Latest Natchitoches News

Farmers in 21 parishes may qualify for hurricane Laura aid

Dec. 3, 2020 11:27 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Farmers in 21 north and central Louisiana parishes may qualify for low-interest loans to cover losses from Hurricane Laura in August. These are parishes which did not already qualify under President Donald Trump’s disaster declaration in August. The U.S. Department of...

Louisiana state education board losing an elected member

Nov. 19, 2020 11:33 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — One of the members of Louisiana's top school board is resigning, saying his job has limited the time he can devote to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Tony Davis, a Republican from Natchitoches, is one of eight elected members to the 11-member education board, which...

Body found of Louisiana woman reported missing

Oct. 7, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

MANY, La. (AP) — The body of a woman last seen in mid September at a Walmart store was found Wednesday in a heavily wooded area in north Louisiana, authorities said. Sabine and Natchitoches Parish authorities said deputies found the body of Taylor Nichols, 27, shortly after 10 a.m. west of Highway 171 near...