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Lady and JoJo rescued by compassionate pet lovers but need permanent homes
By Debbie Tebbetts “Lady” and “JoJo” were found, starving, covered with ticks and fleas and numerous scars and abrasions near Red River, beside the Grand Ecore Bridge. Lady appears to be a pit/houn...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to hold recycling meeting
The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, July 29 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Cane River Photographic society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 20 at 6:30 pm. The society is a small group of area pho...
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Art class teaches drawing
An art class, “Draw in Nakatosh,” will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, July 21. The class will be on July 21-24 and...
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Arrest solves breakins on Kaffie, Watson, Hancock, Pegasus and North Melrose
The Property Crimes Unit of the Natchitoches Police Dept. charged a man with seven counts of burglary after he allegedly broke into several residences and took an assortment of electronic devices. ...
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VA gives grave markers for Confederates in battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill
After the 1864 battles at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, a temporary overflow hospital for wounded soldiers was opened at the men’s college at Keatchie. Many of the local men were in the first units ...
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Freshman Connection begins final session
Northwestern State University the final session of its annual freshman orientation program, Freshman Connection, Thursday, July 17. The program will assist incoming freshman as they make the transi...
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Cache of illegal drugs seized in bust in Robeline/Spanish Lake area
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents arrested three people near Robeline on felony drug and weapon charges and seized suspected metham...
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Superintendent lists personnel changes for next school year
The following personnel changes were on the school board agenda for the July 10 meeting. Administrative Changes •Mona Bamburg, principal, from Lakeview High School, to Parks Elem./Middle School (se...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Board discusses changes, preparation for coming year
It’s summer vacation for some, but School Board members conducted business as usual at the meeting Thursday, July 10. There has been speculation on the state level that Louisiana will stop its impl...
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Princess LaCaze murder retrial preliminaries finally getting underway
After nearly 3 years, there is activity in the Princess LaCaze retrial murder case. LaCaze’s attorney, Mike Small of Alexandria, said during a telephone interview Wednesday, July 8 that the hearing...
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APHN exhibit will spotlight area contributions to history, cuisine, arts
Second Saturdays continue with a new Tri-Centennial Exhibit, “Magnolias and Meat Pies,” to be featured at the Lemee House Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sponsored by APHN, the exhibit will...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teachers here, across state train with Project Lead the Way
High school teachers from around the state , including one from Natchitoches, and beyond completed an intensive training session at Northwestern State University for Pathway to Engineer-Principles ...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backpack Giveaway in which students get free supplies to accept donations at Green Market July 26
Faith Family Church’s Adopt-A-Block Program will hold its Backpack Giveaway Saturday, Aug. 2 at the MLK Recreation and Community Center for students in need. Backpacks will include school supplies ...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student-produced Folio draws submissions
More than 30 students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts contributed creative works to Folio, a journal that has been published at the school for three decades. More than 300...
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Rec. Dept. seeks mentors
The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department seeks volunteers for its My Brother’s Keeper Mentor Program. Adult males age 21 and older are encouraged to volunteer to be a mentor to yout...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gifted students eligible for LSMSA virtual class
Gifted/high potential students in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades can enroll now for an innovative Online Academy offered by the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts Virtual School....
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Raffle proceeds go to widow of police officer
A raffle with proceeds going to the widow of Natchitoches Police officer the late, Randy Weaver, is being sponsored by sponsored by Toby’s Tactikool Arms and Ammo. The tickets are $10 and will be s...
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Police Dept. lists arrests for June 10-21 period
The Natchitoches Police Department lists arrests made June 10-21. James Williams, 1220 Rusbo, simple burglary Dominique Richardson 627 Myrtle, illegal possession of stolen things Scotty Brister, 28...
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Suspects steal lawn mower, cart it in truck
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives arrested three women in connection with the theft of a lawn mower near Natchitoches according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. Patrol deputie...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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