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244 Honor Bricks in first order for veterans park
The Veterans and Memorial Park Committee has received the first order of honor bricks for park construction, which has been delayed due to inclement weather. The 244 bricks were purchased in honor ...
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Box tops bringing in big bucks for schools; dozens of companies participating
Participating products in the Box Tops for Education program include Cheerios, Chex, Betty Crocker, Gold Medal Flour, Fiber One Cereals, Kix, Wheaties, Total, Pillsbury Toaster Pastries, Wanchai Fe...
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Rain good for Sibley Lake and Cane River
Sibley Lake has been steadily on the rise over the last eight days. According to Keith Thompson, manager of Sibley Lake Patrol, the water level reached 115.58 feet above mean sea level Jan. 15. Tha...
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Veterans park will be centrally located next to courthouse
The Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park will be located behind the Old Courthouse. Design features include: • a curved monument visible from both Church St. and Second St. with the names...
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Auditors give ‘clean’ unqualified report on City finances
The report for the City’s audit of the 2012 fiscal year was “clean and unqualified” according to CPA’s Jessica Broadway and Mark Thomas, who talked about the audit at the City Council meeting Monda...
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First Day of School

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Just Talkin’
JT doesn’t have much to say this week but did hear one humorous tidbit from school board member Russ Danzy. Russ lives in Provencal and has some cattle and a special bull. Seems when the bull was y...
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Rainfall to date
Shreveport National Weather Service Cooperative Observer  Twenty-four hour precipitation amounts ending at 8 a.m. Wednesday: Jan. 16....0.21 Jan. 15....0.68 Jan. 14....0.61 Jan. 13....0.20 Jan. 12....
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Grant funds mapping of Los Adais
For historical researchers Rhonda Gauthier and Robert Caldwell, tracking the descendants of those who lived at Los Adais 200 years is more than just a project. “We’re part of that history,” Gauthie...
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Registered nurse must consult with physician to plan individualized care for home health patient
By Gail Batson, RN, MSN The previous column concluded with an explanation of the second of two criteria that may qualify a prospective patient for Home Health services. A Home Health patient must n...
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Lions Club

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Institute and society award RoyOMartin employee for excellence and leadership in manufacturing
Alexandria, LA –– Connie Baker, RoyOMartin-Plywood human resource director, was recently recognized by The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, University of Phoenix, and the Society of Manufacturing...
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Star Students

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DOTD issues road warnings
With the possibility of continued heavy rain and flooding in the forecast, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the department staff is prepared to deal ...
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Parish Council to meet
Chairman Rodney Bedgood has called a special meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Council for Thursday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m. to cancel the Jan. 21 meeting that would have been on Martin Luther King J...
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Rainfall ranges from 5-8 inches in parish
Shreveport National Weather Service Cooperative Observer  A heavy rainfall event occurred in Natchitoches Parish Tuesday into Wednesday with excessive rainfall observed in southern Natchitoches Par...
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Rains send Cane River over pool stage
After the recent rain, Cane River Lake is 98.3 MSL Thursday, with pool stage being 98.0 according to Cane River Patrol Betty Fuller. The spillway landing is the only landing closed on the lake due ...
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Commission gets update on Grand Hotel project; reviews plans with approval to come in Feb.
With a rare absence of a quorum, the Natchitoches Historic District Commission was unable to approve minutes or vote on measures at its meeting Monday, Jan. 7. But commissioners got an update on th...
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Parish council balks on setting salary for public works director; elects officers, sets time
It didn’t take long for three former police jury members to hijack the first parish council meeting Thursday afternoon. Parish President Rick Nowlin opened the meeting by saying, “This is the begin...
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Trust gives to Boy Scouts
Alliance Compressors, on behalf of the Emerson Charitable Trust, presented the $2,500 donation to the Netami district of the Norwela Council of the Boy Scouts of America.   These funds were given t...
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