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NATCHITOCHES-- State police are investigating a fatal weekend crash in Natchitoches Parish.

 

NATCHITOCHES - Crystal Dunning is spending her summer immersed in the arts. Dunning, a junior from Lafayette at Northwestern State University, is working at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as an intern in the College of Creative Arts.

 

Twelve-year-old Tyler Carson was named Grand Champion of the 2014 Louisiana State Fiddle Championship.

 

NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will present a conversational Spanish class beginning Monday, Aug. 4. The class will be held Aug. 4 - 7 and 11 - 14 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Design Center in the Fine Arts Annex on NSU's Natchitoches campus.

 

The trial of a former Natchitoches police officer accused of kidnapping and fatally beating a Sabine Parish man will not be moved from the 11th Judicial District Court, according to a ruling today.

 

A two-year undercover investigation has resulted in seven people being charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine, firearms violations and other related drug charges and the seizure of more than $517,000 in cash in North Louisiana.

 

Stephanie A. Finley, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, will announce indictments in a major drug trafficking operation today, according to a release.

 

Post a comment NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Kayla Boening of Floresville has been named to the president's list for the spring 2014 semester at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

 

ThinkFirst! Then DrawDown! It is one of the summer season's premier events and will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 in the East Ridge Country Club ballroom, 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport.

 

A speeding stop Sunday by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies found one woman who was wanted in Texas and a Colorado woman who was charged Tuesday with identity theft, according to releases.

 

NATCHITOCHES -- The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band has been invited to participate in the St. Patrick's Festival Parade in Dublin, Ireland, on March 17, 2015.

 

MONROE -- Corey Trahan is no stranger to the arts scene in northeastern Louisiana: He's been the Biedenharn Endowed Chair for Music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, director of music at Covenant Presbyterian Church and Artist in Residence for the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council.

 

For Perry Bringier, the best part of the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival was getting to share it with his grandson, Zachary.

 

They practiced for a full 19 hours at The Record Plant in New York City to get ready.

 

The free workshop will provide participants with information on what it takes to plan and pursue their business goals.

 

An unnamed woman asked Benjamin Franklin what king of government they had given us.

 

NATCHITOCHES - The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band has been invited to participate in the St. Patrick's Festival Parade in Dublin, Ireland, on March 17, 2015.

 

<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: James E. Hall IV, 13, of Shreveport. ... Jeannine Roberson, of Natchitoches. ... Shirley Pierson, of Shreveport. ... the Rev. Steve Miller, of Shreveport. ... James Johnson, of Benton. ... A.B. Berry, of Shreveport. ... Yossilla Jones, of Shreveport. ... Deja Maeshack, of Shreveport. ... Eryn Robertson, daughter of Eric and Felicia Robertson, of Shreveport. ... Virginia Player, of Shreveport. ... Michelle Player, of Shreveport. ... Shawn Figaro, of Kent, Wash. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. Found: well-trained black, white and brown male border collie, Chelsea Drive in Shreveport's Broadmoor area, call (318) 230-6339 or Animal Control. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

 

Weekend entertainment is plentiful in Cenla. There's a festival in Natchitoches, a theater production in Alexandria and a little live local music Thursday to get things started.

 

A new compilation gathering together some rare recordings by the late folk-rock great Jim Croce will be released this Tuesday , July 22. Lost Time in a Bottle features 24 tracks, and includes a previously unreleased 1964 live radio concert the singer/songwriter played at New York's Cazenovia College.

 
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