Citizens for Democratic Action will have a Candidate Forum at the Arts Center on 2nd Street, Feb. 16th at 6pm. If you have any questions, please call 318-413-2064.

Spring/Summer Job Fair, Grad Fest to be held Feb. 16The Office of Counseling and Career Services at Northwestern State University will sponsor a Spring/Summer Job Fair Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. The event is being held in conjunction with the annual Grad Fest. The event is open to all Northwestern State students. Local, national and multinational companies, governmental agencies and universities will be on hand to accept resumes, conduct job interviews and provide information. During this time, graduating seniors will have a chance to complete exit interviews with the Office of Financial Aid, order transcripts from the Registrar’s Office, take a graduation photo and order class rings, announcements and caps and gowns. Participants will also be able to join the NSU Alumni Association, apply for a Northwestern State credit card and obtain information on graduate school.

 The MLK Center in Natchitoches offers HiSet Preparation classes. The classes are free and open to the public. The local program has experienced a high level of success with students that have reading levels down to and slightly below the seventh grade. Students are required to take a reading assessment after enrollment. Classes are scheduled on Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. Students should be 19 or older. New classes or enrollment periods will start every eight weeks. The next session will begin in January 2016. For information call 357-3891.

The City of Natchitoches Recreation Dept. presents an after school tutoring program at the John Below Center in Breda Town. The program is free to anyone between the ages of 5-12. The program days and times are Monday-Friday from 3-7 p.m. For more information, call Regina Layton at 318-357-3891. 

NPSO’s Arrest report for Monday February 08 – Wednesday February 10, 2016

Arrested were: 

  1. Michael J Cozad – 27 (WM) – 325 St. Jerard Ave., Natchitoches, La  - Disturbing the Peace/Drunkeness
  2. Steven C Crumble – 33 (BM) – 172 Hwy 1226, Clarence, La  71414 – Contempt/FTA
  3. Ramonia A Graham – 21 (BF) – 115 Robieu St., Campti, La  71411 – Simple Criminal Damage to Property
  4. Byron T Roberts – 27 (BM) – 937 Sprucewood Dr., Lancaster, TX  75146 – Maximum Speed Limit, Driving Under Suspension & Flight from an Officer
  5. William S Berry – 51 (WM) – 507 Melrose Ave., Natchitoches, La  - Contempt/FTA
  6. Aunkeylius Curry – 25 (BM) – 214 Johnson Loop, Natchez, La  71456 – Contempt/FTA
  7. Earnest Davis III – 29 (WM) – 232 Old Hwy 6 West, Natchitoches, La  - Simple Criminal Damage to Property
  8. Bobby R Cyiark Jr. – 29 (BM) – 1532 Grayson St., Natchitoches, La  - DWI (2nd Offense) & Driving Left of Center
  9. Blake J Hupp – 34 (WM) – 241 Cassidy Springs, Robeline, La  71469 – Contempt/FTA
  10. Tracy E McNair – 49 (WF) – 18482 Roussard Rd., Prairieville, La  70769 – Domestic Abuse Battery
  11. John W Haumann – 60 (WM) – 5964 Hwy 1 Bypass, Natchitoches, La  - Domestic Abuse Battery