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29 get marriage licenses in August
Twenty-nine couple applied for marriage licenses during August. They were: William Paul Robinson and Julie Marie Williams Eric Matthew Norman and Laura Esmeralda Guzman Lee William Guin and Amber D...
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Overhaul of addressing process will facilitate wireless device location in address system
Changes to the address assignment process were unveiled during the Aug. 27 meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Communication District Board of Commissioners. 9-1-1 director Willis Carter reported to...
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DOTD announces road closure Friday
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 1226, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track.  The work is being...
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NPD will hold self defense for women
It will be females only when the Natchitoches Police Dept. offers self-defense classes for women on three Tuesday nights in October. Sgt. Jeff Townson is a certified instructor in the RAD defense t...
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Guest speaker talks about the dangers of not being prepared during natural disasters

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School board gets teacher rating results from 1st evaluation
Natchitoches Parish teachers were close to aligning with state totals in teacher evaluations 24 percent being rated as highly effective compared to 32 percent for the state. Director of Instruction...
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Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report
Wednesday, Aug. 28,  Terrance Fitzgerald Jackson, 20, 1324 Breda Ave., Natchitoches, possession of Schedule I Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia  Rebecca Yvonne Desadier, 41, 156 Oil Road, Cam...
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Director will bring diverse background, career experience to Small Business Development
Rande Kessler, a 39-year “adopted resident” of Natchitoches, has just been named Louisiana State Director for the Small Business Development Centers (SBCD). The SBDC State Office, housed at the Uni...
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New band director prepares students for Saturday’s game; ‘I am 46, but I am still competitive’
Jeff Mathews feels he is up to the challenge. Mathews will lead his first performance as director of bands at Northwestern State University Saturday when the Demons take on Southern University at 6...
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NPD Arrest Report
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Aug. 15-21: Ashley White, 1101 Grace St., disturbing the peace Carl Myart, 505 Demeziere St., disturbing the peace Denise J...
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Woman charged with damaging mother’s home
A Campti woman who kicked in the door at her mother’s residence and fled from NPSO deputies on two occasions was arrested Aug. 28 according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Rebecca Yvon...
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City Court Trial Docket
City Court Judge Fred Gahagan lists the trial docket for Aug. 19: Roy Burton Abrams, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, sentence of the court was, confine 60 days in jail, 60 days in jail suspen...
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City Court Arraignment Docket
The following cases came before Judge Fred Gahagan in City Court Aug. 19: Margarita K. Almaguer, theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty trial, Sept. 23. Jeraland Anderson, open container, dismiss...
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Governor expected at NSU dedication of Caspari Hall, Student Services Center
Northwestern State University will host a dedication and grand opening for two buildings in the heart of the university’s campus. Gov. Bobby Jindal and state and local officials are scheduled to jo...
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St. Mary's paints stain glass images of the Holy Spirit

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NPD to offer women’s defense
It will be females only when the Natchitoches Police Dept. offers self-defense classes for women on three Tuesday nights in October. Sgt. Jeff Townson is a certified instructor in the RAD defense t...
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Humane Society wins grant to control pets in Campti
The Natchitoches Humane Society was recently awarded a grant for $4,000 from the Louisiana Animal Welfare Commission. The grant is targeted for the Campti area with funds dedicated to the spaying o...
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Office of Community Services announces date and time to get telephone appointments
Parish of Natchitoches Office of Community Services (OCS) is announcing the availability of funds dedicated to assist low income households with their energy payments in Natchitoches Parish. All ap...
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School board lists agenda for Tuesday meeting
The agenda for the Natchitoches Parish School Board meeting Tuesday, Sept 3 at 5 p.m. appears to have mostly routine items. Superintendent Dr. Derwood will give his report, an update on the start o...
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Veterans Park committee continuing construction plans at meetings
At the Veterans Park meeting, committee member Bob Gillan updated the committee about tree trimmings and tree removals, phase two construction plans, city and parish help with park landscaping and ...
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