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Natchitoches Wins!!!
Natchitoches named best southern small town by USA Friday. It was a very close race between the top two finishers, but in the end, Natchitoches took home top honors. “Nack-a-Tish,” B&B Capital of L...
May 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate anounces he will seek seat on Parish Council in October election
I, Russell Rachal, would like to formally announce my candidacy for Natchitoches Parish Council District 5. It is with the support of my family and friends that I am able to make this announcement....
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPD uniformed officers undergoing training with addition of body cameras
Citizens of the City shall will soon see an addition to all officers’ uniforms within the Traffic and Patrol Division of the Natchitoches Police Department. According to Chief Micky Dove, the polic...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weaver Elementary rewards 'Accelerated Readers'
M.R. Weaver Elementary’s top Accelerator Readers from each grade were rewarded for their hard work with a Natchitoches Carriage Company trolley ride and a trip to Johnny’s Pizza for lunch. On front...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just Talkin’
Something that has never happened before took place Tuesday at the special called meeting of the school board. JT agreed with Robert Jackson on an issue. While it’s not a funny subject, it’s humoro...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engineering technology program at NSU gets boost from $15,000 gift to Foundation
A Northwestern State University professor and his wife have established a scholarship to benefit students participating in a program in which he has devoted the last several years of his career.  D...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Phil Brown and his wife Mary Lou Brown donate to the NSU Foundation
Dr. Phil Brown and his wife Mary Lou Brown made a donation to the NSU Foundation to support the Project Lead the Way Articulated College Credit Scholarships for Engineering Technology Students, whi...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old photographs detail fatal accident in 1970 when member of Fats Domino’s band died
Sydney Frederick shared this photo with the Natchitoches Times from Kenny Durr’s collection that shows the fatality accident that occured on Hwy. 1 South in 1970. Durr’s father, the late Sheriff Bo...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FRJ Center has career day
Thursday, April 30, was an outstanding experience for students as they embarked on a joint venture with speakers to give them an overview of career choices. “We say, Gwendolyn Foy was director and ...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Wound Care Unit Ribbon Cutting
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Wound Care Unit May 14. .  Guests were treated to refreshments and a tour of ...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas honor graduate has ties to Campti
Leslie Edgin, daughter of Jack Edgin and Lora Russell Edgin, will graduate Magna Cum Laude from Lone Star High School in Frisco, Texas June 6 at the Dr. Pepper Arena Frisco. Her mother is a Campti ...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooperative weather observer reports Mother Nature’s rainfall
According to National Weather Service Observer Wiley Butler May total rainfall as of 8 a.m. May 27 is 11.24 inches. The total rainfall from 8-8 a.m. May 27 is 1.21 and the total rainfall from 8-8a....
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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4 new home starts among March permits that total $1.5 million construction costs
The Natchitoches Parish Planning and Zoning Office issued 17 permits for March. The total estimated development costs is $1.5 million, with permit fees totaling $36,382. Commercial-Other: Custom To...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goldonna Elem/Jr. High students make honor roll for lasts grading period of the school year
Principal Kendria Sanders announces the Goldonna Elementary/Jr. High honor roll for the last period of the school year. Principal’s Honor Roll Hannah Walker, Hunter Thomas, Averianna Slaughter, Sav...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiwanis Club visits Marthaville Elementary School
Kiwanis Club member Elizabeth Chapman visited Marthaville Elementary to present Terrific Kids certificates for the students who got the honor in April. On front row from left are Jenna Scott, Clayt...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oasis of Love Christian Academy graduating class
The 34th kindergarten graduating class at Oasis of Love Christian Academy in 2015 included, front row from left, Makayla Scott, Jay’sen Prelow, Alida Singleton, Chase Turner, Bobby Reliford and Isa...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU’s budget will remain same as last year
‘The House bill still needs Senate approval and the governor’s signature.’ NSU President Dr. Jim Henderson
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retired Navy Senior Chief Ray Ponthieux
Retired Navy Senior Chief Ray Ponthieux is at the grave of Bobby Don Carver after replacing the Swift Boat pin which had mysteriously disappeared from Carver’s grave marker.  Ponthieux recently dis...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds motorists to use caution when traveling on the roadways during the Memorial Day holiday weekend Saturday, May 23 - Monday, May 25....
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hero Soldier receives Purple Heart for wounds sustained in Fort Hood shooting
By Chuck Cannon Guardian staff writer FORT POLK — Nov. 5, 2009, dawned like most any other day for Pvt. Alan Carroll. The 20-year-old native of Anchorage, Ala., had recently finished combat enginee...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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