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Chesapeake opens plant at Ashland to gather and distribute natural gas
Chesapeake Energy Corporation on Friday dedicated its Football Gas Gathering System (GGS) in the Village of Ashland in Natchitoches Parish. Representatives and elected officials of Ashland and the ...
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Fire engine manufacturer features Distsrict 6 truck
A new fire engine in Fire District 6 is featured as “Truck of the Month” by manufacturer Rosenbauer. A full-color brochure pictures the engine that cost $336,000. Its features include a 2,000 gallo...
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Fireworks and live music will mark July 4; riverbank, some streets to close before event
The City of Natchitoches’ Fourth of July celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank with a musical performance by The Glenn Rainey Band. The band will perform from 6-9 p.m. on the downt...
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7-Foot Rattlesnake
Billy White killed this 7-foot rattlesnake with a small tree at Coon Slough Hunting Club near Vowell’s Mill. The snake had 14 rattles.
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Middle Lab school has openings
NSU Middle Lab School principal en LaGrone says there are a few opening at the school for the next school year. “Students serious about learning, eager to develop talents, and ready to explore inte...
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3 charged in City’s 1st homicide of year
By Leigh Guidry News Editor The Natchitoches Police Dept. investigated the City’s first homicide of the year June 30. A woman called the police about 9 p.m. Saturday reporting a battery at 1520 E. ...
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Inside the Hospital; NRMC names Associate of Month
News from Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
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Education legislation could lead to lawsuits aimed primarily at voucher system, MFP funds
 BATON ROUGE (CNS)—The Louisiana Department of Education could find itself mired in state and federal courtroom disputes for years to come, thanks to Gov. Bobby Jindal’s sweeping education reform l...
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Hatchery to host fish derby
Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery will hold its Open House and Fishing Derby Saturday, June 2. The hatchery’s non-profit support group, F.I.S.H. - Friends in Support of the Hatchery, is helping h...
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Park hosting traveling exhibit for Bicentennial
In honor of Louisiana’s bicentennial, Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host a traveling exhibit detailing the events leading up to statehood. This exhibit, “Becoming Louisiana: The P...
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Yard waste must fit standards to be collected
Effective immediately yard waste collection must conform to the standards of the Ward’s Waste contract agreement or residential customers will be responsible for its disposal. The Public Works Depa...
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Cane River is at low level
Cane River Lake is experiencing low water levels. Those using the river should navigate carefully as there is underwater debris that can cause damage to boat hulls and props and injury to water ski...
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Who’s Who at NSU
Name: Catherine Merchant Title: Administrative Assistant III Years at NSU: 5 years Brief job description: I am the executive director’s administrative assistant for the Leesville campus. I manage a...
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Next week at NSU:
Here is a look at the week of June 24-30 at Northwestern State University. July 2-30 – Water aerobics class, Recreation Complex pool July 2-5 – Basketball Day Camp, Prather Coliseum July 4 - Indepe...
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Name incorrect on arrest report
The Natchitoches Police Dept. said Whitney Bolden should not have been listed in the June 3-9 arrest report.
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Gold Level Sponsor
The Board of Directors of the Natchitoches Parish Farm Bureau received a Gold Level Sponsorship Certificate of Support for the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park and a check for their $...
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Alcohol factor in more than half of state’s July 4 crash deaths
Crash deaths during last year’s Fourth of July holiday in Louisiana more than tripled over the previous two years and alcohol use was a factor in a majority of those fatalities. This year, dozens o...
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Fan Time
Executive Director Alice Barrios and the Natchitoches Parish Council on Aging accepted 50 fans donated by CLECO. Barrios said the COA is still in need of more fans to keep seniors safe and cool dur...
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Events Center losing money despite subsidy
The Natchitoches Events Center is losing money despite an annual subsidy of $275,000 from the City. The Events Center saw a shortfall of $21,850 in 2010-11 and $33,395 in 2011-12, including the Cit...
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Johnson embraces role as nurse practitioner
By Andrew Shirley Tina Johnson was as a registered nurse for 20 years, but felt she could do more. The need for a more hands-on role in patient care led her to the growing ranks of nurse practition...
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