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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...
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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City seeks champions for gardening initiative
The City of Natchitoches is seeking champions in the community to oversee a garden and healthy eating initiative. Mayor Lee Posey and organizer Sarah Prudhomme held a meeting July 7 to gauge commun...
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Governor signs bill to legalize medical marijuana in state
Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the two bills into law June 29 dealing with the legalization of medical marihuana. One reduces Louisiana’s penalties for marijuana possession, and the other provides access...
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Correspondent shares photo of children with Natchitoches Times
“Sometimes you see a precious picture of grandchildren and you just have to share it with others.  That is what I had to do when I saw this picture of these three cuties,” says Marthaville correspo...
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Just Talkin...
Natchitoches Times employees Corey Poole and Natalie Covher sat next to brothers David and Joe Stamey at the Chamber luncheon July 1. David, who is running for Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court, t...
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Parish roads reopen after flooding
Nick Verret, Parish highway director, released a statement advising the public that all previously-flooded roads in the Natchitoches Parish are re-opened to traffic, with the exception of the Johns...
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Meeting to discuss drinking water
A Public hearing will be held 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 place July 27 – Aug. 14.
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Rotary Club elects new president and president-elect
Following a recap of the significant events of the Rotary Year,  Natchitoches Rotary Club President Dr. Pat Widhalm handed over the gavel to the incoming club President Kendal Perkins.  Perkins tha...
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Bank announces new branch manager
Jack S. Fletcher was recently appointed as loan officer and branch manager of the Exchange Bank East Natchitoches Branch.  Fletcher will be a consumer and commercial lender, business development of...
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Keep Natchitoches Beautiful awarded funding
Keep Natchitoches Beautiful is one of 32 Louisiana non-profit organizations that received grant funding from Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) as a part of the 2015-2016 Healthy Communities Grant Prog...
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Millage, name on school board agenda
The controversy over the name of the new junior high just won’t go away. At a Natchitoches Parish School Board meeting Tuesday, board president George Rhymes and board member Ralph Wilson argued ov...
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School board meeting is Tuesday; vote on taxes will be Thursday
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will hopefully approve the resolution setting the millage rates when it meets Thursday, July 9 at 5 p.m. at the school board office. The school board must pass ...
Jul 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t miss out on Fourth of July activities at Green Market, live music, fireworks
The City of Natchitoches will celebrate Independence Day at Celebration on the Cane Saturday, July 4 on the downtown riverbank. The celebration will feature a patriotic Cane River Green Market, liv...
Jul 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former resident dies in Texas plane crash
HUNT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A single-engine Piper PA-24 Comanche crashed shortly after takeoff from the Rockin’ M airport, a private airstrip near Quinlan, Texas, Wednesday according to Lynn Lunsford,...
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Motorists discover saw blades embedded in road
Motorists traveling on Interstate 49 near milepost#123 north of the Cloutiervillle/ Derry exit contacted the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office June 30 at 6:03 p.m., reporting what appeared to be...
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Cox and Edwards plan visits to Natchitoches
State Rep. Kenny Cox and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John Bel Edwards, will hold a post-session wrap town hall meeting at the Natchitoches Art Center on Second Street, Thursday, July 9 at 5:30 ...
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