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Grambling presidential selection going into 2015
BATON ROUGE – The committee charged with selecting a new Grambling State University president will meet in Baton Rouge at 3:45 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, to discuss the revised tentative timeline, ad...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Better Business Bureau renews scholarship
The Better Business Bureau Serving Central Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex renewed their annual scholarship benefitting a Northwestern State University student. The Better Business Bureau Serving Cent...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSMSA staff member prepares for marathon
“I am a marathoner.” These four words still surprise Kimberly Rogers each time she says them. “In February 2013 I had never run more than a 10K and in October 2013 I ran the Bank of America Chicago...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roy O. Martin apprenticeship program offers unique pathway to ensure employee success
Alexandria- RoyOMartin announced that 19 millwright and electrical apprentices completed 13 months of technical training through its maintenance apprenticeship program. The graduates will assimilat...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferrel hogs topic of meeting
The Natchitoches Soil Water and Conservation District will meet at the Natchitoches Event Center, 750 Second St. Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 6-8 p.m. to provide information to landowners about programs...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educator seeking seat on school board
Mary Bonier is a candidate for the Natchitoches Parish School Board in District 7. She made the following statement: I am a lifelong teacher who is dually certified in both English and social studi...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church and league hosting race relations summit
First Baptist Church Amulet and the Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will host a parish-wide summit on race relations Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Parish-wide officials, local officials, school ...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ward 4 candidate seeking Justice of Peace job
I, Vira “Vi” Jones, am announcing my candidacy for Justice of the Peace Ward 4. My parents were the late John Porter and Bertha “Jack” Porter of Cane River, who named me Vira Lee Porter. I graduate...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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More annexation on City Council agenda
The City Council will introduce an ordinance at its meeting Monday, Oct. 13 to annex 7.48 acres on University Parkway where the new dollar store is located. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the ...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourist Commission board meeting scheduled appointment due
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission board meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 5:15 p.m. at the Natchitoches Visitor Information Center. The meeting is open to the public. For more informatio...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double K ride to memorialize youths through scholarships
The Double K Memorial Scholarship Foundation Ride to Remember Poker Run will be Aug. October 18. The ride is in memory of of Kelcie Vercher and Kaitlyn Rachal, two youths who were killed in a tragi...
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp Ryla teaches leadership skills to youth during week in summer sponsored by Rotary
By Leigh Gentry Town Talk Twenty students from Rapides Parish high schools conquered obstacles to learn about leadership this summer. Students represented Alexandria Senior High, Bolton High, Holy ...
Oct 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long-standing Walter Porter Forum is Thursday
Northwestern State University’s School of Business will sponsor the 47th annual J. Walter Porter Forum Thursday, Oct. 9.  Featured speakers will be Barbara Jo Pease, Michael Fox and Wesley Breeden ...
Oct 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students recognized by Masonic Lodge for their commitment to honor and integrity
Phoenix Lodge A&M recognized two Natchitoches students for their commitment to honor and integrity as part of its annual Honor and Integrity Award program Sept. 29.  The award was instituted in 197...
Oct 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City provides residents outside city limits with a convenient center for recycling
The City of Natchitoches in partnership with Progressive Waste Solutions and Alliance Compressors has made recycling a little more convenient for residents living outside of city limits. The Natchi...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car Show to bring classics and enthusiasts to downtown
The 50s Classic Car Show will take place Friday-Saturday, Oct. 3-4 in downtown. The Historic District Business Association will sponsor the event and expects to display over 300 classic vehicles. C...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary supports ‘Make a Difference’
The Natchitoches Rotary Club is sponsoring “Make a Difference Week” in this area Oct. 21-27. “The main goal of the project will be to help other in our community by putting your cares on hold for o...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morrow to address increasing voter numbers at meeting
District 3 Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow has called a meeting Oct. 4 at the North Street Head Start Center at 10 a.m. to discuss getting people registered to vote. The deadline to register for the Nov...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Night Out event raises awareness
National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States. It will be Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Natchitoches Parish. Not all events have been finalized but below is a list even...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown riverbank will be home to Civil War reenactors for the Battle of Natchitoches
This year marks the 150-year anniversary of the Union forces marching into Natchitoches in 1864. Join reenactors from the Trans Mississippi Volunteer Infantry Battalion as they commemorate the even...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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