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PRESS RELEASE: MAY 13, 2020

PARISH-WIDE CURFEW LIFTED

                Parish President John Richmond, along with Mayor Lee Posey of the City of Natchitoches, Sheriff Victor Jones, Sheriff-elect Stuart Wright, City of Natchitoches Chief of Police Mickey Dove, and District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington have announced that the Parish-wide curfew, enacted in support of the shelter in place proclamation of Governor John Bel Edwards, will expire at 5:00a.m. on Friday, May 15. 

                On Monday, May 11, 2020, Governor Edwards announced that Louisiana will be entering into Phase 1 of the planned reopening of the state’s economy on Friday.  In conjunction with the Phase 1 reopening, President Richmond, Mayor Posey, Sheriff Jones, Sheriff  Wright, Chief Dove, and District Attorney Harrington jointly agreed that the curfew should be allowed to expire.