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NSU announces commencement dates
Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, Dec. 19 in Prather Coliseum. More than 620 students who completed degrees in the summer and fall semesters will recei...
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Tips given to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning
Atmos Energy reminds customers to take steps in their homes to help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is produced by incomplete combustion in home ...
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Rebel Park hosting visit from Santa
Rebel State Park will hold a visit with Santa Dec. 13 and 20 from 6-8 p.m. Parents and grandparents can bring children to visit with Santa Claus and tell him what?s on their Christmas wishlist. Par...
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Never say never: Events unfold after 54 years to reunite couple in Coushatta
She wished him well as he headed out the door for a work trip.  Then nothing. Not one word, no call, no answers. That was in Denver, Colo., October 1960. Her wedding photo published in the Coushatt...
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‘Give Back’ feeds 75 on Thanksgiving
Over 75 people were served during a “Give Back” Thanksgiving Day meal Nov. 27 in Natchitoches.  NSU graduates and businessmen, Carlos Hartwell of Alexandria and Phill Jean-Louis Jr. of Lafayette ho...
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Deputies received training
Deputies received training in the areas of  firearms re-certification,  rifle qualification, shotgun qualification, stress combat courses, night fire course, cyber investigations, report writing, u...
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Pianist to teach lessons at L.P. Vaughn
Dr. Samuel Stokes, Natchitoches pianist and composer, will teach private piano lessons and a keyboard class at the L.P. Vaughn Elementary Middle School “School of Fine Arts” beginning Jan. 15 for 1...
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Classes teach self defense
Sgt. Jeff Townson will offer a self-defense classes for women in Jan. 15,22 and 29 from 6-9 p.m. each evening at the NPD training center at 525 Bossier St. There will be a $20 registration fee to c...
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Police Chief gives holiday shopping tips
Christmas is just around the corner and during this time of the year there are steps that can help ensure a safe holiday season. Police Chief Micky Dove offers these helpful holiday shopping tips: ...
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NCHS PTO meeting set
Natchitoches Central High School PTO will meet Monday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. The meeting is open to all family of NCHS students. New Officers will be introduced and a door prize will ...
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Attorney elected to land title association board
Natchitoches attorney James “Kip” Fair Jr. was elected to serve on the board of directors of the La. Land Title Association during the annual conference in New Orleans. Fair will serve on the board...
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This Week at Northwestern State
Here is a look at the week of Dec. 14 – 20 at Northwestern State University. Dec. 14 – Jan. 4 – Early registration for spring 2015 semester Dec. 15 – 17 – Fall final examinations Dec. 17 – Women’s ...
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Parish Council agenda to consider settlement offers on two property damage claims
The Parish Council has scheduled an executive session to consider two property damage claims when it meets Monday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 in the Parish Council meeting room in the Natchitoches Parish Cour...
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Crowds fill the streets for Christmas parade
From the Kappa Alpha House on Second Street, to the crowded sidewalks along Front Street, visitors mingled with Natchitoches natives and NSU students. The parade lasted over two hours and boasted m...
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NCHS PTO meeting set
Natchitoches Central High School PTO will meet Monday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. The meeting is open to all family of NCHS students. New Officers will be introduced and a door prize will ...
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The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Factory Connection
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Factory Connection, located at 341 South Drive, Suite C in the River South Commons Shopping Center. Facto...
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Army specialist completes basic combat training
Army Spc. Kenyotta Jefferson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Jefferson is the daughter of Arnell Jefferson of Jonesville, step-daughter of Arthur Sykes of A...
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Williams wins marshal’s job; Cassidy wins vote in parish
Democrat “Randy” Williams was elected City Marshal with 4,068 votes over Republican David Cheatwood with 2,002 in the runoff election Dec. 6. Republican “Bill” Cassidy received 5,674 votes in Natch...
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Shiva Velingker is the Rotary Club December Student of the Month
Shiva Velingker is the Rotary Club December Student of the Month. A senior at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Shiva has a 3.96 GPA while participating in the distinction research p...
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St. Mary's features Terrific Kids
St. Mary’s featured its November Kiwanis Club Terrific Kids. On front row from left are Lora Cole, Ian Gardner, Jenna Sklar, Nickolas Wright, Georgia Kate Philen and Ava Olmos. On back row are Kiwa...
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