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School board agenda includes officer elections
An extension of Supt. Derwood Duke’s contract and election of officers will top the discussion at the school board committee meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 5 p.m. Duke was named superintendent during a...
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Proposed alliance raises questions from needed joiners
“We all want the same thing; it’s just a question of how we get there,” Richard Gill reported at a pre-meeting of the Tourist Commission held Tuesday, Dec. 17. Gill is a member of the economic deve...
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Local foods can be a resolution with CSAs
Looking for an easy way to find locally grown produce? Inglewood Farm, located just south of Alexandria, Farmer John’s CSA, located in Vernon Parish, and Up to Grow Good, in Avoyelles Parish, all o...
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Genealogical Assoc. will reopen library, swear in
The Natchitoches Genealogical and Historical Association (NHGA) Genealogy Library will be closed until Monday, Jan. 6 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. It will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at ...
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Cheeleading squad will compete at Disney World
The Northwestern State University cheerleading squad will compete at the Collegiate Cheerleading National Championship at Disney World in Orlando, Jan. 17-20. NSU will compete in the Division I – L...
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Arrest report for Dec. 20-26
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Dec. 20-26: Roy Adams, 525 Prather St., Natchitoches, DWI first, speeding 37-25. Lashannon Sparks, 3501 Darren St., Shrevep...
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Songwriting contest changes
The Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Steering Committee has announced the deadline to submit original songs for a compilation CD will be extended until Jan. 31. Contact Ron McBride, Tri-Centennial Manag...
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Suspect arrested after months-long absence
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested a Goldonna man in connection with the vandalism  of the Country Folks Country Store in May of 2013 according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Vi...
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Police Chief lists early holiday arrests
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Dec. 6-19: Casey Fontenot, 1116 9th St., Monreo, remaining after being forbidden, criminal damage Joseph Tousaint, 835 MLK ...
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Public Works gives update on parish road projects
Parish Council Director of Public Works Nick Verret reported at the meeting Dec. 16 that his department spent $13,290 for emergency maintenance in November. Of that total, $5,714 was for materials,...
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NSU's 64th Demon Battalion donates to Veteran's Park

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Inside the Hospital: Hospital offers tips in making resolutions
Many of us will make resolutions to become healthier in 2013. Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and WebMD have some tips to help make better resolutions and keep them. Health issues for men and ...
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Natchitoches Central student soars high

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Meetings planned
 The City of Natchitoches Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center, 716 Second Street.  The Historic District Commission will meet Monda...
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Positions open
Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that there are a number of vacancies on fire and water district boards throughout the Parish. Board members interested in reappointment and other persons ...
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Wi-Fi will add modern touch to downtown
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce announces that visitors to downtown Natchitoches will now have free high-speed wireless access through a partnership between the Chamber and local entities...
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NSU Dept. of Military Science includes locals in list of honored cadets
Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science hosted an awards ceremony to recognize cadets in the 64th Demo Battalion for accomplishments during the Fall 2013 semester.  “We are h...
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Businesses can lead litter-free initiatives
Keep Natchitoches Beautiful is launching a new initiative in 2014 to get retailers and business owners more involved in the fight against litter. As part of the Keep Louisiana Beautiful Healthy Com...
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Road closed for repairs due to wet conditions
Natchitoches Parish President, Rick Nowlin announces the temporary closure of an approximately 1.5-mile section of the Allen-Marthaville Road due to persistent wet conditions. This section beginnin...
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Shooting victim refuses to cooperate with police
The NPD Violent Crimes Unit reports that a shooting victim decided not cooperate and the investigation is now closed.   Dino Wallace, 27, 2085 Hwy. 487 in Marthaville, visited the emergency room at...
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