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Honor longest-serving NSU president
Dr. Randall J. Webb, who announced his retirement as president of Northwestern State University earlier this year, will be honored with a lunch and reception on Thursday, Aug. 28. Webb, who in July...
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Upcoming meetings
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will have a Committee meeting Tuesday, June 3 at 5 p.m. at the School Board Office, 310 Royal St. The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will h...
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Council approves airport fuel tanks, extra antennae for tourist season, change in lease
Unanimous approval met the following resolutions at the City Council meeting Monday, July 28. *Resolution approving the City to enter into an agreement with the Airport Development Group Inc. for t...
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SWEPCO to trim trees in Creston, Derry as part of multi-million dollar project
The Creston and Derry areas of Natchitoches Parish will be among the first areas to benefit from tree-trimming by SWEPCO. An agreement between the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) and SWE...
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Cigarette butts now litter in new driving laws
Baton Rouge, LA - Beginning Aug. 1, numerous laws and amendments passed during the Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. The La. State Police highlight several c...
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Brookshire’s will donate to first responders
Brookshire’s has partnered with Gatorade for a promotion to benefit emergency first responders across Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, while rewarding customers for their purchases. From July 30-Aug....
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Ag Dept. says support local farmers’ markets
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., encourages the public to support local farmers markets.  “The week of Aug. 3- 9 was declared ‘National Farmers Mar...
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Rotary Club welcomes visitors to meeting
The Natchitoches Rotary Club welcomed District 6190 Gov. Bob Holeman and Assistant District Gov. Joe Martinez to a district program on the goals and plans for the “Light Up Rotary” year.  Holeman c...
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Shoppers can avoid sales tax on most purchases
BATON ROUGE – Most retail purchases in Louisiana are exempt from the 4 percent state sales tax on Friday, August 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2. The La.Annual Sales Tax Holiday applies to most individual ...
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Researchers consider chemical baits for hogs
BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU AgCenter researchers are beginning to look at baits containing sodium nitrite as a way to control the feral hog populations in the state. After years of looking at numerous w...
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Candidate for Judge submits petition
Robert Owsley, accompanied by his wife Kathy, submitted the nominating petitions to the Registrar of Voter’s office of over 600 Natchitoches Parish citizens supporting his candidacy for district ju...
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School Employee Rally set for Aug. 23

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State goes ‘hog wild’
Reports indicate that feral hogs costs are on the rise Uncounted and increasing numbers of sounders, or packs of feral pigs, roam Louisiana’s landscape. The animals cross suburban and rural areas. ...
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Enrollment grows at Northwest La. Technical College in contrast to national trend
Enrollment in Northwest Louisiana Technical College has grown for the second consecutive term, bucking the national trend. In the spring semester, Northwest LTC saw a 9 percent increase in enrollme...
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E-Lab wins robotics prize
Members of NSU-Elementary Lab’s winning team show off a trophy from the Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC). NSU E-Lab School contributed two teams to the event that included elementary, mi...
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Public may attend meetings
The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second St. The Historic District Commission w...
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Pet of the Week
Benjie is a one-year-old Shi Tzu/Lhasa Apso mix. He is heartworm negative, current on shots, neutered and kennel trained. Benjie loves to go riding in the car and travels well. He is high-spirited,...
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Middle Lab to have open house
NSU Middle Lab School will host an open house and back to school night Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle Lab Auditorium. All parents are strongly encouraged to come meet the teachers, pic...
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Some new public school students may need entry exams; LEAP/GEE scores to be released
All students who wish to enter public school in grades 2-9 from home school or private schools must complete an entry test before they will be admitted to public school. Students who are moving in ...
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East to register students Aug. 4-8
East Natchitoches Elementary and Middle School will have early registration for the 2014-2015 school year Aug. 4-8. Applications can be completed between 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday-Friday. On Aug. 5 a...
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