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Car wreck results in serious injuries to 2 people Monday
A crash involving two vehicles seriously injured two people and moderately injured two others Monday, Oct. 2. La. State Police Troopers responded to the crash around 5:30 p.m., on US Hwy. 71 at the...
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City announces street closures
The downtown riverbank will be closed Friday 6 a.m. – Saturday 6 p.m. for the 50’s Classic Car Show. The following streets will be closed Saturday from 6 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Front Street from Touline to ...
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Kisatchie forest service staff officer wins ‘Bronze Smokey’
Jim Caldwell received the Bronze Smokey Award from the U.S. Forest Service Oct. 3 at noon during the La. Forestry Association Convention in Marksville at Paragon Casino. The Smokey Bear Awards (Gol...
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Historic District Business Association hosting Classic Car Show that starts today
More than 300 classic cars, from 1930 and older, are expected to be displayed during the Classic Car Show that opens today, Friday. At 5 p.m., cars will gather on the riverbank as the VooDudes of S...
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Superintendent getting input on evaluation, standards
La. Superintendent of Education John White visited Natchitoches Magnet School Oct. 2. Part of his month-long “Louisiana Believes” tour, White heard feedback from administrators and teachers on the ...
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Maygan Baker was crowned Miss Natchitoches Teen Sunday
Maygan Baker was crowned Miss Natchitoches Teen Sunday. From left are finalist Lesley Tucker, Baker, Mayor Lee Posey and finalist Taylor Alexander.
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Animal Shelter to hold adoption day Saturday
The Natchitoches Animal Shelter will have an adoption day Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. – noon at the animal shelter on Fairgrounds Road. October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.” The sophomore class ...
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Cancer Screenings

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First United Methodist Fall Market is Friday and Saturday
The First United Methodist Church Fall Market will be Friday and Saturday with activities ranging from a jewelry show to petapalooza. Gem Star of Houston will display its array of unique jewelry de...
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Just Talkin’
JT’s not good at telling jokes. He usually messes up the punch line. Hopefully this attempt to relate a joke will be more successful since it went over really well before the school board committee...
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Robbery suspect considered armed and dangerous
The Natchitoches Police Department is looking for a man suspected in an armed robbery that took place Saturday, Sept. 29 around 9:45 p.m. A man reported to officers that he saw a stopped car with t...
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Renewals vital to school board operations budget
The school board has a big stake in the Nov. 6 election since $9 million worth of tax renewals are on the ballot. Supt. of Schools Derwood Duke told board members during a committee meeting Tuesday...
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Classic car show expected to draw throngs; bands, ballgame fly-in on tap
Natchitoches sure has planned a busy weekend. The sixth annual Classic Car Show will be Friday and Saturday along with the Natchitoches Regional Airport’s Cane River Aviation Rendezvous Fly-in. And...
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Works of Shostakovich, Beethoven on symphony program
The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its season Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana Sc...
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Water Well Road construction underway with finish date of next July of next year
Phillip and Mary Lu Wilkerson have lived on Water Well Road for over 35 years and are happy that La. DOTD has begun the project that will provide another traffic artery into and out of the City. “I...
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Parish fair board experiences unusual Saturday rain-out
Natchitoches Parish Fair Board member Rick Hargis said for the first time in at least the last 33 years, the fair was rained out on a Saturday. Hargis said the fair opened Saturday at noon with jus...
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Governor reshuffling administration job with key changes
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief of staff, Stephen Waguespack, is leaving after five years with the administration, a resignation that prompted a reshuffling Monday of several key ...
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Program to help high school grads expands to parish
Career Compass of Louisiana, a non-profit organization that provides career and college coaching services to high school seniors across the state,  has expanded to include Natchitoches Parish. “Thr...
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LSMSA October events will focus on family connections
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will hosts a series of events in early October to welcome parents and grandparents of current students as well as alumni to campus. Family Weeke...
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Johnny Unitas’ son writes to Drew Brees about record
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to ...
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