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Gov. Jindal asked to rethink Medicaid expansion plan
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is being urged by Louisiana Democratic leaders and advocacy groups to reconsider his opposition to expanding the state's Medicaid coverage now t...
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Federal judge urged to approve BP settlement in class action lawsuit
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and attorneys for businesses and people who lost money in the Gulf oil spill urged a federal judge Thursday to give his final approval to a class-action settlement. U.S. Distr...
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Buddy’s Grocery helps raise funds for charities
Buddy’s Grocery on Hwy. 504 in Oak Grove is raffling three prize packages to benefit D.O.V.E.S and Hope for Paws. The money raised will be split between the two organizations. Tickets for each priz...
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Just Talkin’
Some things move slowly. Take political change for instance. JT was reminded that the effort to change the police jury form of government to home rule charter started 12 years ago. . Clerk of Court...
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National 4-H Week celebrated at St. Mary’s
The 4-H clubs at St. Mary’s celebrated National 4-H Week with daily events that incorporated the entire student body and promoted the ideals of the 4-H program. The theme of each day’s activity hig...
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Dept. of Education deputy brings political baggage to new job with state
By TOM ASWELL Capitol News Service
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Fighting fire from the air
Dept. of Ag and Forestry pilot monitors 7 parishes looking for uncontrolled fires
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Symphony’s pops concert is tonight featuring works by Louisiana composers
The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will perform its Pops Concert Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Dr. Douglas Bakenhus is music director of the Natchitoches-North...
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Reading on the River
“Are you ‘fired up’ about Reading on the River? You should be,” says chairperson Debra Jo Hailey. The Service League of Natchitoches has invited firefighters to take a fire truck to the river front...
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Tops Program
More than 60 Natchitoches Central seniors and their parents attended a Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) night on Nov. 2. Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) repre...
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5 apply to lead Central Louisiana Technical CC
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Five people have applied to be the chancellor at Central Louisiana Technical Community College. The Town Talk reports Michael Elam, who was named interim chancellor in June a...
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Caddo board to vote on Chimp Haven expansion
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Caddo Parish Commission will vote Thursday on a resolution asking the federal government to pay for expanding the national sanctuary for retired research chimpanzees so i...
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Attend Red Mass
Several students from St. Mary’s School’s dual enrollment U.S. History class attended the Red Mass held at Trinity Episcopal Church Oct. 19. According to teacher Michael Landry, many St. Mary’s stu...
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L.P. Vaughn Positive Behavior

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Students pledge to not be bullies

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Weaver kids learn fire safety

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Parish begins a new era with election of parish president
Rick Nowlin swept into the office of parish president Tuesday night when he got 59 percent of the vote beating challenger Gerald “Jerry” Longlois. Longlois got 41 percent of the votes, or 6,393 to ...
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Celebrity Chef Gala
The Boys and Girls Club of El Camino Real staff, board of directors, host couples and committee members are preparing for Celebrity Chef Gala, which benefits programs and services offered at the Bo...
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Veterans Park Committee meeting
The Veterans and Memorial Park Committee’s final planning meeting for the Veterans Day Program is Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. in the downtown City Bank boardroom.
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L.P. Vaughn Star Students
L. P. Vaughn announced its PBIS Star Students for the week of Nov. 5. On front row from left are Leonzal Irchirl, JaDarius Johnson, Ja’Nyreah Jackson, Marvin Pattain and AdreAnna Layton. On middle ...
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