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City taking nominations for Treasures who will be recognized at luncheon in October
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches is seeking nominations for 2014 Natchitoches Treasures. The Natchitoches Treasures are an elite group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have ma...
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Parks and recreation hosting peace rally
The Natchitoches Recreation and parks Department will host a Peace Rally Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank. The theme is “Stop the Violence: Gain some Knowledge.” The event will ...
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Student pursues performing arts dream
Natchitoches, LA – Amber Gatlin spent the majority of her summer attending the Savannah Summer Theatre Institute in pursuit of her dream of becoming a performing artist. “I can’t think of a better ...
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Humane Society Pet of the Week
NHS Pet of the Week: Foxy is an adorable, sweet and loving Jack Russell mix born in February. She gets along well with everyone she meets, animals and people alike. She is highly intelligent, alert...
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Rebel will have tribute to Jimmie Davis
Rebel State Historic Site is hosting a tribute honoring former Louisiana Governor Jimmie H. Davis Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The tribute will feature a presentation on the life and times of G...
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hunters for the Hungry will accept game at COA center
Natchitoches veterinarian David James is hoping hunters will join him to make Sept. 6 a landmark day for Hunters for the Hungry. James and two members of Hunters for the Hungry will be in the parki...
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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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Dept. of Revenue files charges for fraudulent returns
BATON ROUGE – A New Orleans woman faces felony charges connected to a fraudulent state  income tax return she filed with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR).  Melanie R. Donsereaux, of 3101 R...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Houston man arrested for bogus credit cards
A Houston man pleaded guilty to charges that he used counterfeit credit cards and other financial access devices to steal thousands of dollars from Louisiana casinos, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Fin...
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Mexican citizen falsely claims to be US citizen
LAFAYETTE, La. – A man from Mexico pleaded guilty to charges that he falsely claimed to be an American citizen, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Thursday. Luis Alberto Hernandez, 32, of ...
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Correctional officer and inmate’s relative conspire to introduce cell phone into prison to give him cell phone
ALEXANDRIA, La. – A correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, and a relative of an inmate, were charged with conspiring to introduce a cell phone into the prison, U.S. Attorney Step...
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Head to Goldonna for Drake Salt Works Festival
Visit northeast Natchitoches Parish for a day of heritage and fun in Goldonna Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Drake Salt Works Festival on Hwy. 156 in northeast Natchitoches Parish. The event is free and ...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Hope for Paws meets the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, located at...
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Crop duster crashes, pilot escapes injury
A Natchitoches man escaped serious injury when the crop duster he was flying in the Melrose area in south Natchitoches Parish crashed Sunday afternoon according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victo...
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Former officer enters race for City marshal
Davie Cheatwood qualified to run for City Marshal in the Nov. 4 election and issued the following staement. “I’m David Cheatwood and I’m running for City Marshal, Ward 1, and Natchitoches. “As you ...
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LSMSA students return to school
Students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts returned to campus Aug. 16, to prepare for the start of school. Advising and registration was Monday, Aug. 18, with classes set to b...
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Qualifiers for Nov. 4 election listed; judge candidate, City judge and DA unopposed
U. S. Senator 1 to be Elected Wayne Ables Democrat 1026 Walter Dr., Breaux Bridge LA 70517  Raymond Brown Democrat 8010 Trapier St., Apt. B, New Orleans LA 70127  “Bill” Cassidy Republican 3115 Dal...
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Mail carrier charged with stealing Netflix
SHREVEPORT, La. – A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier from Shreveport pleaded guilty to stealing Netflix DVDs and money, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced. Frankey Savannah, 30, of Shrevep...
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Natchitoches Treasures nomionations due
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches is seeking nominations for 2014 Natchitoches Treasures. The Natchitoches Treasures are an elite group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have ma...
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Superintendent’s philosophy is accountability on all levels; anticipates great school gains
When Jessie Dale Skinner spoke to the Rotary Club Thursday, two things were obvious. First, he wants students to reach their maximum potential and wants to provide the tools they need to do so. Sec...
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