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Museum receives Institute Honor Award
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Trahan Architects’ design of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum in Natchitoches as a recipient of an Institute Honor A...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family warns of convicted child killer’s release
Convicted killer Phillip DeSelle was scheduled to be released from the La. State Dept. of Corrections today, Jan. 22. “There’s nothing else that can be done, but to try and prevent it from happenin...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car crash claims life of fourth passenger
A fourth person, a 10-year-old girl, has died as the result of a two-vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon in Natchitoches Parish. La. State Police say that Kaylee West of Montgomery succumbed to her inju...
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Coach marks 600th win
NSU Head Basketball Coach Mike McConathy reached a milestone Jan. 17 when he coached the Demons to his 600th career win at Prather Coliseum. NSU President Dr. Jim Henderson presented McConathy a ca...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State’s attorney general, late writer and elected officials among inductees to La. 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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Kiss the Pig at NRMC
Pucker Up! The “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser for Relay for Life at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center is being sponsored by the intensive care and med-surg units that fall under the leadership of Sta...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLK events scheduled for Monday
Several commemorations marking the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday will take place in the Natchitoches Community. Black Heritage Committee member Ed Ward said, “The entire community is invited...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Magnet gives students awards for Spelling Bee
Natchitoches Magnet School students competed in a school wide spelling bee. The winner of the bee was Zane Harper who will represent the Magnet School at the regional spelling bee in March.  From l...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crash kills Ferriday man
Concordia Parish – A single vehicle crash killed a young man from Ferriday Dec. 13 at 4:53 a.m. on LA Hwy. 15 north of LA Hwy. 131.  Not wearing his seat belt, Roger L. Merrill, 24, was ejected dur...
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Crash kills Boyce resident
A single vehicle crash killed Eric S. Gorden, 18, of Boyce Dec. 14 at 2:54 p.m. on LA Hwy. 1204 west of US Hwy. 165.  He was not wearing his seat belt and was operating the vehicle at a high rate o...
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AgCenter announces advanced Louisiana Master Gardener program
By Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Master Gardeners will have an opportunity to increase their knowledge and expand their service through a new advan...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annie's Mailbox: A virgin’s quest: Waiting for the right man, but no hurry
Dear Annie: I am a 29-year-old woman with a medium build and long, thick black hair that’s never been cut. I am also a virgin. My family members continue to ask me about a boyfriend, and I tell the...
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Attorneys elected, president, member-at-large of La. Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Baton Rouge, La. (January 13, 2015) – Two Natchitoches attorneys were elected to the board of The Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL) at the 4th quarter board meeting and memb...
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DOTD announces emergency road closures
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that an emergency road closure on LA 1 in Natchitoches Parish just north of the Bayou Pierre Bridge began Jan. ...
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Pet owner shows appreciation after NPSO returns stolen puppies
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies learned that a Natchitoches Parish resident and victim of a recent crime thanked NPSO by painting a sign and placing it in his yard. Deputies say two pit bull...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRMC Foundation accepting grants
The NRMC Foundation will accept grant applications for the 2015 Community Grants Program until noon March 2.  Applicants are encouraged to pursue collaborative efforts with other agencies and 501(c...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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VFW Post to show officer appreciation
The VFW Post 1962, located at 400 St. Denis St., will host a Law Enforcement Appreciation breakfast Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 6 a.m. – noon. There will be sausage, biscuits, coffee and other breakfas...
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NSU to close for MLK Day
Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 19 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume Tuesday, Jan. 20.
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Parish Council lists agenda for Tuesday meeting
The Parish Council will elect a chairman and vice chairman when it meets Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Council meeting room on second floor of the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse. The ...
Jan 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City will extend utilities, remedy Chaplin Lake sludge problems
Two major items concerning the utility department were on the agenda at the City Council meeting Jan. 12 The council approved a resolution authorizing the State to sell up to $2 million in bonds to...
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