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School Board sets meetings
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will meet Tuesday, May 26 at 5 p.m. in the Board Room. The single agenda item will be to consider approving a name for the new junior high school. The Committee...
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Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne spoke at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne spoke at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame May 7 as part of National Travel and Tourism Week. From left are Madeline DeBlieux, marketing and communications director for the NA...
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Memorial Day program will be Monday at Veterans and Memorial Park
The Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park Committee will host a Memorial Day Service Monday, May 25 at 2:30 p.m. to honor Natchitoches Veterans at the park beside and behind the Old Courth...
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NSU to offer RAD class
Northwestern State University, with instructor Sgt. Jeff Townson, will offer a Rape Aggression Defense Class (RAD) June 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Northwestern’s WRAC. The cost of the clas...
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Just Talkin
Natchitoches is fond of the visitors that flock to the historic bricks on Front Street and scenic plantation views along the Cane River. Residents are known to engage visitors and show them the tru...
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Northwestern will close Monday; reopen Tuesday
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday. Watson Library and the Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center will be closed Monday. The u...
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Golden Jubilee for Northwestern State University graduates of 1965
Dr. James Holly, left, surprised his wife Carolyn Bellue Holly with the creation of the Carolyn Bellue Holly Distinguished Professorship in Teaching and Learning during Friday’s Golden Jubilee for ...
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Site selectors visit Natchitoches
The North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) and Cleco Power, with the Natchitoches Port and the Natchitoches Community Alliance, hosted a familiarization tour of the Cityfor the Red River Roads...
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Hero Soldier receives Purple Heart for wounds sustained in Fort Hood shooting
By Chuck Cannon Guardian staff writer FORT POLK — Nov. 5, 2009, dawned like most any other day for Pvt. Alan Carroll. The 20-year-old native of Anchorage, Ala., had recently finished combat enginee...
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DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds motorists to use caution when traveling on the roadways during the Memorial Day holiday weekend Saturday, May 23 - Monday, May 25....
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Retired Navy Senior Chief Ray Ponthieux
Retired Navy Senior Chief Ray Ponthieux is at the grave of Bobby Don Carver after replacing the Swift Boat pin which had mysteriously disappeared from Carver’s grave marker.  Ponthieux recently dis...
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City Pool
A crew and cement truck work on re-plastering the City Pool after decreasing the deep end’s depth from 12 feet to 5 feet. Repairing water leaks at the City Pool is no longer feasible, according to ...
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International tourists flock to Natchitoches
Natchitoches signed up over 20 merchants for the Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program. Kaffie Fredericks General Mercantile Store on Front Street will be featured on the cover of 85,000 copies of an...
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NPSO institutes rapid emergency notification system
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED.  It will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire p...
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Residents across Parish battle heavy rainfall
An estimated 8-10 inches of rain fell in the Robeline area and west Natchitoches Parish May 18 according to Doppler radar. The official National Weather Service measured rainfall for the City was 5...
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Annie's Mailbox: Girl from the gym gone wild
Dear Annie: I've been seeing (and sleeping with) "Jordan"' for eight months. We met at the gym, and I asked him out because I had an amazing feeling about him. Since then, I've become totally infat...
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Train vines to improve appearance
Vines are an amazing group of plants with enough diversity to boggle the mind of any gardener. What binds these wonderful plants together is their universal lack of strong stems. That’s right; vine...
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Council on Aging will host hearing seminar; Medicare info session
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to host a telecommunication (amplified phone) device demonstration and distribution day at the Natchitoch...
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Meals on Wheels provided by Council on Aging program
Meals on Wheels is a convenient way for those 60 and older to get a nutritious meal, free, Monday through Friday form 11 a.m. until noon. Natchitoches Council on Aging Nutrition Director Shelby Gra...
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Middle Lab team wins at Mathcounts competition
The State Mathcounts competition, organized by members of The Louisiana Engineering Society (LES), was held in Pineville March 27. Teams and individuals who won the Regional competition were invite...
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