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Order tarps for Christmas Fest
The Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department is now taking orders for Christmas Festival tarps. Tarps are $60 per spot. Tarp area arm bands can be picked up the week of Christmas Festival. For ...
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July honors postal workers and the postage stamp
By: Essie Hullaby July 1 was National Postal Worker Day. A postal worker for 16 years, DeWayne Lindsey said, “It is something I’ve always wanted to do. Being around the public is what I like most a...
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Get kids vaccinated before school starts
No need to remind the kids, but the beginning of the new school year is approaching. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) reminds parents and guardians to make sure children recei...
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Black Heritage Committee hosts Juneteenth celebration with host of speakers, activities
10th Annual Juneteenth Celebration A Resounding Success! The Natchitoches Black Heritage Committee hosted its 10th annual Juneteenth Celebration June 20 at 10 a. m. in the Natchitoches Arts Center....
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Kiwanis members attend convention in Indiana
A delegation of three Natchitoches Kiwanis club members traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., for the 100th International Kiwanis Convention June 24-27. President-Elect Haley Blount, Vice President LaCar...
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Resident donates supplies to Women's Resource Center
Abby Jones, 12, daughter of David and Brandi Jones, raised $100 with the help of her friends and family as part of a community mission project for her Sunday School class at martin Baptist Church i...
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Reflections
The 14 guys from Natchitoches who got together in 1964 and established a group to meet monthly, cook, eat, tell stories, laugh and good-naturedly hassle each other would be surprised but proud that...
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Food Service employees attend School Nutrition Conference
Natchitoches Parish School Food Service employees attended the 62nd annual School Nutrition Association of Louisiana (SNAL) Conference in Baton Rouge June 9-11. Daisy Rachal and the late Charles Br...
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Work on South Drive to begin, meeting set for Monday
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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Clerk office issues same sex marriage license
Clerk of Court Louie Bernard said Monday afternoon that his office was ready to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples immediately. Louisiana clerks-of-court were first poised to adhere to a 2...
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Effects of Red River flooding felt by farming community
Over 30,000 acres of farmland and 4,000 head of cattle were affected by flood waters after the Red River crested at Grand Ecore June 13-14 at 42 feet, according to Randall Mallette, an assistant ex...
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Just Talkin...
JT was driving home last Wednesday as Gov. Bobby Jindal was announcing that he will run for president and the speech was being carried live on FOX News radio. JT immediately noticed that the Govern...
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Foundation to meet July 14
The Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation Inc. will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the MLK Recreation Center, 660 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The meeting is open to the public.
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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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