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Qualifying for City Council, Natchez races runs to Fri.
Qualifying for the April 5 election began Wednesday and runs through Friday, Feb. 14 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Candidates for local municipal races will qualify at the Clerk of Court’s Office on the fi...
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Student will send art to Capitol
As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion...
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LABI president will discuss legislation at events center
The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) will present its legislative priorities and discuss the impact of its top focus areas of Workforce Development and Civil Justice Reform Thu...
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Police Dept. rescues 15 starving horses, files cruelty charges
The Natchitoches Police Dept. and Animal Shelter has overseen the removal of 15 horses from a property on Maryland Road near Hwy. 6 East and charged a man with one count of aggravated animal cruelt...
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Mayor calls for expanded recycling in City, champions $2.2 million payment to hotel
Natchitoches residents have dramatically increased their recycling efforts in the last 60 days according to an announcement by Mayor Lee Posey at the City Council meeting Monday evening. He read a ...
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Natchitoches Parish Schools closed; Head Start classes canceled
The Natchitoches Parish School Board website advises that all parish schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 12 because of inclement weather conditions. All Natchitoches Parish Head Star...
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Court session delayed; Parish announces closings
Court sessions delayed. The 10th Judicial District Court, Natchitoches Parish, has cancelled court for the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 12, due to possible inclement weather conditions. Court will be...
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Council Agenda
There will be a short agenda for the City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 10 at the Natchitoches Arts Center. The pre-meeting begins at 5 p.m. and the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The council will proc...
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Fire Chief lists emergency calls
Natchitoches Fire Chief Crit Miller said the fire department responded to 175 calls in January.  Of these, 126 were emergency medical calls. Thirteen were fire calls .  Seven were gas leaks or haza...
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Crime spree spurs donation
La Capitol Federal Credit Union donated funds to the Natchitoches Police Department for the purchase of equipment designed to help capture individuals involved in check, debit and credit card fraud...
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Cleaning up the City clunker by clunker
Owners of abandoned cars should beware. NPD Capt. Harmon Winters is heading the effort to identify and tag the vehicles that have been left unattended, have flat tires, have expired licenses and in...
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Morrow can run for old District 3 seat on City Council
The press secretary for the La. Sec. of State said in a telephone interview Tuesday that former District 3 City Council member Sylvia Morrow is eligible to run for that seat in a special election. ...
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Local officers from NPD and Sheriff’s Office sworn in to US Marshal’s Task Force
Five law enforcement officers from Natchitoches Parish were sworn in as special deputies assigned to the US Marshal Service with the La. Violent Offender Task Force. They are Natchitoches Parish Sh...
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Technical College eligible for $1 million Excellence prize
Northwest Louisiana Technical College (NWLTC) has been named eligible for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and per...
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Attorney with roots in Cloutierville represents company at Supreme Court
Reprinted from “Missouri Lawyers” Jeffrey A. Masson has come a long way from “counting bugs and weeds” on Louisiana rice farms. Thompson Coburn partner Masson, 39, represented Creve Coeur-based Mon...
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School board begins search for new superintendent
The school board will begin advertising for a new superintendent in the weekend edition of the Natchitoches Times. At the committee meeting Tuesday, board members argued over whether to advertise f...
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Parks lists Terrific Kids
The Kiwanis Club Terrific Kids for January are, front row from left, Adriana Jackson, Camdyn Phillips, Kayli Helaire, Katilyn Dorsey,David Landrus, Tyitanna Brown, Harmoni Proctor, Keithtreavion Le...
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Provencal lists Terrific Kids
Kiwanis Club member Russ Danzy visited Provencal School to recognize Terrific Kids for December. On front row from left are Hunter Rachal, Avery Eddington, Abigail Williams, Luci Carr, Alyssa Rober...
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Goldonna lists Terrific Kids
The Kiwanis Club recognized Terrific Kids in December at Goldonna Elementary School. On front row from left are Warrick Ybarra, Cierra Grillette and Austin Cherry. On back row are Kiwanian Laura Ma...
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Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Airport Commission will meet Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. at 450 Wallenberg Drive. The meeting is being rescheduled because ...
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