1 CD RELEASE COMMEMORATES 300 YEARS HERALDING OVER A CENTURY OF NEWS COVERAGE LIFESTYLES School starts Monday! See Page 1B The Natchitoches Times And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free, John 8:32. Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Natchitoches, Louisiana Since 1714 Seventy-Five Cents the Copy INSERTS INSIDE Walmart Best Buy CP-Tel Rite Aid Walgreens Dick s Letters to the Editor Let us know what you think, write a letter to the editor. See Page 4A for details. Natchitoches Times Visit our website at: WEATHER Index Obituaries Editorial Annie s Mailbox Lifestyles Sports HIGH LOW Area Deaths Nancy Ann Washington Obituaries Page 2A City Council will meet Monday The Natchitoches City Council will hold its regular meeting Monday, Aug. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second St.. Tri-Centennial activities continue The Natchitoches Tri- Centennial Celebration is hosting a concert and CD release party Saturday, Aug. 9, on the downtown riverbank, beginning at 6 pm. The event, which is free and open to the public, will celebrate the release of This Is Our Town, a double CD commemorating the Tri-Centennial and featuring original songs by Natchitoches songwriters. There will be performances by Hardrick Rivers, Al Ferrier, Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs, Luke Brouilette, Ed Huey, Danny Metoyer, Breaktime For Frances, Lottie Collier, George Sluppick, David Dollar, and many others, all performing their original songs. There will be food vendors present and who attend should take their lawn chairs. The This Is Our Town CDs, which come in a collectors case, will be on sale on the riverbank. 2A 4A 6A 1B 8A Dr. Julian Bailes talked to the Northwestern State Football team during media. Bailes is a founding member and director of the Brain Injury Research Institute, which focuses on the study of traumatic brain injuries and their prevention. For 22 years he has been a sideline physician at either the NFL or NCAA levels. At left is Natchitoches Times Sports Editor LaMar Gafford. Natchitoches own Dr. Julian Bailes talks about athletic brain injuries By LaMar Gafford The Northwestern State Demons football team had a surprise visit from one of their former players Aug. 6 as they continued to settle into the first week of their fall training camp. World-renowned neurosurgeon and Natchitoches native Dr. Julian Bailes checked in with the team and took part in the school s fall media day. A walk-on with the Demons in 1974, Bailes is a neurological consultant for the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), an advisor to the NCAA and the medical director to Pop Warner Football. Bailes is co-director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute in Evanston, Ill. Bailes also is a founding member and director of the Brain Injury Research Institute, which focuses on the study of traumatic brain injuries and their prevention. For 22 years he has been a sideline physician at either the NFL or NCAA levels. For the last 10 years, I ve been on various NCAA committees and there s been nothing more important for the NCAA than the issue of concussions, Bailes said. Concussions have been partly misunderstood and incompletely factored in how it A voter s registration drive is being set up by City Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow of District 3. She is teaming up with volunteers and neighborhood residents. The first meeting will be Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. at the North Street Day Care Center, when an overview of the entire registration process will be given. Anyone interested is welcome. Every vote counts and every registered voter should vote in every election. Voting should be a top priority for each individual who is registered, said Morrow. Morrow is asking for caring partners, volunteers of the clergy and educational ranks to join her in this voting registration effort. She will utilize the community impact approach by using block captains from points throughout the community plays to our sports. While vacationing in his hometown, he talked to NSU football players and coaches about player safety. It s said that there s been more discovered about a concussion in the last decade than we ever knew in prior time of medicine in sports, Bailes said. It s not just football and its not just boys [athletics]. Girls soccer, ice hockey and basketball rank with up there with concussion exposure and the incidents of concussions. Since the NFL took its stand on concussions, including implementing a policy where a player has to pass tests before heading back unto the field, various professional leagues have followed suit. In 2011, Major League Baseball added a seven-day disabled list solely for concussions in order to discourage players from returning too quickly and curtail long-term brain damage. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is another league that has been on the forefront of reducing the number of concussions in order to keep its wrestlers from further risk. However, the focus continues to be on making athletics safer for youth who have See Bailes Page 3A Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Foundation received $5,000 for its Green Space Project from the International Paper Foundation. The project s curriculum is comprised of botany and ecology. From left are LSMSA Foundation Assistant Gretchen Kiobucar, LSMSA Executive Director Dr. Patrick Widhalm and IP Business Unit Manager Wendy Coyle. To apply visit: District attorney, judges, school board seats on November ballot The district attorney, judges and school board races will be heating up soon as those for judge and City marshal are already there. There is no announced opposition to District Attorney Van Kyzar who is seeking his fifth term. School board members from the 11 districts will also be facing re-election. So far, there is only one announced candidate, Lala Sylvester, to the District A race in the Tenth Judicial District. In District B, Desiree Dyess and Robert Owsley are already battling for the Democratic seat. No doubt the Senate race with incumbent Mary Landrieu fighting for her seat will draw out the Democratic vote for Dyess and Owsley. Retired NPD officer Randy Williams, Dep. Tim Key and Kevin Stafford are all vying for the city Marshal s job. Qualifying dates for the Nov. 4 election are Aug The following offices will be on the ballot: U.S. Senator U.S. Representative Associate Justice for Supreme Court, Public Service Commissioner, District Judge District Attorney School Board members Justices of the Peace, Constables Ashland Mayor, Chief of Police and Council members; A joint investigation by the Robeline P o l i c e Department a n d Natchitoches P a r i s h Sheriff s Edwards Office has led to the arrests of three Robeline area men in connection with the burglary of the old Robeline High School gym according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff s Office. They are: Steven D. Edwards, 25, of the 100 block of Eddie Edwards Road, Robeline, one count of felony theft over $1,500. Tomicko Dewayne Carter, 34, 100 block Howard St., Robeline, one count of Felony Theft over $1,500. Jerry Wayne Nelson, 44, 200 block of Pine Street, one count each of simple burglary, simple criminal damage to property and resisting an officer. All three suspects were to reach every person who is not registered to v o t e. Hopefully, this process will encourage citizens to Morrow become involved. This voter registration drive is being held to offer citizens hope, to restore leadership, restore pride and to renew cooperation among neighborhoods, Morrow said. The volunteer teams will focus on working city-wide to target persons who are not registered, hosting activities that bring the community together for a common goal, hosting informational seminars on voter education. Volunteers can call Morrow at Campti Mayor, Chief of Police and Councilmen Goldonna Mayor, Chief of Police and Aldermen Natchitoches City Court Judge Natchitoches City Court Marshal Provencal Mayor, Chief of Police and Aldermen Robeline Mayor, Chief of Police and Aldermen The last day to register to vote is Oct. 6. Early voting begins Oct. 21 and ends Oct. 28. Qualifying fee for district court judge is $300. The fee for district attorney is $225. The qualifying fee for City Court, City Marshal, justice of the peace and constable is $75. School board member candidates who are either Democrat or Republican must pay a qualifying fee of $230. If of neither party, the fee is $115. Candidates who choose to submit nominating petitions in lieu of fees must have one-half of 1 percent of the number of registered voters as of 30 days before the end of qualifying. Qualifying fees must be paid in cash or certified or cashier s check on a state or national bank or credit union, US Postal money order or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union. Qualifying is in the Clerk of Court s office in the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse. Robeline chief spoils theft of scrap from old school gym booked into the Natchitoches P a r i s h Detention Center to await bond. Robeline Chief Mike M a r b u t responded to a report of a theft in progress at the Old Robeline High School Gym Aug. 5 at 8:30 a.m.. He saw three males loading items into the rear of a silver 2000 GMC pickup truck. Deputies responded to assist. While they were enroute, Marbut stopped the truck on Pine Street and saw air conditioners and scrap metal in the rear of the truck in plain view. Eight air conditioners were stolen from the gym and some of the stolen items have been recovered. Councilwoman will sponsor voter registration drive in District 3 in September Carter Nelson
2 2A THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Contestants are being sought for the Natchitoches Scholarship Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Events Center. The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant and Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant Gun Transfers PREMIUM PAWN 246 Keyser Ave. Natcitoches, LA (318) Obituaries will both be at 5 p.m. The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant is open to young ladies who will be enrolled in the twelfth grade in a Natchitoches Parish high school. Participants compete in scholastic achievement, interview, eveningwear and onstage question. The winner will be crowned Miss Merry Christmas and will receive a NSU tuition scholarship, cash scholarship and other prizes and awards. Christmas Belles will also be selected from the pageant. Miss Merry Christmas will serve as the official hostess of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival. NATCHITOCHES ESTATE SALES, L.L.C. Our Services Include: ESTATE SALES, DOWNSIZING OR MOVING We are a locally owned and operated company. We are licensed, insured and bonded. We operate on a professional level with Honesty and Integrity. If you don t know where to start, contact SANDRA for a free no obligation consultation. CALL US AT: LET US HELP YOU GET THE MOST FOR YOUR ESTATE! NANCY ANN WASHINGTON Services for Nancy Ann Washington will be Saturday, Aug. 16 at St. Anthony s Catholic Church on Fifth Street. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 am. with a Rosary from 10:30-11 a.m. There will be a funeral mass at 11 a.m. There will be a repast in the church hall at St. Anthony s. Nancy Ann was born May 25, 1956 and passed away Aug. 5, Cathy Reed Seymour and Dennis Coleman shared a delightful peek at the past after they both found the same photo while going through photo stashes from their mothers. On the back of my photo is the date 1960 and the names. This was written by my mother in her distinctive hand writing, said Coleman. The team was the first summer league team for Marthaville, and included some area players who went to other schools. On the front row from left are Pete Gray, Dennis Coleman, Otis Parks, George Birdwell, Clyde Thompson, Mervin Birdwell, Jonny Ellzey and Jimmy Ingram. On the back row are Jim Mike, Delbert Thompson, Delbert Rains, Dean Birdwell, Blue Goins, J.W. Johnson, Junior Constable, Ronnie Dans, David Moore and Hoyt Reed. The photo also has a stamp that says Photo by Robert Gentry, said Seymour. The house behind the team is the one in which we lived when first moving to Marthaville. Deadline nearing for queens pageant in Sept. The Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant is open to young ladies who will be enrolled in grades 9-11 in a Natchitoches Parish school. Participants compete in scholastic achievement, interview, sportswear, eveningwear and onstage question. The winner will receive a cash scholarship and other prizes and is eligible to compete in the Miss Louisiana Teen Princess Pageant in summer There is a $75 entry fee to enter either the Miss Merry Christmas or Miss Natchitoches Teen pageants. Applications can be picked up at the Natchitoches Main Street Office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. There must be at least 10 girls entered in each pageant for the pageants to take place. All applications and entry fees for both pageants must be returned to the Main Street Office at 781 Front St. no later than Friday, Aug. 15 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Samantha Bonnette at (318) Scholar s College professor s essay included in work presented to author Toni Morrison An essay by Holly Stave, professor of English in the Louisiana Scholars College at Northwestern State University, has been included in the anthology, Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning, published by the University Press of Mississippi. Stave s chapter, From Eden to Paradise: A Pilgrimage through Toni Morrison s Trilogy, is from the festschrift given to Morrison on her 80th birthday for Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning. Stave is an internationally recognized scholar of Morrison. The work features essays by international scholars focusing on Morrison s literary production and including her very latest works the theatrical production Desdemona, and the novel Home. These original contributions are among the first scholarly analyses of these works and make the volume a valuable addition to potential readers and teachers eager to understand the position of Desdemona and Home within the wider scope of Morrison s work. The analyses presented in this volume attest to the broad range of interdisciplinary specializations and interests in works that have now become classics in world literature, enhancing the breadth and depth of Morrison studies. Stave was the 2013 recipient of the Dr. Jean D Amato- Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes a senior faculty member whose career has included a significant commitment to research and service to their disciplines. She received the Mildred Hart Bailey Research Award in 2009 and the Excellence in Teaching Award in Stave Stave has written, edited or co-edited five books, 10 book chapters and several articles in leading professional journals. She is an active presenter at conferences and symposiums around the world. Louisiana School moves into virtual realm with 48 online high school, advanced courses As an approved Supplemental Course Academy provider, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Virtual School offers 48 online high school and Advanced Placement courses to any middle and high school student in Louisiana for high school credit. Courses may be taken through the SCA allocation program or registered for privately. Every school district, parish, community and public charter has received an allotted amount of MFP dollars to use for Supplemental Course Academy online course enrollment. If 90 percent of these funds are not used by Sept. 12 they will be returned to the Department of Education to be reallocated to any districts that request additional funds. Those courses include Advanced Mathematics (pre-calculus), Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology I, Calculus, Chemistry, Civics, Computer Science I, Earth Science, Fine Arts Survey, French I, French II, Geometry, Latin I, Latin II, Physics, Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, World History, Anthropology I, Anthropology II, Astronomy, Computer Applications, Digital Photography I, Digital Photography II, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Culinary Arts, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Social Media, Music Appreciation, Personal and Family Finance, Public Speaking, Social Problems I, Social Problems, II, Web Design and Development, AP Art History, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US Government and Politics and AP US History. Online courses are structured to help each student achieve success. Courses consist of lessons, assignments, discussions, activities and integrated assessments, including pretests that allow students to focus on the mastery of content. All courses contain a weekly schedule for coursework completion. A student may decide to keep pace with the schedule or work ahead of schedule as needed. This schedule is designed to ensure the student completes all required course work by the end of the course term, whether that is a semester (block) or full year. Many of the LSMSA courses may be used to meet the state TOPS eligibility for reduced college tuition. All LSMSA Virtual School courses are BESE-accredited high school courses. Instructors are certified specialists in their subject area with years of online teaching experience. Students may access LSMSA Virtual School online courses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is recommended that students spend a minimum of 50 minutes per day, five days a week completing course work. Courses may be scheduled as part of a student s regular daily school schedule or in addition to that schedule. For more information about the LSMSA Virtual School call or or visit our website at Dialysis center lauded for high standards Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), a network of dialysis facilities, was awarded its Fresenius Medical Care Natchitoches facility, at 700 Keyser Avenue, the Center of Excellence designation for achieving the highest standards in patient care in These annual awards recognize the best-performing FMCNA dialysis facilities nationwide, based on multiple objective measures of clinical quality. Fresenius Medical Care dialysis clinics share the company s mission to deliver superior care that improves the quality of life of every patient, every day. At Fresenius Medical Care, our clinical teams are focused on providing patients with the highest quality of care during each and every treatment, said Debra Meade, R.N., M.S.N., M.H.A., senior director of clinical services at Fresenius Medical Care. Our Center of Excellence award recognizes the facilities that achieve the very best clinical results through the dedication and hard work of their staff. Gretchen Murchison is... FABULOUS & FORTY!! WE LOVE YOU! BARRET, LORI, KAIDEN & KARRINGTON In Loving Memory of Mr. Jeffery Evans Sunrise: February 27, 1985 Sunset: August 3, 2011 Son, I really love you and I miss you so much. Nina Toussaint A TRIBUTE TO OUR BROTHER When you needed a laugh, when it seemed that life didn't make sense Jeffery was there to show a smile, and tell a joke, and to be a good friend. When all of your friends walked away guess who stepped in to make your day; or when you needed a helping hand or a great friend, he was there no questions asked. When you forgot the kind in you, he always brought it out, and when no one seemed to care, Jeffery was always there. So when we think of all the things that he did to make your day a laugh, a smile and sometimes a cry a good friend, an awesome brother and a loving father. Remember he only dies if we let him. Don't think of the bad only the good matters. With love, Mom (Nina Toussaint), Dad (Charlie Wolf), Jelisa Merritte, Ravon Evans, Charlie Wolf Jr., Kevin Evans Sr., and Kevin Evens Jr. Family & Friends We all miss you and love you forever. CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank everyone who supported us after our father's passing. We greatly appreciate the compassion that so many people showed us. Special thanks go to the church family at Jennings Chapel for their kindness and for a lovely funeral service and meal. We pray that God will bless each and every one of you. 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3 The first scholarship winner is Joel Masters who attended Lions Camp for 4 years, starting at the age of 14. He is a hard working, strong willed, independent and persevering young man whose love for hunting, fishing and the outdoors almost exceeds his love for Lions Camp, the Ragans said. He has been an inspiration to all of his counselors and fellow campers. Joel plans to open a taxidermy shop when he finishing his college work at Bossier Community College. Scholarship winner Christian Bellard has an intense drive and determination to be the best he can be, the Ragans said. This young man sweats greatness. He plans to become a coach for the Para-Olympics and give back to his community. In the fall, he will attend LSU in Eunice to pursue his passion of athletics, especially track and field. Bellard has competed all over the state in many events during his high school career at Pine Prairie, winning LHSAA State Championships four times in the 800 meter wheelchair race, four times in the 400 meter race and two times in the 200 meter race. This year he was state champion in shot put setting a new state record of 20 feet, 6 inches. The generosity of the Natchitoches community made it possible to donate $20,000 to the LA Lions Camp in memory of Kasey Joelle Ragan say her parents, Wayne and Tina Ragan. Extensive renovations to the camp s dining hall took place in the spring. The dining hall was used to serve over 500 campers and their counselors three meals a day this summer. In addition to the renovations, scholarships were presented to three amazing campers this summer. Each of Kelly Polk will attend Red River Community College in the fall and plans to transfer to Louisiana State University at Alexandria to major in communications with a minor in English. Kellie Polk is an inspiration to everyone who knows her. She has had many challenges in her short life that her fierce independence and courageous spirit have brought her through, the Ragans said. Polk plans to put her story to good use by becoming a motivational speaker. Parents say generosity of Natchitoches results in $20,000 given in Kasey s name the graduating campers will be attending college in the fall. The City of Natchitoches is seeking nominations for 2014 Natchitoches Treasures. The Natchitoches Treasures are an elite group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have made a lasting contribution to the community through their generosity, service, volunteerism and spirit. Natchitoches Treasures have been selected each year since Natchitoches Treasures for the year 2013 Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 3A City seeking Treasures nominations Bailes... aspirations of becoming a professional athlete. We ve done a lot to make that level safer, Bailes said. We ve tried to increase awareness and the education for players, parents and coaches and also rule changes. Three years ago, we were the first to limit contact in practice and unnecessary contact. That has trickled up and that has affected all levels from the NFL, and now, the NCAA. Last season, the NCAA implemented a targeting rule in order to eliminate hits to the head and to defenseless receivers by handing included Dr. Archie Breazeale, Jr., Sadie Maggio Dark, Margaret Harling (posthumously), Dr. Colleen Lancaster, and Mary Lee Posey. Potential Natchitoches Treasures may be nominated by members of the Natchitoches community. Nomination forms are available at the Natchitoches Main Street Office located at 781 Front St. Nominations must be submitted to the Main Street Office no later than Friday, Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. A luncheon honoring the 2014 Natchitoches Treasures will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Natchitoches Events Center. For more information about Natchitoches Treasures, contact the Natchitoches Main Street Office at out a 15-yard penalty and an ejection to any player committing the offense. While responses to the rule were mixed and led to a revision for this season, it has been trying to teach players how to properly tackle which begins with practice. This year, with the new NCAA suggested guidelines there are 12 contact practices for the three-and-a-half weeks of preseason camp and twice a week after that, Bailes said. This is in an effort to decrease that exposure to try to limit some contact and to emphasize technique. FIND YOUR DIRECTION ENROLLING NOW FOR THE FALL SEMESTER! HOTTEST TRAINING PROGRAMS INCLUDE: WELDING ELECTRICIAN NURSE ASSISTANT PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY MICROSOFT OFFICE CERTIFICATION START HERE SABINE VALLEY CAMPUS 1255 Fisher Road Many, LA
4 The Natchitoches Times Section A, Page 4 Editorial Weekend Edition August 9-10, 2014 Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Article I. The Bill of Rights (Declared in force December 15, Association sees universities vital to training State s workforce Louisiana colleges and universities have become an increasingly important part of the state s impending economic boom by joining oil and gas industry leaders in a plan to prepare thousands of workers for high-tech jobs in oil and gas exploration and production. The number of platforms off the Louisiana coast is expected to double over the next decade as 40 percent of the current workforce reaches retirement age. That will result in the need for up to 40,000 new workers by With $60 billion in new energy investments planned for the state, the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association has joined with higher education and economic development leaders in a pact to help create an expanded workforce for the industry. An official with the oil and gas association said new technology in the industry has increased the demand for specialized training and education for employees. He said, We must equip tomorrow s offshore workers in today s classrooms. That is a dramatic change, of course, from past decades when workers that did not have a college or even a high school education could earn good wages in both offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration and production jobs in the state. Under the agreement with universities, community and technical colleges, state Workforce Commission and Economic Development Department, proposed new programs in oil and gas production will be combined with basic technology, science, math and engineering courses to create specialized training for industry workers. Mid-Continent officials envisioned the possibility of Louisiana colleges and universities becoming a global training center to help prepare people for jobs not just along the Gulf Coast but also in the North Sea and Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Dr. Sandra Woodley, president of the University of Louisiana System that includes Northwestern, has been at the forefront of the movement to expand workforce development for the energy sector and other industries. That could be beneficial to NSU because of its proximity to the Haynesville Shale. Woodley is correct in calling the new partnership between the Mid-Continent Association and state colleges and universities a prime example of how Louisiana higher education is coming together with business and industry to meet workforce needs. Legalized gambling, its profit woven into fabric of culture Legalized gambling has become a major part of Louisiana s culture and economic fabric despite extensive opposition to the casino industry in its early years, and a decline in those operations at this point would be detrimental to the state. That message is communicated to the public frequently by state gaming companies that emphasize the importance of the direct and indirect jobs and tax revenues for state and local governments that are created by riverboat and landbased casinos. Louisiana s 19 casinos had 15,700 permanent employees last year with wages and benefits of more than $603 million. In addition to those jobs and wages, there are hundreds of other positions in spinoff businesses that are supported by the casinos. Casinos generated nearly $600 million in tax revenues last year for state and local government at a time when income for services and programs in state, municipal and parish government has not been sufficient to meet needs in education, health care and other vital are There has been a concern for years that new laws legalizing casino gambling in Texas would cut deeply into this state s gaming industry. That is an understandable apprehension for a state that relies as heavily as Louisiana does on casinos for jobs, tax income and economic stability. The Natchitoches Times One Year Subscription Rates: $60 (Home Delivery), $60 (Mail Delivery), $110 (Out of Trade Area) Postal No LOVAN B. 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Box 448, Natchitoches, Louisiana Postal No Copyright 2014 NATCHITOCHES TIMES, INC. Natchitoches, La. Veterans group getting out the vote By Scott Rogers A local group in Monroe concerned about low voter turnout in the state will begin an initiative to encourage more veterans and their families to vote during the fall elections. Huey O Neal and Armand Breard spoke with The News- Star Editorial Board on Wednesday about the campaign, which will kick off after Labor Day. A volunteer nonpartisan committee of concerned veterans formed the group because they believe the country s leadership has become unresponsive to the people and fear for the future of the United States. During the last midterm election, only 20 percent of registered voters participated despite Louisiana having some of the easiest methods to vote, O Neal said. By Jeremy Alford LaPolitics New Service While the Democratic and Republican parties in Louisiana have decided to team up to pursue unlimited fundraising possibilities on the federal level, there may also be a shared legislative agenda in the works on the state level for the 2015 session. The executive directors from both parties say there are at least three issues they already agree on and are willing to sit together at the committee table to discuss. The first involves the state's qualifying period, which is usually held in the early fall, around August, and less than three months before the primary. "Practically everywhere else around the country it's held in the spring," said Stephen Handwerk, executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party. "Pushing it up will give us more time to prepare and will settle the fields sooner. I also think it could help the secretary of state's office, since they would have more time to get the ballots ready and prepare for the elections. Fundraising could be on the menu as well. With a recent court decision clearing the way for the Fund for Louisiana's Future, a super PAC, or political action committee, to collect unlimited donations on the state level, the parties would like to see a law passed that gives the same privilege to their own stateregulated independent expenditure accounts. Lawmakers may also be asked to put the court's super PAC decision into law. "That's something we both agree on," said Jason Doré, executive director of the Louisiana Republican Party. Additionally, the pair is We are concerned about our country. We think it is not heading in the right direction, so we want to increase voter participation. We plan to speak at various veterans and civic groups in Louisiana and use all available media to get the message out. We ll develop this network throughout the state this summer and launch the program after Labor Day, O Neal also said. Voter registration drives will be held, and the group will identify those who may need help with early voting. The program will follow The American Legion s Get out the Vote guidelines to encourage more veterans and their families to participate. We ll concentrate on veterans because these are the people who served their country, but they still need to continue to serve by voting, O Neal said. Your vote does interested in exploring the limits on when and where campaign signs can be placed in advance of elections. The issue sprouted in Lafayette earlier this year when a long-forgotten local ordinance was discovered allowing signs on private property only within three months of balloting. "It's private property and should be a freedom of speech issue," said Handwerk. Will Edwards get Democratic nod? With former Gov. Edwin Edwards more than likely serving as the Democrats' best hope of seizing the 6th Congressional District, attention is turning to whether the state party will get behind the candidate, who was in federal prison just a few years ago. If he asks for a vote of the (Democratic State Central Committee) then we'll see," said a DSCC source of a possible endorsement. Since he announced for the race, the party seems to have kept Edwards at arm's length. But party officials say that isn't so, pointing to the fact that Edwards has not yet qualified and the field isn't settled. If he makes the runoff, as recent polling predicts, that would present a different situation, they say. "I would like the endorsement, but we need to be fair to the other Democrat in the race," Edwards told LaPolitics, referring to Richard Lieberman of LaPlace, who has also announced. "If the party gave me some kind of sign, I might ask for it. I do not want to be presumptuous. Kirstin Alvanitakis, the party's communications director, said, "Our executive committee approved a procedure to allow our state central committee to endorse federal candidates via mail-in ballot on our last conference call, so we will likely be endorsing in competitive federal races this fall. For now, Edwards will have matter, and if we don t use I think our country will continue to deteriorate. We must vote in the midterm election this fall to restore our country to the proud country that we fought for. The vote is the greatest weapon to defend our freedoms. It is an obligation. It is a way of defending the freedom that we have sacrificed so much for. Louisiana accepts several forms of identification for registration and residents can register 30 days before an election. On the Secretary of State s website people can register to vote, change their address and party, get sample ballots, find out where to vote and get election dates and early voting dates. Residents over 65 may request a mailed ballot. It is amazing how easy it is to vote in Louisiana, O Neal said. Dems, GOP target 2015 session for shared agenda to settle for an enviable wave of national media attention. Over the past few weeks, Edwards' bid has been covered in rather lengthy profiles by New York Magazine, National Journal and The Weekly Standard. In the coming days, he will also be featured in a segment produced by CNN's chief political analyst Gloria Borger. Parents join lawsuit against BESE More than 190 names, primarily those of parents of students in public schools, have been added to the anti-common Core lawsuit filed against the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and Superintendent John White, sources tell LaPolitics. The additional plaintiffs were added to the suit, originally filed in Baton Rouge s district court by 17 state legislators, on Friday and Monday morning. Parents started calling (last week) and I think it s going to keep growing. They want to join the suit, said a source involved with the anti-common Core legal action, adding the parents are from all over the state. Whether more names will be added is unknown, but interested parents are continuing to reach out to lawmakers. We are still getting bombed with names this morning to join, said a source early Monday. The lawmakers, mostly Republicans from the fiscal hawks group, along with two Democrats and two independents, are paying for the lawsuit out of their own pockets, sources tell LaPolitics. The lawmakers argue the Administrative Procedures Act was not followed by the board in implementing Common Core, noting the standards were not properly advertised and publicly discussed. White and BESE president Chas Roemer contend the board was never required to follow such guidelines and that the lawsuit has not merit. Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: On Aug. 4, Chas Roemer, the president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), blamed Louisiana s poor education ranking (fourth worst in the nation according to the 2014 national WalletHub.com rankings for the Best and Worst School Systems ) on low expectations ; he also blamed Gov. Jindal s opposition to Common Core (at odds with Roemer and the majority of BESE s support of Common Core) for creating an educational fiasco in Louisiana. Roemer was quoted as saying We need leadership that spends less time on politics and more time on kids. Roemer is correct that Louisiana needs educational leaders who put the education of our children above politics. Unfortunately, Roemer s fiasco statement is an example of the kind of political posturing that he denounces. Roemer s comments do not address Louisiana s specific failings in the WalletHub national ranking. Louisiana was ranked 48th in the nation for its math and reading test scores. Louisiana had the highest percentage of children who repeated one or more grades. Louisiana tied with Washington, D.C. for having the least safe schools. These are serious, systemic failings that deserve sober assessment and solutions. Instead, Roemer shuns his and BESE s responsibility to address these low rankings, putting the blame on Gov. Jindal and suggesting that Common Core will address Louisiana s educational problems, with absolutely no evidence to support this assertion. Roemer would be hard-pressed to provide such evidence, as Common Core standards are new, controversial standards that lack the statistical data needed to prove the standards merit in promoting student achievement. Louisiana s education challenges are not new and predate the recent controversies over Common Core. The Common Core standards are new, untested, and unproven; any claims made that these standards will improve Louisiana s schools cannot be supported with data or evidence. Political rhetoric and an unfounded faith in new standards will not address our education challenges. Instead, we need education leaders who will work with parents, teachers, and civic leaders to develop education solutions that work and have a consensus in the community. Lottie P. Beebe, Ed.D, BESE District 3 Breaux Bridge Write: P.O. Box 448, Natchitoches, La Fax: Drop-off: 904 South Drive, Natchitoches Call: or We reserve the right to edit for content and length. Letters must be signed. Comments made in signed columns, cartoons and letters to the editor are the opinions of the author.
5 Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 5A Provencal correspondent finds dilapidated building with history PROVENCAL NEWS By Dottie Gill Out in the Harmony community outside of Provencal, there stands a monument to forgotten times. I came upon this house and was offered a tour just recently and was amazed at the things I found. It does not have the original roof which was made of wooden shingles, but some time ago the wooden shingles were replaced with a tin roof. But most of the house is original. It is amazing to me that the original house is in great shape, while that addition is crumbling. A family member says it is because the hole in the roof was not closed up when the chimney for the stove in the kitchen was removed. The house was built around 1919 and housed the Zerie Brister family. Mr. Zerie bought the property in 1913 for $75. That is quite a price for 40 acres. He went to Texas and entered the service in 1918 in Center and served in World War I. He served in the Panama Canal area. He was mustered out in 1919 and returned to Louisiana. His father, W.T. Brister, had homesteaded and farmed in the area beginning in There were at least 400 acres in the original homestead of Zerie Brister s father. Mr. Zerie and his wife raised six children on this homestead. He raised corn, cotton and peanuts. One of his grandchildren told me he also raised watermelons. The cotton crop was flooded out one year and he never tried growing cotton again. One of the children is Wanel Brister and I interviewed him about the house. It is where he grew up and has many memories of living there. Zerie also had a grist mill. On Saturdays, the neighbors would come and have their corn ground at the mill. He also had a blacksmith shop and sharpened the plows and other instruments for the neighbors. He would lay the crop in and would work in a sawmill to earn money for the family. Times were simple then and there were only three items they had to buy: coffee, sugar and flour. The old house and its outbuildings are all still stand- ing. Most of the interior of the house is heart of pine lumber. It is next to impossible to find now. There is a privy, a smokehouse and a canning house. Mr. Wanel told me that his parents would get up early and gather the vegetables from the garden. It was then the children s job to shuck, peel or shell the products. Most of it was canned in the canning house. They would kill chickens and hogs. That meat was also canned. There was no freezer to put it in, so it was put in metal cans. They never went hungry. Times were hard back then, but most people just knew it as a way of life. You had to grow what you ate and everyone in the family worked. They used kerosene lanterns for light and there was a kerosene refrigerator. Mrs. Brister cooked on a wood burning stove until 1949 or so. Mr. Brister would maybe go to Natchitoches once a month and into Provencal weekly. Mrs. Brister played the piano at Harmony Baptist Church. She died in January of 1976 and he passed in October that same year. The house was handed down in the family. Connie Rockwell is one of the grandchildren and told me a story of a knothole in the center room of the house. I thought that maybe it was originally called a dog trot as there were bedrooms on one side and kitchen on the other in the original house, but it was not built in that style. She was there one time and said her grandmother said company was coming and they needed to clean the house. She told her grandmother they needed to close up the hole. She said her grandmother told her no, that was where she swept the dust down and out of the house. There is always a practical solution to every problem. The old chimney began to fail in the 1940s and the heat supply was changed to a wood burning stove. Mr. Wanel said it used less wood than the fireplace so it was a good thing. All wood had to be chopped by hand, so this was a little less work. As we walked through this house and then outside to look at the out buildings, the thought kept coming to my mind that if this old place could talk, what stories it could tell. There were good times and there were bad times. As I interviewed Mr. Wanel, I thought of how this family made it through all the good and the bad and they have great memories of the life they lived there. I hope this article can preserve some of those memories and keep them for the family. There is a great deal of service to our country by the Brister family. Mr. Zerie served in the First World War Mr. Wanel is a military retiree. Grandchildren have served in other conflicts. The current owner of the house is an Iraqi war vet. This is just how things were back then. Families worked hard and service to our nation was just something they knew had to be done. Interestingly, just recently another resident of the area told me of a horse corral that used to be in the woods behind her house when she moved out there over 40 years ago. She said that it was near a natural spring Earn grocery points by purchasing Gatorade For the second consecutive year, Brookshire s has partnered with Gatorade for a promotion to benefit emergency first responders across Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, while rewarding customers for their purchases. From July 30-Aug. 26, customers will receive 200 bonus yourpoints for every five 32 ounce bottles of Gatorade purchased in a single transaction at a Brookshire s store. Customers are encouraged to then donate Gatorade to be given to local firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians who serve areas where Brookshire s Food Stores are located. Donation bins are located in each store, and all Gatorade will be donated to organizations predetermined by the store. 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Keep your business in Natchitoches! where horses were watered on their journeys with goods through the area. Another resident of the area, Billy Clark told me that the old deep well on the Brister property had some of the clearest, sweetest water he ever tasted. The old well has crumbled and has been filled in. Loggers have cleared out most of the pines on the property and there are some awesome oak trees that will be in my back yard. It is a beautiful area. There is an area where the water drains and it goes into a creek that eventually runs into Provencal Creek. Mr. Wanel told me that there was a swimming hole back there that they swam in as children. Two relatively young oak trees stand to the side of the house and will be part of our front yard. I have found that even in the hottest part of the day, there is a gentle, cool breeze that comes through there. It is a pleasant place to sit. I can sit there and can almost hear the voices of the family that lived there so many years. 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6 6A THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Annie s Mailbox Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar Dear Annie: I am a 13- year-old boy and can't talk about this with anyone I know. My father isn't in my life. It never mattered because I have the best older brother anyone could ask for. "Tommy" is 21, and he is my hero. He helps me with my homework, teaches me about life, takes me places, protects me and loves me unconditionally. But here's the problem. I think I'm in love with him. Is Brotherly Love: Fight to keep close to your family that possible? He's all I can think about. I'm not gay. I like girls. I have never felt this way about any other guy. Tommy has a girlfriend, and they plan to get married. He's never done anything to make me think he has other feelings for me, although he's very affectionate. He gives me hugs and kisses the top of my head. Is there something seriously wrong with me? Should I tell Tommy how I feel? I really love him with all my heart. Little Brother Dear Brother: Thinking you are in love with a sibling is actually not that uncommon. When you are 13 and going through a great many physical and hormonal changes, it is easy to think that the strong, loving feelings you have for Tommy may be romantic in nature. You admire him, appreciate him and want to be close to him. The important thing is to understand that these feelings will be replaced by more appropriate ones as you get older. Until then, you can discuss these feelings with your Mom, your school counselor, your doctor or a trusted adult relative or neighbor. Dear Annie: Our son married a wonderful girl last fall, and we love her and her parents dearly. There is only one problem. Their eating habits are atrocious. "Emma" cooks nothing but high-fat, high-sugar food. Her mother cooks the same way. Since marrying, our son has put on a lot of weight, and all of them could lose a few pounds. Her father is having gallbladder issues but refuses to change his diet. I have offered to help Emma learn new recipes, but she isn't interested. I love these people and want to help them develop better eating habits, but I don't want to make them angry by sticking my nose in where it doesn't belong. How do I help? Mom-in-Law Dear Mom-in-Law: Please don't tell Emma's parents how to eat. Your intentions are good, but there is no way to do this without sounding as if you are lecturing and criticizing them. The same goes for your daughter-in-law. Instead, concentrate on your son. Surely, he grew up with healthier eating habits and knows the difference. Encourage him to help Emma stay healthy, because this is something that will affect their future children. Then stay out of it. Dear Annie: You missed the boat with "Maisie's Mom," whose daughter won't let the dog live with them after she promised she could. You admitted that Mom is a victim of a bullying and abusive daughter, but then said she might have to apologize anyway in order to keep seeing her little grandson. Mom owes NO ONE an apology. She should find a place to live with Maisie and move on. Perhaps when the grandson is older, he will choose to be a part of his grandmother's life. In the meantime, Mom can volunteer at a school to be with children. Life is too short. Amazed and Appalled Dear Amazed: A great many readers thought "Maisie's Mom" should keep the dog and cut her daughter and grandchild out of her life. That is her choice, but we know many parents would not think that is a satisfying solution. Please your questions to or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA To find out more about Annie's Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at
7 Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 7A CITY COURT CRIMINAL ARRAIGNMENT DOCKET July 28 Anton Keithric Alex, possession of marijuana, cash bond forfeited. Shabresha Anderson, disturbing the peace/fighting, BW failure to appear. Teresa R. Arafat, theft by shoplifting, reset Jan. 2015, DA s probation. Denesha Bernstine, criminal trespass, reset August 11. Jasmine Bradley, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, reset Aug. 2015, PTI. Candice Nikole Brisker, theft by shoplifting,pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail. Krystal Brown, theft by shoplifting, pled not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Matthew Butler, theft by shoplifting, remaining on premises, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Eddie Bynog, remaining on premises, disturbing the peace/public intoxication, pled not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Cameron William Campbell, possession of marijuana, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Michael Carr, possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, pay fine and cost totaling $431, cash bond forfeited, possession of cds schedule 1, cruelty to animals, sentence of the court was, confine 4 months in jail, to run concurrent, possession of drug paraphernalia, 3 counts cruelty to animals, reset July 2015, DA s probation. Christopher C. Carter, domestic abuse battery, dismissed. Jimmy Carter, 2 counts theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Shekeithia Lashawn Claiborne, disturbing the peace, reset Sept. 22, DA s probation. Michael Louis Coco, violation of protective order, BW failure to appear. Langston Cole, possession of drug paraphernalia, reset Jan. 2015, DA s probation. Felix Cook, remaining on premises, dismissed. Ashley Croll, theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Julie Curtis, theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Darrell Daniels, possession of marijuana, BW failure to appear. Geneva Daniels, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, dismissed. Tenita Dorsey, remaining on premises, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Louis Edwards, loud music, reset Jan. 2015, DA s probation. Leandrew D. Evans, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Gregory Ficklin, interference with animal control enforcement, BW failure to appear. Amber Garza, theft, reset Aug. 25, DA s probation. Marvin Howard, possession of marijuana, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Reginald Howard, simple battery, cash bond forfeited. Shalonda N. Hymes, simple criminal damage to property, BW failure to appear. Amanda Lynn Irvin, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail. Harrison Jackson, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, resisting an officer, BW failure to appear. Ladarius Jamal Jackson, disturbing the peace/fighting, resisting an officer, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Bryan King,two counts theft by shoplifting, remaining on premises, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court on each was, confine 120 days in jail, credit toward time served. Dalandrius LeBum, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, credit toward time served. Christopher Lewis, simple criminal damage to property, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Johnnie Ray Lewis Jr., resisting an officer, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 30 days in jail, 30 days in jail suspended, 6 months unsupervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $300, cash bond forfeited. Bruce Lowe, theft by shoplifting, simple battery, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court on each was, confine 60 days in jail, to run concurrent, credit toward time served. Shecola Matthews, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Cody McLemore, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, dismissed. Catherine Merritt, interference with a police officer, resisting an officer, reset Aug. 25. Roy Middleton, loud music amended disturbing the peace, cash bond forfeited. Jeffery Miles, simple criminal damage to property, BW failure to appear. Marlon Terrell Mitchell, loud music, second offense, amended to disturbing the peace, cash bond forfeited. Jeryurlonda Morrow, simple criminal damage to property, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Orlean Nealy Jr., remaining on premises, disturbing the peace/public intoxication, dismissed. Karmen Patrice O Conner, theft by shoplifting, reset Oct. 6. Lawrence T. Phillips, theft by shoplifting, dismissed. Cornelius Prelow, open container, dismissed. Ernest Reliford, simple criminal damage to property, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Jakendrick Remo, possession of marijuana, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling, $481, default of payment 60 days in jail. Nicholas Remo, loud music, reset Aug. 25, DA s probation. Larry V. Robinson, theft, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 30 days in jail, credit for time served, resisting an officer, dismissed. Jeremy Rowell, theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Betty C. Ryder, theft by shoplifting, remaining on premises, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court on each was, confine 60 days in jail, to run concurrent, credit toward time served. Taylor Schmidt, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, dismissed. Kedrick Smith, simple battery, BW failure to appear. Amanda Solitaire, simple battery, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Leonard W. Solitaire, cruelty to animals, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Andre Sowell, loud music, BW failure to appear. Alexia Sheavon Speed, theft by shoplifting, reset Dec. 8, diversion. Deshawn Stewart, telephone harassment, dismissed. Starlenna Thomas, theft by shoplifting, reset Dec. 8, diversion. Fierra Vaughn, loud music, pleaded not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Tracey Elisha Voltaire, simple criminal damage to property, interference with a police officer, pled not guilty, trial Aug. 25. Nicole Washington, theft by shoplifting, remaining on premises, BW failure to appear. Antoinette Nicole White, simple battery, dismissed. Ashley N. White, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 90 days in jail, 90 days in jail suspended, pay fine and cost totaling $431, to run concurrent, cash bond forfeited, remaining on premises, dismissed. Destiny Williams, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, BW failure to appear. Rodney Williams, loud music amended disturbing the peace, cash bond forfeited. Jeremy Shea Wilson, resisting an officer, reset Oct. 20, DA s probation. Brian Young, simple battery, reset Sept. 8. Stephanie L. Young, possession of marijuana, reset Sept. 8. LAND CLEARING DIRT WORK Materials Pit locally operated at Hwy 3175 Bypass in Natchitoches TOPSOIL SAND CLAY ROCK City Court Dockets DRIVEWAYS FOUNDATIONS PONDS DEMOLITION HAUL-OFF TRUCKING Office Engineer/Consultant Dirt Pit /COffice CITY COURT CRIMINAL TRIAL DOCKET July 28 James Adams, theft by shoplifting, reset Aug. 25. Gordon Addison, loud music amended no seat belt, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, pay fine $25. Eric Wayne Berryman, negligent injuring, BW failure to appear. Charles E. Blake, possession of marijuana, dismissed. Gladys Bloodworth, theft, dismissed. Eddie Bynog, aggravated assault, possession of marijuana, reset Aug. 25. Mark Bynog, theft of motor vehicle fuel, BW failure to appear. Shacondria Calhoun, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail. Martae Burnell Charleston, telephone harassment, dismissed. Nakethia Coleman, possession of marijuana, BW failure to appear. Bryant Cole Collins, possession of marijuana,two counts possession of drug paraphernalia, BW failure to appear. Felix Cook, simple assault, dismissed. Carvin Dorsey, simple battery, disturbing the peace/public intoxication, dismissed. Kristin Edwards, theft by shoplifting, reset Aug. 25. Walter Lee Fisher, domestic abuse battery, reset Aug. 25. Casey John Fontenot, remaining on premises, simple criminal damage to property, cash bond forfeited. Jeremiah Hendricks, simple battery, dismissed, Rebecca Hickman, theft by shoplifting, dismissed. Devon James Hopping, possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed. Jimmy L. Hunter, open container, reset Aug. 11. Otis Jackson Jr., theft, reset Aug. 25. James Remirez Law, filing false complaint against law enforcement officer, BW failure to appear. Shaquanna Mayfield, theft by shoplifting, pled guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, 1 year supervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $431, default of payment 30 days in jail. Michael J. Melancon, loud music, dismissed. Roy Middleton, loud music amended disturbing the peace, cash bond forfeited. Terry Wayne Monroe, simple assault, dismissed. Shafonda Murphy, aggravated assault, reset Aug. 25. Tremaine Newton, domestic abuse battery, reset Aug. 25. Denise Poleman, simple criminal damage to property, dismissed. Dynesha L. Raymond, disturbing the peace/loud and boisterous, resisting an officer, BW failure to appear. Steven Samuel, simple battery, reset April 2015, DA s probation. Ashley Solitaire, theft by shoplifting, reset Dec. 8, diversion. Kimberly Solitaire, simple criminal damage to property, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 90 days in jail, 90 days in jail suspended, 1 year unsupervised probation, must pay $360 restitution. Devonta D. Sykes, simple assault amended disturbing the peace, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 30 days in jail, 30 days in jail suspended, 6 months unsupervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $300, default of payment 20 days in jail. Regina Thomas, criminal trespass, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 30 days in jail, 30 days in jail suspended, 6 months unsupervised probation, pay fine and cost totaling $300, default of payment 20 days in jail. Annissa Toussaint, improper supervision of a minor, reset Aug. 25. Odarius Turner, possession of marijuana, reset July 2015, DA s probation. Savannah Maria Weeks, simple assault, BW failure to appear. Ashley White, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 90 days in jail, 90 days in jail suspended, pay fine and cost totaling $431, to run concurrent. James Williams, simple criminal damage to property, simple battery, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspended, to run concurrent, credit toward time served. Jeffery Lynn Williams, simple battery, reset Sept. 8. Lafayette woman gets prison term for stealing more than half-million dollars THE STORIES BEGIN HERE LOUISIANA FIRST WEEKDAY RATES FROM $129 WEEKEND RATES FROM $149 (504) THEROOSEVELTNEWORLEANS.COM/LOUISIANA-FIRST.HTML Valid from May 31-September 15, 2014 Based on availability LAFAYETTE, La. A Lafayette woman was sentenced to 29 months in prison and five years of supervised release for defrauding more than half a million dollars from Waste Auditors Inc., the Lafayette company where she worked, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today. Bunnie Morris, 61, of Lafayette, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to pay $337,049 of restitution. According to evidence presented at the Feb. 20 guilty plea, Morris was employed as a financial accountant/bookkeeper for Waste Auditors Inc. from 2001 to During that time, she forged signatures of corporate officials on numerous payroll, bonus, and expense account corporate checks processed through two banks totaling $579,050. Not only did she forge checks and expense account information, she orchestrated unauthorized payments to herself in the form of pay raises and bonuses. In order to disguise her actions, she listed in the company s financial records that she had voided all fraudulent checks that she had cashed or deposited, when in fact she negotiated and received benefits from those checks. Morris was not an authorized signatory on any corporate checking account and was required to obtain signatures from supervisors before executing a transaction. 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8 On deck SATURDAY Football NSU scrimmage, 10 a.m. MONDAY Swimming NCHS City Pool MONDAY-FRIDAY Football HS practices, 3 p.m. NSU practices resume FRIDAY Football L view intrasquad, 5 p.m. SMH intrasquad, 5 p.m. Sports Briefs Lakeview boys hoops to play in Ill. tourney With its high-flying, flamboyant style, The Lakeview Gators boys basketball team will be traveling to Washington, Ill. Nov to compete in the Uftring Auto Group Invitational. The Gators will be paired with five other small schools across the nation---including four from Illinois. Lakeview made it to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Class 2A finals falling to the Riverside Academy. The Uftring Auto Group Invitational is a part of the Coventry Health Tournament of Champions that is held each year, showcasing top prep basketball players. The tournament has welcomed the last three No. 1 picks of the NBA Draft in recent years including New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis, who was the top pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Football Digest available for fans A comprehensive free digest book of area high school and college football schedules is now available to local fans. The handy digest includes the 2014 football schedules for high schools in DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Winn parishes. It also includes the schedules for Northwestern State, Louisiana Tech, Grambling, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe in addition to the National Football League s New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys. The football digest is an easy way to keep track of the success or your team and many of their opponents. Copies are available at Causey s Pharmacy, YaYa s, Vintage Magnolia, The Hall Tree, Nicky s Mexican Restaurant, all branches of City Bank, Exchange Bank, Bank of Montgomery, First Federal Bank, Sabine State Bank CP-Tel, Scarlett s Southern Beauties Salon, Platinum Driving School and Legacy Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep, schools, restaurants, grocery stores, tourist information centers and your local newspaper. The 28-page digest book includes the complete schedules of 16 teams. Each page is dedicated to one school in the area. The schedule includes the date and time of game, the opponent, the location of the game and the final score. Look for the Football Digest right now at various locations in town. Section A, Page 8 Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 By LaMar Gafford Sports Editor As the dog days of summer approach, a new path of hope begins on the gridiron for four Natchitoches Parish teams. Northwestern State and the parish s three high schools--- Natchitoches Central, Lakeview and St. Mary all kicked off practice this week as each team looks to begin their journey to the playoffs. NSU finished last season strongly after winning three of their last four games to break even at 6-6 in head coach Jay Thomas first year. With a successful first season in the books, Thomas is hopeful that his team can return to light up the Southland Conference and make it back to the Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the first time since Not far from NSU, the Chiefs are looking return to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) playoffs for the fifth straight year---a feat that has not been achieved since However, there is a sense of renewed optimism that this year s NCHS team could be a bit better than in previous years thanks to a potentially explosive offense that has a year of experience under its belt. Junior quarterback Austin Guy struggled with his accuracy last season, but should be better as seniors D e s h o n Ficklin, Reginald Sports The Natchitoches Times Thomas Turner and Helms Correion Mosby are expected to help out in the aerial assault. Defensively, the Chiefs lost a few players, but Helms says that there is still some experience on that side. At St. Mary s, a new era begins as coach Lee Doty steps into the Tigers den, attempting to help the school improve from its first appearance in the LHSAA quarterfinals since So far, it s going really good, Doty said after Aug. 7 s morning practice. We had some heavy legs, but we battled through it and finished strong. We are where I thought we needed to be s c h e m e wise. Typically a small, scrappy bunch, the Tigers once again will be a factor in Doty District 3-1A, with them and Block expected to tussle for the district title. Senior running back/ linebacker H u n t e r Hallman Bedgood is arguably the heart and soul of St. Mary s and his ironman mentality will be expected to carry them far once they head into the LHSAA Division IV playoffs. Our kids have sold out and bought in, they really getting after it, Doty said. Our effort is outstanding. We have to polish some techniques. I am putting a huge emphasis on special teams. There is also a changing of the guard in Campti, as Freddie Hallman returns to Natchitoches Parish to take over a promising Lakeview program. LaMar Gafford, Sports Editor (318) Football returns as teams have dreams of big seasons Natchitoches Central defensive back Tyrek Sowell intercepts a pass in mid-air during the Chiefs first practice Aug. 5. Photo by Kevin Shannahan. Practice has been great this week, Hallman said. We had the opportunity to get some conditioning in. Although I m disappointed in the numbers, morale has been better than I expected. Even though the Gators have not made the LHSAA playoffs since 2003, last season they were close and competitive with players such as senior running back Montez Pikes providing stability on offense. Lakeview should only get better with an accomplished Hallman---who has won 150 games in his career---running the show. Yet, it will not be easy right off the bat as evidenced by the low turnout numbers before the school year begins. There is talent here, but there s only been that have come consistently, Hallman said. Our top 11 players that have been here are decent, but if anything happens to any of them, it would be bad, because we have to have that depth. All four teams open up their seasons in Turpin Stadium, beginning with NSU s White Out game Aug. 28 against Missouri State. Demons look to improve with new coaches on offense, defense While there are new coordinators on both sides of the ball, and on special teams, with 57 letterwinners returning from the best Northwestern State football team in five years, several senior leaders of the 2014 Demons squad were full of optimism Wednesday during Fall Sports Media Day activities before their second practice of preseason camp. The new offensive and defensive coordinators are proven veterans of championship teams in the Southland Conference, with Ben Norton adding the coordinator role to his duties as the Demons offensive line coach during last year s 6-6 season that included a 3-1 finish and a 5-1 mark at Turpin Stadium. Mike Lucas was a highly successful defensive coordinator for 18 years at Sam Houston State, and helped mature the program and create the foundation for Southeastern Louisiana s 2013 Southland championship season in five seasons as the Lions head coach ( ). The fresh-faced special teams coordinator, August Mangin, played and worked on the football staff at LSU under Les Miles, whose creative and effective special teams play has been a hallmark of the most successful extended run in Tigers history. The new coordinators haven t discarded schemes that served the Demons well last season in the first year under head coach Jay Thomas, although one media member jokingly suggested on Twitter that Thomas and Norton were shifting NSU to the wishbone offense for There will be changes, but not radical shifts, coaches and players said Wednesday. Everybody on the offense is real excited. We have a new offensive coordinator in Coach Norton, but not much has changed with terminology or our approach. We ve added some things that should make us even more productive At Northwestern State, Harris Wilson Jr.,known to many as Coach Black, wears many hats. During the NSU Demons Fall Sports Media Day Aug. 6, Wilson gave news reporting a hand as he interviewed senior quarterback Zach Adkins. From left are Wilson and Adkins. Photo by Gary Hardamon/NSU Photographic Services. Northwestern State wide receiver Zach White catches a pass in the Demons opening preseason practice after beating Darius Poullard deep. Photo by LaMar Gafford. as long as we do a good job executing, said the 2013 Southland Newcomer of the Year, quarterback Zach Adkins, who broke seven single-season school passing records as a junior college transfer. It s exciting to see how our offense is taking off. We know Coach Norton will have the offensive line doing great work. They ll open holes so we will have a great run game, and they ll give time for Zach to throw so we ll have a great passing game, said senior running back Garrett Atzenweiler. Lucas is tweaking the Demons Purple Swarm Reservations are being accepted for the annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Foundation/Northwestern State Kickoff Luncheon set Aug. 20 at Superior s Steakhouse at the corner of Line and Pierremont in Shreveport. The noon event will feature remarks by the Demons head football coach, Jay Thomas, and NSU s director of athletics, Greg Burke. Reservations are requested for the Kickoff Luncheon and can be made by calling the Independence Bowl office at or toll free at BOWL (2695). The lunch will carry an all-inclusive charge of $20 per person, and attendees are asked to please pay with cash if possible. This is a tremendous event each year for Northwestern State defense, mindful of the traditionally aggressive play he watched from other sidelines during his 26 seasons on other Southland sidelines. We are going to play with a calculated violence, said Lucas. We re telling our guys, the definition of the Purple Swarm is you re either on the pile at the ball, or you re sprinting to it. Our new defensive coordinator pushed us hard all spring and we got better in 15 practices, so we feel very confident about the progress we can make in preseason camp and during the season, said senior defensive tackle Damon Medcafe. Lucas has a cornerstone up front with his senior nose tackle, 6-4, 344-pound Baton Rouge product Deon Simon, who drew attention from NFL scouts during a breakthrough junior campaign. I don t know if there s a defensive lineman in the FCS that s as dominant as Deon Simon can be, said Lucas, who for the past two seasons was defensive coordinator at Indiana State in the Missouri Valley Conference, which produced two-time FCS champion North Dakota State. Simon says his focus is on the fall, not next spring when the NFL seems likely to come calling. It doesn t affect me at all now. I will worry about that when the time comes after the season. My focus is on our season and what we need to do to win a championship, he said. Flanked by a corps of hardcharging defensive ends, including 2013 Freshman All- American JeMarcus Marshall, the Demons defensive tackles will anchor a front that could be big trouble for opposing passers. Adding to the challenge: NSU has both preseason first-team All- Southland cornerbacks, seniors Imoan Claiborne and Fred Thomas, along with veterans Rico Albert and Jason Yarbor backing them up. We are very strong and confident with four seniors returning in the secondary. We re looking to build on that and we have some very capable younger guys who will help, said Claiborne. The pass rush is everything to us. It makes our job in the secondary easy when the quarterback has to get rid of it in a hurry and with what we have going on up front, that s what we expect, added Thomas. Offensively, the Demons have lots of experience back at receiver and running back. Players who scored 30 of last year s 41 offensive touchdowns are back, and the 2013 and 2014 recruiting classes will add to the mix. We have some younger See Demons Page 9A Reservations available for Independence Bowl Foundation/NSU Kickoff Luncheon Northwestern State head coach Jay Thomas talks to media members during the NSU Fall Sports media day. Photo by Gary Hardamon. University and for anybody who loves the spirit and excitement of Division I college football, said Burke. When I was hired as director of athletics at NSU in 1996, this was my first official event as AD on my first day on the job. That s how important we consider the annual luncheon presented by the Independence Bowl, and the Shreveport-Bossier community. Thomas will preview the Demons 2014 season at the Kickoff Luncheon and discuss the team s progress during preseason camp. Northwestern kicks off its schedule a week later, on Aug. 28, at home in Turpin Stadium against Missouri State. Superior s Steakhouse is the home for NSU s in-season Shreveport-Bossier Demon Quarterback Club Luncheons held every Thursday at noon, beginning Sept. 4, during the football season.
9 NSU Fall Sports Media Day to air The Northwestern State Fall Sports Media Day luncheon Aug. 6 is being replayed to Natchitoches-area cable subscribers on NSU TV. Each weekday until game day for the Aug. 28 White Out game season opener in Turpin Stadium against Missouri State, the event will be shown at midnight, 9 a.m., and 7 p.m. on NSU TV, which can be seen locally on SuddenLink Channel 22, CP- Tel Channel 55, and Lobby Channel 8 for residents of University Place Apartments 1 and 2. The hour-long luncheon provided previews for seasons in cross country, Lady Demon soccer, Lady Demon volleyball and Demon football, along with remarks by worldrenowned neurosurgeon Dr. Julian Bailes, a Natchitoches native and former Demon football player who is one of the foremost experts on sports concussion research. Student-athletes in football, soccer and volleyball joined coaches in all four sports who provided insight into their upcoming seasons during the luncheon. The replay was produced by David Antilley II, manager/executive director of NSU TV. Demons ink three to track and field team The Northwestern State track and field program has announced the signing of distance runners Ashley Adams, Kaitlyn Tunks and Hunter Wamack who are slated to join their squads this fall. Tunks come to NSU after a decorated career at St. Louis Catholic High School in Lake Charles. Tunks took the top spots in the 400 meter dash and 800 meters at the 2013 Region I-3A Championships as well as in the 800 at the 2013 LHSAA Outdoor State meet. All three athletes will also be part of the cross country program which kicks off its season Aug. 29 with the McNeese 6K Relays from Lake Charles. Golf tourney to take place at prison The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation is hosting the second Angola Prison golf tournament Aug. 22. There will be two 18-hole rounds of golf at the Prison View Golf Course beginning at 8 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. There will be a four-person scramble, with prizes for the top three finishers, longest drive and closest to the pin. There will also be a putting contest at noon and a silent auction of inmate art. Cost is $100 per player or $400 per team and it includes 18 holes of golf outside of the tournament, golf cart, continental breakfast, lunch and tour of the Angola Museum and the penitentiary. Entry form and payment deadline is due Aug. 21. Make checks payable to LSP Museum. The foundation s goal is to raise funds for the preservation of historical sites on Angola. Angola and its history, embodied in the museum, is a unique and important characteristic of our past, Kevin Couhig, honorary chairman of the tournament. The golf tournament allows us to celebrate that history and to support the museum s efforts to share that important part of our parish with the world. To register online for the golf tournament go to For more information of the tournament call (225) or (225) Even with almost half of the team being completely new, seniors Yanci Johnson and Jackie Strug were very excited about Van Linder the upcoming Northwestern State soccer season when they spoke at the 2014 Fall Sports Media Day on Wednesday. We have 14 freshmen coming in that cover all of the positions, said senior defender Strug. (Wednesday) we had our first fitness test and everyone came in ready to go. We are just ready to start our season. The Lady Demons return 15 letterwinners that include seven seniors, six juniors and two sophomores. The team is already meshing well even though we have 15 returners and 14 newcomers, said Strug. Having 15 returners and almost as many coming in has really increased the competitiveness, which is we need to have a good season. I just love the competitiveness and think it is really going to be good, said senior forward Johnson. I am expecting good things. Last year s team took a major step forward when it won five league games, the most since Seven of the 11 starters from 2013 return, and with the addition of Johnson-who missed last season with an injury. The squad has a veteran feel despite the amount of newcomers. I tore my ACL the second game of last year against Baylor, and I was crushed, said Johnson. Now I get another chance at it, and I am excited about that. I am really excited about getting back and meeting 14 new girls, said the Natchitoches native. Northwestern State returns four of it s six top scorers from a year ago, including Brooke Eastburg who tied for the team lead (8 points) in Cassandra Briscoe had six points, Nikki Saunders had five and Johanna Sigvardsson had four. Another position the Lady Demons have to replace is the goalkeeper. Jessica Danku started 18 of the 19 games in goal in 2013, but returner Brooke Bourbonais also has a lot of experience under her belt. Bourbonais started all 18 games in 2012, and registered almost 1400 minutes in goal. We also have a new graduate assistant who is going to be our new goalkeepers coach, said Strug. We have two freshmen goalkeepers coming in as well as one returning. Northwestern State added Emily Morphitis from Hofstra as its graduate assistant in charge of goalkeepers. With Bourbonais, she will work with freshmen Alex Latham and Cadence Starr. We think she will add a lot so, so we re excited about those changes. We had our fitness test Wednesday morning, and that is one thing every single one of us dreads all summer, said Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 9A With injury behind her, Johnson anxious to return to soccer pitch Just two days from reporting, the Northwestern State volleyball program took the podium at Fall Sports Media Day on Hernesman Wednesday, echoing feelings of determination to achieve the conference title that was in their grasp last season. We lost the championship game by three points and that gave us the extra drive we needed all spring, senior Keelie Arneson said. We were constantly reminded of those three points. It has given us the extra drive to lift harder and run faster. Not lost in the heartbreaking finish was the acknowledgement of the program s growth. A season ago, NSU finished with its highest RPI in school history placing the Lady Demons ahead of major programs like Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Houston, Rice and others. Fifth-year head coach Hugh Hernesman and his staff have embraced playing non-conference marquee program s and this season will be no different with the likes of Auburn, Baylor, Memphis and Mississippi State all scheduled in September. We don t shy away from that competition. Our players have played against these players all throughout club so I don t think anyone of them will back down to these schools, said Hernesman. In the past, we ve taken the approach that these are pre- Johnson. Now we are all excited for the season. Head coach George Van Linder enters his third season at the helm for Northwestern State, and 16th year overall. season scrimmages to see where we re at but this year we re going to be at a new level and we re going to try to knock off some of these teams. Arneson, Northwestern State s first-ever Southland Conference Libero of the Year award winner a year ago, echoed the same belief. The thing that stands out to me the most is our confidence, Arneson said. If we would have played against those teams three or four years ago our faces would have looked beat before we got on the court. Our group as a whole has gotten a lot more talented. We re bigger, faster, stronger and we re all just better players together. In the offseason, the Lady Demons were active on and off the court including seniors Mackenzie Neely and Emily Johnson who went on mission trips. Neely s journeys included two trips to Haiti as well as a week in Tanzania over the last year. It is something that really changed my life, Neely said. It s difficult to talk about because I saw a lot of different things that you can t put into words unless you ve been there. It was a great thing for me and E.J. as well. NSU was busy in the classroom too, posting a 3.61 team GPA this past spring and 3.47 GPA overall on the way to receiving their third straight AVCA Team Academic Award. I m excited that we do this with outstanding student-athletes as well, Hernesman said. This past spring we didn t have anyone below a 3.0 and had three athletes with His career record stands at The Lady Demons open the season on Aug. 22 against Louisiana College at the Lady Demon Soccer Complex. Lady Demons hungry for Southland title after heartbreaker Head coach L a n e Burroughs announced two staff changes for t h e Northwestern State baseball team on Burroughs Tuesday after he promoted volunteer assistant G.T. McCullough to a fulltime assistant and brought on Nick Ammiriati as the new volunteer. It s the second time in two years that McCullough was promoted within the staff. In 2013 he was moved to volunteer assistant after serving as the director of operations in 2012, his first season at Northwestern State. GT has shown extreme loyalty to me and to Northwestern State. He has earned and deserves this promotion, said Burroughs. He is a very hard worker and extremely intelligent. The Demons... receivers who are going to help us. We saw that on display Tuesday, said senior wideout Bryant Mitchell. There s a lot of new stuff that Coach Norton put in that will add to our offensive package. We re going to take a lot of deep shots and do things that will progress us to being an even more productive offense. The biggest question offensively is up front, where three senior starters graduated. Newcomers and redshirts will join nine returners in a group Northwestern State senior middle blocker Mackenzie Neely is one of five seniors that have transformed the Lady Demons into one of the top teams in the Southland Conference. Photo by Gary Hardamon/NSU Photographic Services. behind the scenes things he did for us the past two years, in addition to his coaching duties, displays his selflessness and energy. He truly has a servant heart He will continue to coach first base, and will work with outfielders as well as assist with hitting and recruiting. GT has always had an extreme desire to learn and get better every day. He checks his ego at the door and looks to make NSU Baseball better each day, said Burroughs. He is one of the young and hungry lions in the coaching profession that doesn t believe in clocking in and out. He is on the clock 24/7, and his work ethic is off the charts, he said. I m excited to see he and Coach (Bobby) Barbier working side-by-side in the office and in recruiting. The future is stable and very bright for Demon baseball. McCullough was a part of the Demon staff that broke a led by senior center Austin Douglas. We had some low numbers on the offensive line in the spring, but we knew help was on the way. We ve brought in several young guys and now we have a rotation of three groups, which is just the right size rotation so we can get better and not get worn down, said Douglas, who transferred from Ole Miss and spent the first half of the season at guard before senior center Warren Jones shifted there to allow Douglas to take a more Southland Conference record for the biggest single-season turnaround with a 14-game improvement and won 33 games in The staff led NSU to the Southland Conference tournament for the first time since 2010, and posted victories for the first time since Ammiriati was a member of the 2013 College World Series run with Mississippi State as the starting catcher. He started in 49 games (51 played) and threw out an astonishing 41-percent of base stealers. He was a big part of the 2.77 earned run average MSU pitchers posted that season. I m so excited that Nick has decided to join the Northwestern State Baseball Family, said Burroughs. Ammo is a baseball guy through-and-through. He has driven all over the country to coach or play. He just loves being at the park and helping others with their comfortable spot. Last year was the first time I d ever played guard in my life. I wanted to be on the field and that was the way to get out there quicker. It feels more natural to me playing center, said Douglas. I m real excited. We re going to have a good offensive line. We ll get Garrett and those good running backs some room to run, we ll give Zach time to throw and get it to Bryant and all those other receivers in the end zone, he said. Lady Demon senior midfielder Yanci Johnson returns for her fifth year after an ACL injury forced her to take a medical redshirt last season. Photo by Gary Hardamon/NSU Photographic Services. craft, he said. He prepped at one of the finer baseball programs in the country in Seton Hall Prep He hit for.246 batting average in his senior season at Mississippi State, including one home run and 23 runs batted in. He had 23 runs scored and three doubles in 167 atbats. Ammiriati will work with catchers and assist with the pitching staff. This summer, Ammiriati coached Demons Evan Tidwell and Matthew Alford with the Hoptown Hoppers. I watched Ammo fight through some adversity when things did not go his way and persevere to being the everyday catcher on a team that played for a national championship, said Burroughs. He worked hand in hand with someone I truly admire and respect in Butch Thompson (MSU Associate Head Coach). He learned the importance of pitch calling and grew to be a perfect 4.0 s. We re doing this with some real talented players with real high character. In attendance at the Fall Sports Media Day included all five seniors and redshirt junior Caiti O Connell, a group Hernesman praised for their ability to take a chance on Northwestern State and ultimately ended up turning the program around. They basically had to buy into a vision and really take a leap of faith, Hernesman said. The season before us had three wins and a 290 RPI. Last year, we finished in the top 100. There are two schools during that time who have improved in RPI more; two out of 330 Division I schools. With two consecutive seasons of 20 or more wins, a first-ever season sweep of Stephen F. Austin and an establishment of a recognizable name in the volleyball community, there is just one step remaining. A conference ring would be amazing, senior Stacey DiFrancesco said. It s my last season and we ve worked extremely hard since we were freshman. We ve come such a long way; I d be disappointed if we got anything else but a ring. Burroughs promotes McCullough to full-time, Ammiriati named volunteer pitching coach on the field. The Sparta, N.J., native signed with the played with the St. Paul Saints before signing with the Seattle Mariners organization in He was drafted in the 46th round by the Florida Marlins out of Seton Hall Prep in At Seton he caught now- Major League Baseball pitcher Rick Porcello, who is on the Detroit Tigers staff. Ammiriati elected to attend Panola Junior College and not join the professional ranks in He s a fighter and determined. He took the independent ball route that parlayed into signing with the Seattle Mariners, said Burroughs. He knows the value of hard work and commitment. He has a bright future in this business. Both moves complete the staff for the 2014 season after Barbier was hired as the pitching coach in early July. A couple of Demon seniors were especially happy to change the calendar to Linebacker Marion Chapman sat out last season when a couple of credits did not transfer from his junior college, and will be a focal figure for the Purple Swarm, said Lucas. It was hard sitting out but it helped me a lot. It taught me to be patient and I think it taught me how to be a better leader, said Chapman. Tight end Corey Simmons played last year, but at about 75 percent of his capabilities after an ankle injury late in the 2012 season. It was obvious in spring practice his skill level was improved, and Norton took notice, padding the workload for NSU s tight ends. I ve worked hard and I believe I m in position to have a great senior year. We re putting a lot more in to make the tight end position more productive, so that will cause problems for defenses we face and as a group, obviously the tight ends are happy about that, said Simmons.
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11 Section B, Page 1 Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Lifestyle The Natchitoches Times Corey Poole Lifestyle Editor (318) What s Your Line? By Tommy Atkins On my mother s wall hangs a portrait of a beautiful woman. It was painted in New Orleans in the 1850s. She is seated in a red velvet chair wearing a black dress with a fine tatted veil pinned in her hair. At her neck she wears a black brooch with the head of a woman in relief. In her lap she is holding a handkerchief that matches her veil. Next to her is a small table and her left elbow rests on a red bible. This beautiful woman was Coshati Neal Dark ( ). She was the great grandmother of my grandfather Thomas Spence Dowty. Coshati married William Dark after the death of his first wife Martha, her older sister. William and Martha had a son, Major Joseph Neal Dark. William and Coshati had three daughters: Mary Lucretia, Adeline Cecilia, and Anna Coshati. Adeline married Samuel Austin Dowty (my ancestors) and her sister Anna married his brother John Dowty. After William s death in 1845, Coshati continued the operation of a huge plantation named Ingleside, near Boyce and the Hot Wells Community. Although Coshati s story is worth telling, it will have to wait until another writing; today I ll tell you about her stepson, Major Joseph N. Dark. Major Dark moved from Louisiana to Texas. He was a county surveyor and the area s first doctor. He was also a steamboat pilot on the Trinity River and formed a company of Confederate cavalry. It was Sept. 16, 1861 when three men arrived at the Dark s home around midnight. G.H. Willis, Thomas Magness and Austin Chessher were planning to steal $30,000 believed to be kept in Dark s house. A servant greeted them as Dark appeared in the doorway. Chessher fired two shots killing the servant and wounding Dark s wife. Dark grabbed his shotgun from behind the door and fired, killing Chessher instantly. Magness and Willis were later caught, tried and hanged. It was eight months after this that Dark formed his company of cavalry. He was promoted to major and was third in command of the Confederate 25th Texas Regiment of Calvary and also their surgeon. Joseph Dark died in 1905 and was buried on the Trinity River in Liberty County, Texas. It was folklore for years that he was buried in his Confederate uniform and with his beloved shotgun in the casket. This was later proven to be true when his remains were exhumed and moved to Moss Bluff Cemetery because The Trinity River s overflowing was a threat to his grave site. His shotgun was not only used to kill Chessher but also an angry bear. It is said that Dark took her orphaned cubs and trained them to plow, haul corn and other chores. Had Maj. Dark s grave been washed away by the Trinity River, his story would have gone with it. Musicians will rock out riverbank to release Tri-Centennial CD The Riverbank Stage will come alive with the sounds of Natchitoches Saturday night at 6 p.m. The Tri- Centennial Celebration will showcase songs from its commemorative CD, This is Our Town, which is a musical tribute to the Tri-Centennial Celebration. Local musicians born or living in Natchitoches were encouraged to submit an original song and 64 songs were submitted and reviewed. Thirtyfour songs were selected for inclusion in a two CD set. The CD will be available for purchase at the event, then carried by local merchants. It will also be available online for shipping as many Natchitoches natives live around the country. The CD was mastered by a Grammy-winning producer/engineer in Nashville. The jacket has six panels with artist information printed over pictures of the area. I ve heard Miss Cammie s Dinner Table, a new Tri-Centennial Exhibit celebrating the art community at Melrose Plantation, will be open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Lemee House. Sponsored by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches the display will focus on the artists, photographers and writers that worked at Melrose during the first half of the twentieth century. The Mistress of Melrose, Cammie Henry, opened her home to a host of important figures who painted, photographed and wrote in the quiet solitude she offered. As early as the 1920 s the Dallas Morning News was reporting, It is safe to say that the handiwork emanating from Melrose can be found in almost any library, art gallery or museum in the country. There Lyle Saxon wrote Father Mississippi, Fabulous New Orleans, Old Louisiana, and Lafitte the Pirate. Newberry Prize winner Rachel Field worked there on Hitty Her First Hundred Years as did Ada Jack Carver Snell, the celebrated author who won the Harper s Prize for Redbone. The internationally known historian Henry Chambers compiled his voluminous history of Louisiana there. There also John P. Coleman wrote his Old Home of New Orleans. Caroline Dorman, the forestry expert called Melrose her workshop, as did Irma Sompayrec who founded the art colony at Natchitoches. Doris Ulmann elevated photography to the level of art while working at Melrose. Alberta Kinsey, the noted artist, called the plantation her home port. Kinsey is credited with beginning the preservation of the New Orleans French Quarter, and is also the artist that left paint tubes and brushes in a Melrose cabin that Clementine Hunter used to create her first painting. Hunter, whose worldwide acclaim has now eclipsed all other Melrose artists, got her start watching the Melrose artists paint as she worked as a domestic servant in the Big House. There were three rules for those creating at Melrose. First, you must work. Second, you must not disturb others in their work. And third, you must do as you please, so long as you obey the foregoing two. Every day at the dinner table, each guest was expected to share with Miss Cammie the work that he was doing. If she was not satisfied with the guest s productivity, she would soon let them know it was time for them to move on. The dinner guests and visitors were invited to sign the tablecloth. Pat Henry, grandson of Cammie Henry remembers, My grandmother had me sign the tablecloth. Then I sat beside her as she embroidered the signature. There are two such cloths in the Melrose collection. One will be on display at Saturday s exhibit. Melrose was also an early destination for those who the songs, said Tri-Centennial Manager Ron McBride, they are amazing. You can feel the love and admiration these musicians have for their home town and the Cane River area. Some titles include, This is Our Town, the title song from the CD, Cane River, Back to Natchitoches, Cane River Blues, Hey Santa, Calling Home, Love Makes it Christmas, Reflections on the Cane, Cornbread, Way Cool, Down by the River, and Meet Me on Main Street. The songs are expressions from the artists and each has its inspiration shared on the CD jacket. The event will include an introduction and comments from the winning artists, followed by the song played live. The event is free and open to the public. For information call Ron McBride, at or wanted to learn about history. From school groups to club ladies, many found their way to Melrose to soak up the art and history. Henry compiled hundreds of scrapbooks on a wide range of subjects that now form the foundation of the Cammie G. Henry Research Center at NSU. Inquiries from around the world come into the center every year as scholars continue to take advantage of Henry s huge volumes of work. As part of this day-long celebration of Natchitoches art heritage, local Natchitoches artist Ellen Howell will present an original oil painting of the Lemee House to the APHN at 2 p.m. The painting will become part of the permanent collection of the Lemee House. Howell makes homes of historic interest the subjects of her paintings and has been a member of the Natchitoches Art Guild. She also paints traditional still life and nature scenes, and currently works in her studio located in Tres Bien Antiques on Rue St Denis. The history of Melrose and the APHN is one of support for the arts and the promotion of art history and education. We are honored to receive this beautiful painting by such a talented local artist, said Gary Cathey, APHN Tri- Centennial Committee Chairman. The exhibit is free and open to the public. After its viewing on Saturday at the Lemee House, the exhibit will be installed for permanent viewing in the Big House at Melrose. The two-disc CD set will be available for purchase at the event. APHN to highlight artists from Miss Cammie s dinner table Guild presents a plethora of artists As part of the Tri-Centennial celebration s Art in August, the Natchitoches Art Guild will hold its Juried Art Show Saturday, August 9 at 6 p.m. As an added bonus, the art guild will close a section of the street for artists to display their art from 5-9 p.m. This feature is a free opportunity for all local artists to sell their art. Attendees at the exhibit will vote on the art to choose the people s choice award. There will be no fee or commission required to show art on the street, however, artists must provide their own displays and tables There will be no electricity provided. For information on the juried art show contact By Elaine Echels By Linda Lyles A number of original paintings by noted artist Alberta Kinsey will be on view at Saturday s APHN Tri-Centennial Exhibit. Kinsey is shown here painting Cane River in an early photograph from the Melrose Collection, Courtesy of the Cammie G. Henry Research Center. A section of one of the Melrose tablecloths. Visitors and family would sign their names to the table cloths and afterwards Cammie Henry would embroider the signatures with colorful thread. This tablecloth will be one of the artifacts in the Miss Cammie s Dinner Table exhibit. Campers display art in gallery The Art Adventures Camp, a collaborative effort between the City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department and the NSULA School of Creative and Performing Arts, will display camper artwork at a reception Saturday, Aug. 9 from 5-8 p.m. in the Orville J. Hanchey Gallery on the NSU campus. Artwork will be on display in the gallery and food and fun activities will be available for guests. Free transportation will be provided from the Martin Luther King Recreation Center, 660 MLK Dr., to the Hanchey Gallery and back every 30 minutes beginning at 5 p.m. For information contact Dallas Russell at Devon Brown paints his masterpiece during the Art Adventure Camp.
12 2B THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Preservationists frown on abrasive cleaning of grave markers By Mary Striegel At NCPTT we get a lot of calls and s concerning cemetery care and preservation. A question came in this week from Linda Ellis of Lyndhurst, Ohio. I decided to post her question and our response because lots of people may have the same question. Question: I am writing to inquire if you have ever studied the effects of using a Nyalox nylon brush attached to a power drill type tool on the surface of a gravestone? Answer: NCPTT spent the last eleven years working in cemeteries and developing sensitive cleaning methods for grave stones. Researchers and conservators at the Center have approached conservation of cemeteries with the utmost care. Since 2003, we worked with cemeteries across the country and applied professional standards such as the Secretary of Interior s Standards for Historic Preservation and the American Institute for Conservation s Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. NCPTT held annual cemetery preservation workshops, created videos documenting cemetery care, and published research on cleaning grave markers. Our number one principle for cleaning grave markers is Do No Harm. This means that we think about the long term as well as short term effects on the material. We documented damage from power washers and power How BIG does your garden grow? Submit photos of larger than life produce, veggies jumping off the vine and other fruits of the garden to: Ballett, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Mommy & Me, Acro, Stretch, and Competition Teams Come in and see our NEW dance clothes & get fitted for your dance shoes! No more ordering hoping you picked the right size! Saving up vacation days can wear you down. Research shows that 70% of doctor visits are stress-related. Save the co-pay and go play in your own state Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism tools that were incorrectly used in historic cemeteries. We conducted research on the effects of surface texture on deposition of pollutants on marble and limestone When stone surfaces are roughened, they can capture and hold more pollutants, moisture, and microbes. This may lead to greater soiling in the future and an accelerated rate of deterioration. Our research into pollution deposition on marble and limestone shows that there is chemical attack along the grain boundaries of the stone. This type of weathering leads to dissolution of the glue that holds the grains of stone together. As the weathering progresses, the grains loosen and become sugary. You can wipe your hand Ready to beat the summer heat, seven year old Blakely Tyler went to Salon Rouge and chopped off her long locks. She then donated the hair to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. For information go online to Pantene also accepts hair donations. For more information on their process go online to pantene.com and look through the guidelines under the Beautiful Lengths tab. The role of Pantene is to help women grow long, strong, beautiful hair and to provide the funds to turn this hair into free, real-hair wigs for women with cancer. So far, Pantene has donated 24,000 free real-hair wigs to the American Cancer Society s wig banks, which distribute wigs to cancer patients across the country. To see if you are eligible to receive a free wig or if there are wigs available in your area, please call the American Cancer Society s Wig Bank Line at GUIDELINES FOR DONATIONS By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Some of the most beautiful flowers of the summer garden are produced by vines. Because vines climb, the flowers are often produced at eyelevel or overhead, allowing the gardener the chance to easily smell the fragrance or closely examine the details of the blooms. Clinging vines can attach themselves to flat surfaces using roots along their stems or special structures called holdfasts. They are useful for covering the sides of buildings or walls without having to build a support. It is very important to know how a vine you intend to grow climbs. The following perennial vines are wonderful choices for Louisiana gardens and will thrive even during the blistering heat of our summer. They are best planted in full to part sun. The delicate sprays of small rosy pink flowers that adorn rose of Montana (Antigonon leptopus, also This image show the inappropriate use of a wire brush on a power drill to alter the surface of a grave marker. across a weathered headstone and see granules on your fingertips. Biological factors can cause damage to stone as well. NCPTT funded research at Harvard University shows that fungal spores can penetrate the weathered surface of stone and carry microbes into the stone. These microbes can feed on the calcium and release acidic byproducts as a waste product, which weakens the stone. Biocidal cleaners are recommended to minimize biological damage. NCPTT does not advocate the use of power tools to clean headstones. The use of such tools can abrade and remove granules from weathered marble and limestone. We do not advocate grinding, re-lettering, or polishing headstones as this alters the original surface of the grave marker. The company that makes Nyalox brushes compares their performance to wire brushes, which are much too Hair that is colored or permed is acceptable. Hair cut years ago is usable if it has been stored in a ponytail or braid. Hair that has been bleached is not usable. If unsure, ask your stylist. Locks of Love is not able to accept bleached hair due to a chemical reaction that occurs during the manufacturing process. If the hair was bleached years ago and has completely grown out it is acceptable. Hair that is swept off of the floor is not usable because it is not bundled in a ponytail or called Rosa de Montana and coral vine) are unique and delightful. Flowering may occur all summer but is generally most abundant in late summer and fall. This native of Mexico generally freezes back during winter but grows rapidly from its roots in spring. Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) is an outstanding native that is remarkably well-behaved as vines go. The tubular coralred flowers are produced in clusters at the ends of shoots that often dangle gracefully from this twining vine. The evergreen foliage is a distinctive blue-green with silvery undersides. Flower production is generally heaviest in early summer but continues throughout the season. The attractive, but scentless, flowers are irresistible to hummingbirds. The resemblance of evergreen wisteria (Millettia reticulata) to Chinese wisteria is quite noticeable. Less unruly than Chinese wisteria, the evergreen wisteria is still best harsh for a stone surface. Would you use a Nyalox brush on a power drill to clean the surface of your automobile? If not, then you would not use it to clean a grave marker. Seven year old donates long locks to kids in need Blakely Tyler Before After braid. Hair that is shaved off and not in a ponytail or braid is not usable. Locks of Love cannot accept dreadlocks. They also cannot accept wigs, falls, hair extensions or synthetic hair. Layered hair is acceptable if the longest layer is 10 inches. Layered hair may be divided into multiple ponytails. Curly hair may be pulled straight to measure the minimum 10 inches. 10 inches measured tip to tip is the minimum length needed for a hairpiece. Summertime means summer vines used in situations that provide it with plenty of room to grow. With its dark green, shiny foliage and dangling clusters of deep purple, fragrant flowers, this twining vine looks outstanding on arbors, pergolas and fences. Akebia (Akebia quinata) is another outstanding choice for arches, arbors and pergolas. This twining vine has slightly glossy, five-part evergreen leaves that are dark green and provide a beautiful background for the clusters of dusky purple flowers. The flowers are most numerous in April and May but continue to appear all summer. Two vines related to each other and similar in appearance are the cypress vine (Ipomoea quamoclit) and cardinal vine (Ipomoea multifida). I love to let these delicate twining vines weave themselves among other plants and climb up small trees and trellises. They tend to self-seed, so watch for seedlings, and don t allow them to grow where they are unwanted. The moonflower vine (Ipomoea alba) is the queen of the evening garden. This vine rapidly unfurls large, fragrant, white flowers at dusk, and the large heart-shaped leaves form a wonderful background. This large vine grows luxuriantly in the sultry Louisiana summer and is perfect when planted by a patio or in a container on a balcony. Vines add so much to our gardens it would be hard to imagine doing without them. The vines mentioned here are only a few of the many that will delight you with their brilliant flowers and long blooming season. Just remember, vines, bless their hearts, have no self-control. When your invite these charming plants into your garden, you must be prepared to control and guide their enthusiasm.
13 Local Modern Woodmen kids Help-A-Child Kids from the local Modern Woodmen of America youth service club came together Saturday, July 19 at Wal-Mart to purchase school supplies to help a child in the community. The Youth Service Club also bought new uniforms to outfit the youngster for the upcoming school year. The Natchitoches club is one of approximately 900 clubs nationwide that provide young Modern Woodmen members with opportunities to volunteer, be patriotic, learn new skills, make friends and have fun. Club members donate more than 300,000 hours of volunteer service each year. For more information or to get involved, contact Squyres at Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 3B Mary Squyres, Lequita Johnson, Mary Pool, Kidron Pagels and Leah Pagels organized the school supplies after purchasing them at Wal-Mart. Photo by Tim Pool. The group filled a backpack with supplies to donate, along with a new set of uniforms. Event honors memories and raises funds The American Cancer Society s Seersucker, Sandals, and Sundresses will be Thursday, Aug. 21 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Landing Restaurant. Honorary chair is Johnny Antoon. The event will offer live entertainment by Cane River Soul and catering provided by The Landing. The evening will feature a silent auction and offer a specialty drink, along with beer, and wines. Individual tickets are available for $65, $75 at the door, or as a couple $125, $150 at the door. Attendance is limited and reservations are accepted on firstcome, first-served basis. Please make reservations by Friday, August 15. In addition to the tickets for the event, the general public is invited to purchase a Jar of Hope tribute. These tributes can be purchased for $25 in honor or memory of those that have been affected by cancer. The event will display a dedication area for tributes purchased and may be taken by those who have purchased them at Mary Squyres, Youth Service Club Leader presented Juliet Moffett, assistant principal and Dr. Alvin Brossette Jr., principal of East Natchitoches Middle School with a donation of uniforms and school supplies as the new school year begins. the conclusion of the evening s activities. White linens and hats are encouraged for the evening s attire. For more information, please contact or S TUDIES S HOW that reading keeps the mind sharp. Give your brain a boost. S UBSCRIBE to the newspaper and expand your mind with a world of information. DYESS LAW PERSONAL INJURY SUCCESSIONS CRIMINAL DEFENSE WILLIAM DAN DYESS Attorney at Law 207 Church Street Natchitoches, LA (318) Nights & Weekends (318) West Main Many, LA (318) The Lancaster Family Reunion, held July 10-13, brought relatives together to celebrate their heritage. Complete with meals, photos and lots of reminiscing, family members enjoyed the Tri-Centennial presentation of Magnolias and Meat Pies at the Lemee House. The group also visited Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Seated on the front row from left are Jean Lancaster, Leila Griffin, Colleen Lancaster, Clarence Shepherd, Linda Jackson, Barnett Shepherd and Charisse Hughes. On the back row are Edward Lancaster, Bob Lancaster, Jennifer Nelken, Sam Nelken, Billie June Shepherd, Larry Jackson, Gretchen Heard and Nick Dowden. Nobody can sell your merchandise better than YOU! Nobody delivers your message better than US! The Natchitoches Times Display Ads NOW OPEN!! GQ Used Furniture Beds, Dressers, Living Room Sets, & Odds & Ends CONSIGNMENT ITEMS WELCOME! OPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 8AM-5PM 2240 Hwy We want photo submissions! Submit party, vacation, anniversary, birthday and other photos to: IT S FREE!
14 4B THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 On the rocks... Bonjour Natchitoches! In this weekend s article, I am taking a different turn. Instead of designing a cocktail myself, I took a stroll down Front Street to see just what our Historic District had to offer when it came to fancy local sips. Now, one thing that I miss about New Orleans is being able to pop into any hole in the wall bar or restaurant, and baptize myself with alluring aperitifs. And, as far as I m concerned, no one beats The Court of Two Sisters Mimosa! However, I believe that as a local of Natchitoches, I should dig out and explore the Art of cocktails here in our City of Lights. So, as I strolled down by the Cane, and I remembered that Natchitoches has the Italian Creole restaurant located right by the riverbank. Since it s first day on July 4, 2013, Maglieaux s On The Cane offers a unique cuisine for locals, and travelers afar. In the past year, I ve thoroughly enjoyed their choices of seafood plates, diverse pasta, and fine wines. But, what about their cocktails? Here I am boasting about New Orleans, upset that I don t have The Court of Two Sisters or Kingfish Cocktail Bar right around the corner. Yet, I have not been fair, and I apologize that I haven t given Natchitoches a chance when it came to divine mixed drinks. Maglieaux s On The Cane offers a pretty lengthy list of cocktails from the classic Old Fashioned to the ever so popular Margarita! There were two drinks however, that stood out to me the most: The Sazerac, and the Peach Bellini. I ll give you all a small history lesson on both of these sips of Southern Louisiana, and Italy. When I lived in New Orleans, I noticed the Sazerac was diversely advertised at every bar and restaurant. Did you know that the famous A Prom to Die For runs Aug. 9 on the stage of the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. The play is set at a high school where the student expected to be named prom queen suddenly has competition. Tickets are $25. For information, call The Cane River Writers Club will meet Saturday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Natchitoches Parish Library. The meeting is open to beginning and all other levels of writers. All styles and genres are welcome. The agenda topics include the need to write, self versus traditional publishing and a writer s challenge. For information call D. Jones at Fort St. Jean Baptiste will offer an Outdoor Classroom series on Don t Touch This Poison Ivy, Sumac and Poison Oak, for ages 5-12 Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m.-noon. There is a $5 fee for this program plus regular admission. For information call The Natchitoches Levee and Drainage District will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse. The Natchitoches Master Gardeners will host a Lunch and Learn Series Wednesday, Aug. 13. The theme is Herb Gardening with Jan Starks from noon-1 p.m. at the and around the bottle By Morgan Lasyone Sazerac cocktail was the signature drink at the Sazerac Coffee House in Nola? This classic Louisiana aperitif consists of many mixed ingredients such as rye whiskey, simple syrup, bitters, and Pernod. Pernod is a herbal based liqueur. Henri Louis Pernod designed the absinthe recipe, and founded the Pernod Fils absinthe manufacturing company. The taste I would describe for Pernod would be laid out as a bittersweet floral licorice accent for the tongue. Next up is the Peach Bellini. Bellini s originated in Venice, Italy, concocted by Giueseppe Cipriani from 1938 to the early 40 s. Giueseppe named the cocktail with this Italian name due to the pink tint that resided in the drink s formation. The pink colorization reminded Giueseppe of the toga of a saint in a painting crafted by Giovanni Bellini ( ). Bellini was an Italian painter creating works of art in the Renaissance period. The recipe for a Bellini consists of sparkling wine, and fresh peach puree. Woo! History lessons served on the rocks! Just the way I like em. After doing my research on these world renowned drinks, I am highly impressed with Maglieaux s choice of spirits. I toast to this Natchitoches hot spot, and say thank you for crafting these fascinating, artsy, and historic drinks. BELLINI You will need: 1 Champagne Flute 2 Parts Dry Sparkling Wine 1 Part Fresh Peach Puree In your champagne flute, add your fresh peach puree, and then top off with dry sparkling wine. Last, give this sip a good stir, and serve. Summer Happenings Natchitoches Arts Center. For information contact Fort St. Jean Baptiste will offer a Colonial Workshop on Colonial Stitches, open to all ages Saturday, Aug. 16 from 1-5 p.m. There is a $6 fee for this program plus regular admission. For information call The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum will present An Evening of Art, Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 6-8 p.m. The event will celebrate Natchitoches Art in August with an evening of painting and fun. Artist Lucretia Glorioso will guide participants through the process of painting their very own work of art, reminiscent of Natchitoches folk artist Clementine Hunter, to take home. All supplies are included in the $35 registration fee. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required and space is limited. For information contact Fort St. Jean Baptiste will offer a lecture on From Fortress of Louisburg to Fort Mobile Saturday, Aug. 23 from a.m. For information call Cane River is a great place to relax and enjoy a favorite drink. SAZERAC You will need: 2 Cups of Ice 2oz Rye Whiskey 1oz Pernod Liqueur Cocktail Shaker 1 Thin Lemon Peel (for decor) 1 Bartender s Call Glass Take your cocktail shaker, and add your ice, rye whiskey, and Pernod liqueur. Shake till there is a nice iced glaze on the side of your shaker. Add the rest of your ice to your bartender s call glass. Last strain your mix ver your ice, and top her off with a lemon peel. Laissez le Bon ITALYMEETSTHESOUTH Rouler! Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department, 660 MLK Dr., seeks volunteers to help with summer programs. The department wants to utilize the recreation center by providing free, low cost activities during the day, evening and weekend. Teachers are needed for the art, cooking, safety, abstinence, dance, cardio, yoga, zumba, nutrition, Spanish, French, vocal, parenting, sewing, future entrepreneurs, Microsoft for beginners, interviewing, college prep and tutoring. Those interested in teaching or participating in one of the classes contact The Meat Pie Festival Beauty Pageant will be held Sept. 6. The theme is celebrating Natchitoches Tri- Centennial. Boys 0-4 years and Girls 0-23 can compete for titles to represent the Meat Pie Festival. There will also be categories for ages 24 and up. The fee is $45. Boys 0-4 years and girls 0-10 years should wear Sunday best, while ages 11 and up will wear formal attire. Miss Meat Pie Festival will receive a $500 scholarship and a free entry to LAFF Queen of pageant. The Kings and will represent their titles at the annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival Sept For information, contact , , or or like the Facebook page. Fort St. Jean Baptiste will host Bocce Ball games, open to all ages Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1-4:30 p.m. For information call Becker Bridge CryptoQuip CrossWord Thursday s answers Jacqueline Bigars Stars HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014: This year you move into a new phase of life. You are in the first year of a 12-year cycle, and it is considered to be one of the luckiest. Sometimes you might feel dragged down by a personal or domestic matter, but not for long. You learn to see situations as passages. If you are single, you are in a perfect period to meet Mr. or Ms. Right. You will encounter this person naturally in your day-to-day life. If you are attached, the two of you often disagree, but the underlying issue for both of you is the same. Respect your differences. AQUARIUS can be quite provocative. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4- Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1- Difficult ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You might consider taking a look at what you really want to do. Use this information and create a very special day with key friends. The more people around you, the happier you will be. Listen to what is going on with a lively child or pal. Tonight: The party goes on and on. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH A call could be provocative enough to force a change of plans. Take charge of a get-together. No one can organize quite like you can! A loved one might have great expectations when you plan an event, and he or she will watch you in action. Tonight: Accept an offer. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHHH Reach out to someone at a distance. This person is very important to your well-being. Before you know it, you will have plans to get together. Express your wit and sense of humor with others. Tonight: Go to a movie, concert or play. Be entertained. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Someone will make it clear that he or she has something to share. This person will let you know how much he or she wants to be with you. You could be excessive and go overboard once you relax and decide to let go. Enjoy this period with a good friend. Tonight: Make it your treat. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH You could be delighted by the sudden flurry of energy that surrounds you this morning. You are more upbeat than you have been in a while. Your fiery side emerges and allows greater giveand-take. Don t take someone s comment personally. Tonight: Accept a special invitation. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHH You ll feel your creativity wane. You might be more tired than you realize and need some personal time. Perhaps a massage, haircut and/or workout could revive you. Don t hesitate to take an extended nap. Tonight: Do not create a problem where there is none. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHHH You are full of energy with a loved one. When you get silly, you tend to delight a child or someone you care a lot about. Investigate the possible plans that surround this person. Together, you can choose what will be most fun. Tonight: Let your hair down. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH You could feel as if you have too much to handle with an unexpected change involving your domestic life. You might have to make an adjustment in order to help someone out. Try to clear out some negativity by taking a walk. Tonight: Order in keep it easy. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH Return calls and bring friends together. Someone might be more difficult than you had anticipated. Having a group of friends around you will help ease the pressure of this situation. Be positive, even in the face of negativity. Tonight: Catch up on some interesting news. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH You might not be able to see where to cut back on spending, especially if someone else is involved. As a result, you could call a halt to spending. Try to explain your actions. The other party should know that there are limitations. Tonight: Maintain your budget. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHHH You ll smile, and others will find you irresistible. Knowing that you have this power, you ll want to go out and pursue your personal goals. Be prepared when someone becomes irritated, as you might have to shift gears quickly. Tonight: The world is your oyster. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH Don t venture out of your immediate boundaries too quickly. You might want to make plans with friends, but be sure to keep the activity close to your home. Try to make sure that you re not out till the wee hours. Tonight: You will be happiest being somewhat of a homebody. BORN TODAY Singer Whitney Houston (1963), fashion designer Michael Kors (1959), actor Sam Elliott (1944)
15 There are a couple of positive personality traits that we over-look in today s cultural dialogue. I want you to ponder the notion of patience and obedience. In terms of believing or working toward a noble goal these two traits are paramount. Especially for the church people who are living in the great in between time. Jesus commanded us to work while we wait for His second coming. So for the church we are called to be patient and obedient. In life too, if you have a project or a goal in mind, patience and obedience are needed. Let me tell you a story: In 1894 on her seventyfourth birthday Susan B. Anthony went out in dreadfully harsh winter weather to preside over the annual convention of the National American Woman Suffrage BAPTIST COLDWATER BAPTIST CHURCH 6558 Hwy 6 West Rev. Rickey Robertson Sunday School 9:30 Worship Service 10:30 Sunday Evening 6:00 Wednesday Night 6:00 CRESTON BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday Bible Study 10am Sunday Worship 11am & 6pm Wednesday Prayer Svc & Meal 6:30pm Hwy 9 & Hwy 156 (near Black Lake) Pastor Turman Leach EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH 4473 Hwy Rev. John R. Elliott Sunday School 9:45 AM Children s Church 11 AM Sunday Worship 11 AM & 6 PM Wednesday Night Services 7 PM FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH First Baptist Church 508 Second Street Rev. Thomas Rush, Pastor Morning Worship 9:30 AM Sunday School 11:00 AM FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF ROBELINE 7739 Oak St. Robeline, La Bro. Brian Ray Sunday School 10:00 AM Sunday Worship: 11:00AM & 6:00PM Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30 PM GRAND ECORE ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 1700 Washington St. Rev. Wayne Hicks Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship Service 11:00 AM Sunday Bible Study 5:00 PM Evening Worship Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Service 6:00PM HARMONY BAPTIST CHURCH 1580 Harmony Rd, Rev. Randy Olliff Sunday School 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service 11:00 AM Evening Worship Service 5:30 PM Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30PM OLD BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 504 Old Bethel Church Rd. Natchitoches, LA Rev. Danny Asbell Sunday School 9:45 AM Worship 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM Wednesday Night Services 6:30 PM ST. MARY BAPTIST CHURCH (CANE RIVER) 1451 Keyser Avenue, Ardonul Brinson, Pastor Sunday School - 8:00 a.m. Worship Services - 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study - 6 PM TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH 527 Howard St. (Near Weaver Elem.) Bro. Joshua Currie Bible Study 9:30 AM Sunday Worship 10:30AM & 6:00PM Wednesday Awana 5:45PM Bible Study 6:00PM UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH OF CAMPTI 7686 Hwy 9 Campti, LA Mike Honzell, Pastor Sunday Bible Study 9:45AM Sunday Morning Worship 11:00AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30PM Unitedbaptistcampti.com WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 6834 Hwy 1 Bypass Dr. Wayne D. Spears, Interim Pastor Sunday School 9:45 AM Worship Service 8:30 & 11:00 AM Sunday and Wednesday 6:30 PM If there are changes made in your church, the changes will not be reflected in the directory unless someone calls and requests changes. Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 5B Church can help you find the dream God gave you Religious differences can be funny PONDERINGS By the Rev. Doug de Graffenried Pastor at First United Methodist Church St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 911 Fifth Street, will hold CCD Registration for all grades PreK-12 in the church hall. PreK students must be four years old. Registration will be held Wednesday, Aug. 6, 13 and 20 from 5:30-6 p.m. nightly. First Communion class costs $30, Confirmation class costs $15 and all other classes are $5. Classes will begin Wednesday, Aug. 27 with PreK-grade 10 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Confirmation class for grades 11 and 12 from 6:30-8 p.m. For information contact Deborah at or or contact the church office at ˇ Pastor Altorio Holden Sr. and Elect Lady Adrian Holden will celebrate their 11th anniversary at Living Word Ministries Sunday, Aug. 10 at 2:30 p.m. Guests will be Pastor Ronnie Williams Jr., and members of Rockford Baptist Church. Church of Revelation, 116 Touline St., will host the Lifeline Women s Ministry s program Forever on the Wall, Sunday, Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. Kingdom Ministries invites mothers to join in a community baby shower. The church will welcome 25 expecting mothers to an under the sea event. s can contact Cathy Hall at or LaKendra Norwood at by Sunday, August 17 to register. Invites with location and event information will be sent out to those who register. First Baptist Church WEE School, 508 Second St., has spots available for Babies through Pre-K 4. Space is limited. If interested in enrolling child for the School year, contact the church office as soon as possible. A $50 non-refundable fee is due at the time of pre-registration. For information call New Dimensions Kingdom Worship Center, with Pastor Henry and Doris Butler and Dorcas Bernstine will host a back to school giveaway in the parking lot at 605 Bossier St. Saturday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. Items include slightly used and new school uniforms, childrens shoes, adult clothing, household items and more. The event is free and open to the public. Participants in the giveaway must provide proof of income. Refreshments will be served. For information call First Baptist Church, 1116 Amulet St., will honor Rev. Michael D. Callahan at his second Pastoral Anniversary Sunday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. Rev. Carl Means and the Christian Outreach Center will be present for the occasion. The celebration will entail two preanniversary activities: a Pastor Appreciation Banquet to be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall, and a Prayer Night for the Pastor Wednesday, Aug. 6 during the mid week service at 6 p.m. For information call the church at St. Savior Baptist Church of Cane River will hold a Revival Wednesday, July 30 and Aug at 7 p.m. nightly. New Birth MBC, 108 Church St. in Natchez will hold a Men?s Day Sunday, Aug. 3 at 3 p.m. with guests United MBC and Pastor Ocie Lee Charles Jr. Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 2654 Hwy in Clarence, will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, August 9 at 9 a.m. with guest Pastor Ronnie Williams Jr. of the Rockford Baptist Church. The breakfast prepares youths for school, activities and changes in the school curriculum. Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church of Clarence will host a Prayer Breakfast Saturday, Aug. 9 at 9 a.m. with Pastor Ronnie Williams Jr. and the Rockford Baptist Church of Natchez. For information contact Emmanuel Chapel UMC will celebrate the church s 114 year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. with guests Rev. Otis Jackson and the Christian Baptist Church. For information call Rockford Baptist Church will resume its regularly scheduled bible study classes Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. Anyone in need of a ride can contact the van ministry a day in advance at Let the following businesses know how much you appreciate their sponsorship of C H U R C H NEWS. Return the favor. Offer them your patronage. Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home 848 Keyser Ave. M.F. Rutledge Plumbing M. F. Rutledge and Employees First Federal Bank of Louisiana Officers, Directors and Staff St. Titus Baptist Church in Campti will host a Six Night Revival, Sunday - Friday, Aug at 6:30 p.m. nightly. The public may attend. Rev. Eutis G. Young is pastor. Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church of Clarence will hold an Usher Anniversary Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Otis Corley and the Choctaw Island Baptist Church of Clarence. For information contact St. Matthew Baptist Wine pairing dinner will take place over Valentine Day weekend Church and the Pastor s Aide Committee, 130 Nolan Jones Rd. on Cane River, will host a Family and Friends Day Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. with guest Rev. Albert Gillie Sr. of the St. Martha Baptist Church. Pentecost Baptist Church, 9425 Hwy. 1 South in Natchez, will celebrate the anniversary of Rev. Joe Sr. and Dorothy Williams with three nights of festivities. The celebration begins Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m., followed by Minister Aggie Baber and the Tabernacles of Love Choir Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. An All Gospel Musical will climax the event Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Ali Harris Jr. and the Abundant Life Choir along with the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center Choir. For information call Coldwater Baptist Church, 6558 Hwy. 6 in the Hagewood community, will host Sunday Singing Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. The FBC in Robeline, Marthaville and the Old Pisgah Baptist Church will collaborate to conduct the service. Gilgal MBC will celebrate the 18th anniversary of Pastor Lamar and Elect Lady Sis. Rose Richardson Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Elbert Demery Jr. of Evergreen Baptist Church and music by their Male Chorus. A grief support group meets the fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the church hall at St. Anthony of Padua at 911 Fifth St. in Natchitoches. Anyone experiencing a loss may attend. United Methodist Church in Montgomery has AA meetings Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Association meeting in Washington D.C. Delegates gathered at the opera house at the corner of Twelfth and F Streets were anticipating hearing their leader speak. They were not disappointed. Anthony reminded her colleagues that they were now in their fifth decade of seeking the right to vote for women. She told the assembly: We shall someday be heeded, and when we shall have our amendment to the Constitution of the United States, everybody will think it was always so, just exactly as many young people believe that all the privileges, all the freedom, all the enjoyments which woman now possesses always were hers. They have no idea of how every single inch of ground that she stands upon today has been gained by the hard work of some little handful of women of the past. When the US House of Representatives and the US Senate finally approved what was to become the Nineteenth Amendment of the Constitution, after being rejected by every Congress for forty years, Susan B. Anthony had been dead for thirteen years. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the original drafter of the amendment, had been dead for sixteen years. These ladies were patient and obedient to the dream and vision of a woman s right to vote. Their patience and obedience were catalysts for change. How about it, are you patient and obedient to the dream God has given you for your life? If you are not sure what dream God has given you, find a church on Sunday. We can help you dream in church. Yes, the previous sentence was written that way on purpose. NON- DENOMINATIONAL FREEDOM LIFE CHURCH New facility now open Located at 1530 Keyser Ave. Sundays at 10:30am Wednesdays at 6:30pm Contemporary praise & worship Inspiring messages KidZone (ages 0-12) every service 9th Hour Youth Wednesday 6:30pm OASIS OF LOVE 7681 Hwy 1 Bypass Sunday 10:30 AM Wednesday 6:00 PM Preaching The Message Of The Cross RIVER COMMUNITY CHURCH 1110 College Ave Pastor Ellis E. Newman 10:00 AM 6:30 PM Prayer: 7:00 PM FAITH FAMILY CHURCH Faith Christian Academy 131 Sorgee Rd :30 AM & 6:00 PM Youth 6:00 PM 6:30 PM Adopt-A-Block 10:30 AM Pastors Steve and Teri Ciaccio Where Friends Become Family PENTECOSTAL FOUNTAIN OF LIFE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 4500 University Parkway or Pastor James H. Whitehead Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM & 6:30 PM Youth Sunday 5:30 PM J.A.M. (ages 4-10) Sunday 5:30 PM Wednesday Worship, Youth Service and J.A.M. (ages 4-10) 7:00 PM Come As You Are - Leave Different! NEW LIFE EVANGELISM CENTER 4819 Hwy 3278, Natchitoches, LA Rev. D.H. Bjornberg Sunday 10:00AM & 6:00PM Monday Night Prayer 7:00 PM Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00PM Wed. Children s Church 7:00PM A Church Where Old Things Are Passed Away And All Things Are Become New 2 COR 5:17 PENTECOSTALS OF CLOUTIERVILLE Hwy 1 PO Box 121 Cloutierville, LA Pastor: Rodney Vinzant, Sr. Sunday Worship 10:00AM Wednesday Worship 6:00PM Come worship with us and experience the Power of the Holy Ghost ROMAN CATHOLIC HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH 129 Second Street Father Jason Gootee DAILY MASS Tues. & Wed. - 5:30 PM Friday 8:30 AM Sunday Vigil on 4:00 PM Sunday Mass 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM Local celebrity to host art show at LSMSA METHODIST ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 704 Fifth Street, Natchitoches, L a Rev. Karli D. Pidgeon, Pastor Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 411 Second St Pastor Doug degraffenried 8:45 a.m. Worship (In Sanctuary) 9:30 a.m. Worship (In Crossroads) 9:30 a.m. SPLASH for kids 10:45 a.m. Worship (In Crossroads) 7 TH /12 TH Grade Youth Sundays 4:30 p.m. (Family Life Center) Club 345 Third Sunday 4:15p.m. for 3rd, 4th, 5th Graders Children s Choir Wednesday 4:30 p.m. for Pre-K 6:00 p.m. for K-1st 6:30 p.m. for 2nd-5th Nursery: Infant thru 4 years Rapides Foundation to dispense grant money WEAVER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1750 Hwy. 120 Flora, La. The Rev. John Foster, Pastor Sunday Worship: 8:00 a.m. Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. PRESBYTERIAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PC (USA) 114 Bienville & Hwy 1 S Rev. Kathy Muder Sunday School: 9:45 AM Sunday Worship: 11:00 AM Potluck Dinner - 3rd Wednesday of Each Month at 6:15 PM website: A Small Church A Large Family EPISCOPAL TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH 533 Second St Sunday 8:00AM Sunday School Sunday 9:00AM The Holy Eucharist Sunday 10:30AM The Holy Eucharist Wed 5:15PM, The Holy Eucharist Celebrated in the Parish Hall The Rev d Richard Taylor, Rector-locum tenens CHURCH OF CHRIST LAKE STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST 1307 Lake St Sunday 9:00 AM Bible Study 10:00 AM Morning Worship 6:00 PM Evening Worship Wed. 7:00 PM Evening Service FULL GOSPEL EL BETHEL FULL GOSPEL HOUSE OF REFUGE, INC Old River Road, Natchez, LA Sunday School 9:45 AM SundayWorship 11:00 AM Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 PM This is a Church for All People LUTHERAN CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH 305 Royal St. at South Dr Sunday School 9:00AM Sunday Worship 10:15 AM F or more information on how your church can be listed in our church directory or to make changes to your current listing, please call The Natchitoches Times at or natchitochestimes.com
16 6B THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 Public Notices DEADLINE NOTICE All persons or organizations placing legal advertisements, notices, minutes, etc., are hereby notified that deadlines for getting the material to the Natchitoches Times for publication are as follows: for the THURSDAY paper the notice must be in the Times office BEFORE 4:00 p.m. Monday, and for the WEEK- END paper, the material must be in the Times office BEFORE 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday. PUBLIC NOTICES FOR 8/9/14 SHERIFF S SALE HOMEBRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. Versus No A TIMOTHY ALLEN THUR- MAN AND MARGARET VICHELLE MELTON THURMAN (A/K/A MARGARET VICHELLE MELTON, MARGARET VICHELLE THURMAN) 10TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES STATE OF LOUISIANA Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Writ of Seizure and Sale issued in the hereinabove entitled and numbered cause I have seized and taken into my possession and will offer for sale and sell for cash, ***WITH*** appraisement, to the last and highest bidder, at public auction, at the NATCHI- TOCHES PARISH COURT- HOUSE, 200 Church Street, on the First Floor in the hallway just outside the doorway of the Sheriff s Department Civil Office, Natchitoches, Louisiana, between the legal sale hours commencing at 10:00 A.M. on WEDNES- DAY, ***August 13, 2014***, the following described property, to wit: A certain lot of ground, together with all buildings and improvements located thereon, situated in H.J. Sudbury s Cane River Subdivision in Sections 16 and 17, Township 9 North, Range 7 West, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 4 of Block F of said Cane River Subdivision as shown on a plat of survey prepared by Henry M. Hyams, dated January 29, 1946, recorded in Conveyance Book 198, page 644, of the records of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Which has the address of 1517 Washington Street, Natchitoches, LA ANYONE PURCHASING PROPERTY AT SHER- IFF S SALE IS GIVEN UNTIL 2:00 P.M. ON SALE DAY TO PAY THE FULL PURCHASE AMOUNT BY CERTIFIED FUNDS. BECAUSE FUNDS ARE DUE AND PAYABLE BY 2:00 P. M. ON SALE DAY, ANYONE INTERESTED IN BIDDING MUST SUB- MIT A LETTER OF CREDIT FROM THEIR FINANCIAL INSTITU- TION TO CHAD NELSON AT THE SHERIFF S OFFICE PRIOR TO THE SALE. NATCHITOCHES PARISH SHERIFF S OFFICE VICTOR E. JONES, JR., SHERIFF # /12 & 8/9 *** SHERIFF S SALE CITY BANK & TRUST COMPANY Versus No A THE UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF MARY CATHERINE WOODS TAY- LOR 10TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT PARISH OF NATCHITOCHES STATE OF LOUISIANA Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Writ of Seizure and Sale issued in the hereinabove entitled and numbered cause I have seized and taken into my possession and will offer for sale and sell for cash, ***WITH*** appraisement, to the last and highest bidder, at public auction, at the NATCHITOCHES PARISH COURTHOUSE, 200 Church Street, on the First Floor in the hallway just outside the doorway of the Sheriff s Department Civil Office, Natchitoches, Louisiana, between the legal sale hours commencing at 10:00 A.M. on WEDNESDAY, ***August 13, 2014***, the following described property, to wit: Tract One: That certain tract, parcel or plot of ground, together with all buildings and improvements located thereon and appurtenances thereunto belonging, located in Section 18, Township 11 North, Range 6 West, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. and being more particularly described as Lots 49,50,51 and 51 of Unit 4 of the Teague Corley Subdivision as per plat of survey of said subdivision prepared by Ray D. Gray, R.L.S., dated October 6, 1961, and recorded at Map Slide 184A of the records of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, together with all rights of way and privileges thereunto appertaining, including access to Black Lake which accesses over Lot No.9 of Unit No.1 of said subdivision. Tract Two: That certain tract, parcel or plot of ground, together with all buildings and improvements located thereon and appurtenances thereunto belonging, located in Section 18, Township 11 North, Range 6 West, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and being more particularly described as Lots 43, 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48 of Unit 4 of the Teague- Corley Subdivision as per plat of survey of said subdivision prepared by Ray D. Gray, R.L.S., dated October 6,1961, and recorded at Map Slide 184A of the records of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, together with all rights of way and privileges thereunto appertaining, including access to Black Lake which accesses over Lot No.9 of Unit No.1 of said subdivision. Together with one 1981 Piedmont Mobile Home, Vehicle Identification Number GA, which was immobilized on Lots 49, 50 and 51 of Unit 4 of the Teague-Corley Subdivision, by instrument dated August 28, 1992, and drawdown. recorded at Conveyance Book 476, page 806. ANYONE PURCHASING PROPERTY AT SHER- IFF S SALE IS GIVEN UNTIL 2:00 P.M. ON SALE DAY TO PAY THE FULL PURCHASE AMOUNT BY CERTIFIED FUNDS. BECAUSE FUNDS ARE DUE AND PAYABLE BY 2:00 P. M. ON SALE DAY, ANYONE INTERESTED IN BIDDING MUST SUB- MIT A LETTER OF CREDIT FROM THEIR FINANCIAL INSTITU- TION TO CHAD NELSON AT THE SHERIFF S OFFICE PRIOR TO THE SALE. NATCHITOCHES PARISH SHERIFF S OFFICE VICTOR E. JONES, JR., SHERIFF # /12 & 8/9 *** NOT RESPONSIBLE I am not responsible for any debts other than my own. Charles E. Brian, Jr. Bellwood, Louisiana # /7, 9, 14 *** LEGAL NOTICE KEYSER AVE. SELF STOR- AGE pursuant to LA R.S. 9:4759, notice is hereby given that KEYSER AVENUE SELF STORAGE, located at 100 Ralph st. and 184 Ralph St., Natchitoches, LA, 71457, will sell at auction the following described properties located in unit indicated and leased to person so named: Patrick Payne, 440 Fairground Rd, Lot 8 Natchitoches, La Mattress, dresser, chairs and boxes. Pamela Walker, P.O. Box 2715, Natchitoches, La T.V., Dresser, microwave, 5 plus totes and boxes. DATE OF AUCTION: August 23, 11:00 A.M.. For cash at Public Auction to the last and highest bidder. Units are sold as a whole and AS IS. Terms are cash or credit card to the last and highest bidder on date of auction and removal within 48 hours. # /9 *** WHEREABOUTS NOTICE Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Luella Britton, or the heirs of Charlie Britton please contact Kathryn Widhalm, at 710 Third Street, Natchitoches, LA or # /9, 14 *** WHEREABOUTS NOTICE ANYONE WITH KNOWL- EDGE OF THE WHERE- ABOUTS OF THE UNKNOWN HEIRS AND/OR LEGATEES OF CHRISTINE TURNER, PLEASE CONTACT ATTORNEY J. BLAIR LAN- DRENEAU, POST OFFICE BOX 1228, NATCHI- TOCHES, LOUISIANA , (318) # /9, 14 *** MINUTES OF THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA GAME AND FISH PRESERVE COMMISSION Meeting held on August 5, 2014 Present were Commissioners Brown, Lonadier, Bedgood, Runyon and Wilson. On motion by Runyon and seconded by Wilson the minutes were adopted as written. Chairman Brown recognized guests Senator and Mrs. Gerald Long, Don Welch with the Black Lake Citizen s Committee and Renee Crews. There was discussion concerning dying foliage on the Cypress trees around the new bridge. Durwood Wilson gave a report on the boat ramp. He indicated that rock would be necessary on all of the boat ramps at some point. He also had met with Charles Cloud concerning the continued erosion problem at the CD Baker Boat Launch. He was waiting for an estimate and would forward it to Assistant Secretary Treasurer Steven Crews for review. There was also some discussion about dredging to allow people to use the boat ramps. Mr. Wilson will get a bid from the owner of the necessary machinery and supplies to Assistant Secretary Treasurer Steven Crews. There was then a lot of discussion concerning lake management. There was very little current flow in the lake at this time. Senator Long reported that they were having a good result on Saline Lake with the Commission Bedgood pointed out that the drawdown will help with submerged vegetation and help with the silt issues and allow for better spawning grounds. The Commissioners also discussed the possibility of additional methods of further drawdown. Assistant Secretary Treasurer Steven Crews was asked to write the Red River Waterway Commission and the Department of Transportation and Development for assistance. The recreation area was reported to be in good shape. Assistant Secretary Treasurer Steven Crews was asked to write Sheriff Jones about trash pickup at the Black Lake Dam and additional patrols on the lake while it is in the period of the drawdown. Chairman Brown advised that the fish gates needed to be repaired while the water level was low. Don Welch then gave a report on the Black Lake Citizens Committee. He advised that the CD Baker Boat Launch signs had been erected. There was also a great deal of discussion concerning the drawdown. Mr. Welch questioned the necessity and effectiveness of the drawdown. There was then discussion concerning lake clean up and the Commission decided to run a campaign in the newspaper entitled Clean Up Saturday in September for the first two Saturdays. Anyone with unattended trot lines, yo-yos or limb lines were asked to remove them prior to the clean up and the members were also going to look at removing anything driven into the lake bed. On motion by Runyon and seconded by Lonadier the Commission agreed to pay the invoice submitted for mowing and pick up at the boat ramps. On motion by Runyon and seconded by Lonadier the payment for the CD Baker Boat Launch signs was ratified. Commissioner Bedgood asked if the lake could be restocked with redfin shad and Commissioner Wilson asked if the lake could be stocked with regular black bass. On motion by Lonadier and seconded by Brown the meeting did adjourn. STEVEN D. CREWS ASSISTANT SECRETARY- TREASURER # /9 *** Garage Sale NEW SKIRTING JOBS material and installation. Example: 16x80, average height 35 - $950.00, KROK extra. Manufactured Home Re-levels: Singles- $375.00, Doubles- $550.00; Over 35 years experience. Licensed and Insured. FREE ESTIMATE. Call Mark at ***1 DEADLINE*** W e e k e n d (Saturday/Sunday) Ads due by noon Thurs.; Nakatosh Chief ads due by noon Thurs. (for the following week); Thurs. ads due by 4:30 Monday. Holiday deadlines may vary. Call /09/14 NOW OPEN at Lester Farms. Call EVERYDAY LOW 3276 PRICES Johnson s Corner QUEEN-SIZED MED- Hwy. 6 East, Natchitoches, Friday-Sunday; & Antique House, 2765 Hwy. 71, ICAL REMOTE BED Also X SIZE Wheel Chair, Twin-sized box spring, Campti. Monday- mattress, 5pc King-sized Saturday, GARAGE SALE Fri. & oak bedroom set Sat., Aug. 8 & 420 RUSTON PEACHES Robbins Dr., Natchitoches, from 7 to 5. Furniture, clothes (large sizes & Boys) & other items. AND PRODUCE will be here every Thursday, 8 a.m. till sell out, Keyser Avenue, in front of 1st GARAGE SALE Franklin Financial. Saturday, Aug. 9th, 6 am until 12 noon at 199 Vienna Furniture Bend. A little bit of everything. NICE CONTEMPO- RARY Thomasville sofa. Rust, red and gold striped For Sale colors, $175. Also, dark green wing back recliner, $50. Please call GLORIA S CLEANING SERVICE Houses, trailers, churches, move-in, move-out and any type of commercial cleaning. Mobile HOME IMPROVE- MENTS: Roofing (shingles or metal roofs), Home Repair s and painting. Call Alan (318) or (318) INDOOR/OUTDOOR BUILDERS LLC, Larry Harper. Fencing, remodeling, room additions, ceramic tile, vinyl siding, cement work, drainage installation, general repairs. Phone or STEVE S WASHERS We now repair front load washers & dryers. 15 years experience. P.S. We want your old appliances. WILSHIRE WOOD- WORKS: From design through installation, your local full service source for kitchen and bath cabinets, closets, custom furniture, counter tops, and more Hwy 1 North, next to the bowling alley FOR SALE 2 Kenmore dryers, $125 each. In good shape. Call Services Auto FURNITURE AND FOR ALL YOUR CON- APPLIANCES Stackable STRUCTION and remodeling. Free estimates. Call 2003 FORD ESCORT washer/dryer $175. Nice ZX2 Over 100K Miles. sofa $95. Duncan Phyfe Jim Oil changes & maintenance kept up. AC/Heat table set $169. Name 9927 or brand jeans $7. Johnson s Corner HWY6E FOUNDATION REPAIR runs. Good condition AND LEVELING For Asking $3000 OBO houses and trailers. Call , HAY FORK for sale. for estimates H. Lindsey, Goes on the back of the or 318- Mobile Homes tractor. Call BR. MOBILE HOME STAN S LAWN for sale, $6,000 OBO. PURPLE HULL PEAS SERVICE Call for free Inside renovations is done, available at Oak Grove estimate or all new plumbing. MUST Green Market, 2017 Texas and leave SEE. (318) St message. TRAILER SPACE for rent. Electric hook-up, natural gas hook-up, high speed internet hook-up. Call Rex Fair at or Student Housing Alternative NEW: 2/1 BATH Single Wide DELIVERED!!!! Starting at $22, Why rent when you can OWN? New 3/2 in park Move-in ready! Lenders available Office: Natchitoches LA Position: Administrative Nurse/PCC for Growing Hospice Type: Full Time Preferred Degree: RN,BSN Experience Required: Minimum of two years experience of supervisory experience and nursing experience in hospice and/or home health care. Benefits: Competitive Salary, BlueCross BlueShield Insurance Available, Mileage Reimbursement, Cell Phone Allowance Description: Legacy Hospice, Inc. employees enjoy competitive salaries and benefits. Company s Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications: Minimum age requirement of 18 Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting. Understanding of Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying. Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices. Valid driver s license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with state and/or company s requirements. Satisfactory references from employers and/or professional peers. Satisfactory background check (including criminal) Pass post-offer drug test Pass post-offer employment physical exam if required Demonstrate excellent observation, assessment, judgment and communication skills Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision. Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations. Capable of performing the essential job functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations. To apply, please go to: Legacy Hospice, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Free volunteer training is available through our local offices. If interested please contact a local volunteer coordinator. REDUCED - MOBILE HOME. Was $14K, now $ X 14, 3BR/2BA. Central a/h, front porch and back porch included and skirting OR Real Estate 3BR/2BA HOME RECENTLY REMOD- ELED/LIKE NEW 229 Duplex St. 1 block from NSU. Owner financing possible FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, sunroom, 2.5 car garage, sitting on 2 acres, surrounded by large oak trees, $189,700. (5) additional acres for sale FOR SALE BY OWNER/AGENT Home, built in Whitfield Drive, St. Clair subdivision. 3BR/, 2.5BA, 2,098 sq ft. living area. Steel frame, tile/hardwood floors. Fenced. $239,000. Call (Not licensed in LA) HOME AT 140 MARIE ST., Point Place - Newly renovated, this brick home has 1,315 SF, with 3bedrooms and 1.5 baths. New interior/exterior paint, ceiling fans, lighting, and much more. Priced at $120,000. Let us show you how to buy this home with only $ Call Bobby McIntosh, Broker/Owner of Realty USA, Inc., at View photos at HOME AT 188 CELINA DRIVE/ PLANTATION POINT SUBD. - Large brick home with 2,228 square feet of living area, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Priced at $275,000. Let us show you how to buy this home with only $ Call Bobby McIntosh, Broker/Owner of Realty USA, Inc. today at View photos at Infant Clothes Give-Away Parking lot of the Women s Resource Center 8:00 am -12:00 pm Friday, August 15th 107 North St Riverbend A PARTMENTS 208 River Bend Drive Natchitoches, LA & 2 Bedroom Units Limited # of Apts w/ washer & dryer hookups For 62 years of age or older, handicapped/disabled, regardless of age. Rental Assistance Available EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY ECMB, LLC dba TDD: Handicapped Units Available This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. HOME FOR SALE PLANTATION POINT Very large brick home with 4,455 square feet of living area, 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Priced at $335,000. Let us show you how to buy this home with only $ Call Bobby McIntosh, Broker/Owner of Realty USA, Inc. today at View photos at OPEN HOUSE Saturday, August 9th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 835 Whitfield Drive, St. Clair Subdivision. For Rent 1 & 2 BR. MOBILE HOMES. NO PETS, Not on Housing. ALSO, Large Lots for your Mobile Home. Call before 7 p.m 1601 WESTCOURT DRIVE - 2BR/1BA, brick, CA/CH. No Pets. Available Now. $675 rent/$675 deposit B JOHNSON LOOP, Natchez, Louisiana. 3 BR, $475/month, $400/deposit; 145 Dawne Street, 2BR, $325/month. Call BR, 1 BATH MOBILE HOME Carter Trailer Park. $450 per month. $150 deposit. Call BR, 2BATH Nice area. All appliances, CA/CH, carport, close to NSU. Rent/$575; 3BR, 2BA, same area, rent/$700. Call BR/1BA SMALL HOUSE, VERY PRI- VATE W/ PATIO Brand new washer/ dryer/ Refrig./ Dishwasher/ stove/ Microwave/ Central AC/heat. Granite/tile. NO SMOKING/Pets, 5 x10 store room. $950/mo, plus deposit. Serious inquiries only. One year lease or Leave message if no answer. 3 BR 2 BATH MOBILE HOME for rent in a Hidden Hills. New carpet, flooring, and paint. 550 deposit and 550 a month. Call if interested. Available now. 3BR COUNTRY HOME Good for college students or family, right outside of Natchitoches. $800/m. $800/dep or BR, 2 BATH DOU- BLEWIDE CA/CH, $700/month, $700/deposit. Call BR/2BA HOME RECENTLY REMOD- ELED/LIKE NEW $700/month. 229 Duplex St. 1 block from NSU BR, 3 BATH Doublewide, central air/heat. $800 month, $800 deposit. One year lease required. Call Prime Commercial Industrial Property Located within city limits of Natchitoches 300+ feet of road frontage on Rapide Street All utilities available, completely cleared, ready for development Property has 56 climate and non-climate controlled storage units. The building is situated on 1/2 acre and has monthly income potential of 5, acres of land in total. With excellent visibility and access. Outstanding investment opportunity to develop renaming 3.5 acres, expand existing storage business, sub-divide Call for more details!
17 ENROLL NOW Learn a skill for a lifetime with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Classes starting soon. Call for a location near you. APARTMENT FOR FOR RENT: 3BR/1.5BA SINGLEWIDE MOBILE RENT, 2 BR, 1 BATH, ON WATSON DRIVE HOME 2BR, 2 BATH, PARISH OF $680 month, $300 deposit, Original hardwood floors, CA/CH, $400/month, $400 NATCHITOCHES is includes utilities. Call 318- CA/H. Dishwasher, deposit. Call accepting applications for a refrig., range, hook-ups part-time Mosquito for washer/ dryer furnished. Roofed patio, BRICK 2 BR, 1 bath Sprayer. Applications and Duplex. CA/CH, Private Guns & Ammo Job Description may be storage bldg. in fenced yard, near NSU, with carport, $600 month, plus picked up from the Parish backyard. Must complete GUNS FOR SALE U.S. of Natchitoches Office, application & have valid deposit. Available now. Remington Mod nd floor, Room 210 of the references. $800/m, Call (337) WWII $1500. Natchitoches Parish $800/d. Serious inquiries Colt New Frontier SAA Courthouse; 8:00 a.m. thru CHARMING 2 Bedroom, only Cal /2 4:30 p.m., Monday through 1 bath apartment. HOUSE FOR RENT. $1400. Friday. Washer/dryer included. Large 4 bedroom, 3 bath Savage Mod. 24C O/U No Pets! $750/month, with fireplace, garage, 22LR over $650. FLEETWOOD TRANS- $750/deposit. Call 572- large yard. Private road, 5 Call PORTATION MECHAN IC NEEDED - to service miles from I-49, 5 miles EAST NATCHITOCHES from downtown Nat. Help Wanted and maintenance 18 wheelers; experience in changing - EFFICIENCY APART- $1500/month. $1500/ MENT FURNISHED, deposit. References and DOLET HILLS tires and brakes. Heavy ALL UTILITIES PAID. credit check. LIGNITE COMPANY is lifting required.7am 4pm One person only. No Pets. gmail.com or accepting resumes for a Mon Fri. Pay is negotiable. Please call $475/$475. Call Warehouse Attendant 3953, position. 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See website for information - Owner/Agent Brian Moore on river Shoreline Drive, Realty, LLC for 1 or 2 people, $650/month x1211 FOR RENT 2/1 House. Fenced yard.. Appliances included. Huge garage. 808 Anita St. $600/month, OFFICE BUILDING ON 3RD STREET for lease. If interested, please call $400 deposit. Call TOWNHOUSE ON PARKWAY 3 BR, 1 1/2 FOR RENT Newer model 2 BR, 1 Bath, mobile home Bath, 2 story, unfurnished, pool & river access. No pets. close to NSU, $1,200 month, $600 deposit. $500/month, $500/deposit. Call or References required. Call FT Home Health RN *$3000 sign on bonus* https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?r_id= NUR Full Time Field LPN https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?r_id= NUR PRN Home Health Aide https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?r_id= PER PRN Home Health LPN https://www.appone.com/maininforeq.asp?r_id= NUR MANAGER NEEDED at Self Storage facility. Must have people skills, computer knowledge, & motivation. Call Kim Statewides By working at a CCA facility, I help people get back on their feet through programs and services. It s amazing how changing lives can give a bigger purpose to my own. Great benefits and career growth opportunities. CCA is hiring at the Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, LA. Correctional Officers perform routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents. High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent required. No experience required. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver s license. Apply at Jobs.CCA.com/Winnfield Winn Correctional Center 180 CCA Blvd Winnfield, LA CCA is a drug-free workplace. CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran) Natchitoches Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking a Maintenance Director. Gen. maint. and healthcare exp. preferred. Don t miss this opportunity to join a great team! Apply in person M-F or resume to Call Richie Mercer at for more info. Become a Correctional Officer New Starting Wage! Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES 7B HVAC TRAINEES - NEW CAREER! Learn to service & Install Heating & AC Systems at Ayers! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Training & Job Placement! Ayers.edu/disclosures N (LA- SCAN) Are you a performance based earner or a take what you can get kind of person? American Benefit Life, formerly Winnfield Life, in partnership with the funeral homes we serve is looking for a Preneed funeral person who believes they should be rewarded for their efforts. We offer the ability to earn a six (6) figure income, quality management, training, incentives and a strong company to support your sale. If you have what it takes, please your resume to and reference NATCH in the subject box. You may also visit our website at MEDICAL ASSISTANT MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! TRAINEES NEEDED! Dr s, Hospitals & Clinics Become a Medical Office need you! NO EXPERI- Specialist now! Train at home or on Campus. HS ENCE NEEDED! Ayers Diploma/GED & will get you trained & job Computer needed. ready! Ayers.edu/disclosures N (LA- Ayers.edu/disclosures. 1- (LA-SCAN) SCAN) Natchitoches Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking FT Dietary Aides. Don t miss this opportunity to join a great team! Limited number of positions available, apply today! Apply in person M-F or call Selitha Brown at for more info. What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years crating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it. International Paper currently is currently seeking applicants for the First Line Leader Pulp, Power and Recovery at our Red River Containerboard Mill in Campti, LA. The First Line Leader Pulp, Power and Recovery provides the first level of exempt salaried supervision to employees engaged in providing chips, pulp, steam, compressed air, gas, fuel oil, raw water treatment, and electric power to the mill, as well as inspections and equipment checks to assure proper operation, administration of operator basic care programs, employee safety and skill training, and the responsibility for pulp, power & recovery operations. The successful candidate must meet requirements for advancement to Level III outlined in Paper Mill Non-Degreed Technical Career, and reports to the Manager of Pulp, Power and Recovery. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct supervision of production crew utilizing competencies of a successful first line leader (see competencies below) Responsible for operation of chip & bark systems, 6 batch digesters, 3 pulp washing lines, 1 recovery boiler, 1 hog fuel boiler, 1 turbine generator, 2 sets of evaporators, 3 demineralizer trains, mill water system, mill effluent system, the mill electrical system, and mill air system. Provide for development and implementation of training for direct reports Responsible for safe work environment, including conducting safety meetings, observations, and correcting unsafe behaviors/conduct. Encourages and motivates crew members to complete on-shift safe behavior observations Conducting and facilitating crew meetings and problem solving Assigns responsibility for task and decisions Responsible for meeting and exceeding established production and quality goals Audit work systems to ensure consistent operation (rounds, logs, check sheets, inspection procedures, TCC s, etc.) Increase crew engagement Responsible for and directs housekeeping duties KEY COMPETENCIES: Action Oriented, Organizational Skills, Managing and Measuring Work, Priority Setting, Building Effective Teams, Conflict Management, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Motivating Others, Managing through Systems, Listening, Informing, Managerial Courage, Functional Technical Skill/Knowledge. Qualified candidates should also possess good oral and written communication skills. INTERNATIONAL PAPER OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING: Medical Dental 401K holidays Vacation Tuition reimbursement Qualified applicants should apply only on-line at Or Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans RN POSITIONS ER, ICU, MED SURG $5, SIGN ON BONUS Come be a part of the NRMC family. Competitive benefits and salary. Please send a resume to: or call EOE M/V/D RN HOUSE SUPERVISOR Minimum 2 years managerial experience preferred Come be a part of the NRMC family. Competitive benefits and salary. Please send a resume to: or call EOE M/V/D Northwestern State University Child and Family Network seeks applicants for the position of Child Care Specialist in Alexandria. Responsibilities: conduct training and provide technical assistance for child care providers, oversee and assist with associated activities and services. Requires Degree or extensive college work in Child Development, Early Childhood, Child and Family Studies, or closely related field, experience in child care preferred, strong communication and computer skills, able to travel and work extended hours. Submit letter, resume,and three references: NSU Child and Family Network, 1800 Warrington Place, Shreveport, LA 71101, (318) NSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. PLANT OPERATOR WANTED To be located in Natchitoches, La. Skills needed. Basic Electrical, Basic Mechanical, Customer Friendly, 50 hours/week, Medical Insurance, 401K, normal work hours 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. Some Saturday work required. Willing to train the right person that is honest, hard working and eager to learn. Interested candidates contact: Matthew Madden Savage Services, Coushatta, La Office/ Financial Coordinator: Savage, an innovative supply-chain solutions company, is currently searching for a full time Office/ Financial Coordinator at our Red River operation near Coushatta, Louisiana. RESPONSIBILITIES / JOB DUTIES: Perform various financial activities including: payroll processing, reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Assist with the on-boarding of new employees, including: new-hire orientation, benefits, paperwork and personnel file setup. Process and enter information in a timely and accurate fashion in order to produce a daily financial statement. Recordkeeping duties related to the operation such as employee files, invoices, expense reports, etc. Coordinate and oversee office functions including phones, mail, correspondence, cleaning, etc. Requirements/Qualifications: Solid working knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point. Must be well organized. Can multitask and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Good written and oral communication skills. Understands the importance of professionalism, customer service and confidentiality. Honesty and integrity a must. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Experience in a financial position or office administration required. Post high-school accounting education preferred. COMPENSATION: Hourly pay, quarterly performance bonus, medical insurance, 401k, vacation and holiday pay. To apply: David Kloosterhuis at or go to our Office at 6119 Hwy 1, Coushatta EEO and Drug-Free Workplace.
18 8B THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014
19 Your Guide to television viewing in the Natchitoches Area Saturday, August 9, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014 The entire week at your fingertips! A weekly production of the Natchitoches Times
20 2C THE NATCHITOCHES TIMES Weekend Edition, August 9-10, 2014 SATURDAY DAYTIME SL = Sudden Link CP = CP-Tel AUGUST 9 SL CP 6 AM 6:30 7 AM 7:30 8 AM 8:30 9 AM 9:30 10 AM 10:30 11 AM 11:30 12 PM 12:30 1 PM 1:30 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 4 PM 4:30 LIMITED BASIC CABLE KTBS 3 News First KTBS # 3 News Saturday KALB % 5 Homes & Estates TBS KLAX (? 8 WGN-A KSLA, 12 _ 23 Married... With + 27 KLPA ` 13 Curious George KMSS. A 10 Buck McNeely KSHV / ( 9 KPXJ 0 19 Farm Report KNTS 1 7 What Color Is EWTN St. Michael Married... With Animal Atlas Cindy Crawford Good Morning America Jack Hanna Ocean Mys. Today Training dogs; weekend movie ticket. Funniest Wins Get Animated Good Morning America WEN Hair Care House of Payne Jack Hanna CBS This Morning: Saturday Lucky Dog Cat in the Hat Peg Plus Cat Hollyscoop On the Spot Hometime Bare Minerals Open House Rescue Heroes Future Phenoms Cowboy Dan s Holy Rosary EXPANDED CABLE baremineral TLC : 211 DISC USA < 29 LIFE AMC ; 213 Body Beast! = 30 > 26 TNT? ESPN A 32 ESPN2 FSN SPIKE HIST B 33 C 37 Zumba Shark Clean! 21 DAY FIX The Rifleman SHARK style! The Rifleman Dinosaur Train Rescue Heroes Aqua Kids Meet the Browns Ocean Mys. Born to Explore Chica Show There Yet? Born to Explore Sea Rescue Noodle/ Doodle King of Sea Rescue Matlock The D.A. Matlock Politician framed for murder. Daniel Tiger Dr. Chris Pet Vet Super Why! Pets.TV Wild America Sonic X America s War Daily Mass (Live) Hi Lucy 21 Day Fix 21 Day Fix SMOOTH- IES Cancer: Winning Rawhide Barefoot Clean Disney Story Shark! Cold Justice Major Crimes Sweet Revenge Buffy the Vampire Slayer The Wish Buffy the Vampire Slayer Amends Bolts & Blip Horsing Aroun. With Jesus Extreme Couponing: Midnight Street Outlaws What s Up Doc? Chrisley Knows Get Sub D Celeb Hair Recipe Rehab Jamie Oliver Wildlife Docs Justin Time (EI) Expedition Wild Tree Fu Tom (EI) Animal Adv My Baby s Daddy (2004) Michael Imperioli Wildlife Docs HouseSmarts Expedition Wild In the Heat of the Night All In W/ Laila Ali Gme Chngers Dr. Fuhrman s End Dieting Forever! Treating medical conditions naturally. Next Gen Clean! Tummy Tuck Spider- Man Horsemanship Donut Man Extreme Coupon Royal Pains Hank treats a perfumer. Justice League Starting Strong Portable Cooktop Dragon Ball Z Extreme Coupon Street Outlaws Dallas Cash Days Zumba (8:15) Hell on Wheels Cullen awaits the birth of his baby. Murder in the First Family Matters Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Salon Secrets! Exploration Mr. Box The First Office Family In the Heat of the Night Fix Your Cooking Hair To Be Announced Hurricane Mom s Everyday Mom s Everyday (11:45) Tyler Perry s Madea s Big Happy Family (2011) Tyler Perry, Shad Bow Wow Moss. Football Saturdays In the Heat of the Night The Rabbi Major League Fishing (Taped) Suze Orman s Financial Solutions for You Finding financial solutions. 10min Gym Back to School The Munsters Digimon Fusion Crossing the Cumberlands Extreme Coupon Suits Mike adjusts to his new situation. Cindy Crawford Law & Order Rapture Two and Half Men The Holy Rosary Extreme Coupon Yu-Gi-Oh! Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEX Indiana Outdoor Daily Mass Extreme Coupon Right Place Extreme Coupon Street Outlaws Chief s Challenge Big Chief calls out Murder Nova. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dance Moms Dance Moms Kiss or Get off the Pot (9:16) The Searchers (1956) John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Natalie Wood. Two and Half Men Football Saturdays The Munsters Traveler The Munsters Great Big Wrld (1:15) NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series: ZIPPO 200 at The Glen. ESPN Sports Saturday From Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (Live) Motorcycle Racing Swimming: U.S. National Championships. From Irvine, Calif. (Taped) Friends Friends Friends Friends King of King of (1:15) NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series: ZIPPO 200 at The Glen. ESPN Sports Saturday From Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (Live) Law & Order: Criminal Intent Watch Law & Order: Criminal Intent MLB Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago Cubs. (Live) 2014 PGA Championship: Third Round. From Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. (Live) Healing ADD With Dr. Daniel Amen, MD & Tana Amen, RN The Border The Munsters Sports Stars Cook Outdoors American Dreams Farmer Stage The Munsters Brazil Butt Lift BTS w/ Kenny BrainChange With David Perlmutter, MD Dr. Fuhrman s End Dieting Forever! Ali (2001) Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight. Based on the life story of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. Cindy Crawford Inside Music CSI: Miami Julia spins out of control. 21 DAY FIX Music Row EWTN Religious Miracles/ EWTN on Location Mercy Rosary Eucharist for Life Say Yes, Dress Say Yes, Dress Deadliest Catch Women Drivers Say Yes, Dress Law & Order: Special Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Victims Unit 2014 PGA Championship: Third Round. From Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. (Live) Gulliver s Travels (2010) Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt. SportsCenter SportsCenter SportsCenter SportsCenter (Live) Softball: Senior League World Series, Final: Teams TBA. From Sussex, Del. SEC Storied Game 365 Texans Huddle E 25 Brazil Butt Lift F 212 SYFY G 21 BET A&E MTV H 101 I 28 VH1 K 82 DISN NICK FNC O for 30 Roll Tide/War Eagle NASCAR Racing NASCAR Now Body Beast! Gangland Beware the Goose! Cowboys Camp Gangland Die, Snitch, Die Total Gym Zumba Proactiv Plus (5:00) BET Inspiration Criminal Minds Reckoner L 224 Never Land E! P 100 COM Q 102 TOON APL S 203 TRAV FOOD HGTV MSNBC CNBC TVL CNN OXYGN M 225 Odd Parents J 80 Ridiculousness Ridiculousness Jamie Foxx Outdoors 24 Ladders in 1 Total Gym Auction Cancer: Winning Jamie Foxx Criminal Minds Auction Gangland Mongol Nation Twilight Zone Jamie Foxx Twilight Zone Jamie Foxx Criminal Minds Zugzwang Elf (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart. VH1 Plus Music VH1 Plus Music Top 20 Video Countdown Doc McSt. Doc McSt. Sofia the First Odd Parents Sponge- Bob Sponge- Bob Jessie Austin & Ally Sponge- Bob Sponge- Bob Larry King Sp. Auction Gangland Dog Fights Pain Free Home. Kids Auction Auction NASCAR Racing Big 12 Shwcse Auction Gangland Behind Enemy Lines Heatstroke (2008) D.B. Sweeney, Danica McKellar, Chris Cleveland. Jamie Foxx Jamie Foxx Criminal Minds Magnum Opus Teen Mom 2 Overload Top 20 Video Countdown Jamie Foxx Jessie Girl Meets Austin & Ally Sponge- Bob Sanjay, Craig (5:00) FOX and Friends Saturday Bulls and Cavuto/ Bears Business Fashion Police Secret Societies Of Hollywood The Soup RichKids of Bev Zumba Total Gym Encino Man (1992) Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore. R 227 Teen Legends Titans Go! of Chima T 208 U 207 Sand. King Pokémon: Clarence XY Dogs 101 The Supervet Pixie and Ellie When Vacations Attack V 209 Yard Crashers W 65 Guy s Big Bite Yard Crashers Weekends With Alex Witt X 66 Proactiv Plus Y ± 103 FAM 201 Restaurant: Impossible SMOOTH- IES (6:12) The Nanny Tattoo Hotel Secrets & Legends Best- Made Yard Crashers Best Thing Yard Crashers Clarence Honk World of Gumball Dogs 101 Australian Cattle Dog; Saluki. Mysteries at the Museum Trisha s Southern Yard Crashers Pioneer Wo. Yard Crashers Jamie Foxx Flipping Boston Teen Mom 2 Harder Than It Looks C-USA Football Auction C-USA Football Auction Gangland The Death Head Say Yes, Dress Say Yes, Dress Say Yes, Dress Deadliest Catch Deadliest Catch Breaking Mandy Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dance Moms: Abby s Morning Glory (2010) Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Studio Rescue Keaton. McLintock! (1963) John Wayne, Maureen O Hara. A cattle baron meets his match in a strong-willed woman. Mr. Popper s Penguins (2011) Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino. WTA Tennis: U.S. Open Series: Rogers Cup, First Semifinal. From Montreal. Texas A&M Auction H D Auction Gangland Kill Em All Detroit. Skyline (2010) Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel. Jamie Foxx Flipping Vegas 70s House VMAs Revealed Slim-6 Weeks The Agility Show 21 DAY FIX Sure- Saddle Web of Faith 2.0 Deadly Women Deadliest Catch Sabotage Eco Company Chat- Room Team Roping Animated Catechesis Evangelization The Music City How to Pray for Deadly Women Insatiable Greed Deadliest Catch (Part 1 of 2) Law & Order Law & Order: Special Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Victims Unit Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom. Little League Baseball: World Series Great Lakes Regional, Final: Teams TBA. Football Preview Auction Okla. St. Football Gangland Devil s Disciples B.A.P.S (1997) Halle Berry, Martin Landau, Ian Richardson. (11:32) Miley: The Movement Coming to America (1988) Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, John Amos. Austin & Ally Breadwinners Sponge- Bob Forbes on Cashin FOX In Austin & Ally Power Rangers I Didn t Do It Sponge- Bob America s News Headquarters E! News Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell. (9:09) Police Academy (1984) Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall. World of Gumball Dogs 101 Mysteries at the Museum Pioneer Wo. House Teen Teen Chill Out, Scooby-Doo! Titans Go! Titans Go! (2007) Mindy Cohn Farmhouse House Dirty Jobs Mike visits a chicken farm. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Extreme Builds The couple argue. I Didn t Do It The Fairly OddParents America s News Headquarters Botched A woman with a uni-boob. Laws of Attraction (2004) Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Michael Sheen. Joe Kidd (1972) Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon. Green Lantern (2011) Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard. ATP Tennis: U.S. Open Series: Rogers Cup, First Semifinal. From Toronto. Sooners Preview Football Preview Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Hancock Little League Baseball: World Series Northwest Regional, Final: Teams TBA. Softball Cycling: Tour of Utah. (Live) Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops Cops Lockout (2012) Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan. Extreme Builds The couple try to unite. Cults: Dangerous Devotion Some cults seek to destroy. Caligula: 1400 Days of Terror Predator 2 (1990) Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Ruben Blades. Malibu s Most Wanted (2003) Jamie Kennedy, Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson. Storage Wars (12:35) Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) Premiere. Storage Wars Storage Wars (12:45) Trading Places (1983) Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Ralph Bellamy. Jessie Jessie Jessie Liv & Maddie Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Journal Editorial Botched (11:15) Meet the Parents (2000) Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner. Dirty Jobs Gourd Maker Man v. Food Man v. Food The Kitchen Summer Food Network Star Snack Show House House House House Regular Show Regular Show Dirty Jobs Maggot Farmer Man v. Food Beat Bobby Man v. 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Time Epic Backyards Amazing Places to Chowdown King of Cones Sundae Funday Love It or List It, Too Love It or List It, Too Love It or List It, Too Love It or List It, Too Up W/Steve Kornacki Melissa Harris-Perry Weekends With Alex Witt MSNBC Live Caught on Camera Unusual Suspects Foreigner WEN Hair Care The Nanny The Nanny (5:00) New Day Saturday The latest news, weather and stories. WEN Hair Care Brazil Butt Lift Tat After Dark Of Hip Hop Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas. Osmonds Barefoot Clean The Nanny The Nanny No Defrosting Elvis Presley (9:12) The Nanny The Fifth Wheel Smerconish (Live) Snakes on a Plane (2006) Samuel L. Jackson, Kenan Thompson. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) 21 Day Fix The Nanny Breaking Bald The Nanny CNN Newsroom With Fredricka Whitfield Portable Cooktop Golden Girls SHARK style! Down to Earth (2001) Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri. 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