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Readers thankful they were able to overcome adversity during the past year
Food and family are reasons to be thankful, but most have deeper and more specific reasons for giving thanks. We live in a society where many people aren’t fortunate to have those two F’s mentioned...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas concert is set for Dec. 3 at LSMSA
The Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University, the NSU Office of Cultural Diversity and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will host the fifth Annual Natchitoches...
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‘Ghost of history’ speaks about famous writings and philosophy in honor of 300th birthday
A “ghost of history” appeared at Northwestern State University’s Watson Library Nov. 21 to speak about his writing and philosophy to those gathered to celebrate the 300th birthday of Denis Diderot,...
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Literary initiative is formed to encourage people to purchase and give away books for the holiday
A Northwestern State University professor has developed a literacy initiative that borrows from the Black Friday/Cyber Monday concept and encourages people to buy and give books for Christmas. Read...
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Parish President sends out warning about driving in bad weather
With rain and low temperatures forecast this week for the Natchitoches area, Parish President Rick Nowlin reminds motorists to exercise caution as they travel on the Parish road system. During peri...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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English professor releases humorous fifth book of poetry; ‘Paper Bullets’
While speaking around Louisiana as the state’s poet laureate, Julie Kane found that audiences enjoyed the humorous poems she used to end her talks. Kane, a professor of English at Northwestern Stat...
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Technicians gear up to light the City; weekend events

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City  Council meets Monday with agenda reflecting little activity; City to close for 2 days
Miss Merry Christmas and the Belles will sing their traditional holiday greeting to the City Council when it meets Monday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. The young women traditionally compose a song to greet...
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Reading on the River encourages youngsters to be readers
Reading on the River was Nov. 2 on the Natchitoches downtown riverfront. The free, fun family event for children ages 3 – 8 years old and their parents was sponsored by the Service League of Natchi...
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police Chief lists arrests from Oct. 19-31; includes suspects from outside city
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Oct. 19-25: Edward Presley Jr., 408 MLK Drive, resisting an officer, interfering Joy Ray, 1407 Marilyn Drive, Alexandria, r...
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Sports Hall of Fame waives entrance fees today
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum (LASHOF) is offering free admission and special programming Nov. 23 in conjunction with the Turn on the Holidays festivities...
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Below Center has free tutors
The City of Natchitoches Recreation Dept. is offering an After School Tutoring Program at the John Below Center in Breda Town. The program is free to anyone between the ages of 5-12. The program da...
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish Council seeks volunteers
The Natchitoches Parish Council seeks seniors 55 or older to serve as volunteers in the community in a program for seniors and retired citizens. Call 357-2203 for more information.
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU receives a grant to collaborate in 3 volume set publication of ‘Goodnight Papers’
Northwestern State University has received a $50,000 grant from the Summerlee Foundation for work on “The Charles Goodnight Papers – His Life and Times.” Northwestern State is collaborating with th...
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Gallaspy College will offer Praxis test prep seminars
Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development will offer a PRAXIS I test preparation seminar that is free for current and prospective students.  The two-hour s...
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week at Northwestern State
Here is a look at the week of Nov. 24 - 30 at Northwestern State University. Nov. 24 – Jan. 5, 2014 – Early registration for spring semester Nov. 25 – 29 – Thanksgiving break Nov. 30 – Men’s basket...
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU opens spring registration
Students can begin the registration procedure by meeting with their advisor. Sign up for spring classes began Monday, Nov. 11. Students who register before Dec. 6 will be eligible to win a $25 gift...
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Professor stands against infant mortality with ‘Saving Babies, One Crib at a Time’
Dr. Wendi Palermo’s motto: “Saving Babies – One Crib at a Time.” Palermo, an assistant professor of nursing at Northwestern State’s Leesville-Fort Polk campus, initiated a grassroots effort to help...
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Students compete in conference and others earn certification with Windows’ systems
Nine students in Northwestern State University’s Computer Information Systems program successfully competed in the Association of Information Technology Professionals Region 3 student conference in...
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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name: Mary Beth Tarver Title: Instructor of Computer Information Systems Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Education with a minor in Mathematics, Northwestern State University Masters in E...
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