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Police jury moving on road projects with prospect of more money
The Natchitoches Parish Police Jurors were in a generous mood Monday as they said yes to three major road projects. The police jurors agreed to let the Plantation Point Homeowners Association proce...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LA. DOTD will replace 2 bridges on Waterwell Road starting Monday
Work will begin Monday, weather permitting, to replace two bridges on Waterwell Road, La. 478, according to La. DOTD engineer David Pugh. The project starts at the intersection of La. 478 and La. 1...
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Cane River still closed but looking better than last year
Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller said Wednesday that the rain the City of Natchitoches has had has not had much of an impact on the river but it is better shape than it was this time last yea...
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Boys & Girls Club open with after-school programs’ club giving services to more than 300 youth
The opening day for the Boys & Girls Clubs of El Camino Reál MLK Unit was Monday, Aug. 20.  Applications are available at the administrative offices located at 715 Sixth St. Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to...
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Just Talkin'
JT was amused at the police jury meeting Monday as police jurors agreed to one road project after another. JT wasn’t believing his ears since the mantra has been “we don’t have any money” for the l...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU Police increase patrols after report of attempted sexual assault
Northwestern State University police are investigating reports of an alleged attempted sexual assault in Varnado Hall, a campus residence facility. University officials met with Varnado Hall reside...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Service Award
Past District Gov. Gene Spillman, center, recognized Natchitoches Lions Club members for their outstanding work on the district level. He gave the plaques to Michelle Waskom for serving as District...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inside the Hospital
News and views from the Natchitoches Parish Hospital. Hospital website offers helpful tools
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial to City’s 300th anniversary will live on Tricentennial Park
Progress continues with the completion of the preliminary stages of work at Tricentennial Park in downtown Natchitoches. The City bought the property at the corner of Second and Amulet Streets purc...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber seminar presents look at local economy
By Andrew Shirley Discussion of the economic and business climate in Natchitoches took center stage at the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce’s business environment presentation Aug. 15. Chamber...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preschool screening clinic dates listed
Natchitoches Parish schools preschool screening clinics will be held monthly in elementary schools in the city and in the parish. Parents should take their child or children who are 3-4 and are not...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police local readying for golf scramble
The Natchitoches Police Officer Association, Local 1998, will host a golf scramble Fundraiser in October, and is seeking sponsors and donations. The Local 1998 Union is a nonprofit organization and...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 students complete challenge
The Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program at Camp Minden graduated 212 cadets Saturday, July 21 including three from Natchitoches Parish. The ceremony took place at the Shreveport Munici...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiwanis Speaker
The Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches met Aug. 16. The speaker was U.S. Rep. John Fleming. Fleming gave the members an update on  legislation from Capitol Hill and information about the recent Health Ca...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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EVENTS
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Cane River National Heritage Area Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center. The City of Natchi...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana School students begin new year on move in day
Story and Photos by Houren Zhu New and returning students officially moved into the Louisiana School residence halls Saturday, Aug. 18. Student ambassadors and peer mentors were on hand to help stu...
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State gives $50,000 to Heritage Area Assn. for T&P depot
Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) announced today that the organization received a $50,000 grant through the State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, and Office of Community De...
Aug 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Animal Abandonment Crackdown
Natchitoches Animal Control Supervisor Angela Lodridge is issuing a warning to anyone abandoning animals overnight at the Natchitoches Animal Shelter, especially those who do so in a cruel or abusi...
Aug 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep Frank Howard speaks to Rotarians
Two-term (R) State Rep. District 24, Frank Howard of Many, formerly the Sherriff of Vernon Parish for 24 years, provided the Natchitoches Rotary Club with an overview of what he described as “a ver...
Aug 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who’s Who at NSU
Name:  Barbara Russell Title:  Instructor of Computer Information Systems Education:  M.S. in Computer Science, Texas A&M of Central Texas B.S. in Computer Science, Texas A&M of Central Texas Years...
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