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Booze is out of bounds for kids sports
Dear Annie: I have a question for parents. Why, when the kids’ soccer, football or baseball games are over, do the parents open up the trunks of their cars and get out the beer? Tailgate parties wi...
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish Council, City Council recognize 2 men for getting involved
Coleman Colbert and Eric Berryman received plaques Monday at the Parish Council Meeting Monday acknowledging their help in assisting the Natchitoches Police Dept. in the arrest and conviction of an...
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City Council meeting is Monday
The Natchitoches City Council will hold its regular meeting on Monday, August 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second Street.  The purchase of a bucket truck for the utility dep...
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Super raffle tickets run throughout year
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...
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conquistador Chelonia Connection
Generating creative titles for the same work is becoming more of a challenge. Back when I was in college, around the time of the last Ice Age, the taxonomy of turtles included Class Reptilia and Or...
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Historic District Development Commission welcomes new member, reviews events
At its meeting Thursday, Aug. 21 the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission spoke of recent success and future improvement plans. President of the Natchitoches Historic Foundation, D...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Parish 4-H Foundation deer corn raffle for 1 ton of deer corn is underway and the drawing will be Oct. 3. Tic...
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Rotarians will sponsor Make a Difference Day
The Natchitoches Rotary Club is sponsoring “Make a Difference Week” in this area Oct. 21-27. “The main goal of the project will be to help other in our community by putting your cares on hold for o...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Company will rehab affordable apartments
The City will give a 10-year tax exemption to a company that will rehabilitate a 50-unit apartment complex that is classified as affordable housing. The City Housing Authority will transfer ownersh...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Parish 4-H Foundation deer corn raffle for 1 ton of deer corn is underway and the drawing will be Oct. 3. Tic...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pep rally organizers plan morning of fun, activities to show appreciation to employees
Under the leadership of Natchitoches Parish School Board President Carl Means Sr., an organizing committee has announced plans for the second annual School Employee Rally Saturday, Aug. 23, at Natc...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foundation gathers support for park project
Sheriff Victor Jones met with Bernard Johnson, president and founder of the Richard Johnson Regional Improvement Foundation, to discuss his commitment to assist with cleaning and clearing of a 3.6-...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Task force, federal marshals capture man on Mill Street
A man captured by U.S. Marshal’s Task Force and the Natchitoches Parish Multijurisdictional Task Force is being held in the Detention Center awaiting extradition to Fort Worth after he was shot and...
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strengthen, network, impact: Meet and Greet helps young professionals shape community
By Corey Poole Young professionals from the Natchitoches community gathered at The Landing Thursday, Aug. 14 to network and brainstorm ideas on how to improve the town and what it has to offer loca...
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City to host Back to School Bash and pep rally
The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department will host a Back to School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the downtown riverbank in Natchitoches. Students of all ages a...
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Parish Council will discuss Five Forks Road, deer dogs
Two employee of ADA Carbon Solutions Jennifer Brossette and Aaron Garrett of Demery Resources, will make a presentation to the Parish Council Monday, Aug. 18 about the economic impact of the two bu...
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National Register will add NSU locations in expansion of Normal Hill District
NATCHITOCHES – Historic portions of Northwestern State University’s campus will be included in the National Register of Historic Places, as determined by the United States Department of the Interio...
Aug 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying is Aug. 20-22 in Clerk of Court’s Office
Qualifying dates for the Nov. 4 election are Aug. 20-22. The primary ballots for Natchitoches Parish will open Tuesday, Nov. 4. The following offices will be on the ballots: U.S. Senator, U.S. Repr...
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CENLA rallying to muster support for Fort Polk in hopes of circumventing cuts to troop numbers
LEESVILLE, La.--Communities and organizations surrounding Fort Polk have organized letter-signing events to make it as easy as possible for area residents to voice their concerns and help stop a tr...
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Flora works to preserve community center
In recent years work has been done to the old Flora High School grounds in an effort to preserve the buildings and transform it into the busy Flora Community Center it is today. The old auditorium ...
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