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Operation Christmas Child
An outpouring of love from Natchitoches Parish made Operation Christmas Child a success. Westside Baptist Church collected 3,348 shoeboxes given by 29 churches, seven schools, five organizations an...
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Council on Aging Thanksgiving Dinner

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Boys and Girls Club visits airport
Story and photos by Steven Niette The Boys and Girls Club of El Camino Real recently visited the Natchitoches Regional Airport to learn about fire safety, airplanes and the possibility of their bec...
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Gala continues tonight at NSU
The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present the 24th- annual Christmas Gala Nov. 28-30 in the A.A. Fredericks Audit...
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Reserve officers graduate after 155 hours of intense instruction
The Natchitoches Police Department added nine new officers to its Reserve Officer Force Wednesday evening during the NPD Reserve Academy Graduation. They are Norma Sims, Aaron Anderson, Micah Arbuc...
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Police jury calls meeting today
Natchitoches Parish President John Salter has called a special meeting today, Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. to consider leasing the Natchitoches Parish Shooting Range and restructuring the Natchitoche...
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Thunder Creek is tonight
There will be live entertainment on the riverbank tonight, Friday, from 6-9 p.m. when Hank Staples and Thunder Creek take the stage. Staples hails from Jackson Parish and his group has fronted for ...
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Crafts Day is Saturday at NSU
Northwestern State University will host its annual American Indian and Creole Crafts Day Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. There is n...
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Natchitoches Parish President John Salter has called a special meeting today, Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. to consider leasing the Natchitoch...
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4-H student raises livestock, brings passion for showing to State Fair
By Shawn Pleasant Madison Pleasant loves to show animals. At the Louisiana State Fair, she won three State Junior Division showmanships (Simmental, Shorthorn and Commercial), including Overall Simm...
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Pedestrian dies on Keyser Ave. Tuesday night
A pedestrian died Tuesday night while crossing Keyser Avenue according to NPD Capt. Brad Walker. Thomas Dupree, 60, 1501 Dixie, was crossing Keyser Avenue in the 700 block near the Natchitoches Com...
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Miss Merry Christmas and the Christmas Bells

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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Fairview Alpha Elementary will have a fall carnival Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m. in the school gym. There will be games, food, a silent ...
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Natchitoches Parish 4-H students score big at State Fair livestock competitions
By Shawn Pleasant Natchitoches Parish left a mark at the State Fair this year. Students across the parish worked many months preparing their animals to showcase them as 4-H projects. The 4-H organi...
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Organizers provide answers to FAQ’s about festival
Want to know how much armbands are and when you can use them? Want to know where handicap parking is? What time does the bridge close? The Historic District Business District, organizers of the Chr...
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Vice commander of Global Strike Command will speak to cadets at NSU during lecture series
Maj. Gen. Everett H. Thomas, vice commander of Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale Air Force Base, will speak to Northwestern State University upperclassmen ROTC Cadets at 2 p.m. Thursday,...
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Young philanthropist will sell flowers to raise money for Humane Society
A 9-year-old from Denham Springs will be raising money for a good cause at the Christmas Festival this Saturday. Jade Mitchell is a philanthropist with a love of animals and a talent for creating f...
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Weaver "Math in Action" night
Weaver Elementary hosted Math Night on Nov. 13. This year’s theme was “Math in Action.” Each grade level chose a superhero: Pre-K–Spiderman and Mighty Mouse, Kindergarten—Wonder Woman, second grade...
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Fairview Alpha Elementary will have a fall carnival Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m. in the school gym. There will be games, food, a silent ...
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Professor using digital imagery for archaeological research projects
Dr. Tommy Hailey reported findings from archaeological research he completed in Nebraska earlier this year in which he demonstrated how aerial photography can enhance archaeological research.   Hai...
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