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Math instructor owes professional debt to mom
A math instructor from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts was recognized as the February Educator of the Month by LA-SIGMA. Brad Burkman has been in education for 20 years, and af...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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List of electronic, financial crimes grows
A Natchitoches woman arrested in connection with an identify theft scheme Feb. 4 has been arrested again by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s High Tech Crime Unit detectives after new information surfa...
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Oulla students collect can tabs
Students at Olla Elementary School gathered 486 pounds of can tabs to support a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Northwestern State University. Mary Thompson’s third grade cl...
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City Council considers resolutions, tax incomes
Unanimous agreement marked the city council meeting Monday, Feb. 24. All agenda items were passed-- including proclamations to declare Feb. 25 as Tom Murchison Day, to allow the City to share road ...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor requests continued recycling efforts
“My kids, through education, got me into recycling years ago,” stated Mayor Lee Posey at a special forum held before the city council meeting Monday, Feb. 24. The Mayor addressed citizens and repre...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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HDDC plans for Tri-Centennial music; will partner with NSU, City, Heritage Area for pocket park
“98 percent of what we’re doing is free and open to the public. There’s no reason not to come,” stated David Stamey at a meeting of the Historic District Development Commission Thursday, Feb. 20. H...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Sawyer volunteers will meet in the morning, fix up trails
Volunteers will don work gloves and get their hands dirty in honor of Briarwood’s Tom Sawyer Day Celebration Saturday, Feb. 22. Workers will meet at the Interpretative Center at 9 a.m. for coffee, ...
Feb 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campti library branch location changes
There’s been a glitch in the effort to locate a Natchitoches Parish Library branch in Campti but it isn’t a big one. Library Director Bob Black told the Parish Council Tuesday that an inspection of...
Feb 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary names Student of Month
The Natchitoches Rotary Club honored Megan Chesal, LSMSA senior, as the Student of the Month.   Dr. Pat Widhalm, executive director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, introduce...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banks support President's Command Performance

Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relay races for cure, carries torch of hope
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will not be forgotten, that those who are battling cancer will be supported and that one day cancer will be ...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission approves hotel bonds
BATON ROUGE, LA – At a meeting of the State Bond Commission Thursday, members voted to approve $2.2 million in Revenue Anticipation Notes to finance the construction of a new hotel in Natchitoches,...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish repair of cemetery roads paved with debate
Angered by the announcement that the Parish Council highway department will no longer grade roads to private cemeteries, about 50 people packed the meeting room Monday and spilled out into the hall...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corps issues pumping permit for Cane River
The long-awaited permits for the construction of a pumping station to pump water from Red River into Cane River have been issued according to Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller. Fuller’s voice ...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Singing in the store to singing on stage: Local talent appears on ‘The Voice’
Breathless with anticipation, Natchitoches households will wait to see if DeShawn Washington’s voice can earn him fame. Many throughout the City, including Rodney Harrington, know of his talent. Wa...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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4-H Junior Leaders Help within community
The Natchitoches Parish 4-H Junior Leaders, a group of teens in grades 7-12, have been making a difference within the community. The purpose of junior leadership is to teach youth the importance of...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSMSA Foundation exceeds fundraising goal during phone-a-thon by student volunteers
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Foundation exceeded its fundraising goal during its phone-a-thon held Monday through Thursday, Feb. 3-6. “We smashed our $50,000 goal by more th...
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Parish schools decrease hunger, win checks for participation in restocking CENLA Food Bank

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Licenses to include ‘invisible’ digital security
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is transitioning to a new driver’s license and identification card that looks much the same; however, it contains features for greater security, protection of privacy and re...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 3 Council candidate issues statement
Andrew S. Vallien is a candidate for the District 3 City Council seat. He issued the following statement: I am a candidate for Natchitoches City Council for District 3 I graduated from Southern Uni...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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