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Historic flood imminent for Parish
By Corey Poole Wiley Butler, NWS Cooperative Observer The Red River flood stage is 33 feet. Tuesday’s reading at Grand Ecore was 40.94 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 42.5 feet by Frid...
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Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office assists Red River Sheriff's Office with flood issues
Red River Sheriffs Office requested divers from Natchitoches Parish Dive Team June 7 to plug one 60-inch and one 48-inch culvert that was flooding Coushatta from the Red River. After eight hours bo...
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Lakeview cadets visit Florida
The Lakeview High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) sponsored 46 cadets on a Curriculum in Action Trip to the Pensacola Naval Air Station and Aviation Museum May 19-2...
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Councilwoman questions Miss Merry Christmas budget at City Council
The City Council voted on an ordinance amending the 2014-2015 budget to reflect additional revenues and expenditures May 25. Sylvia Morrow voiced concerns over the increase to the Miss Merry Christ...
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Just Talkin...
If there’s one thing everyone knows about Natchitoches, it’s that the residents have a true loyalty and pride in Northwestern State University. While listening to a lecture by President Jim Henders...
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St. Mary’s principal releases honor roll
St. Mary’s principal Jacque Horton has released the honor roll for the last grading period. Seventh Grade A Honor Roll: Maria Bienvenu, William Broadway, Zoe Brock, Renea Cunningham, Madelyn Gardne...
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NCHS Choir performs Spring Concert
NCHOIR performed their 2015 Spring Concert “Love is an Open Door” for the Trinity Baptist Seniors at their luncheon meeting on April 9th. Peggy B. Fisher directed and accompanied the NCHOIR, Natchi...
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Airman graduates from basic training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jerelyn N. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is a 2007 graduate of Airline High School, Bossier C...
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Students receiving degrees at spring commencements
A total of 107 medical students, 56 students from the School of Allied Health Professions and 12 from Graduate Studies will receive their diplomas at the 42nd LSU Health Shreveport May graduation. ...
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Northwestern State University to hold Louisiana Studies Conference in September
The seventh annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12 at Northwestern State University. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conf...
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Rotary receives guests at meeting
Rotarian Ron Corkern expressed great pleasure in his opportunity to introduce the legendary Voice of the LSU football team, Dan Borne. Corkern detailed Borne’s extraordinary career which included m...
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Potential financial disaster looming with school board’s failure to adopt taxes
The Natchitoches Parish School Board failed to renew tax millage at its meeting Thursday sparking a possible financial disaster that could cripple the public education system. At issue was renewal ...
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Loss of personnel imminent without taxes
As a result of the failed adoption of the 2015 millage rates at the regular meeting June 4, the Natchitoches Parish School Board will now have to re-advertise to host a public meeting July 9 to att...
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State and City officials determine plan of action for rising flood waters
State and Parish Officials met at the Natchitoches Regional Airport June 3 to discuss what preparations are necessary if the floodwaters in the Parish continue to rise as the Red River reaches its ...
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Torch Run lights flame of hope
Law enforcement officers, including the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches City Police Department, Natchitoches Parish Detention Center, Louisiana State Police Troop E, Adult Probat...
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Rededication of taxes for road maintenance would be possible with vote of the people
Parish President Rick Nowlin said Thursday in an email that he is hesitant to propose a rededication of existing taxes such as those that support the library, government buildings and health unit. ...
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Councilwoman attends Women’s Health Day Retreat
Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow, who represents District 3 attended the Women’s Health Day Retreat entitled “Health Women Make Healthy Communities” in Baton Rouge. The retreat was to celebrate women, we...
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Hospital hands out employee awards
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center recognized the hard work and dedication of its 635 associates during hospital week with a banquet at the NSU Recreation Complex. Service awards were presented t...
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Juneteenth Festival scheduled for June 20
The Juneteenth Festival sponsored by the Black Heritage Committee will be Saturday, June 20 at the Natchitoches Arts Center. It will be a family friendly event with no admission and will begin at 1...
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Voters League meeting set
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. at the Old North Street Day Care Center across from the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home. Annual membership dues a...
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