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NSU will begin early registration March 25
Registration for the summer and fall semesters will soon begin at Northwestern State University and the best way for students to get the classes they need is to start the process early. Northwester...
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Uncertainty plagues Head Start as program awaits word on whether grant will be renewed
There was more bad news from Office of Community Services (OCS) at the Parish Council meeting Monday. Director Sharon Harris said Head start will get a cut of 5 to 10 percent in its block grant tha...
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Pre-K celebrates Dr. Seuss

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Violinist will perform entire opus in one night
Violinist Andrej Kurti will perform Eugene Ysaye’s “Six Sonatas for Violin Solo” Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall at Northwestern State University. The concert is free and op...
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NSU offering fast-track for teacher certification in 1 year
Applications are being accepted for Northwestern State University’s Practitioner Teacher Program (PREP).  PREP is a summer-intensive, fast-track program that results in Louisiana teacher certificat...
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Parish council facing hurdle from DHH; exploring personnel for clerk, health unit
Two personnel issues were the topic of lengthy discussions at the Parish Council meeting Monday. Parish Sanitarian Justin Gremillion wants the parish council to hire retired sanitarian Mike Deason ...
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Aging mobile home park closing; residents relocating to new locations
Although Doris Bonier has to move her mobile home to another park, she isn’t angry and doesn’t blame anyone for the trouble. When South Park Mobile Home Community closes June 30, Bonier and her nei...
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Love fund established in Campti for sufferer of chronic illness
A love fund has been set up for Thomas Blake at City Bank and Trust in Campti. Blake had surgery for a chronic illness and will be out of work for several months. All money will be used to offset m...
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NSU Alumni Association plans two discounted luxury cruises
The Northwestern State University Alumni Association is offering an opportunity for travelers to experience exotic, historic and breathtaking destinations while contributing financial support to th...
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Community Development Center provides enrichment programs
Campti Community Development Center (CCDC) proposes to offer a 21st Century Learning Program to 260 children throughout a seven parish region including Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Concordia, Jackson...
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School board will apply for 21st Century grant
TO: Parents, Students, and Community Members in the Lakeview Junior/Senior High, Fairview Alpha Elementary, Natchitoches Central High School, Natchitoches Magnet School, Parks Elementary/Middle Sch...
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NSU nursing alum picks up state award
NATCHITOCHES – Alyea Minter Pollard, a graduate student in Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health, received the Joe Ann Clark Graduate Nursing Education Award, present...
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NSU will host high school literary rally Saturday
Northwestern State University will host the annual Northwest Louisiana High School Literary Rally Saturday, March 23. Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Friedman Student Union. Testing begins at ...
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Natchitoches student gets graduate degree
Students from 43 states and Washington, D.C., are among candidates for degrees this fall on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. They included Jenna Marie Nugent of Natchitoches who received a...
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NCHS students earn JROTC Cadet of the Month
Nine Natchitoches Central cadets in the JROTC Chief Battalion compete before a Cadet of the Month board. The board quizzes cadets on military customs and courtesies, proper wear of the JROTC unifor...
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Council on Aging Caregiver Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at the COA center at 1016 Keyser Ave. Freedom Life Church is holding...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff’s fish fry is Friday
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office will have a benefit lunch for the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes and Louisiana Special Olympics Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 pm. at the vegeta...
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Free phones available for some
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to provide free phones with amplified hearing equipment to eligible persons. New Horizons will be at the ...
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Boil advisory lifted at Hagewood
The Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals and the Office of Public Health has rescinded the boil advisory issued to Hagewood Water System. Samples have been tested to confirm that the water supply ...
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NSU Middle Lab race is Saturday
The Natchitoches Run/Walk Club is partnering with the NSU Middle Lab School Student Council to put on the “Running with my Peeps” 5K and “1-Mile Jelly Bean Jog” March 23. Forms can be mailed in to ...
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