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EMS and Deputies respond to overturned truck
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS Paramedics arrived on the scene of one-vehicle eighteen wheeler crash on La. Hwy 174 near Ajax, reported Thursda...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s necessary to know when to dial 911
Only dial 911 in an emergency. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police department, fire department, or ambulance service. This includes fires; crimes, espec...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer activities benefit 4-H members
Many think of 4-H as in school clubs, but that is only one part of the program. Offering activities year round, 4-H provides opportunities for youth to develop lifelong skills. “Kids are engaged in...
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Gator surprises homeowner near Cane River
Charles C. Rachal woke up to a surprise guest on his front porch Sunday. A 7-foot alligator was resting outside his home on Twin Lakes Drive in Natchitoches. “The gator was literally at my front do...
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Road complaints dominate Parish Council meeting
There was a marathon-like Parish Council meeting Monday evening that lasted until just before 8 p.m. The council considered many items but the majority of time was taken up with complaints about pa...
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DHH asks residents to take precautions against mosquitoes, Three cases of West Nile confirmed
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed three new cases of West Nile virus this week, the first cases of 2015. The infections include two cases of neuroinvasive disease, on...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish youth places at state horse show
Jon T. “Tucker” Henderson, of Natchitoches Parish, placed in three competitions at the 46th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 7-11 at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles. Hende...
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Mayor and Governor visit Rotary Club
Clarence Fields, five-term Mayor of Pineville, was introduced to the Natchitoches Rotary Club by Mike Newton as a long-time friend of Natchitoches and partner in CENLA economic development.  Follow...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Pantry receives watermelon donation
The Pennington Farm in Grapeland, Texas donated 400 Red Diamond melons to the First United Methodist Men of Natchitoches to be used in the Cane River Food Pantry. Methodist Men Sonny Evans, Buzz Ho...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep Natchitoches Beautiful receives grant
Keep Natchitoches Beautiful has been awarded a $5,200 Healthy Communities Grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state’s anti-litter and community improvement organization focused on education, e...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just Talkin...
JT’s opinion of Zach Johnson as a person went up during a media interview after winning the British Open Monday. On the final hole of a four sudden death playoff for the champion ship, Johnson miss...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snake bite reported near Derry
NPSO Deputies and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS Paramedics responded to a 911 call of a reported snake bite in the 100 block of Cat Island Road near Derry Monday, July 20 at 8:55 p.m. De...
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Royal Street will close Thursday for construction
The City of Natchitoches advises the public that Royal Street at the intersection of South Drive will be closed Thursday, July 23 in conjunction with the water and sewer line relocation constructio...
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NCPTT event will showcase interns and projects
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a “Preservation in Your Community” event Thursday, July 30 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. showcasing preservation research projec...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish President addresses disaster declaration
After receiving requests for a statement regarding the federal disaster recovery declaration, Parish President Rick Nowlin issued the following statement July 19. Over the past two months, the Pari...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Events
L.P. Vaughn Elementary School Pre-K registration is in progress. Grades K–6 will be open for enrollment from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29 through Aug. 7. An extended time for registrati...
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Light up the night with Sparkle Magic illuminators
The Historic District Business Association (HDBA) will host demonstrations across Natchitoches for Sparkle Magic, the future of outdoor decorative lighting for Christmas. Designed with simplicity i...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nominate ‘Everday Heroes’ for KLB awards
Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) invites Louisiana residents to “Be an Everyday Hero” by presenting seven awards honoring groups and individuals whose efforts keep the state beautiful. The organizati...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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El Patio Mexican Restaurant hosts ribbon cutting ceremony
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of El Patio Mexican Restaurant, Friday, July 17.  Owner, Rodolfo Vargas welcomed members of the Chamber’s board...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campti conservation event to simulate rainfall
Campti- Join Louisiana NRCS State Agronomist Chris Coreil, Area Rangeland Specialist Chris Ebel and State Soil Scientist Dr. Mike Lindsey as they demonstrate the Louisiana Natural Resources Conserv...
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