ETC… For Friday, May 13, 2022

Juneteenth Beauty Pageant Practice begins Sunday, May 15th at 6:00 pm.

Registration is now in progress and has been extended until Friday, May 12th. 

Practice begins 6:00 PM on Sunday, May 15th at the DeSoto High School.

For more information, please phone the Juneteenth Pageant committee Diane Scott-Davis 318.541.3486 or Christo Lancaster at 318.426.9566.

The Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers received several calls Wednesday evening regarding a very loud noise in the Stanley areas of Hwy 763, 84, and 191. Deputies responded and determined this to be at a well site on Booker Loop. The company was contacted, and they swiftly responded to the scene. Everything is contained and under control at this time.

Northwestern State University will hold seven sessions of its freshman orientation program, Freshman Connection, beginning May 18.  Four sessions will be on the Natchitoches campus on May 18-19, May 25-26, June 1-2 and July 7. The program will be held on the Alexandria campus on June 21, the Leesville/Fort Polk campus on June 22 and the Shreveport campus on June 23. There is also a session for parents called Parent Connection and a session for younger siblings, Kid Connection.  The fee is $100 for the sessions on the Natchitoches campus and $60 for the sessions on the Alexandria, Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses.

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