Louisiana Boys State participants include: delegates Brooks Ballard, Charles Cook, Micah Doyle, James Estopinal Jr., Chase Jenkins, and Unit 16 Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden. Delegates Samuel Nuss, Zachary Pickett, Adam Satterlee, Kyle Shiell, Sons of the American Legion Commander Ethan Sharp, Sr., Post 16 Boys State Chairman Terry Sharp, and 6th District Boys State Procurement Chairman Michael Peats.
Anna Bozzelle, who served in the military in World War II and is now 94, attended a recent Gretna Historical Society meeting where the discussion was about her mother, Mary "Mamie" Fortmayer Bozzelle who christened the SS Gretna Victory ship. National World War II Museum Curator/Content Specialist Kimberly Guise was guest speaker at a recent Gretna Historical Society meeting.
After receiving a call from her son's school, Samantha Athanasopoulos was shocked. She said the principal at Phoebe Hearst Elementary in Metairie told her what she never thought she would hear, that her autistic, non-verbal 4-year-old had been struck repeatedly by a teacher's assistant.
Natchitoches, Louisiana a The public boat launching ramps on the Red River will be closed by Thursday afternoon due to high water. This includes the ramps in Caddo, Bossier, Red River, Natchitoches, Grant, Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes.
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a Natchitoches man after a juvenile female's parents reported their daughter had been touched inappropriately. Multiple news outlets report deputies arrested 55-year-old Kenneth Harold Worsham Sunday afternoon.
BPCC will partner with DeSoto, Natchitoches to offer paramedic program Program will allow potential students access to an accredited paramedic program closer to where they live and work. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/2015/05/07/bpcc-paramedic-program/70957176/ Beginning in January, Bossier Parish Community College's Paramedic program will partner with DeSoto Parish EMS and Natchitoches Parish EMS to offer paramedic education to current and potential employees, allowing potential students access to an accredited paramedic program closer to where they live and work.
The American pit bull is the most feared and at the same time, the most misunderstood. In the 1920's and 30's pits were called the nanny dog.
Oak Grove Area within the Natchitoches Water Works #1 Distribution System is experiencing low pressure problems with the water supply system. This drop in system pressure below 15 pounds has been caused by repair efforts to the service lines.
Back on April 17, deputies with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division assisted by the Natchitoches Police Animal Control and NPDC Animal Control Units issued a search warrant in the 1500 block of Eight Mile Loop near Natchitoches, Louisiana. During their search, detectives seized 23 pit bulls and other animals.
Artists are being sought to design the 2015 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster. The theme for the poster is " Christmas in Natchitoches ."