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Next meeting of Veterans Park committee will be Aug. 14 at bank board room
The Natchitoches Parish Veterans Park committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. in the boardroom of the downtown City Bank branch. The committee will review quotes on flag lighting, military ...
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Middle Lab open house tonight, Thursday
NSU Middle Lab School will host an open house and back to school night Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle Lab Auditorium. All parents are strongly encouraged to come meet the teachers, pic...
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From life jackets to fish food: Students learn about water safety
Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller focused on safe fishing for students in her water safety course. Fuller visited schools in the parish and held a one-hour program with high energy, excitement...
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Queen’s Pageant needs contestants for Sept.
Contestants are being sought for the Natchitoches Queens Scholarship Program Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Natchitoches Events Center. The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant and Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant ...
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St. Mary’s Athletic Assoc. ‘super raffle’ offers ticketholders opportunity to win prizes all year---guns, tools, grills and more
St Mary’s Athletic Association has organized a super raffle with ticket sales ending in September.  This year-long raffle will consist of two drawings every week – Wednesdays and Saturdays – and wi...
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Parks Elem./Middle school holding registration
George L. Parks Elementary and Middle School early registration continues through Friday, Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. New students must register and have proof of residency, Social Security card an...
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Marriage licenses listed
The following couples obtained marriage licenses during July at the Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court’s Office: Charley Lynch and Sarah Katherine Moody James Christopher Harris and Karasha Chanel ...
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Extensions granted, demolition orders issued by Council
City Council members moved smoothly through agenda items at the meeting Monday, July 28. The Planning and Zoning portion of the evening began with a consideration of structures up for condemnation....
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Backpack Giveaway
City Bank is the sponsor of Faith Family Church’s Backpack Giveaway. This event is put on by Adopt-A-Block, an outreach program of Faith Family Church and will be Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.- noo...
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Collision on Keyser
A two-car collision Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Keyser Avenue and East Fifth sent two people to the hospital and demolished this 2005 Dodge Durango Natchitoches Police Car. According...
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Honor longest-serving NSU president
Dr. Randall J. Webb, who announced his retirement as president of Northwestern State University earlier this year, will be honored with a lunch and reception on Thursday, Aug. 28. Webb, who in July...
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City will allow pet store
After some debate, the City will have a new pet store at 837 Third St. Jane Norman expressed concern that a pet store would add to the considerable population of stray animals in the City and Paris...
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Council approves airport fuel tanks, extra antennae for tourist season, change in lease
Unanimous approval met the following resolutions at the City Council meeting Monday, July 28. *Resolution approving the City to enter into an agreement with the Airport Development Group Inc. for t...
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Upcoming meetings
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will have a Committee meeting Tuesday, June 3 at 5 p.m. at the School Board Office, 310 Royal St. The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will h...
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SWEPCO to trim trees in Creston, Derry as part of multi-million dollar project
The Creston and Derry areas of Natchitoches Parish will be among the first areas to benefit from tree-trimming by SWEPCO. An agreement between the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) and SWE...
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Cigarette butts now litter in new driving laws
Baton Rouge, LA - Beginning Aug. 1, numerous laws and amendments passed during the Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. The La. State Police highlight several c...
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Brookshire’s will donate to first responders
Brookshire’s has partnered with Gatorade for a promotion to benefit emergency first responders across Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, while rewarding customers for their purchases. From July 30-Aug....
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Ag Dept. says support local farmers’ markets
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., encourages the public to support local farmers markets.  “The week of Aug. 3- 9 was declared ‘National Farmers Mar...
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Shoppers can avoid sales tax on most purchases
BATON ROUGE – Most retail purchases in Louisiana are exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Friday, August 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2. The La.Annual Sales Tax Holiday applies to most individual ...
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Rotary Club welcomes visitors to meeting
The Natchitoches Rotary Club welcomed District 6190 Gov. Bob Holeman and Assistant District Gov. Joe Martinez to a district program on the goals and plans for the “Light Up Rotary” year.  Holeman c...
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