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Retiree announces run for District 7 seat citing work ethic and loyalty to school system
Eugean Garner is a candidate for Natchitoches Parish School Board District 7. He issued the following statement. My name is Eugean Garner of Goldonna. I am seeking the position of School Board Memb...
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NWLTC deans hold conference in Sabine
By Daniel Jones Editor Sabine Index Local deans and directors of various Northwest Louisiana Technical College campuses met at Cypress Bend for a number of meetings, seminars, and team building exe...
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Public respsonse could influflence halt in downsizing of troops at Fort Polk
Officials at England Air Park say the public response can make a difference in the government’s proposal to cut 6,500 personnel from Fort Polk. Jon Grafton, executive director of England Authority,...
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New Air Force recruiter assigned to Natchitoches
Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Christopher Lee was recently assigned to the Air Force recruiting office at 101 Jefferson. From the Natchitoches office, SSgt Lee will support the Air Force Recruiting Service...
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Voters and Civic League will meet
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League Inc. will meet Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Street Day Care Center. The agenda will include setting a time and date for election of of...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Tax Commission board meeting will be at 9 a.m. Aug. 20 in the offices of the Natchitoches Tax Commission at 2...
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Workers put finishing touches on new AC system
The finishing touches to a new AC system were completed Friday, Aug. 1 at Frankie Ray Jackson Sr. Technical Center. Extensive renovations, including a new roof, are being done on the building, form...
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Sheriff officers wrangle horses
Just add horse wrangler to the list of qualifications of Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. and his deputies. They responded to the report of horses loose on Interstate 49 Thursday afternoon Aug. 7 between t...
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Natchitoches’ own Dr. Julian Bailes talks about athletic brain injuries
The Northwestern State Demons football team had a surprise visit from one of their former players Aug. 6 as they continued to settle into the first week of their fall training camp. World-renowned ...
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District attorney, judges, school board seats on November ballot
The district attorney, judges and school board races will be heating up soon as those for judge and City marshal are already there. There is no announced opposition to District Attorney Van Kyzar w...
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Councilwoman will sponsor voter registration drive in District 3 in September
A voter’s registration drive is being set up by City Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow of District 3. She is teaming up with volunteers and neighborhood residents. The first meeting will be Sept. 6 at 10 ...
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Tri-Centennial activities continue
The Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration is hosting a concert and CD release party Saturday, Aug. 9, on the downtown riverbank, beginning at 6 pm. The event, which is free and open to the public...
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City seeking ‘Treasures’ nominations
The City of Natchitoches is seeking nominations for 2014 Natchitoches Treasures. The Natchitoches Treasures are an elite group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have made a lasting co...
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Parents say generosity of Natchitoches results in $20,000 given in Kasey’s name
The generosity of the Natchitoches community made it possible to donate $20,000 to the LA Lions Camp in memory of Kasey Joelle Ragan say her parents, Wayne and Tina Ragan. Extensive renovations to ...
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Deadline nearing for queens pageant in Sept.
Contestants are being sought for the Natchitoches Queens Scholarship Program Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Events Center. The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant and Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant will both be ...
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Earn grocery points by purchasing Gatorade
For the second consecutive year, Brookshire’s has partnered with Gatorade for a promotion to benefit emergency first responders across Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, while rewarding customers for t...
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Dialysis center lauded for high standards
Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), a network of dialysis facilities, was awarded its Fresenius Medical Care Natchitoches facility, at 700 Keyser Avenue, the Center of Excellence designat...
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Super moon
Natchitoches Times reader Ashley Odom of Many snapped this shot of a meteor passing in front of a super moon. The photo was taken in the middle of July.
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Scholar’s College professor’s essay included in work presented to author Toni Morrison
An essay by Holly Stave, professor of English in the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University, has been included in the anthology, “Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning,” published...
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Louisiana School moves into virtual realm with 48 online high school, advanced courses
As an approved Supplemental Course Academy provider, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Virtual School offers 48 online high school and Advanced Placement courses to any middle an...
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