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Community rallies to clean up Campti

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NPD will remove junked vehicles
The Natchitoches Police Department will begin enforcing the Abandoned Property Ordinance that contains provisions for removing junk or abandoned vehicles according to Chief Micky Dove. The ordinanc...
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Storm snaps utility poles in Natchez
Sixteen SWEPCO linemen, off duty and heading home for the day, responded to the scene of a power outage Thursday at 4:26 p.m. They worked until midnight to replace the poles and restore power to th...
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Water treatment method to change for three weeks
The City of Natchitoches will hold a public hearing Monday, July 13 at 6 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street to discuss the change in method for drinking water treatment to take p...
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School board passes tax millages
The school board passed a resolution Thursday that set the tax millages and will allow the assessor to issue tax notices for 2015. That amounts to approximately $8.8 million. At the meeting Thursda...
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Work begins on South Drive three-lane expansion
Mayor Lee Posey, City and DOTD officials met Monday to discuss the South Drive expansion project. Work began July 6, because the construction company wasn’t able to access the site while the City p...
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Fort Polk spared drastic cuts to troop strength
LEESVILLE-- Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center will sustain minor cuts to its troop strength, the U.S. Army reported Thursday, further confirming the military value of the training i...
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Construction will close LA 493 for two months
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that portions of LA 493, will be closed to thru traffic and will have detour routes starting Monday, July 13. That phase o...
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Reflections
Springhill was a great place to grow up back in its glory days when the paper mill and timber industries were booming, the high school was winning state championships and some of the kids dragging ...
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DHH loan will improve City’s drinking water system
Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) awarded a $2 million loan to the City of Natchitoches through the State’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF). The low-int...
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French marine Challenge Camp provided kids with fun learning experience
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site held a French Marine Challange Camp for kids ages 5-14 June 9-13 and 16-20. Activities included cooking, pottery, fishing, rope making, bird watching and ...
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District meeting set for Tuesday
The Natchitoches Levee and Drainage District will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse.
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Voters League to meet Tuesday
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Street Head Start Center, 319 North St.
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Folk Life Center Director shares history of festival with Kiwanis Club
Shane Rasmussen, director of the NSU Folk Life Center visited the Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches July 2 to discuss the upcoming NSU Folk Festival and its history. The festival will be July 17-18 at P...
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Clerk of Court candidate withdraws
Scott Stetson announced Thursday he will not be a candidate for Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court. Stetson sent the following letter to the Natchitoches Times. “Friends and family of Natchitoches ...
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Diligence at public pools keeps germs at bay
With a rise in outbreaks of a chlorine-resistant parasite in swimming pools, an expert said the good thing about the public pools in Natchitoches is that their sanitation is actively managed. Crypt...
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City Summer Camp staff teaches kids to craft, swim and have a safe summer
With full sessions, staff members at the City of natchitoches Summer Camps have their hands full crafting, educating and swimming at the City pool. “As a mom, educator and Early Childhood Coordinat...
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Demon fans find “WhiteOut” signs
NSU Athletics administrators and supporters canvassed Cane River Lake and Sibley Lake before Independence Day, distributing yard signs promoting the Thursday, Sept. 3 WhiteOut football game promoti...
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The early bird gets the peaches
By Lovan Thomas Natchitoches Times Publisher Wanting fresh vegetables without a grocery store preservative coating, I headed for Anderson’s fresh vegetable farm in Red River Parish. I got in my ‘02...
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RoyOMartin partners with Perforex to offer paid training programs
Alexandria – Perforex Forest Services, part of the RoyOMartin company since 2012, began a paid apprenticeship training program for truck drivers and timber-equipment operators in the forest industr...
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