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Parish Council reviews budget, appointments
Agenda items considered at the Parish Council meeting Monday, July 21 included a review of the 2013 audit. Natchitoches Parish was cited for minor infractions that will be corrected, including a re...
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Award-winning fiddlers come in all sizes; Champions announced at Folk Festival
Twelve-year-old Tyler Carson was named Grand Champion of the 2014 Louisiana State Fiddle Championship.  Carson’s 9-year-old sister Julia Taylor is the 2014 Non-Championship winner.  The two are Wes...
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City Council to meet Mon; agenda below
The Natchitoches City Council will meet Monday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center. A pre-meeting will begin at 5 p.m. Under Planning and Zoning there will be final votes on three...
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Candidate turns in petition
Desiree Dyess turned in a nominating petition of over 600 signatures to the Registrar of Voters. Dyess is a candidate for District Judge, Division A. Dyess earned her undergraduate degree with hono...
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Inmates charged extra for telephone calls
Sounding like he’s running for governor than re-election to the Public Service Commission, District 5 Commissioner Foster Campbell spoke to the Natchitoches Rotary Club Tuesday. Bringing his crusad...
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Who did it?
Natchitoches Times reader Ethan Stelly snapped this photo on his way to work Friday, July 25. Police received a call at 7:30 a.m. to report the vandalism of the Arts Center on Second Street. A fron...
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Local named La. Family Physician of the Year
The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians (LAFP) Family Physician of the Year is Dr. Marguerite “Cissy” Picou, MD. The winner was announced Saturday, July 5, at the LAFP Awards and Installation Ce...
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Hall of Fame featured for Innovative Design
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame has again received recognition. Innovative Design, a quarterly publication provided by the real estate industry, has selected the museum as its cover photo and lea...
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New Business
A Dollar General store is under construction on University Parkway. Parish Planning Commission issued a permit June 9 to Ratcliff Development of Alexandria. The store will have 9,100 square feet at...
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Roque’s Jam
In honor of the late blues aficionado Junior Doghty, Hardrick Rivers and the Rivers Revue will have another jam at Roque’s, located at 235 Carver Ave. Mark calendars for Friday, July 25 at 9 p.m.
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Truck turns over
Logs spilled out into the road Wednesday, July 16 as an 18-wheeler heading south on Hwy. 1 tipped over while making a left turn onto the Hwy. 6 cutoff. Cathy Seymour, waiting to turn onto the cutof...
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Transfer of state routes, prioritized roads prompt controversy
Tensions over road repairs dominated the conversation at the Parish Council meeting Monday, July 21. Talk centered on a proposal to authorize Parish President Rick Nowlin to execute agreements with...
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Campti center has summer food for 2-18
Campti Community Development Center is offering a summer feeding program to all children ages 2-18.  The program will be through Aug. 8 @ 208 Edenborne Street in Campti.  Breakfast is served 9 a.m....
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Give supplies, uniforms for school year
The Natchitoches Parish School Board Back- to- School Uniform Drive is underway. Donations of new and used school uniforms, belts, clear backpacks, school supplies, etc would be greatly appreciated...
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Lady and JoJo rescued by compassionate pet lovers but need permanent homes
By Debbie Tebbetts “Lady” and “JoJo” were found, starving, covered with ticks and fleas and numerous scars and abrasions near Red River, beside the Grand Ecore Bridge. Lady appears to be a pit/houn...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Cane River Photographic society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 20 at 6:30 pm. The society is a small group of area pho...
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Bath Fido, clip his nails Saturday
The Natchitoches Humane Society will have a dog bath day Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Tractor Supply. Nail clippings are $5; baths for dogs under 40 are $5; and dogs over 40 pounds are...
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Vet Park group will meet in Aug.
The Veterans Park Committee will not meet in July and the next meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. in the City Bank boardroom of the downtown location. During the August meeting the committ...
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City to hold recycling meeting
The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, July 29 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m...
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Art class teaches drawing
An art class, “Draw in Nakatosh,” will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, July 21. The class will be on July 21-24 and...
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