Trinity Grigsby, Melissa Anderson, Carla Roque-Allen and Jamaica Sterling-Roque.


  3. Special Report: Public Officials' SalariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    It's no surprise that Alexandria has the highest-paid mayor in Central Louisiana - the city is more than twice the size of any other municipality in the area. A look at other Cenla municipalities and how much their mayors make, though, has some surprising results.


  4. Creole Heritage Center hosts 20th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    About 350 individuals participated in the Creole Heritage Center's 20th anniversary celebration at Northwestern State University, a three-day event titled "Struggles & Persistence - But Still We Rise." The celebration included the Creole People's Awards and Banquet with Lt.


  5. Alice Coleman MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Alice Coleman Mitchell, 92, of Alexandria died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at Rapides Regional Medical Center.


  6. Helms' Gators get scratched by BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Preseason football action started Friday evening at Turpin stadium on the campus of Northwestern State University. The annual jamboree had all three Natchitoches parish teams in action.


  7. West returns to city as Director of Marketing and CommunicationRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    "Kelli is no stranger to Natchitoches," said Arlene Gould, Executive Director. "We are excited to have Kelli and her family back in Natchitoches to be a part of the CVB team and the Natchitoches community."


  8. East-West Corridor getting tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    There has been talk about the need for an East-West interstate highway through Central Louisiana for decades, and a bill filed in Congress recently is at least a small first step toward making that corridor a reality. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham of Louisiana is one of the sponsors of the federal legislation designed to create Interstate 14 along the route of existing State Highways 8 and 28 and U.S. Highway 84. That course could change, obviously, as plans for the road progress.


  9. Donald Lee FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Funeral service for Donald Lee Ferguson will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.


  10. Lear artwork included in CODOFIL exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    A graphic drawing, mixed media collage by artist Phyllis Lear is included in a traveling exhibition that will be on display in Alexandria through August 25. "Une Place a la Table: Louisiana Artists Pay Tribute to the Council for the Development of the French in Louisiana " opened at the Alexandria Museum of Art Friday, July 6. To commemorate CODOFIL's 50th birthday, 50 Louisiana artists and craftsmen have produced work for the exhibit. The exhibit is sponsored by the Louisiana Crafts Guild and will be on exhibit in Alexandria through August.


  11. NSU well represented at this yeara s Miss Louisiana PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Three Northwestern State University students are competing at the Miss Louisiana Pageant in Monroe this week. NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio, second from left, congratulated preliminary pageant winners, from left, Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet Aly Jacobs of Houston, Miss Slidell Jourdan Waddell of Slidell and Miss CenLA Htet Htet Rodgers of Alexandria.


  12. Hailey shares Civil War story with family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Dr. Tommy Hailey, associate professor of archaeology and anthropology at Northwestern State University, was honored by The Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana who presented him with the Arthur W. Bergeron Jr. Award in recognition of his efforts to preserve Louisiana's Civil War history. Hailey received the honor from Richard H. Holloway, president, during a May 3 presentation/performance for the group.


  13. Second special session collapsedRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Emotions were raw Monday night as the special session collapsed after the the Legislature was unable to raise major revenue to fund the state's budget priorities. In the final minutes of the session, an attempt to reconsider a bill that would have increased revenue by $504 million was blocked by Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, who acknowledged that he stayed at the microphone to use up the remaining time allotted for the session.


  14. Man sleeping on railroad tracks seriously injured when struck by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    A Natchitoches man was airlifted to Rapides Regional Medical Center with serious injuries after being struck by a train while sleeping on the railroad tracks. On Sunday, June 3 at approximately 1 a.m, NPSO deputies, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches City Fire Department with an emergency equipped All-Terrain Vehicle responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train on the railroad tracks near the Brickyard Road area off of La.


  15. House logjam broken by passage of billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    After several contentious days, the House on Monday passed a Republican bill 76-28 to partially address the impending fiscal cliff when temporary revenue measures expire this summer. The bill broke a logjam in the House, which could not agree on any revenue measures in March, and marked a significant step toward solving some of the state's budget problems.


  16. NSU to hold seven sessions of Freshman Connection programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Four sessions will be on the Natchitoches campus on May 24-25, May 31-June 1, June 20-21 and July 10. The program will be held on the Alexandria campus June 5, and on the Leesville/Fort Polk campus June 7 and on the Shreveport campus June 13. The fee is $100 for the sessions on the Natchitoches campus and $60 for the sessions on the Alexandria, Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses. Those attending the sessions on the Alexandria, Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses should be planning to take all classes on that campus.


  17. Cleco employee recognized by LifeShare for 31 years of donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Photo: Robert Hirchak, Cleco NERC Consultant; John Lindsey, Cleco Senior NERC Compliance Trainer; Michelle Corley, Cleco Supervisor, NERC Compliance; Stephanie Huffman, Cleco NERC Compliance and Training Specialist; Louis Guidry; Marty Paulk, Cleco NERC Consultant; Julia Callis, Cleco chief compliance officer and general counsel. by LifeShare Blood Center for donating blood or platelets twice a month since 1987, giving a total of 72 gallons of blood.


  18. Boise increases Scholarship support for STEM studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Boise Cascade Wood Products of Lena increased the amount of the scholarships they award to students from central Louisiana who major in engineering technology or computer information systems at Northwestern State University. The new commitment doubles the amount awarded to two students each year to $1,000 per year.


  19. Harry Edward Hawthorne Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Mass of Christian Burial for Harry Edward Hawthorne Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29 at St. Augustine Church, Isle Breville, in Natchez with the Rev. Charlie Ray officiating.


  20. Grad student art show opens in Alexandria March 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Northwestern State University's Department of Fine + Graphic Art graduate program will present an exhibition of new works by Master of Arts candidates Aliosky Garcia, Hollis Ervin, Richelle Dorris, Jeffrey Nieman, Osvaldo Ferrer, Auna Oncay, Morgan Magnuson Reese, Nancy Robinson Noles, Madilyn Anderson and James Stringer. The Spring 2018 NSU Graduate Art Exhibition will be up March 19-30 at Creative Arts and Gallery, 3816 Parliament Drive, Alexandria.


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