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Food Fellows seeking applicants in local effort
Applications are being accepted for the first-ever Louisiana Food Fellows program, an opportunity for people who want to take on leadership roles in the local foods movement. Participants will atte...
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Leah Snyder installed as the Red River regional director of the Louisiana Pharmacists Association
Leah Snyder, PharmD, with Montgomery Pharmacy, was installed as the Red River regional director of the Louisiana Pharmacists Association (LPA). Snyder lives in Natchitoches. The LPA installed its 2...
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Firefighters battle flames in Kisatchie Hills
Burning through the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area, in south Natchitoches between Derry and Gorum, the Lafayette wildfire has grown to 1,331 acres, closing the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area and ...
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New standards will increase student growth
Working with students to increase their performance, the Natchitoches Parish School Board uses assessments to monitor student progress, while providing expanded programming to get them workforce re...
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Music, food and horseback rides draw crowds to the Natchez Heritage Festival
The Natchez Heritage Festival was held June 27. The line up started with a parade on Hwy. 1 south at United Missionary Baptist Church and ended at the Natchez Pecan Park on Main Street. Natchez off...
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single vehicle crash on La. Hwy 120
NPSO Deputies, LSP, Natchitoches Fire District #7, and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on La. Hwy 120 near La. Hwy 1221 in Marthaville at 8:52 Thursday morning. The driver of the 2000 Jeep ...
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Single-vehicle injury crash
NPSO Deputies, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS Paramedics responded to a single-vehicle injury crash Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6:45 a.m. on US-84 east of Clarence. Th...
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Structure fire on Pump Station Road
Natchitoches Parish Fire District 4 was busy July 26. Firefighters first responded to a structure fire on Pump Station Road. A storage shed behind a residence caught fire and threatened the nearby ...
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Job Fair will offer veterans resources
There will be a Veterans Job and Resource Fair for active duty, veterans, guard, reservists and spouses at the Natchitoches Events Center Thursday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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Kiwanis will host District Governor
The Kiwanis Club will host a “Meet the Governor” social at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, Aug. 20. Kiwanis District Governor John McCay will visit Division 11 and give an update on all...
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Cane River Lake landings close, water level drops
Cane River Lake is experiencing low water issues at 97 MSL.  The Spillway and Washington Street landings are closed for safety reasons.  Shell Beach and Point Place landings remain open.   At this ...
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New power lines will supply new developments on Hwy. 478
Charles Brossette, electrical superintendent for the City of Natchitoches, submitted photos to the Natchitoches Times showing workers extending power lines on Hwy. 478. Completing the project in ph...
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NSU girls soccer team preps for Friday's game
Lions Club members met Monday, Aug. 17 at noon at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center for a talk. From left are Adam Jonson, Lion Membership committee Sonny Evans and Coach Jay Thomas. Also presen...
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Parish permits total $1.6 million in July
The Natchitoches Parish Planning and Zoning Office issued 31 permits for July. The total estimated development costs is $1.6 million, with permit fees totaling $15,632. Commercial- Detached Buildin...
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Construction dates set for downtown hotel
Construction on the Chateau Saint Denis will begin the Tuesday after Labor Day, said Mayor Lee Posey Monday, after he spoke with the developer, Warren Reuther Jr. The contractor for the hotel is Do...
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Community organization recognizes contributors
Concerned Citizens for the Bailey Heights Community recognized several people at the City Council meeting Aug. 10. President Johnny Barnes made the presentations. From left are Barnes and Lou Byres...
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LBA recognized Exchange Bank board member
The Louisiana Bankers Association (LBA) recognized J.M. “Pat” Henry Jr. for his 45 years of service as a board director for Exchange Bank and Trust Company.  Ginger Laurent, chief operation officer...
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L.P. Vaughn to host Open House event
L.P. Vaughn Elementary will host an open house Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Visit classrooms, meet faculty and staff and get information for the school year. There will be a PTO meeting. After, th...
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Job Fair is Aug. 20
There will be a Veterans Job and Resource Fair at the Natchitoches Events Center Thursday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The job fair is for active duty, veterans, guard, reservists and spouses. For...
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Parish Council meets Monday
The July Parish Council meeting lasted over 2 hours but the agenda for the Monday, Aug. 12 meeting indicates it could be a short one. The Council will consider an agreement with the Governor’s Offi...
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