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Commission approves signage to advertise auction of Front Street condominiums
The Natchitoches Historic District Commission meeting Monday, March 4 was all about signage. The National Auction Group was approved to place temporary signs at 780 Front St. advertising an auction...
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Commission will give free phones to qualified
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to provide free phones with amplified hearing equipment to eligible persons. New Horizons will be at the ...
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Area students elected as CAR president, historian
Lyle Alford and Leah Swanstrom of Natchitoches were among the members of the Louisiana State Society Children of the American Revolution who met in Baton Rouge Saturday, Feb. 23. Alford was elected...
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Pre-K celebrates Dr. Seuss

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FUMC fundraiser is Saturday
First United Methodist Church, 411 Second St., Natchitoches will sponsor two fundraisers for the Relay for Life Team.    Gem Star of Houston will return with a full line of uniquely designed jewelr...
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Uncertainty plagues Head Start as program awaits word on whether grant will be renewed
There was more bad news from Office of Community Services (OCS) at the Parish Council meeting Monday. Director Sharon Harris said Head start will get a cut of 5 to 10 percent in its block grant tha...
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American Cancer Society recognizes IP Red River Mill for contributions
Relay for Life of Natchitoches Parish was recently honored to accept contributions from International Paper’s Red River Mill and members of Local 1331 United Steel Workers. The mill is an annual sp...
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This Week at Northwestern State
Here is a look at the week of March 24- 30 at Northwestern State University. March 24 – Baseball vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Brown-Stroud Field, 1 p.m. March 24 – Northwestern Theatre and Dance pre...
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Violinist will perform entire opus in one night
Violinist Andrej Kurti will perform Eugene Ysaye’s “Six Sonatas for Violin Solo” Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall at Northwestern State University. The concert is free and op...
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NSU will begin early registration March 25
Registration for the summer and fall semesters will soon begin at Northwestern State University and the best way for students to get the classes they need is to start the process early. Northwester...
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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name:   Bill Dickens Title:      Professor of Health & Human Performance Education:    B.S. East Carolina College, Health & Physical Education,                     M.Ed. East Carolina University  M...
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NSU Dance students attend Mississippi festival and present original work ‘Living Water’
Students from Northwestern State University’s Theatre and Dance program attended the annual south regional conference of the American College Dance Festival Association March 12-16 at Belhaven Univ...
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NSU Pan-Hellenic Council recognizes black history with book
Northwestern State University’s Pan-Hellenic Council commemorated Black History Month by donating a book to NSU’s Eugene P. Watson Library.  “The Divine Nine:  The History of African American Frate...
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NSU offering fast-track for teacher certification in 1 year
Applications are being accepted for Northwestern State University’s Practitioner Teacher Program (PREP).  PREP is a summer-intensive, fast-track program that results in Louisiana teacher certificat...
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Parish council facing hurdle from DHH; exploring personnel for clerk, health unit
Two personnel issues were the topic of lengthy discussions at the Parish Council meeting Monday. Parish Sanitarian Justin Gremillion wants the parish council to hire retired sanitarian Mike Deason ...
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Aging mobile home park closing; residents relocating to new locations
Although Doris Bonier has to move her mobile home to another park, she isn’t angry and doesn’t blame anyone for the trouble. When South Park Mobile Home Community closes June 30, Bonier and her nei...
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Council on Aging Caregiver Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at the COA center at 1016 Keyser Ave. Freedom Life Church is holding...
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Natchitoches student gets graduate degree
Students from 43 states and Washington, D.C., are among candidates for degrees this fall on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. They included Jenna Marie Nugent of Natchitoches who received a...
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Community Development Center provides enrichment programs
Campti Community Development Center (CCDC) proposes to offer a 21st Century Learning Program to 260 children throughout a seven parish region including Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Concordia, Jackson...
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School board will apply for 21st Century grant
TO: Parents, Students, and Community Members in the Lakeview Junior/Senior High, Fairview Alpha Elementary, Natchitoches Central High School, Natchitoches Magnet School, Parks Elementary/Middle Sch...
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