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Training session at LSU will prepare women in state who want to run for elected office
Louisiana ranks last in the nation regarding the number of women serving in the legislature.  In addition, women hold only about 25 percent of all elected offices in Louisiana.  “Ready to Run” Loui...
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Museum will induct new members into Political Hall of Fame
The Louisiana Political Museum announces the 2014 Louisiana Political Hall of Fame Inductees. Activities begin in Winnfield, Saturday, Feb. 7 with a reception from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Poli...
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Forestry convention will be in January in Monroe
BATON ROUGE, La. – The annual forestry forum held in conjunction with the AgExpo at the West Monroe Convention Center is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 16.  LSU AgCenter forestry specialist Mic...
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Ola Lee Wooley’s 96th birthday is a notable event, according to state Rep. Terry Brown
Ola Lee Wooley’s 96th birthday is a notable event, according to state Rep. Terry Brown. Brown issued a state proclamation to “extend heartiest congratulations and commendation” to Wooley. Brown vis...
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A reception at the offices of Salim-Beasley welcomed Attorney General Buddy Caldwell
A reception at the offices of Salim-Beasley Friday, Dec. 5 welcomed Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, who came to Natchitoches for the Christmas Festival. From left are Harry Graham, Caldwell, Rhond...
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Pi Kappa Phi inducts new members at NSU
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, most selective and most prestigious all-discipline honor society held an induction...
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Natchitoches family works to empower Nepali girls and give them educational opportunities
It almost impossible for Americans to imagine a culture in which daughters are so undervalued they are at risk of becoming goods in human trafficking. Hard to imagine and, for some Natchitoches res...
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Man pleads guilty to meth distribution
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a man from Many pleaded guilty Wednesday, Dec. 10 to distributing methamphetamine. Marcus Johnson, 37, pleaded guilty before U.S. District ...
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CASA receives book donation
CASA received over 100 books on Dec. 16 for Christmas gifts from the World’s Biggest Book Club. This group promotes reading by collecting donated books and distributing them to schools, organizatio...
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Council on Aging collects blankets
The Natchitoches Council on Aging hosted a blanket drive Dec. 17. The drive is ongoing and will benefit seniors in the area that needs blankets. From left are Kristy McGlothin with Medistar Homehea...
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DOTD repairs Church Street Bridge
The Church Street Bridge closed from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 16 for repairs. DOTD welder Darrell Gorham welded a loose joiner for preventative maintenance. As bridges age, DOTD representatives inspe...
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Debbie Hayes won the Natchitoches Humane Society’s Grand Give-Away raffle.
Debbie Hayes won the Natchitoches Humane Society’s Grand Give-Away raffle. “I’ve never won anything in my life,” Hayes said. . Now she has $1,000 worth of gift certificates just in time for Christm...
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SWEPCO to lower rates and raise service reliability
BATON ROUGE – SWEPCO customers will see lower rates and improved reliability of electric service over the next two years because of an agreement reached with the Public Service Commission Wednesday...
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Organization recognizes community beautification
The Concerned Citizens Association for the Bailey Heights Community recognized community members for their beautification and community involvement efforts at the Dec. 8 pre-meeting of the Natchito...
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Truck crashes into charter bus
A bus carrying the Many High School band to New Orleans was in a wreck Friday morning. Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches EMS Paramedics responded to a ...
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First Lady giving ornaments decorated by students to nursing homes including one in Natchitoches
First Lady Supriya Jindal gifted Christmas ornaments decorated by students in Louisiana to nursing homes across the state including Natchitoches Community Casre Center. The ornaments were uniquely ...
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East Natchitoches Elementary featured its Kiwanis Club Terrific Kids for October.
East Natchitoches Elementary featured its Kiwanis Club Terrific Kids for October. On first row from left are Katelyn Victor, Andrew Ezernack, Tramarkus Collins, Breanna Coutee and America Occegueda...
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There were 1,093 NCHS students without a tardy during the third quarter of school.
There were 1,093 NCHS students without a tardy during the third quarter of school. Out of those, 15 names were pulled for a pizza party held during homeroom Tuesday, Nov. 18. From left are Assistan...
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Local marine trains for tactical aircraft recovery
By Lance Cpl. John Baker Lance Cpl. Khwame Johnson, an M240 gunner from Natchitoches, participated with the Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion and 2nd Marine Regiment in a Tactical Recover...
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Rotary club features star student and Natchitoches DA
The Natchitoches Rotary Club honored Carrie Gallien as the Student of the Month.   Principal William Hymes introduced her as a highly successful honor student and leader with a 3.8 GPA.  A senior a...
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