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Natchitoches sees white
It only lasted a few hours, but Natchitoches residents rushed outside to catch a glimpse of the snow before it melted. Pick up a copy of the weekend edition (Feb. 28) for more snow day photos.
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold weather approaches Natchitoches
Baton Rouge (February 23) – The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is closely monitoring severe winter weather impacting portions of the state. Acc...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather closes down courthouse
Natchitoches Tenth Judicial District Court is closed from noon until 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 because of inclement weather. Court will resume Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m.
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Construction builds future and restores past

Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to billboards: Proposal suggests help with costs
After assuming responsibility from the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (NACVB) for the two advertising billboards on Interstate 49 north and south of the Natchitoches exit, the Nat...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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PJHS features student achievements
Kindergarten through third graders at Provencal Elementary/Jr. High received treats for reaching their DIBELS Benchmark during testing.  They received certificates and those with the highest scores...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PTO features Black History
The Parent and Community (PACE) Committee and Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) of Frankie Ray Jackson, Sr. Technical Center, located at 820 Koonce Street in Natchitoches, will host its Black Histo...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting to discuss hunting changes
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will host a meeting at the Natchitoches Events Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 to gather comments on the proposed 2015-17 resident game h...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU offering GRE test online during coming months
Northwestern State University offers the GRE online. Prospective graduate students wishing to take the online version of the GRE can take the test at NSU March 13 and 28, April 17, May 15 and 29 or...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City meeting dates announced
The Historic District Commission will hold its regular meeting on Monday, March 2 at 5 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center.  The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its r...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches student attending Grambling on Quiz Bowl team going to national tourney
A Natchitoches student attending Grambling State University is a member of the Academic Quiz Bowl Team that will attend the national tournament in March. Jasmine Ayatey is an honor student at GSU a...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church to host Black History Program
The Natchitoches First Seventh-Day Adventist Church located at 825 Koonce St. in Natchitoches will present a Black History program Saturday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. There will be several guest and record...
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NCHS Orchestra thanks minister of music
“The Natchitoches Central High School Orchestra would like to extend a huge Thank You to Ben Keen, minister of music and First Baptist Church Natchitoches for hosting the 17-member Strings Ensemble...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board continuing Common Core strategies
There will be a series of meetings, “Common Core Strategies: Lunch and Learn Series” from noon until 1 p.m. at the Title I Media Center at 310 Royal St. Learn more about changes to standardized tes...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish residents can’t get satisfaction: Too many roads, not enough money
The story seldom changes. There are too many roads and not enough money in the Parish Government budget to satisfy the people who live on those roads. During the Parish Council meeting Monday, the ...
Feb 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church to feature New Orleans Jazz
In honor of African American History Month, Cane River Creole National Historical Park will partner with Asbury United Methodist Church to present a free concert Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. The conce...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire consumes home near Marthaville
Natchitoches Fire District #7 and #4 and Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire in the 2500 block of Allen-Beulah Road near Marthaville Feb. 10 at 7:43 a.m. Bobby Spen...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Army Corps spending plan includes J. Bennett Johnston Waterway on Red River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its spending plan for 2015 which includes several Louisiana projects that will receive additional funds. The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway (Red River) is sl...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man dies after crash
A Natchitoches man involved in a one-vehicle crash on La. Hwy. 6 west near Robeline, Feb. 8 at 3:58 a.m. died due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor...
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NPSO will sell fried fish plates Friday at detention center gate
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office Tri-Charity benefit lunch will be Friday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 299 Edwina Drive, the vegetable stand outside the gates of the detention center. Fo...
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