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Pageant entry date extended
The deadline for entries into the Miss Merry Christmas and Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageants have been extended to Friday, Aug. 23. Both pageants will take place Contestants are being sought Sunday, ...
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Magee's donates to Hope for Paws

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Just Talkin’
From Tom Whitehead news of great article about the La. Sports Hall of Fame and museum. ARCHITECT The magazine of the American Institute of Architects posted the article Aug. 14 From ARCHITECT Augus...
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Rare cool wave hits parish
A somewhat rare August “cool” wave was recently observed in Natchitoches after a strong cold front passage swept through Natchitoches Parish during Aug. 14. Morning low temperatures a few days late...
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Escapee gets time added to sentence
A recent escapee from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center will serve an additional five years in prison for his crime. According to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Van Kyzar, Derrick Ler...
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Arrest made after neighbor spots alleged crime
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Natchitoches man on burglary charges after an alert neighbor observed him breaking into a residence Aug. 17 according to Natchitoches Parish S...
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NPD hoping public will help with investigation
The Natchitoches Police Dept. Criminal Investigation Division and High tech Unit officers have arrested a man and charged him with one count of computer aided solicitation of a minor and one count ...
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Voter Registration/Education week reminds citizens of duty
Sec. of State Tom Schedler’s office in conjunction Debbie Waskom, Registrar of Voters announced that Voter Registration/Education Week will be Aug. 26–30.   When you go to the polls to cast your vo...
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Farmers harness benefits from conservation cover crops
A growing number of farmers in Louisiana have “discovered the cover” and for some very good reasons. By “cover,” I’m talking about cover crops, which are plants established when cash crops are not ...
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Step-N-Strut trail ride will move good times, camping, zydeco to Rocque Brothers Farm in Natchez
The top names in zydeco music, along with thousands of cowboys and cowgirls, will head to north Louisiana for the Step-N-Strut trail ride Nov. 1-3 at the Rocque Brothers Farm in Natchez. Organizers...
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Parks hosted Back to School Open House and Registration Kick-Off day Aug. 8.

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NSU hoping community will join in welcoming students Saturday during move-in-day
The Natchitoches community, faculty, staff and Recognized Student Organizations are invited to participate in Move-In Day at Northwestern State University, which will take place from 8 a.m.– 2 p.m....
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NPD officer arrested in alleged kidnapping; jailed in Sabine Parish
A Natchitoches Police Dept. officer has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and a search was underway for his alleged victim Wednesday afternoon. NPD officer Robert Barthelemy, 34, was arrested...
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Parks held an open house and registration day Aug. 8

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Tourist Commission meeting is Tuesday
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission will meet Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 5:15 p.m. at the offices at 780 Front St.
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Baldwin brother Stephen ‘Celebration of Life’ speaker
Actor and director Stephen Baldwin will be the speaker at the Women’s Resource Center “Celebration of Life” gala Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Natchitoches Events Center. What many people may not reali...
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Commission voices concern about funding for Tricentennial events
A financial report was on the agenda about the Tourist Commission at the Historic Development District Commission meeting held Aug. 15. Commission member David Stamey said that the Tri centennial i...
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Enrichment program serves Campti youth
Campti Community Development Center, Inc., is a non-profit under the auspices of a seven-member board of directors and adjunct member/Executive Director Judy L. Daniels. This summer the organizatio...
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DOTD to begin resurfacing work on La. 491 at La. 495
The La. Dept. of Transportation on Aug. 19 will begin construction on La. 491 in Natchitoches Parish at the intersection of La. 495, then it will proceed approximately 7 miles ending at the interse...
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LSMSA give award to ‘outstanding employee’
Prem Gongaju received the 2013 Outstanding School Support Employee Award during the first day of in-service Aug. 12 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. Hired in 1996, Gongaju we...
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