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Rotary Student of the Month
The Natchitoches Rotary Club recognized Mary Beth Maggio, daughter of Henry and Janna Maggio of Natchitoches, as its student of the month for May. Dr. Pat Widhalm, director of the Louisiana School ...
Apr 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Magnet student, teacher named winners
A Natchitoches Magnet School student and his homeroom teacher are winners in the Essays for Eggs...cellence Contests sponsored by Elite Radio Group. Stephen Harris Jr., wrote the award-winning essa...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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University to close Nesom Natatorium
Northwestern State University is closing Nesom Natatorium May 18. According to Vice President for University Affairs Marcus Jones, the 74-year-old facility is in need of extensive repairs to addres...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cane River open to all boating traffic
Cane River Lake is now opened to all boating traffic. Patrol Officer Betty Fuller reminds people to boat safe and sober and to always wear a life jacket.
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search and recovery K-9 brings closure
Cephira looks just like any other Border Collie with her long silky black and white coat and melt-every-time-you-look-at-them-eyes. Her tail wags when she sees a friendly face and she prefers ridin...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU Athletics seeking funding for softball complex project
NSU Athletic Director Greg Burke asked the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission to help fill a funding gap in NSU Athletics’ latest project - refurbishing the softball complex. Burke said the $35...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day to celebrate books, authors
A fun day of book-related activities awaits families Saturday, April 28 on the downtown riverbank from 8 a.m. until noon. There will be five tent activities where kids can make elephant-sized liste...
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bullying
Brenda Powell’s and Dana Durr’s third grade classes took a pledge to say “no” to bullying. Each student signed a pledge stating that they would stand up against bullying. Aline Godfrey, a parent at...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artwork selected for La. Bicentennial poster
The Louisiana Bicentennial Commission selected artwork for the Bicentennial poster. It is a collaboration between George Rodrigue and an original work entitled “What We’re Made Of” by Katie Atkins,...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quiz Bowl
The five-member Quiz bowl team representing the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts placed 2nd in Division 1 in the state tournament held at Northwestern State University March 31. From...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School leaders participate in winter training
School leaders gathered at NSU Middle Lab Jan. 19-20 to practice observing classrooms using an instrument called the “Five Dimensions of Teaching and Learning.” After taking an in-depth look at man...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Star Students
L.P. Vaughn Elem/Middle School named their PBIS Star Students for April 9. On front row from left are Steven Bush, Briona Toussaint, Mark Henry and Virgil Smith. On back row are Catrena Wafer, Chyn...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior level teaching candidates author children’s books as part of College of Education class
In a narrative by Julie Peeples of Baton Rouge, Clifford the Big Red Dog embarked in an adventure that took him all over the campus of Northwestern State University in search of a friend. In a rhym...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students to perform ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’
The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts will present William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. Both performances will be i...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU student explores world while in college
Brittany Rogers is exploring the world and absorbing experiences she hopes will expand her future as a teacher, performer and individual. The Northwestern State University student is spending a sem...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man to swim 2 miles to raise funds for NSU
Dr. Harry Briggs will complete another 2-mile swim across Kincaid Lake to raise funds for Northwestern State University’s Cenla programs in nursing and radiologic technology. The swim is planned in...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student of the Month
The Natchitoches Rotary Club honored Laramie Williams, daughter of Mardy and Mark Williams, as the Student of the Month. Bill Gordy, assistant principal at Natchitoches Central High School, introdu...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board moves forward with gate project
The Cane River Waterway Commission awarded the bid to replace the gates at the spillway Tuesday, April 17. Progressive in Alexandria will complete the $126,000 project by the projected time of earl...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public meeting set to discuss Bayou Health
Baton Rouge, LA - The Dept. of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced BAYOU HEALTH as a new way for most of Louisiana’s Medicaid and LaCHIP recipients to receive health care services. The state has c...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Classic Chevys
Twenty classic Chevrolets descended on downtown Natchitoches as part of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America’s Mid-American 4 Cylinder Tour Thursday, April 19. The vehicles are all 4-cylinder Chev...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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