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Drop boxes at rural locations to collect goods for substance abuse center in Shreveport
Parish President Rick Nowlin announces that Louisiana Teen Challenge’s Shreveport Men’s Center will place drop boxes at locations around the Parish. Teen Challenge accepts items such as gently used...
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Scouts deliver smiles
Pack 65 of the St. Mary’s Cub Scouts visited the Courtyard to deliver Easter cards to the residents. From left are Cort Nassif, Peter Kautz, Andrew Kautz, Kyle Poston, William Poston and Mason McCart.
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Benefit to help young wife, mother with chemo
There will be a benefit for Lisa Ivy Williams at the Provencal School gym Friday and Saturday May 9-10. After a six week post-pregnancy checkup, 33 year old Lisa Ivy Williams was diagnosed with fol...
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Bike ride is Saturday at NSU intramural field
Pull out bicycles, hop on and get ready for a family friendly ride along the NSU walking trail. The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department, Bike Natchitoches and the NSU Dear School o...
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Prevent tragedy with student athlete screenings
More than 350,000 deaths occur from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) each year in the U.S. Approximately 10,000 of those are youths under the age of 22. SCA is the leading cause of death in a school set...
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Voters elect new Mayor in Natchez
Challenger Rosia Humphery garnered 84 votes to defeat incumbent Natchez mayor Edna Jones Saturday, May 3. Some 156 people voted for a turnout of 39 percent. Humphery will take office in July.
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State announces new health initiative
Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kathy Kliebert were joined by dozens of local supporting organizations to launch the Well-Ahead Louisiana init...
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Morrow sworn in to City Council
Judge Eric R. Harrington administered the oath of office to City Councilwoman for District 3 Sylvia Morrow April 25 at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Thurman Baptiste presided at the ceremony that o...
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Fireworks, fiddler to light up Sat.
At the tender age of 8, Amanda Shaw was touring nationally and internationally showcasing Louisiana’s most recognized export—music. She will perform Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m. on the downtown river...
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Tri-Centennial events themed for women; variety of activities for everybody
The Cane River Green Market will sell locally grown food and crafts from 8 a.m.-noon on the downtown riverbank. P.E.O. Chapter AU will have a bake sale at the Green Market from 7:30-11 a.m., or as ...
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Dates set for NSU, high school graduations
Northwestern State University will hold its Spring Commencement Exercises Friday, May 9 in Prather Coliseum Undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts and Letters and the College ...
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NSU Middle Lab entertains with Beau
Students at NSU Middle Lab School entertained approximately 300 school children with four performances of “Beau the Amazing Blue Mouse.” The musical play included cast members, from left, Edouard F...
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Parks announces Terrific Kids
Parks Elementary and Middle School recognized Terrific Kids for the month of April. In front from left are Malaysia Tousant, Kelsee Berryman, Amiria Kirts, Ja’Lynn Glass and Envy Rushing. In middle...
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Students shine at parish-wide Quiz Bowl
Fourth through eighth graders swung open the doors of L.P. Vaughn Elementary and Middle School Saturday, April 26 for the Natchitoches Parish Quiz Bowl tournament. Hallways buzzed with excited chat...
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Homeowners receive boost for repairs
As part of an ongoing effort to improve housing conditions in its communities, MidSouth Bank participates in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ Special Needs Assistance Program, commonly referre...
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City Court lists cases, takes pleas on criminal trail docket; several no-shows
The following cases appeared on the City Court criminal trial docket for April 7: Sampson Bazile, simple assault, reset Jan. 2015, DA’s probation. Percy Brown, possession of marijuana, BW failure t...
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NPD will give series of free self defense classes
Sgt. Jeff Townson will begin another series of self-defense classes for women in May from 6-9 p.m. each evening at the NPD training center at 525 Bossier St. The May classes will be on Thursdays Ma...
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Nutrition coordinator, associate of month is a treat to work with
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center awarded the March Associate of the Month honor to Pat Johnson, the morning nutrition coordinator for Courtyard of Natchitoches. Johnson has worked at The Courty...
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Crashes claim stopped driver, cyclist
A crash early Thursday morning involving two vehicles killed a woman from Campti who was not wearing her seatbelt according to La. State Police. Troopers responded to the crash around 5:40 a.m., wh...
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Council on Aging hopes for new building bids
Council on Aging (COA) Director Alice Barrios said Thursday that the $875,000 appropriation for a new COA has moved into Priority I State funding and she is hopeful the project will be bid in the s...
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