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Enjoy fireworks responsibly
Everyone enjoys fireworks, especially in the festive Fourth of July season. The Cane River Waterway Commission reminds boaters that vessels are required to be behind designated safety zone areas on...
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Law enforcement pushes statewide presence for Fourth of July holiday
Motorists through the state will notice a heightened law enforcement presence for the July 4 holiday. Officers will work overtime to save lives by enforcing Louisiana’s DWI laws and removing impair...
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School Board to meet July 9
A public meeting will be held July 9, at 5 p.m. in the Board room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board’s Central Office, located at 310 Royal Street, to adopt millage rates for the tax year 2015.
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Vitter, Cox and Edwards plan visits
U.S. Sen. David Vitter will visit the La. Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, at 1:45 p.m. State Rep. Kenny Cox and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John Bel Edwards, will hold a post-session wrap town ha...
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Public meeting to discuss Hwy. 1 south project
Mayor Lee Posey and the City of Natchitoches will host a public meeting with an update to roadway improvements on La. 1 Business at the intersection of Royal Street Monday, July 6 from 5–7 p.m. at ...
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Landfills to close for Fourth of July holiday
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin announces that Parish Solid Waste facilities will be closed in observance of Independence Day, including the Parish Landfill located at 4597 Highway 1 Nort...
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Celebration on the Cane set for Saturday
The City of Natchitoches will celebrate Independence Day at Celebration on the Cane Saturday, July 4 on the downtown riverbank. The annual Fourth of July Celebration will feature a patriotic Cane R...
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Humane Society gets visit from fellow organization
The Union Parish Humane Society visited the Natchitoches Humane Society’s Happy TAILS facility on a fact finding mission for their Sheriff. This group of volunteers is working on solutions for the ...
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Magnet wins at Quiz Bowl
Natchitoches Magnet Quiz Bowl Teams competed and won the parish quiz bowl tournament. The 7th and 8th grade quiz bowl team members kneeling from left are Funki Adeleye, Mali Simmons, Zane Harper an...
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Author speaks to LSMSA students
A guest speaker visited a pre-Civil War American history class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Friday, June 19. Payne Williams, a local attorney, wrote a book called “The...
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Students acheive perfect attendance
Brother and sister Aaron and Shelby Savel had 20 years of perfect attendance between them. Aaron graduated from Lakeview High in May with 11 years and Shelby finished her freshman year with 9 years...
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Cane River Waterway Commission completes Parish school project
Cane River Waterway Commission Patrol Officer Betty Fuller visited fifth graders through Natchitoches Parish. They learned about life jacket safety with a focus on first aid and what to do in case ...
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Help identify old photos
That’s a really young Archie Manning in the middle of the kids and that’s a really young Maxwell Thomas kneeling at left. We’re hoping our readers will be able to identify the rest of the youngster...
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Man dies in 1-car accident
A single vehicle crash killed a man from Boyce Sunday, June 28  around 8 p.m. on Interstate 49 near the Natchitoches and Rapides parishes line. A 2014 Ford Mustang, driven by Bryan J. Chauvin, 48, ...
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Update on Rotary events:
One of several education projects sponsored by the Natchitoches Rotary Club is the annual Essay Scholarship Writing Competition. Seniors from area schools were invited to participate. The purpose o...
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Multiple offender gets 2 life terms
A 33 year old Natchitoches man was sentenced to serve two life imprisonment terms in the Tenth Judicial District Court in Natchitoches June 25 after the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Lake Charl...
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Two sessions left in City’s Summer Day Camp
The Summer Day Camp will be held at East Natchitoches Elementary School July 6 – July 31. Spots are still available for all sessions. The summer day camp will offer activities including arts and cr...
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Poster contest extends deadline
The deadline for submissions for the Christmas Festival Poster contest is extended to July 10. The theme for the poster is “Christmas in Natchitoches.” Artists who would like to enter the contest s...
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Commission signs final road report for Parish Council
The state of the roads in Natchitoches Parish are fair to poor and deteriorating rapidly, according to the Natchitoches Parish Road Advisory Commission, an ad hoc commission appointed by Parish Pre...
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Couples buy marriage licenses to wed in May
The Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court issued out 34 marriage licenses in May: Akea Rachel Green to Erik Lamone Thompson Krisit Lyn Coolry to Christopher Allen Potter Elizabeth Ann Leszewski to Den...
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