story by staff reporter Nora Drenner With only two items on the agenda, the special-called meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council on January 14 lasted less than 10 minutes. Both agenda items were to set the regular January and February meetings. The special meeting was necessary due to […]
Story by staff reporter Nora Drenner Back on the table at the Jan. 13 Natchitoches City Council meeting was discussion of annexing some 275 acres which include a portion of Monroe Street and surrounding properties from the parish to the corporate city limits. The issue was initially introduced […]
by Leah Jackson Dr. Michelle Fazzio Brunson, professor of early childhood education at Northwestern State University, has been appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana Complete Committee (LCCC) created to help raise awareness of the 2020 census. According to the Governor’s Office, the advisory panel is […]
Nora Drenner brings public meeting coverage and investigative reporting to Around the Town. Nora Drenner is Around the Town’s newest staff reporter. Drenner, who currently lives in Many, returned to Louisiana in 2017 following a 21-year stint in Colorado. It was in Colorado that Drenner said goodbye to […]
FINE PAYMENT (F): Korenikkia Raymond, 262 Hwy 119 Lot 33, Natch, La – DUS, Required Signals Ebony Matthews, 1230 Old Robeline Rd, Natch, La – Resisting an Officer Ricky Scott, 328 Scott Loop, Natch, La – DP Quandarious Williams, 1603 Meadows Dr, Natch, La – SPOM Alfred Antoine, […]
The Many Police Department is asking that you keep Chief Roger Freeman and his Family in your prayers. Chief Freeman has suffered a sudden illness, and is presently in LSU Shreveport. We will continue to update the community as more information becomes available.
Natchitoches Parish – Early Saturday night, a single-vehicle crash killed a man from Campti, who was not wearing a seat belt. Troopers responded to the crash around 7:00 p.m., which occurred on Louisiana Highway 153. The initial investigation by State Police revealed a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven […]
The Louisiana School for the Math, Science and Arts Community is mourning the tragic loss of Andrew Luse, a senior who passed away this morning. We can not begin to describe the deep sadness felt by students, faculty, and staff, and we offer our sincere condolences to Andrew’s […]
Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Local Many firefighters use a ladder truck and hose to drench the roof of apartment building destroyed by fire Sunday, Jan. 12. Courtesy photo by fire chief Scott Gowan Story by staff reporter Nora Drenner Fire leveled an apartment complex along Middle Creek Rd in Many on Sunday, […]