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School board continuing Common Core strategies
There will be a series of meetings, “Common Core Strategies: Lunch and Learn Series” from noon until 1 p.m. at the Title I Media Center at 310 Royal St. Learn more about changes to standardized tes...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCHS Orchestra thanks minister of music
“The Natchitoches Central High School Orchestra would like to extend a huge Thank You to Ben Keen, minister of music and First Baptist Church Natchitoches for hosting the 17-member Strings Ensemble...
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Church to feature New Orleans Jazz
In honor of African American History Month, Cane River Creole National Historical Park will partner with Asbury United Methodist Church to present a free concert Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. The conce...
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Fire consumes home near Marthaville
Natchitoches Fire District #7 and #4 and Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire in the 2500 block of Allen-Beulah Road near Marthaville Feb. 10 at 7:43 a.m. Bobby Spen...
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APHN Luncheon Saturday hopes to gain new members
The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches (APHN) has announced that it will conduct its annual Membership Luncheon on Saturday, February 21, at the Christian Life Center of Firs...
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Army Corps spending plan includes J. Bennett Johnston Waterway on Red River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its spending plan for 2015 which includes several Louisiana projects that will receive additional funds. The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway (Red River) is sl...
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Man dies after crash
A Natchitoches man involved in a one-vehicle crash on La. Hwy. 6 west near Robeline, Feb. 8 at 3:58 a.m. died due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor...
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NPSO will sell fried fish plates Friday at detention center gate
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office Tri-Charity benefit lunch will be Friday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 299 Edwina Drive, the vegetable stand outside the gates of the detention center. Fo...
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St. Mary's students join the Great American Mail Race
Micah Elliott’s sixth grade language arts class at St. Mary’s participated in the Great American Mail Race with other Catholic schools in the country. Each student wrote a letter to a Catholic scho...
Feb 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take a flight or get ‘stick time’ in World War II Mustang when bombers visit airport in March
“Wings Over Natchitoches” is the name of a new organization of local airplane pilots and enthusiasts who promote local aviation and the Natchitoches Regional Airport. The group has applied for non-...
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Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade Route

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Legend donates guitars to L.P.Vaugn’s School of Fine Arts
James Burton spoke to students at L.P. Vaughn Thursday about music, his career and the importance of education. Through the James Burton Foundation, he gifted the school’s Fine Arts program with se...
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Black Heritage committee to sponsor 'Taste of Our Culture' Parade
In recognition of African American History Month, the Natchitoches Black Heritage Committee will sponsor its “Taste of Our Culture” Parade Saturday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m. The parade will lineup at ...
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Graduate returns to LSMSA to speak on career
A graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts returned to campus to speak to current students about his career as a highly regarded music critic in Boston. Cashman Kerr Prince ...
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Student-directed production leads to one emotional roller coaster
By Janell Parfait “You’re dead to me.” “I’m not a rapist; I’m a pedophile.” “I drink ‘til I’m sick.” These lines and others haunted the disjointed script of Sarah Kane’s “Crave,” a free-form play t...
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Squirrel rescued during home repair
Jim Sandifer and Matthew Axsom rescued a squirrel above Jim’s soffit when an electrical repair at his Parkway home completely destroyed its nest Jan. 30. The squirrel, now named Jed, is being bottl...
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School mourning loss of former student
St. Mary’ School is providing grief counseling for its students who are mourning the loss of a former student who died in an accident early Friday morning. He was Grant Ingram, 18, a 2014 graduate ...
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Wildlife and Fisheries will meet at Events Center Feb. 25
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will host a meeting at the Natchitoches Events Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 to gather comments on the proposed 2015-17 resident game h...
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Parish council will meet Monday in courthouse
There will be several maintenance-related issues on the agenda when the Parish Council meets Monday, Feb. 16 in the Parish Council meeting room on second floor of the Natchitoches Parish Court Hous...
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Local organizations donate to Women's Resource Center
Pilgrim’s Pride partnered with the Natchitoches Central Key Club to donate diapers, wipes,new infant clothes and miscellaneous baby items to the Women’s Resource Center. From left are Key Club Pres...
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