The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office held a brief 9.11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 at the Natchitoches Parish courthouse in honor of law enforcement, fire, EMS and all of the heroes killed during the attacks on September 11, 2001.
“We will Never Forget that Day of Shock, Disbelief and the Unity it Brought Among Americans”.
Participating in the services were Pastor Tommy Rush of First Baptist Church-2nd Street, Pastor Steven Harris of Abundant Life-International Church, Father John O’Brien of St. Anthony Padua Catholic Church and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Honor Guard.
In attendance were: NPSO Deputies and NPDC , Mayor Lee Posey, NPD Officers, LSP Troopers, Louisiana Department of Corrections Probation and Parole Adult and Juvenile Services, Natchitoches District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington and staff, Tenth Judicial District Court Judges Lala Sylvester and Desiree Dyess and staff, NSU Police, Natchitoches Fire Department, Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office, Natchitoches Fire District #6, Natchitoches Parish Parish Rick Nowlin and staff, Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Clerk David Stamey and staff, Natchitoches Parish Tax Assessor Dollie Mahoney and staff, Natchitoches Parish Registar of Voters Deborah Waskom and staff and members of the public.
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office expresses its sincere appreciation to all that attended today’s event. Let us also remember in our prayers the families of our military, law enforcement, first responders and citizens that were killed on 9/11.
Following today’s service, law enforcement, fire and EMS were invited to an appreciation brunch sponsored by Sharpco Hotels at the Natchitoches Conference Hall.