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Residents join rising number ex-smokers
The Smoking Cessation Trust experienced its highest monthly enrollment in June, adding 2,037 soon-to-be ex-smokers to its free cessation program. This is the first time since the program was establ...
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New shop offers flavorful vapes and coffee
Wanting to give the community and college kids a place to hang out, Garry McCollum combined his desire to help people quit smoking with his love for a good cup of coffee. Taste-E-Vapes opened at 10...
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Annie's Mailbox: Click it or ticket: Couple battles over seat belt safety
Dear Annie: My husband likes to unclick his seatbelt as soon as we get out of traffic. Then the seatbelt-violation warning starts pinging, and goes on and on while we drive up our driveway or into ...
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Doctor performs 100th robotic surgery
Dr. William A. Ball Jr., of Cane River Surgery Center completed his 100th robotic surgery in Natchitoches Monday, July 27 using the da Vinci Surgical System. Surgery with da Vinci does not place a ...
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Lobbying director spoke to Voters League
Camille Moran, the Louisiana Pay Equity/Equal Rights Amendment Lobbying Director, spoke at the League of Women Voters meeting July 28, outlining the legislative process and discussing ways citizens...
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DWF Secretary speaks at Chamber luncheon
Louisiana residents live in a unique and special place, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham said at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday. This is because of the natur...
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Lakeview cadets attend leadership academy
Lakeview High School's Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, Major (Ret.) Bob Kellogg, joined 20 other AFJROTC instructors from four states, to conduct a week-long Cadet Le...
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Open House set for Sunday
Cloutierville Elementary and Jr. High will host an Open House Sunday, Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Parents can complete registration forms. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate, social s...
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Voters league to meet Tuesday
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will meet Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. The location changed from the North Street Head Start to the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. There will ...
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Student volunteer at hospital for summer program
Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (Central LA AHEC) collaborated with Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and Natchitoches Parish School Board to bring the “A-HEC of a Summer” program...
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Park committee to meet Thursday
The Veterans Park Memorial Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 13 at 3 p.m. in the downtown City Bank boardroom. There will be a lot of action items on the agenda, according to Bob Gillan, including...
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Board compromises on junior high name
Tensions from last month’s school board meeting were rekindled Thursday as members hashed out their differences and unanimously passed a motion to change the name of the new junior high school from...
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City’s Summer Day Camp helps kids jumpstart their school year

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Tax Commission issues business licenses for July
The Natchitoches Tax Commission released the list of new businesses for July. They include: A’NaLa Salon, Janie Haradee, 400 University Ave. Suite B Heirloom Customs, Timothy Shirley, 5206 LA 1 Sna...
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CP-Tel ‘future proofs’ St. Mary’s technology
While St. Mary’s has been utilizing WiFi, SMART Boards and computers in the classroom for several years, a recent upgrade “future proofs” the school for many years to come. With all new equipment, ...
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Natchitoches Central High School FFA Chapter places strong in competitions
Among the best programs in the state for years, Natchitoches Central High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter placed strong in state and national competitions this year. They set new r...
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Natchitoches Magnet School Supply List:
First Grade • 24 - #2 Ticonderoga Pencils • 2 - Marble notebooks • 1 - mesh or clear backpack • 3 - boxes Kleenex Tissue • 1 - roll paper towels • 1 - orange vinyl pocket folder with brads • 1 - pu...
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Marthaville Elementary and Jr. High School Supply List:
Pre-K: • Large Clear Backpack (must fit two towels) • A rest mat • Two heavy towels • An extra set of clothes, socks, underwear (not uniform) • $40 for snacks for the school year (must be paid at t...
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Parish to hold special meeting
Natchitoches Parish Government has listed the agenda at the special meeting Thursday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. The special meeting will address governance, leadership and oversight capacity screener for N...
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School Events
NSU Middle Lab School will host a Back-to-School Night Thursday, Aug. 6 at 6:45 p.m. in the auditorium. Meet the teachers and pick up schedules. George L. Parks Elementary will have early registrat...
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