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African House HOPE Crew seeks members
Join the African House HOPE Crew; an eight week workshop to preserve a timber-framed treasure The National Trust for Historic Preservation launched an initiative to train more young people in prese...
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Campti Field of Dreams Receives NRCS Outreach Grant
Campti– Campti Field of Dreams received $6,000 in grant funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service to host outreach meetings in five parishes along with two focused multi-parish session...
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Dog found loose in Natchitoches finds new home across state lines
When the Natchitoches Animal Shelter took in a Rottweiler and named him Lugar, they were hopeful he would find a home quickly. He was found running lose in Natchitoches. Staff gave him food, medica...
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Sheriffs offer scholarships
The Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students furthering their education and training with resources. According to Program Ch...
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Mardi Gras Parades:

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Chamber hosts ribbon cutting
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Moreno’s Surgical Specialists.  Dr. Lauren Moreno and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, along with her partners, N...
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DWI Checkpoint
The Natchitoches Police Dept. will conduct a DWI check sometime after 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 within the City limits.
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Just Talking...
JT talked to Betty Smith who retired in January after working 34 years in the courthouse. Betty was the long-time district judge’s secretary. Betty says she’s already campaigning for the office of ...
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Crash leaves driver injured
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches EMS Paramedics responded to a one-vehicle injury crash on La. Hwy. 117 south of Bellwood Thursday, Feb. 5 at 5:50 a.m...
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Chamber announces creation of NCA
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce announces the creation of the Natchitoches Community Alliance Foundation, Inc. (NCA) through an initial investment of over $16,000 of direct and in-kind fu...
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John Stephens announces candidacy for House District 22 Representative
Long-time resident and established small business owner, John Stephens, seeks to represent the residents of House District 22, which encompasses Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Red River, and Winn Pa...
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Local businesses discuss success of past year
“Throughout 2014, CP-TEL continued to grow our business by investing in the Natchitoches community and parish,” said Richard Gill, head of CP-TEL’s board of directors. “For example, we launched man...
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Council on Aging offers free meals for seniors
Meals on Wheels is a convenient way for those 60 and older to get a nutritious meal, free, Monday through Friday form 11 a.m. until noon. Natchitoches Council on Aging Nutrition Director Shelby Gra...
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Construction underway on Grand Hotel project
The City of Natchitoches advises the public that construction on the Natchitoches Grand Hotel Project infrastructure has begun at the corner of Lafayette Street and Rue Ducournau. Due to the scope ...
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Sabine Parish superintendent shares ACLU experiences with school board
The Natchitoches Parish School Board spent about an hour during its committee meeting Tuesday listening to a presentation by Sabine Parish Superintendent Dr. Sara P. Ebarb “about what we’ve been th...
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Lakeview students inducted into Top Score Club
Lakeview students who scored Excellent or Good on End of Course tests were inducted into the Lakeview Top Score Club. Members received T-shirts to wear on spirit days. On first row from left are La...
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‘So far away, so far away; Louisiana never seemed so far away.’ LSC Alumna recollects on music career
By Janell Parfait Alumna Wendy Colonna spoke to NSU students Jan. 30 about her musical career after graduating the Louisiana Scholars’ College in 1999 with a degree in liberal arts. “I came to scho...
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Reservations due for membership luncheon of APHN at First Baptist Church Feb. 21
The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches will hold its annual membership luncheon Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Christian Life Center at First Baptist church. Briarwoo...
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The good, the bad and the Castro: Residents reflect on life in Cuba
By Corey Poole President Barack Obama announced Dec. 17 that the U.S. would open an embassy in Cuba to ease the trade and travel embargo signed by President John F. Kennedy in Feb. 1962. Easing res...
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St. Mary's student signs with NSU
St. Mary’s celebrated 2015 NSU football academic signee Hunter Bedgood. For Fall 2014 Bedgood’s stats were: 70 tackles on defense, 1939 rushing yards, and 30 touchdowns. Some of Bedgood’s awards an...
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