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Deadline approaching for Healthy Behaviors grant
The Rapides Foundation has released its new Healthy Behaviors Program Grant. Through this grant opportunity, the Foundation seeks to prevent and reduce tobacco use, substance and alcohol abuse and ...
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Relay for Life meeting set
The Relay For Life of Natchitoches Parish team captains’ meeting will be April 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the President’s Room in the Friedman Student Union at NSU. Relay for Life is April 24 at 6 p.m. on ...
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City declares March ‘Women’s History Month’
Mayor Lee Posey and the Natchitoches City Council proclaimed March “Women’s History Month” at its meeting March 23. Council member Sylvia Morrow presented the proclamation to Dr. Joan Walker. Raise...
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Bank supports local library
Bank of Montgomery continues its annual corporate sponsorship of the Friends of the Natchitoches Parish Library. Lyn Christophe, vice president and University branch manger, presents a check to Amy...
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Bingo at Flora is Thursday
There will be bingo at the Flora Community Center Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Daubers and special sheets will be available for purchase. There will also be concessions. Proceeds will benefit the...
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Motorcycle rally scheduled
The Cane River Thunder Full Throttle Motorcycle Rally will be April 11-12 at 11 a.m. on the downtown riverbank. Registration is $20 per bike and $25 with passenger. The fee covers the fun run and b...
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Traveling elephants save 18-wheeler
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies received a call requesting assistance with a stranded 18-wheeler truck on Interstate 49 near the Powhatan exit March 24 at 7:03 a.m. When deputies arrived, th...
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St. Mary’s announces its third quarter Honor Roll
Saint Mary’s announces its third quarter Honor Roll. 7th Grade A Honor Roll: Maria Bienvenu, William Broadway, Zoe Brock, Madelyn Gardner, Thomas Howell, Carissa Kautz, Chloe Longlois, Emily Maggio...
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Church to sell chicken dinners
Weaver United Methodist Church in Flora will host a chicken dinner fund raiser supporting its fellow hall Tuesday, March 31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Eat in or take out with delivery for orders of five o...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Weaver United Methodist Church in Flora will host a chicken dinner fund raiser supporting its fellow hall Tuesday, March 31 fr...
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New Library branch breaks ground in Campti
The Natchitoches Parish Library broke ground Monday for the northeast branch that will be in Campti. The Natchitoches Parish library board of control approved plans last year and the library acquir...
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Preservation work begins on Grandpere’s tomb
Cane River National Heritage Area announced March 16 that preservation work began on Creole Patriarch Nicolas Augustin Metoyer’s tomb. The St. Augustine Historical Society (SAHS) initiated the proj...
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Magnet student selected as Student of the Year
Olutunmike Adeleye, a student at Natchitoches Magnet School, was one of 18 students throughout the state, selected by the Louisiana Department of Education as regional finalists in the state’s annu...
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Bank sponsors Investiture events
La Capitol Federal Credit Union presented the NSU Alumni Association a check for their Gold Sponsorship of the NSU Investiture Gala and President’s Command Performance. From left are Jill Bankston,...
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Provencal Jr. High announces its third nine weeks Honor Roll
Provencal Jr. High 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll Principal’s List: 3rd Grade: Rylea Broadway, Luci Carr, Kayne Clark, Ethan Colbert, Dalton Poche, Alyssa Robertson, Paige Shirley, Macade Thompson, Aman...
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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key winners from St. Mary’s Catholic School
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key winners from St. Mary’s Catholic School from left are Madeline Taylor, Abigail Gardner, and Rick Bordelon. Not pictured is Thomas Williford. The NSU Wri...
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History Forum set for Saturday
The Natchitoches Black Heritage Committee will host a Women's History Forum Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m., at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street. The theme is "Women Inspiring Equity and...
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Citizens to meet
The Citizens for Democratic Action will meet Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Street Daycare Center.
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Gym gets remodel
Basic Health and Fitness closed it doors for remodeling. The gym re-opened with new flooring and equipment. “We have been very satisfied with the response from the public and we hope to keep improv...
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Parish Council keeps tax millage rates for ’15 same as last year
The Parish Council voted to forgo collecting an additional $433,000 in 2015 by not rolling forward its tax milage during a meeting Monday. By not rolling the millage forward, the following funds wi...
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