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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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Natchitoches woman charged in Rapides
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say a Natchitoches woman who was helping a victim recover from an automobile accident is accused of forging checks from the victim's bank ac...
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Miss Merry Christmas and the Christmas Bells
Miss Merry Christmas and the Christmas Bells celebrated with Mayor Lee Posey at the pageant Sept. 30. From the left are Belles Emilie King, Kaitlynn Bedgood, Sarah Funderburk, Posey, Miss Merry Chr...
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Just Married

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9 at Louisiana School named National Merit semifinalists
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts announced that nine students have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship Programs for 2013. Finalis...
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Wal-Mart Dog
People aren’t the only ones attracted to the meat department at Wal-Mart. Dogs like it, too! Shoppers were surprised last Friday to see a golden retriever walking the aisles. Sales Associate Michel...
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Sheriff named to DARE advisory board
Sheriff Victor Jones, Jr., of Natchitoches, will be reappointed to the D.A.R.E. Advisory Board as a member from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association, as required by executive order. Gov. Bobby Jinda...
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Speaker challenges students to rise above circumstances to be person God intended
By Lesa Thompson Carey Casey, who in high school played in the 1971 Virginia State Championship football game later dramatized in the award-winning movie, “Remember the Titans,” visited Natchitoche...
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Symposium will explore Spanish roots in Creole culture
The Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State University will host a symposium “Hispanic Roots in Creole Culture” Friday, Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union. Admission is...
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