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Just Treats: Tried, True and Tested Recipes
The first day I worked at the Natchitoches Times, I had a bite of Bonnie Cook’s potato salad and I was hooked. There are a lot of perks to working at a newspaper. In this particular office, my co-w...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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People on the Street: Halloween is spooky, fun, just plain silly
By Amanda Franko-Tobin Don’t expect Therease Ratliff to shuffle through the throngs at Walmart, searching for the perfect costume or a pumpkin-shaped candy dish. “I haven’t celebrated Halloween in ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire departments align with community partners for training
Life safety and property conservation are no easy tasks. The firefighters of Natchitoches parish go through rigorous training and certification processes to ensure that they use the best practices ...
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Mansfield State Historic Site will recreate battle
Saturday, Oct. 27, Mansfield State Historic Site will re-create the gruesome aftermath of a Civil War battle by taking visitors on a night tour of the Mansfield battlefield. Authentically costumed ...
Oct 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobbler repairs both kinds of ‘soles’
By Steven Niette Tim Murchison’s practiced hands are firm but gentle as he sits stitching a purse. Surrounded by leather stretching and sole mending machines, he works calmly, undisturbed by the qu...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Your Line?
March 5, 1770 shots rang out from the guns of British Army soldiers on King Street in Boston, Mass. Five civilians were killed instantly and six others were wounded. Among the dead was a man of Wam...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wear red to promote the vote
During September and October, chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. throughout the country participated in a program that required members to plan for several activities to be culminated by ...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happiness is a choice, not a luxury purchase
A ninety-year-old gentleman was asked what the secret is to living a long, happy life. He replied, “There are four key components: first, find a woman who cooks well. Second, find a woman who keeps...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Return to the drive-in with “Trunk-or-Treat” and horror flicks
Looking for “laid back, non-pretentious events and opportunities for people and artists…at no monetary cost with a joie de vivre outlook?” The Down River Art Gang (D.R.A.G.) provides just that. Mem...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Justices visit site of bygone trials
Justice Marcus Clark, representing the Fourth Judicial District, and Justice John L. Weimer, of the Sixth Judicial District, visited the courtroom in the Old Natchitoches Parish Courthouse where th...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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