Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall.
A 34-year veteran of the banking industry, Roop brings a wealth of professional experience and deep community ties to his leadership role.
The staff of The Current Sauce, Northwestern State University's student newspaper, is commemorating the publication's 100th birthday with a reception and gathering of former editors and staff tonight.
Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, March 8. The course will be taught on March 8, 15 and 22 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master's Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches.
The Tricentennial celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana continues with a celebration of Colonial Heritage throughout the month of March.
There's much to do in Cenla this weekend. The Second Saturday Art Market at Alexandria Museum of Art and Taking It 2 the Streets in downtown Alexandria are back after a winter break, while several first-time events are on the agenda, as well.
Rev. Jeremy Odom, a Democrat from Natchitoches, says he has enough support to get his name on the ballot for the election scheduled Nov. 3, 2015.
After a frozen Mardi Gras holiday, things have warmed up at Alex Box Stadium where LSU will take on Sacred Heart on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Junior transfer Brady Domangue will get his first start on the mound as a Tiger with catcher Chris Chinea behind the plate catching for him.
NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State University's spring gala, the President's Command Performance, will highlight the talents of students in the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice Estelle Dear School of Creative Performing Arts.
Annie Noel of Mandeville has been accepted to attend the prestigious Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, March 8. The course will be taught on March 8, 15 and 22 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master's Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches.
LAKE CHARLES -- It could be an icy Mardi Gras for parts of Louisiana. The National Weather Service warned Monday that freezing rain could begin falling before dawn Tuesday across a region running from Many, Natchitoches and Winnfield south to parishes along Interstate 10 west of the Atchafalaya River.
Team Adam: Christina Grimmie, Dawn and Hudson, Delvin Choice & Cary Laine Team Usher : Biff Gore, Bria Kelly, Madilyn Paige and T.J. Wilkins Team Shakira : Jeremy Biggs, Kristen Merlin and Deja Hall Team Blake: Noah Lis and Jake Worthington Up first to face the coaches was 33-year-old Las Vegas resident Ryan Whyte Maloney.
A man who is on probation until May was stopped Saturday for a traffic violation, and Natchitoches Sheriff's deputies found meth and a rifle inside his pickup truck, according to a release.
Dallas residents headed to New Orleans for Mardi Gras hit a snag when stopped for a traffic violation in Natchitoches, and drugs were found in their car, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.
One man already is "the voice" of Natchitoches, and he is hoping to become "The Voice" of America.
The chaos that unfolded at Walmart stores in north Louisiana last year when the food stamp system crashed took center stage on Friday at the Louisiana Attorney General's Office.
The Company also announces a private placement of $250,000 of convertible debentures.
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING. Southern University Board of Supervisors member Calvin W. Braxton, Sr., of Natchitoches.