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La Capitol donates to Sports Hall of Fame
La Capitol Federal Credit Union presented a symbolic check for $12,000 to the La. Sports Hall of Fame Foundation June 1. The credit union will sponsor the welcome reception June 25 at Maglieux’s on...
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City Council will meet Monday
The City Council will meet Monday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Natchitoches Arts Center. The pre-meeting begins at 5 p.m. when the council discusses non-agenda items. Agenda items include: Rezoning ...
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Ag Secretary monitoring Red River flooding
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is monitoring the Red River and the impact it will have on the Shreveport area. According to the National Weather Service, the Red River ...
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Sports Hall of Fame Induction set for June 25-27
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction will be June 25-27 in Natchitoches. The events include: •Thursday: Welcome reception, Natchitoches open to the public at no charge •Friday: Gold tourname...
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Library will have summer reading program for teens
Kids up to 12 can visit the Natchitoches Parish Library to participate in the “Every Hero has a Story” Louisiana Summer Reading Program, a weekly program that includes entertainment by professional...
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Library will have summer reading program for teens
Natchitoches Parish Library are inviting teens ages 11 – 17 to “Unmask” this summer for the library’s official Louisiana Teen Reading Program. Six weeks of programs, activities, and literacy will m...
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Heritage tours are free on Fridays
Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) and Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site announce the creation of a new, guided tour focusing on Colonial Natchitoches. Free to the public, the walki...
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Water pushes snakes into residences
High water in south Natchitoches Parish caused snakes to move around. On May 22 after 5 p.m., NPSO Deputy Charles Roge responded to reports of snakes in a residence in the 300 block of La. Hwy 495 ...
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Continued flooding prompts visit from state officials
Flood waters in the Red River valley region will recede very slowly, remaining above the flood stage through June, due to the water traveling downriver from the Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas regions...
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Parks and Events Center see increase in business
National Park Service Ranger Laura Gates talked about the increase in visitors to the parks along Cane River at the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission (NHDDC) May 21. Gates saw a...
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Students at Oasis of Love Christian Academy raise fund with Penny War

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A.L. Sigler award
Hogan Nealy, a student at Riverdale Academy, received the A.L. Sigler award for high school academics and athletics.
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Rising waters pose danger
All residents need to be cognizant of the rising water as it will continue to flood many parts of the parish. Residents can be proactive and take corrective measures. Take time to check on neighbor...
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Ken Hale installed as treasurer of La. bankers
Ken Hale, president and chief executive officer of Bank of Montgomery, was installed as treasurer of the Louisiana Bankers Association at the annual meeting May 13-15. W. Paul Tweedy, senior vice p...
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Rick Nowlin announces candidacy for Parish President
I want to express my sincere appreciation to you, the people of Natchitoches Parish, for allowing me to serve you as your Parish President over the past 2 1/2 years. It has been an exciting time of...
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Resident graduates from LC
PINEVILLE— Jessica Lee Hawkins of Natchitoches graduated with a bachelor of science in public administration at Louisiana College’s 158th Commencement ceremony, May 16. Hawkins was one of 148 LC gr...
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Preparations underway for Louisiana Studies Conference; July deadline for proposals
The seventh annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held Sept. 11-12 at Northwestern State University. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conferen...
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Twin-spirational: College-bound siblings’ drive bests disability
By Jessica Williams, NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune It’s a rainy Memorial Day. Christian Frost has shaved his mustache, and as he descends the stairs in the family’s Metairie house, he’s dodging any i...
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Program will help dropouts who want to earn GEDs
The Mansfield Rotary Club, Desoto Parish Alternative Program (DPAP), and Northwest Louisiana Technical College (NWLTC) utilize a braided funding approach to support high school dropouts looking to ...
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Lakeview grad will intern with Fortune 500 Co.
A 2013 Lakeview High School graduate, Imara Vaughn, daughter of Michael and Terrie Vaughn of Campti earned a summer internship with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Firm in Atlanta, Ga. Vaughn atte...
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