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Public responds to plea for donations to match grant for Hall of Fame
After a two-month push to match a $250,000 Challenge Grant issued to quickly raise funding for exhibits in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Museum, the goal has been reached and exceeded, Hall of ...
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Cigar box guitarist becoming major player on world stage
Natchitoches native Mike Snowden is fast becoming a major player in the worldwide underground community of cigar box guitar enthusiasts.  In late August and early September, he was invited to the U...
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Council meeting rescheduled
The Natchitoches City council meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 12 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 13 because of Veterans Day. The pre-meeting begins at 5 p.m. and the meeting begins at 5:30...
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Bingo, gumbo on tap at St. Anne’s
St. Anne’s Catholic Church on Old River will hold its bingo and gumbo Nov. 10. Bingo prizes range from home goods to homemade cakes and pies. There will be a raffle drawing for $200. Parishioners w...
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LSMSA to hosts prospective students
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will host its annual November “Exploration Day” program aimed at prospective students in 6-12 grade and their parents. The event will take place...
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Thousands opting out of BP Gulf oil spill settlement
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The architects of a proposed class-action settlement of claims spawned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are confident it won't be derailed by thousands of businesses and...
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Christian Scholars 4-H Club holds meeting
 The bright, cool afternoon of Monday, Oct. 8 was a pleasant setting for the second monthly meeting of the Christian Scholars at Home 4-H club. After the opening routine, club members and parents a...
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Chamber of Commerce website has useful information to assist voters in researching issues, candidates
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce provides information for voters for the Nov. 6 election on its website NatchitochesChamber.com. Click the “Government Affairs” link in the Membership colum...
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Record numbers turn out in Natchitoches for early voting
The 7th day of early voting, Tuesday, set another record when 712 people voted according to Registrar of Voters Debbie Waskom. There were 688 in-person voters and 24 mail ballots. Monday was a prev...
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GSA club goal is to make youth more comfortable with sexual orientation
The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts along with the school’s Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted “Spirit Day” to show support for lesbian, ...
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Man dies in accidental shooting
Natchitoches Police Dept. officers investigated the accidental shooting death of a man early Thursday morning. Capt. Brad Walker said officers were called to the home of Kenneth D. Gray at 121 Laur...
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Pre-K class at St. Mary’s released ladybugs
Sharon Leone’s Pre-K class at St. Mary’s released ladybugs after learning about them in class. Ladybugs are safe for pets, people, plants and the environment. Gardeners use them to eliminate pests ...
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Talent Search sponsored by Duke University Identification program.
Due to their performance on the Stanford Achievement Test, 22 St. Mary’s School students qualified to participate in the fourth through seventh grade Talent Search sponsored by Duke University Iden...
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“The Phantom Tollbooth.”
St. Mary’s School students display their book projects for “The Phantom Tollbooth.” On front row from left are Connor Stokes, Maggie Wheat, Matthew Gewin, Jessi Lucky, Maggie Gilmore and Madeline G...
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Provencal Fall Fest begins next week
Monday, Oct. 29 The election is less than a week away and I want to urge you all to get out and vote. You have no right to complain if you do not vote and if you are not registered to vote, then sh...
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Choruses will sing tonight, Thursday at NSU
Northwestern State University Lyric Women and the NSU Men’s Chorus will present a concert Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. Patrick Dill will conduct the Lyri...
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Rockabilly King Al Ferrier is still rocking
Rockabilly King Al Ferrier was still rocking Oct. 5 when he played at the Hemsby Rockabilly Festival in England. He played 10 numbers including his biggest hit, “Let’s Go Boppin’.” At right are Fer...
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Texas about to execute man who confessed to killing Natchitoches resident in 1993
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Donnie Lee Roberts, convicted in his girlfriend's 2003 slaying, was taken from his death row cell Wednesday and moved to the Texas prison where executions are carried out, ...
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Free webinar training for employers and committees
Community Development Works, a program of The Rapides Foundation, is offering free webinar trainings. The webinars are held from 11 a.m. until noon and can be conducted from the convenience of any ...
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Natchitoches Magnet Terrific Kids

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