Philanthropic Fees’ gift pushes SPC project to benchmark

The Northwestern State Athletic Department’s proposed Sports Performance Center hit another benchmark Tuesday.

Thanks to a $100,000 gift from NSU alumni Kelvin and Stacy Fee, the Sports Performance Center project has now cleared the $1 million mark in private donations. The Fees announced an initial $50,000 contribution with the other half to be paid in installments.

Northwestern State has designated the Sports Performance Center as its top new capital outlay project. NSU Athletics is seeking $6 million in capital outlay monies and continues to raise private donations for matching funds.

“We’re getting closer and closer to the finish line and making this project a reality,” said Northwestern State Director of Athletics Greg Burke. “There will be no let up as we move forward and continue to engage alumni and former athletes who have the interest and ability to become part of something significant for our athletic program and university.”

The donation toward the Sports Performance Center tapped into another level of generosity from Kelvin Fee, who with his late wife, Pat, established an endowed athletic scholarship in 2007 that now sits at the $50,000 level.

Kelvin Fee was a four-year javelin letterman at Northwestern State, who also competed under legendary Demon track and field coach Leon Johnson when Johnson coached at DeRidder High School. Fee credited Johnson with turning him into a javelin thrower during Fee’s high school career.

“I’ve benefited from my Northwestern State experience throughout my life,” said Fee, who is now the executive vice president at MetroNet in Chicago. “I’ve been blessed and always wanted to pass it along to someone else. Greg and I have talked about this for a while. We took a tour of the fieldhouse a week or so ago, and it was the first time I’ve been there in about 35 years. The weight room was pretty much the same weight room and training room that was here when I was. I want to see Northwestern be successful in sports. To do that, you have to have facilities and things that help you recruit kids. We need to upgrade ours. I hope others feel the same way and do something to help.”

Added Burke: “Kelvin and Stacy are greatly appreciated for their generosity, which continues the momentum for this game-changing project that will greatly impact student-athletes now and in the future. The passion they have for their alma mater is remarkable and is reflected in their support for other areas of the NSU athletics in addition to the Sports Performance Center project.”

In addition to Kelvin Fee’s athletic career, Stacy Fee is an NSU alumna whose family ties run deep on more than one Northwestern State campus.

Stacy Fee’s father was a biology professor and registrar on the Natchitoches campus before becoming the provost of Northwestern State’s Fort Polk campus.

“All I knew was Northwestern,” she said. “My dad was also an academic advisor for the athletes, and they loved him. I didn’t think twice about (donating). That’s my home. That’s my school. I’m proud that we are able to help Northwestern State athletics.”

The sprawling strength and conditioning facility, which will be constructed on the back end of the Athletic Fieldhouse, will include a new 11,600 square foot weight room with space for more than 100 student-athletes, a 25-foot artificial turf pad, a new nutrition center, student-athlete lounge area and offices for the strength staff.

The second phase of the project will convert the current weight room into a high-tech rehabilitation center along with other sports medicine upgrades.

The third phase will be the renovation of the current “Eugene Christmas Training Room.”

“It is exciting to see momentum for this transformational project continue to grow,” Burke said. “Having a strength and conditioning center that will be the best among Southland Conference members, past and present, will be a game changer on the recruiting front and in the everyday lives of our student-athletes and coaches.”

Contributions can be made directly to the Sports Performance Center project by visiting https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/Victorious or by contacting Burke at 318-357-5251 or burkeg@nsula.edu.


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Remember This?: Can You Open This?

For centuries, humans have looked for ways to preserve food. Common methods for preserving meat included salting, drying and smoking, which made it easy to store or transport. Preserving other food varieties proved more difficult.

Warring parties struggled to keep their armies fed. Battles were usually fought in the summer and early fall when food was easily replenished. Both sides understood that winter battles were rare because of the lack of food. In many cases, soldiers returned to their homes for the winter and regrouped in the spring. Napoleon Bonaparte was largely responsible for changing that aspect of warfare.

In the first decade of the nineteenth century, Napoleon’s French Army and its allies fought in what is referred to as the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815). One of Napoleon’s main difficulties was keeping his quarter of a million soldiers fed. It was Napoleon who said, “An army marches on its stomach,” which means that to be effective an army needs a constant supply of good food. If Napoleon could find a way to keep his soldiers fed, they could continue to fight year-round. This tactic would give Napoleon the advantage.

In the early years of the Napoleonic Wars, the French government offered a prize of 12,000 francs to anyone who could devise an inexpensive method for the preservation of large amounts of food. In 1809, French confectioner Nicolas Appert displayed bottles of fruits and vegetables preserved in sealed glass bottles. The food only spoiled if the seal was broken. Appert, who is considered the father of canning, won the prize on the condition that he would share his process with the public. The process was slow, expensive, and the bottles were easily broken. The Napoleonic Wars ended before the canning process was perfected.

In 1810, British merchant Peter Durand patented the first process to seal food in cans rather than in glass bottles. In 1811, a Londoner named Bryan Donkin bought Durand’s patent, developed Appert’s process further, and packaged food in sealed air-tight cans made from tinned wrought iron. The process was still expensive as each can was made one at a time by hand at a rate of about six per hour. Eating the expensive canned foods became a status symbol for the upper crust to flaunt their wealth. Although canned food was too expensive for ordinary citizens, the British Army and Royal Navy provided canned food for its men. Wars remained the main demand for canned food.

Hungry people used varying methods to get into the cans with varying success. The cans were so tough that manufacturers printed instructions on each can explaining the method to open them with a hammer and chisel. Soldiers on the battlefield often cut their hands and fingers as they struggled with their bayonets and knives to open the cans. Another common method was to smash the cans with whatever was handy, which usually resulted in spillage of most of the can’s contents.

In the early 1850s, manufacturers began using steel rather than wrought iron in their cans. The steel cans were thinner, lighter, and easier to open. As the thinner cans became more common, clerks in grocery stores opened cans for customers to take home.

In 1858, Ezra J. Warner patented the first practical can opener, which was little more than a blade that cut into the lid. The user repeated the cuts all the way around the can in a sawing fashion until the lid was able to be opened enough to get the contents out. It’s hard to believe that the first can opener was invented almost 50 years after the invention of the tin can. The standard toothed wheel can opener, the one found in most homes today, was invented in 1926, over 110 years after the tin can was first patented.

Sources:

1. Eschner, Kat. “Why the Can Opener Wasn’t Invented Until Almost 50 Years After the Can.” Smithsonian Magazine. August 24, 2017. smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-can-opener-wasnt-invented-until-almost-50-years-after-can-180964590/.

2. Wisdom Biscuits. “How Did People Open Cans Before Can Openers Were Invented?.” Accessed September 18, 2021. wisdombiscuits.com/how-did-people-open-cans-before-can-openers-were-invented/.


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Voluntary Covid-19 Testing Program

The Natchitoches Parish School Board has received many questions concerning its Voluntary Covid-19 Testing Program through LSU Health Shreveport.

If you registered for weekly testing and opted in for the incentive pay program, you will earn a payment each time you are tested! For the first test, each participant will receive $25. For every additional test after, participants will receive $10. Please see the flyer for more information on how to receive your payment.

Every additional person tested reduces the chance of Covid-19 spreading in our community. This program not only helps keep our schools safe but also provides an opportunity for students to start saving for their futures!


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Alliance Compressors Sponsors Natchitoches Junior High JAG Program

Natchitoches Junior High JAG members would like to extend their appreciation to Alliance Compressor for their generous donation to our program. As a community partner, you make the difference for us. NJH-JAG is forever grateful.

Pictured are: Brian Brock, Alliance Plant Manager, LaTina Harris, Alliance Controller; Jacquelyn Rainwater, J.A.G. Specialist and Michelle Brundige, Alliance Human Resource Manager


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Member of the Louisiana School’s first graduating class Sue Rosenthal (‘85) to speak at Matriculation Ceremony

Sue Rosenthal, a member of the Class of 1985 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA), will deliver the address for the Matriculation Ceremony set for 2 p.m. Saturday Sept. 25 in Treen Auditorium.

Rosenthal is from the small community of Bayou Rapides outside of Boyce, La. in Rapides Parish. Following her time at the Louisiana School, she earned her Bachelor’s in Microbiology from Howard University in Washington, D.C., her Master’s in Immunology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, Ca. and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. An attorney with ExxonMobil, Rosenthal has practiced law for the past 25 years.

Rosenthal credits the Louisiana School with giving her the confidence and knowledge to further pursue her education and view the sky as the limit for opportunity.

“I always kept in mind that if I could compete with the state’s best and brightest, I could compete anywhere,” said Rosenthal.

As Vice President of the LSMSA Foundation’s Board of Trustees and the newly named Chair of LSMSA’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Advisory Council, Rosenthal’s primary objective is to ensure that all eligible students in Louisiana have access to the life-changing opportunities that LSMSA afforded her.

To keep the LSMSA community safe, this year’s time-honored Matriculation Ceremony will be held in person for students, faculty and staff, and virtually for family and friends. To watch the livestream, visit https://livestream.com/lsmsa/matriculation at 2 p.m. on Sept. 25.


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Notice of Death – September 21, 2021

NATCHITOCHES:
Michelle Ann O’Donnell
May 09, 1969 – September 17, 2021
Service: Saturday, September 25 at 10 am at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home

Joseph Lynch
September 20, 2021
Arrangements TBA

James Clark
September 21, 2021
Arrangements TBA

James “J.C” Coutee, Sr.
March 12, 1962 – September 16, 2021
Service: Wednesday, September 22 at 2 pm at Bay Springs Baptist Church

Cyldia B. Groce
September 17, 2021
Arrangements TBA

John Jackson Sr.
September 15, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Ricky Lane Carpenter
May 27, 1961 – September 14, 2021
Service: Saturday, September 25 at 11 am at Fern Park Cemetery in Natchitoches

Gloria Shields
September 12, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Felenn Sowell
September 08, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Minnie Johnson
September 04, 2021
Arrangements TBA

SABINE:
James Rickey Hebert
May 20, 1963 – September 12, 2021
Service: Saturday, September 25 at 10 am at Spring Ridge Baptist Church

RED RIVER:
Suzanne Marie Bumgardner
February 13, 1954 – September 18, 2021
Service: Wednesday, September 22 at 10 am at Ashland Baptist Church

Stanley Derrell Horton
October 28, 1938 – September 19, 2021
Service: Friday, September 24 at 11 am at Open Door Fellowship Church


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Parish Council approves water system projects to submit for funding assistance, focuses on improving water for Parish residents

Council Member Attendance by Telephonic Conference

At its Sept. 20 meeting the Natchitoches Parish Council approved Resolutions 37, 38, 39 and 40 of 2021 for committing certain matching funds in connection with the application of Sandy Point 480, Creston, and Chestnut-Readhimer Water Systems; and Sabine Parish Waterworks District No. 1 for project funding from the State of Louisiana’s Water Sector Program.

As unanimously approved by the Council during its regularly scheduled meeting in July, all rural water systems serving residents of Natchitoches Parish were invited to submit their WATER SECTOR PROJECTS to Natchitoches Parish Government. The intention of the NPG’s involvement in these projects is to use funds from its distribution of funds associated with the American Rescue Plan Act, as permitted, to “close the funding gap” of the anticipated costs of these projects.

The requested funds are not related to the NPG normal annual budget and may be spent only on projects related to water, sewer, or storm water drainage per ARPA guidelines and guidance. If every project listed below is approved for funding at the both the State and Parish level, the total expenditure from NPG ARPA funds will be $1,256,620, with $2,449,465 remaining in this current disbursement.

American Recovery Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA): Initial funding of approximately $3.7 million has been received by Natchitoches Parish. Early guidance has indicated that along with COVID19 related costs, these funds may be used for water, sewer, and stormwater drainage related projects. Based on this guidance, NPG has formulated a framework for a plan that includes the following:

1. Partnering with rural water systems to assist in funding the “gap” in their existing funding structures on “shovel ready projects”. Projects, and recommended funding amounts will be subject to Parish Council approval. These are projects the Council approved at Monday night’s meeting.

2. Working within each district with engineers and Parish Council representatives to develop drainage projects, RFPs, and subsequent approval of projects that meet the following conditions:

3. Solve immediate stormwater drainage problems in each district, and
Focus not only on drainage, but also storm water retention, and controlled outflow.

The Water Sector Projects to be submitted to the State of Louisiana, and requesting ARPA funding assistance from the Natchitoches Parish Government are as follows:

NPG Water System 2021

In other business, during his report to the Council, Parish President John Richmond mentioned that a new bin site is needed in the Kisatchie area. All options/offers will be considered.

Other agenda items included:

Reappoint Ralph Hernandez to the Fire District #5 Board, Ted Duggan to the Water Works District No. 2 Board, Tracy Brown to the Library Board of Control, Laquita Collins to the Housing Authority Board, and appoint Justin Martin to replace Dorle Hays on the Fire District No. 8 Board and Mario Fox to replace George Culpepper on the Fire District No. 5 Board.

Introduction of Ordinance 014-2021 for a budget amendment for Fish Hatchery Road, Capital Outlay and American Rescue Plan Fund (SEE DOCUMENT BELOW).

Approve or deny the assessed value levied by Tax Assessor Tim Page (SEE DOCUMENT BELOW).

Approve Resolution 036-2021 for Chestnut-Readhimer Water System by the Natchitoches Parish Government supporting an emergency grant application to the Community Water Enrichment Fund and/or the Local Government Assistance Program(s) for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. There’s currently an emergency situation with this water system. The Natchitoches Parish Government is asking the state to fund a CWEF grant.

Enter into Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between the Natchitoches Parish Government and the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs.

Award RFP to Wilbanks Appraisal Co. and to contract with the firm for performing the property appraisals needed for acquisition of two drainage servitudes for the construction of drainage improvements necessary to establish proper drainage on the project for the resurfacing of Fish Hatchery Road.

Seek sealed bid proposals for materials and supplies for the Parish Highway and Solid Waste Departments.

Approve the authorization for RFP for selecting a firm to handle the reapportionment/redistricting for Natchitoches Parish.

Consider selection of projects and submission of applications for Capital Outlay funding by the State including the following roads: Harmony, Goldonna, Blanchard, Bayou Derbonne, Hart, Pardee, current aged asphalt portion of Collins, Robeline Provencal (from Provencal to Old Victoria Road), Patrick, Church (Natchez), Cedar Bend/Riverview, and Brickyard.

Enter into Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the following good samaritans: Earl Bynog for Emmanuel and Paul Bynog Road, Coy Birdwell for McCaskill Cemetery and Joe Clouse Road, Monique Sarpy for J Benjamin Road, Charles Shivers for Renee Street, and Jackie Colston for Dufrene Road.


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The River Blackout Bingo: New Jackpot THIS MORNING

Join Trini & Ashley LIVE for  River Blackout Bingo!   Your chance to win begins at 7 am on 94.9 The River.

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To obtain you Virtual Bingo Card:   just TEXT the following and be ready to play.  Cards are limited, so get your card ASAP!

TEXT “riverbingo” (all one word) to 21000

Trini & Ashley will start call the numbers starting at 7:15am.

If you have a Blackout Bingo, be the first caller to the River Lines: 318-581-4025.

The first Blackout Bingo to call and verify their card as a winning card wins the jackpot!


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Cane River Fall Festivities: Astronomy Night

Cane River National Heritage Area and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host the Cane River Fall Festivities throughout the month of October. Magnolia Plantation located far from the light pollution of civilization is the ultimate place to learn about and enjoy the splendor of the night sky.

Join us on October 8, 2021, to explore the night sky! This FREE program will take place from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and is limited to twenty participants. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 318-352-0383 x316. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. A Junior Ranger program for children will start promptly at 6:30 pm. Kids will earn their Junior Ranger Night Explorer patch. At 7:00 pm, Professor Michael Scanlan of Northwestern State University will begin a short indoor program which will be followed with outdoor observational instruction.

Come experience your park after dark! Please dress for the weather and bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on, bug spray, and a flashlight. Binoculars or telescopes are optional. Magnolia Plantation is located at 5549 Highway 119, Derry/Cloutierville, LA. Due to a road closure Magnolia Plantation can only be accessed from the southern end of Highway 119 via LA Highway 1.

The grounds of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nearly 80 original buildings remain, many open for self-guided tours including several that are historically furnished from Wednesday through Sunday. Park staff conducts tours of the plantation grounds daily Wednesday through Sunday. In addition, the park offers a cell phone tour. The Oakland Main House is open for self-guided tours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Magnolia Main House is privately owned and is not open to the public. For more information call the park at 318-352-0383, ext. 316.


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McFall promoted to lead Northwestern State Athletics academic support staff

Taylor McFall has been promoted to assistant athletics director for student-athlete development, announced Northwestern State athletics director Greg Burke on Monday.

McFall served in the NSU Athletics academic services department for nearly one year as the academic coordinator and director of the enhanced academic program.

“Taylor has done an outstanding job of mentoring student-athletes and engaging with coaches over the past eight months, which combined with experience working at other Division I programs across the country, has provided a solid foundation for assuming oversight for the athletic department’s overall academic support program,” said NSU Director of Athletics Greg Burke. “Taylor will have big shoes to fill as NSU has been blessed over the past couple of decades to have highly dedicated leaders in the academic support area, but she is up to the task.

“She is bright, energetic, creative and genuinely cares about the student-athlete. Her work ethic is tremendous. I look forward to working with her and her staff.”

McFall guided women’s basketball, volleyball and track and field/cross country programs this past season, handling academic eligibility, secondary advising and registration services and a host of other duties.

She will manage NSU Athletics’ academic support operations for the nearly 400 student-athletes on campus.

McFall will also coordinate life skills training for NSU’s competitors, along with overseeing the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and helping direct community service initiatives involving NSU Athletics teams and staff members.

Prior to arriving in Natchitoches, McFall spent two-plus years at Louisiana Tech as an athletic academic advisor, working closely with a variety of Tech’s athletic teams.

The Western Kentucky product has an undergraduate degree in social work and a masters degree in recreation and sport administration.

McFall has experience at other regional schools, working as an athletics academic advisor at Old Dominion and Central Arkansas.


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Opportunity: Records Clerk

CITY OF NATCHITOCHES JOB OPPORTUNITY: RECORDS CLERK

POSITION: Records Clerk – Part Time – Police Department

DESCRIPTION: Performs routine clerical tasks such as maintaining records, answering telephones, places records in files and retrieves them as needed, receives and prepares reports, gathers data from file records and prepares reports for the Chief, Department Officers and other assignments as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School or GED

CONTACT: City of Natchitoches, Human Resources Department located at 1400 Sabine St. or P.O. Box 37, Natchitoches, LA 71458-0037. Application may also be picked up upstairs at City Hall located at 700 Second St. or downloaded online at www.natchitochsla.gov

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted through: October 4, 2021

 

THE CITY OF NATCHITOCHES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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LTC Drake is NSU’s Honorary Captain, military honoree for Sept. 18 football game

In continuing the university’s long-held tradition of recognizing military service at home athletic events, Northwestern State University welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Drake and his family to Natchitoches and honored his service to the nation during the Sept. 18 football game.

LTC Drake joined the Northwestern family as the professor of Military Science this summer. He was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in 2005 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. With over 17 years of active service, including four combat deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, he brings a wealth of experience to NSU’s ROTC program. Most recently, he was an Observer, Coach, Trainer and Brigade S3 in the Operations Group, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk.

LTC Drake holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Arts in Management and Leadership from Webster University. His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, and Command and General Staff College.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters (OLC), Meritorious Service Medal w/2 OLC, Army Commendation Medal w/4 OLC, and the Army Achievement Medal. The Oak Leaf Cluster is a bronze or silver device that designates a subsequent awarding of a medal or ribbon. Drake has also earned the Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Parachutist Badge.

LTC Drake hails from Lakeland, Florida. He and his wife, Brittany, have two daughters, Ava and Jada.


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McCord family presents scholarship to inaugural recipient

Northwestern State University remembered Carley McCord during the Sept. 18 football game against UT-Martin by recognizing her family and the presentation of a scholarship in her name. McCord, a 2011 graduate of Northwestern, was a well-known sports journalist and digital media reporter who stayed in touch with her NSU family and was a devoted Demon supporter.

Friends, classmates, colleagues, sorority sisters and others contributed more than $108,000 to the Carley McCord Memorial scholarship, created to benefit a female student pursuing a career in sports journalism and media.

Caroline Bland of Shreveport is the inaugural recipient of the scholarship. Bland is a graduate of Byrd High School and is pursuing a degree in communications with concentration in sports media and a minor in photography.

McCord, a Baton Rouge native, earned a degree in journalism at NSU. As an undergraduate, she worked in NSU’s Recruiting Office for four years where she was a Student Ambassador and gave tours to prospective students. A talented vocalist, she was crowned Miss Northwestern-Lady of the Bracelet in 2010 when her fellow contestants voted her Miss Congeniality. She was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. She worked as a digital media reporter for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches and was the in-game host for the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. She was a frequent visitor to Northwestern State and supported the NSU Foundation as a Columns Fund member. McCord and four others died in a plane crash Dec. 28, 2019.

A high school volleyball player and student athletic trainer, Bland said she was drawn to sports media because of her life-long love of athletics. This semester she began a student job in NSU’s Sports Information Office where she helps cover football and volleyball.

“I would like to tell the McCord family that I am so thankful to be thought of for this scholarship. Once I got into this field in Spring 2020 I looked up all different female sports journalist and Carley was one who stood out to me. I read up on her and all of her accomplishments and I really looked up to who she was and I aspire to be like her,” Bland said.

“Caroline has jumped in with both feet since coming to our office. Her work ethic has made a quick impression and is reminiscent of Carley’s passionate, professional drive to do whatever she could to the best of her ability,” said Sports Information Director Jason Pugh.


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Notice of Death – September 20, 2021

NATCHITOCHES:
James “J.C” Coutee, Sr.
March 12, 1962 – September 16, 2021
Service: Wednesday, September 22 at 2 pm at Bay Springs Baptist Church

Cyldia B. Groce
September 17, 2021
Arrangements TBA

John Jackson Sr.
September 15, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Ricky Lane Carpenter
May 27, 1961 – September 14, 2021
Service: Saturday, September 25 at 11 am at Fern Park Cemetery in Natchitoches

Gloria Shields
September 12, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Felenn Sowell
September 08, 2021
Arrangements TBA

Minnie Johnson
September 04, 2021
Arrangements TBA

SABINE:
James Rickey Hebert
May 20, 1963 – September 12, 2021
Service: Saturday, September 25 at 10 am at Spring Ridge Baptist Church

RED RIVER:
Suzanne Marie Bumgardner
February 13, 1954 – September 18, 2021
Service: Wednesday, September 22 at 10 am at Ashland Baptist Church

Stanley Derrell Horton
October 28, 1938 – September 19, 2021|
Service: Friday, September 24 at 11 am at Open Door Fellowship Church


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BOM Sponsors Barnes Academy Cutters 9U team

BOM is a GOLD sponsor of the Barnes Academy Cutters 9u baseball team. Pictured from left are
Karter Lumpkin, Harper Procell, Marshal Lambright, Justin Harris, Fynn Falgrast, and Miles McFerrin. Top row left to right: BOM’s Chasity Adcock, Jace Jones, Dax Lacaze, Coach Dylan Duplechain, Abel Lavespere, Austin Hess, and Landon Sylvia.


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Fall Career Fair to be held Sept. 28

Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Graduate Career Fair Tuesday, September 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom.

Students attending must dress professionally and bring a resume to meet with employers.

NSU students wishing to sign up can go to CLICK HERE

Employers can go to CLICK HERE 

Employers attending include AMERISAFE, BOM, Cleco Corporate Holdings, LLC, Edko LLC, Fastenal Company – Branch, Franciscan Missionaries of our Lady University, HCA – 63655, Heart of Hospice, KTBS-TV, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana Legislative Auditor, LSU Law Center, Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services, Inc. Marine Corps Officer Program Baton Rouge, Mississippi College School of Law, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, Network of International Christian Schools, Nicholls State University Graduate Studies, Northwestern State’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development and Graduate School, Ochsner LSU Health, Pinecrest Support and Services Center, Primary Health Services Center, RoyOMartin, Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Southern University Law Center, St. Landry Parish School Board, The Orchard Foundation – CLIP and Waskom Brown and Associates.


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Opportunity: Records Clerk

CITY OF NATCHITOCHES JOB OPPORTUNITY: RECORDS CLERK

POSITION: Records Clerk – Part Time – Police Department

DESCRIPTION: Performs routine clerical tasks such as maintaining records, answering telephones, places records in files and retrieves them as needed, receives and prepares reports, gathers data from file records and prepares reports for the Chief, Department Officers and other assignments as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School or GED

CONTACT: City of Natchitoches, Human Resources Department located at 1400 Sabine St. or P.O. Box 37, Natchitoches, LA 71458-0037. Application may also be picked up upstairs at City Hall located at 700 Second St. or downloaded online at www.natchitochsla.gov

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted through: October 4, 2021

 

THE CITY OF NATCHITOCHES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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