2018: A Year in Review

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Last year the Natchitoches Parish Journal covered a lot of news. As we
move into 2019, we look forward to bringing you the news that matters
most. Our motto is: Get the news while it’s still the news and not a
week old story. Here’s the top three stories the NPJ published each
month during 2018:

December:

Natchitoches bed & breakfast arson case results in conviction

Natchitoches woman charged with domestic abuse battery

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will close

November:

DOTD holds public meeting to discuss revised alternatives for Church
Street Bridge replacement project

Teacher creates club for young men at NJH

Chamber Announces New President

October:

NPD Investigates City Employee for Felony Theft

Natchitoches man arrested for aggravated assault

Tapped-tober taps into success for its first festival

September:

NPD Arrests Multiple Suspects for Fighting Inside Wal-Mart Supercenter

Northwestern State enrollment breaks 11,000 for the first time

Natchitoches native helps his police department win Law Enforcement
Lip Sync Battle

August:

Natchitoches Parish Grand Jury returns indictment against accused murderer

Blessed: Broken Home

NSU’s new bookstore is open for business

July:

Cane River Waterway Commission files lawsuit over the ‘Pipeline’ and
‘Pump Station’

New hyperbaric chamber brings treatment to more patients

Woman arrested for 1st Degree Murder in Fire-Related Homicide of Infant

June:

Region 3 Major Oliphant Jr. Promoted to Deputy Superintendent of Patrol

NPD requests public assistance identifying Felony Theft suspect

Chick-fil-A coming to University Parkway

May:

NPD Investigators arrest two for attempted murder

Body found in Bayou Pierre, officials working on identification

Lions Club sells record number of rose bouquets for Mother’s Day fundraiser

April:

Marketing committee seeks public input on new Natchitoches tagline, logo

Bridge closure, Detour on Hwy. 199 North of Gorum

Concerned citizen tip leads to arrest of two suspects for (felony) 1st
degree rape

March:

CHANGES: Where will your child go to school?

Natchitoches youth stands up to thank those rallying at “March for Our Lives”

DA announces plea in Sylvia Morrow attempted theft case

February:

Marthaville students hold vigil to honor Florida shooting victims

Big Bass Caught on Cane River

School Closures for March 14, 2016

January:

LOUIE BERNARD ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR STATE SENATE IN 2019 ELECTION

Natchitoches residents get Snow Day, closures continue through Wednesday

Road Closures Due to Railroad Repairs