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Couple gives major boost to veterans park in memory of their late veteran fathers
Calvin and Peggy Braxton, owners of Natchitoches Ford Lincoln, donated $10,000 to the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park. The donation is in memory of their fathers, W.D Braxton Sr. and...
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SAMPLE BALLOT Nov. 6
U.S. President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, (D) Jill Stein, Cheri Honkala (G) Gary Johnson, James P. Gray (L) Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, (R) Virgil Goode, James Clymer, (O) Ross Anderson, Luis Rodriguez (...
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Tricentennial commission hires consultant to direct plans for ‘Celebration to Remember’
Lisa Kaichen has been hired as the development consultant for the Natchitoches Tricentennial Commission. She has over 35 years of experience working with community groups, nonprofit organizations a...
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NSU reps at KIWANIS
Brad Laird and Haley Blount spoke at the Kiwanis Club on Oct. 18. Laird is Director of University Advancement at NSU and Blount is Associate Director of Alumni Affairs. Both spoke about development...
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Senior Class at Supreme Court
The Saint Mary’s senior class watched the La. Supreme Court in session at NSU on Oct. 18. This was the first time since 1986 that the Court has been in Natchitoches. On front row from left are Mira...
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Drill Meet
The Natchitoches Central JROTC competed in the North Desoto High School drill meet Oct. 27. They placed second overall. The Armed Drill Team, commanded by Cadet Cpt. Ca’Darrius Moses, placed second...
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Students pursue numerous activities
The Natchitoches Rotary Club hosted two veteran staffers from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts who provided a look at thenon-academic side of student life at the residential camp...
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Natchitoches Parish Council candidates by district
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Cigar box guitarist becoming major player on world stage
Natchitoches native Mike Snowden is fast becoming a major player in the worldwide underground community of cigar box guitar enthusiasts.  In late August and early September, he was invited to the U...
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Public responds to plea for donations to match grant for Hall of Fame
After a two-month push to match a $250,000 Challenge Grant issued to quickly raise funding for exhibits in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Museum, the goal has been reached and exceeded, Hall of ...
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St. Matthew grads in Houston planning restoration ball
Houston Texas Chapter of the St. Matthew School Restoration Association will sponsor its first Restoration Ball Saturday, Dec. 15, from 6 p.m. until midnight at the Humble Civic Center. To make res...
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Reading event brings noted author who hopes to inspire children to be writers
Leslie Staub, author and illustrator of children’s literature, will be the featured guest author at “Reading on the River,” Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m.-noon. on the riverfront. “Picture books can...
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NPD seeking 3 suspects
The Natchitoches City Police Dept. is seeking three people for whom warrants have been issued. They are: Felix Martinez Cook, violation of a protective order; white male, 43, last known address 181...
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Meat pies and Bigfoot: another foray into Kisatchie Forest
David Graham and I had a picnic lunch planned and were on our way to Kisatchie Forest. We had purchased meat pies and fried potato strips at 3-J’s Fourway Truck Stop at Cypress, south of Natchitoch...
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Duck Dynasty?
The John Torrent State Farm office got into the Halloween spirit. Employees dressed as characters from the television show Duck Dynasty. From left are Amber Stanley as Willie Robertson, John Torren...
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Follow That Yellow Brick Road to Campti
The staff at Campti branch of City Bank dressed as characters from “The Wizard of Oz” and even re-created the yellow brick road for Halloween. From left are Norvel Garner, Josh Alost, Oneka Joseph,...
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Library will forgive fines in exchange for canned food
The Natchitoches Parish Library is offering its patrons an alternative to paying fines during the month of November. Starting on Nov. 1, the library will begin its annual “Can your Fines” program. ...
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Students learn of Mexican “Day of the Dead” tradition
In preparation for NSU’s Language and Communication Department’s Fall Read event, Christine Ferrell’s Spanish 1010 classes from Natchitoches Central conducted a service-learning project at NSU Elem...
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Funds Raised

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