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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name:   Bill Dickens Title:      Professor of Health & Human Performance Education:    B.S. East Carolina College, Health & Physical Education,                     M.Ed. East Carolina University  M...
Mar 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU Dance students attend Mississippi festival and present original work ‘Living Water’
Students from Northwestern State University’s Theatre and Dance program attended the annual south regional conference of the American College Dance Festival Association March 12-16 at Belhaven Univ...
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NSU Pan-Hellenic Council recognizes black history with book
Northwestern State University’s Pan-Hellenic Council commemorated Black History Month by donating a book to NSU’s Eugene P. Watson Library.  “The Divine Nine:  The History of African American Frate...
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NSU offering fast-track for teacher certification in 1 year
Applications are being accepted for Northwestern State University’s Practitioner Teacher Program (PREP).  PREP is a summer-intensive, fast-track program that results in Louisiana teacher certificat...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish council facing hurdle from DHH; exploring personnel for clerk, health unit
Two personnel issues were the topic of lengthy discussions at the Parish Council meeting Monday. Parish Sanitarian Justin Gremillion wants the parish council to hire retired sanitarian Mike Deason ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aging mobile home park closing; residents relocating to new locations
Although Doris Bonier has to move her mobile home to another park, she isn’t angry and doesn’t blame anyone for the trouble. When South Park Mobile Home Community closes June 30, Bonier and her nei...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Council on Aging Caregiver Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at the COA center at 1016 Keyser Ave. Freedom Life Church is holding...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches student gets graduate degree
Students from 43 states and Washington, D.C., are among candidates for degrees this fall on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. They included Jenna Marie Nugent of Natchitoches who received a...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Development Center provides enrichment programs
Campti Community Development Center (CCDC) proposes to offer a 21st Century Learning Program to 260 children throughout a seven parish region including Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Concordia, Jackson...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board will apply for 21st Century grant
TO: Parents, Students, and Community Members in the Lakeview Junior/Senior High, Fairview Alpha Elementary, Natchitoches Central High School, Natchitoches Magnet School, Parks Elementary/Middle Sch...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy and Girls Club dinner rescheduled
The El Camino Real Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner scheduled for today, Thursday, has been rescheduled for April 18. The speaker was to be NSU basketball coach Mike McConathy. Board mem...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vendors needed
Vendors are needed for the Ashland Spring Festival April 27. The event will be at the Ashland Community Center, 719 Hwy 153, Ashland. For a form, call the Ashland Town Hall at 544-0044.
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser today
Freedom Life Church is holding a barbecue plate lunch benefit Thursday, March 21 for Joe Levasseur, who has recently incurred medical expenses and is unable to work. The plates are $7 and include b...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shriners selling Vidalia onions
The Nakatosh Shrine Club is selling 10-pound bags of Vidalia onions for $10 each. To purchase call or email Lennie Shankle at 471-3054 or lennie.shankle@lottoil.com.  Orders are due April 1 and oni...
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NSU Middle Lab race is Saturday
The Natchitoches Run/Walk Club is partnering with the NSU Middle Lab School Student Council to put on the “Running with my Peeps” 5K and “1-Mile Jelly Bean Jog” March 23. Forms can be mailed in to ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boil advisory lifted at Hagewood
The Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals and the Office of Public Health has rescinded the boil advisory issued to Hagewood Water System. Samples have been tested to confirm that the water supply ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free phones available for some
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to provide free phones with amplified hearing equipment to eligible persons. New Horizons will be at the ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff’s fish fry is Friday
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office will have a benefit lunch for the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes and Louisiana Special Olympics Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 pm. at the vegeta...
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Relay for Life jewelry sale

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Pediatrician will specialize in under-served populations, working with families
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center welcomes pediatrician Dr. Brett Ferguson to the medical staff. He is now accepting patients at Natchitoches Pediatric Associates, located at 617 Bienville St., ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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