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NSU to offer RAD class
Northwestern State University, with instructor Sgt. Jeff Townson, will offer a Rape Aggression Defense Class (RAD) June 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Northwestern’s WRAC. The cost of the clas...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPSO honors fallen officers for Police Week
During National Police Week, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office honors and remembers Deputy Sheriff Ricky Ray Issac Jr. who was killed in a traffic accident on La. Hwy. 1 South of Cypress Sun...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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L.P. Vaughn features Star Students
L. P. Vaughn featured its PBIS Star Students and ticket winners for April 13. On front row from left are Silas Hamilton, Ka’Morie Newton and Za’chariah Banks. On middle row are Janiyah Bell, Allie ...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Central High School Journalism students visit KSLA
Journalism students at Natchitoches Central High School took a field trip to KSLA TV Channel 12 studios in Shreveport March 20. On front row from left are Jade Dawson and Hannah Antee. On middle ro...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Magnet recognizes "First Class" faculty and staff
Sherry Hymes was recognized for her contribution to the Natchitoches Magnet Positive Behavior Committee. Hymes created 32 gift baskets during the school year in honor of First Class Faculty recipie...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana ranks seventh in business report
Chief Executive reported May 7 that CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana seventh in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best and Worst States for Business. Th...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foster Campbell speaks at SWEPCO luncheon
Families and businesses on the former Valley Electric Cooperative saved $64 million on their power bills since SWEPCO bought the co-op in 2010. “That’s a 20 percent savings over Valley’s rates sinc...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Parish 911 works toward FirstNet initiative
What many believe to be the most significant advancement for police, fire, and emergency medical services communications in recent history is gaining momentum. First conceived following the attacks...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snake found near 100 year old swamp
Elbert Demery was on his tractor May 4 and saw a large water snake on the ground. “This cannot be real,” he thought to himself. “This is like something in the movies.” He was concerned about the sn...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOTD will reimburse City for maintaining state roadways
The City Council voted on a resolution that will allow Mayor Lee Posey to enter into a maintenance agreement, including mowing and litter pickup, with the Department of Transportation and Developme...
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Provencal FCA raised funds for Iron Giraffe Project
Provencal Jr. High Fellowship of Chrisstian Athletes sponsored a fundraiser for the Iron Giraffe Project to purchase equipment for drilling water in South Sudan.  They raised $1,600 through candy s...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCHS honor choir performs for Lesche Club
NCHOIR members performed for the May 4 meeting of Lesche, accompanied by director Peggy B. Fisher. In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the singers presented classic hits from Spanish musical tradition...
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Parks features Terrific Kids
Parks Elementary featured its Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March. On first row from left are Ellegance Moses-Nicholas, Makayla Thompson, JaQuontae Brimsey, Brandon Turner, Chanlon Bailey, Michael Roll...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls Club makes a difference in children’s lives
The Natchitoches Boys and Girls Club is accepting applications and donations for its summer programming. Enrollment is $100 per child, with minor extra costs for weekly field trips and concessions....
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Retired Teachers Association honors deceased members
The Natchitoches Chapter of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association memorialized members who died during the past three years May 7. They lit candles for 2013-2015. Friends and family members re...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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High water closes Red River ramps
The public boat launching ramps operated by the Red River Waterway Commission on the Red River were closed Thursday afternoon due to high water. This includes the ramps in Caddo, Bossier, Red River...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairfield Inn receives awards
Employees at the Fairfield Inn in Natchitoches received Marriott Awards of Excellence. Fairfield Inn in Natchitoches received the Platinum Award. It was the only hotel in Louisiana to receive this ...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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USDA Strikeforce will hold meeting for rural growth Tuesday
The USDA Strikeforce meeting for rural growth and opportunity will be at Winn Parish Library, 200 North St. John St. Tuesday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. There will be information about financial and techn...
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NSU Middle Lab scores superior rating at district and state level
The N.S.U Middle Lab’s orchestra performed at the Louisiana Music Educators Associated District and State Music Assessment. District Assessment was held Feb. 25 at the Caddo Magnet Middle School in...
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Mansfield SHS offers living history programs
Come to Mansfield State Historic Site on Saturday, May 16, to learn how the Civil War concluded in Northwest Louisiana. Living history programs will be conducted throughout the day depicting the li...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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