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Disposal of Grass Clippings & Yard Trimmings Ordinance

NATCHITOCHES – In accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act (1972), the City of Natchitoches will begin strict enforcement of Section 28-1 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Natchitoches, which reads:
“It shall be unlawful for any person to [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested for Murdering His Mother

Crime Scene

An Alexandria man is arrested Thursday for the murder of his mother. 30 year old Jeffery Bell was found in Allen Parish.  Rapides deputies say his elderly mother was found Sunday in her home in the Foxfire Subdivision. They say she appeared to have stab wounds, and later they learned her son had taken her [...]

Minor League Baseball to Return to Alexandria


April 18, 2013 – Minor league baseball is returning to Alexandria. The city council approved a contract with a new league that brings minor league play to Bringhurst Field next month. Some seats will be roped off, because the historic ball park is in need of repairs.
– KLAX ABC 31 News
April 9, 2013 – Minor-league [...]

Pineville Man Busted for Child Porn

Gregory Rusk

Gregory Rusk
Rapides deputies arrest a Pineville man for pornography involving children. He is 36-year-old Gregory Rusk.
Rusk was arrested Tuesday at his home after the Cyber Crime Unit of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for computer and internet-related evidence.
Rusk was taken into custody and charged with Pornography Involving Juveniles. This charge is [...]

LSUA Registration for Summer, Fall Semesters


Registration for summer, fall semesters continues
LSU Alexandria is gearing up for the summer and fall semesters, and students are encouraged to do the same.
Registration is currently under way for both semesters. The regular application deadline for summer classes is May 1, but students can register any time between now and the first day of summer [...]

Jindal to Headline a Republican Party Fundraiser

Jindal AP Photo

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is scheduled to headline a Republican Party fundraiser next month in New Hampshire.
The move stokes speculation the governor may be eying a bid for the White House in 2016.
Tickets for the benefit dinner in Manchester will run between $100 and $5,000 dollars. The money raised will support the campaign arm of [...]

Hospitals Face Huge Changes in Louisiana

Hospitals_photo courtesy NOLA

In Baton Rouge, talks to merge Earl K. Long Hospital with Our Lady of Lake Medical Center started years ago. Now, it’s crunch time. EKL closes in five days, but controversy comes with the closing: there is confusion with the poor and uninsured about what to do for healthcare.

“I detest in justice,” said Sen. Sharon [...]

NSU Summer, Fall Registration


NATCHITOCHES – Early registration for the summer and fall 2013 semesters has begun at Northwestern State University.
Students can sign up for the 12-week summer session through May 19. Registration for the first eight-week summer session and the first four-week session is available until June 2 and through June 30 for the second four-week session.
Fall registration [...]

Register Kids Now for Summer Safari



Grades K – 8th (Completed)

Each summer kids in kindergarten through the 8th grade can spend a whole week learning about the zoo and its unique residents during Summer Safari. Each class is geared to a specific age group and sessions include activities, crafts, behind-the-scenes tours, snacks, train rides, animal encounters, visits with zookeepers, and [...]

NSU will offer pre-law, paralegal concentration


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences is offering a prelaw and paralegal studies concentration within the B.A. degree in criminal justice. The concentration will be delivered online and enrollment is currently open for Fall 2013.
“The purpose of this concentration is to establish a pre-law and paralegal focus of [...]