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A city full of thanks
Like recently-stuffed turkeys, Thanksgiving celebrations come in all shapes and sizes, from religious services to family dinners to after-dinner Christmas decorating. No matter how they choose to c...
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Elementary schools have Thanksgiving fun

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Riverbank to close Friday morning
The downtown riverbank will close beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 and will reopen Sunday, Nov. 25.  The Church Street Bridge will close at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 for fireworks and will ...
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Tourist Commission changes meeting
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission November meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Nov. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the commission office.
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Social Security hours to change
Effective Nov. 19, La. Social Security offices will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. Beginning Jan. 2, 2013, offices will c...
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EVENTS
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Community Reinforcement Center will reopen Friday, Nov. 23 at 1216 Texas. Hours are 9 a.m. ? 5 p.m. The center will give away free clot...
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Black Heritage queens reign after ‘A Shining Star’ pageant
The Natchitoches Black Heritage Beauty Pageant was Nov. 3 at the Natchitoches Events Center. The theme was “A Shining Star.” The presiding official was Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow, pageant director....
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents’ quest for education resulted in 6 sisters getting degrees from NSU
‘We never considered not going. I wanted to be able to take care of myself and back then your choices were teaching and nursing.  We all chose teaching.’ Alice Spurgeon
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Registrar lists important dates; early voting begins Nov. 24
Dec. 8 Runoff Election -Polling places open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Parish Council Districts 2 and 5 Nov. 24-Dec. 1 Early Voting in the Registrar of Voter’s office: Saturday, Nov. 24 through ...
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Construction of I-49 north will reach Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Construction of Interstate 49 north soon will reach Shreveport. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will open bidding next month for the leg between La...
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EVENTS
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Genealogical and Historical Association monthly meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Gue...
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House picks appointee for ethics seat
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House has elected the local director of a nonprofit agency to fill an open seat on the Board of Ethics. Ashley Kennedy Shelton of Baton Rouge is one of two Hou...
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Healthcare professional answers more questions about ‘What is homebound?’
The previous column (Oct. 27-28) concluded by briefly answering the question: What is “Homebound”? A more detailed explanation of the definition of homebound is required. The homebound status requi...
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Thanksgiving Meal

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Free English as a Second Language classes offered at Baptist church
Free English as a Second Language classes will be offered at First Baptist Church, 508 Second Street, on Thursdays at 10 a.m. beginning Sept. 6 and every Sunday at 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 9. Preregi...
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Northwestern State does not renew Coach Peveto's Contract
Northwestern State will not renew the contract of head football coach Bradley Dale Peveto, said athletics director Greg Burke on Monday, after the Demons posted only 14 wins in Peveto’s four season...
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Lafayette jail construction underway
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — By this time next year, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office plans to move its road crew inmates and those in work release and rehabilitation programs from its downtown jail ...
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Louisiana School recognizes Veterans
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recognized veterans recently and thanked them for their service to our country during a ceremony in Treen Auditorium. Guest speaker, Col. Willar...
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Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Community Reinforcement Center will reopen Friday, Nov. 23 at 1216 Texas. Hours are 9 a.m. ? 5 p.m. The center will give away free clot...
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M.R. Weaver Honor Roll
Principal Ray Gandy listed the names of honor roll students at M. R. Weaver Elementary. Principal’s List Second Grade: Samara Bayonne, Deryn Coutee, Cylie Braud, Ma’Kira Carpenter, Davin Gallion, L...
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