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Deputies search for suspects who threw rocks
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are attempting to identify “persons of interest” responsible for throwing rocks off of the railroad tracks just south of the Chevron station on La. Hwy. 1 Sou...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Parish dump sites work:
Facilities are located throughout the Parish for Parish residents to dispose of household garbage and other allowable items, which include furniture, mattresses, refrigerators, stoves and more. The...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Director of Public Works responds to concern over poor state of Parish Dump sites
The Natchitoches Times asked Directorof Public Works for Natchitoches Parish Nick Verret about a photo submitted to the newspaper by Brenda Wells. The photo shows a garbage bin site in the Readhime...
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Dumping trash illegally may result in fines
The City of Natchitoches is reminding residents to dispose of trash, household items, and recycling correctly. The illegal dumping of mattresses, refrigerators, household appliances, and litter in ...
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DA Kyzar gives update on high profile cases
Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Van H. Kyzar announced that a criminal jury trial term is set to begin Monday, July 20 in Division B of the court with Judge Desiree Dyess presiding. Persons s...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just Talkin...
Sharon Gahagan passed around a copy of the Natchitoches Times’ June 6 edition at the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission (NHDDC) meeting Thursday. The front page of the lifestyles...
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Seafood industry sees labor shortage
BATON ROUGE – Most commercial crawfish peeling operations in Louisiana are winding down, but a labor shortage they faced this season is likely to affect other seafood processors that aren’t in full...
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Gubernatorial candidate predicts rise in polls
By Jerry Pierce Scott Angelle acknowledged in a visit to Natchitoches this week that he “started at the bottom” in his campaign for governor, but he predicted that new polls would “shock” political...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resident reaches out for help
Jill Rhame was enjoying a meal at Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen when a horrid prediction became her reality. One of her teeth came crumbling out of her mouth after she bit into a shrimp. Rhame said, “...
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NCHS student chosen for Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston
Bo Simmons, a 10th grader at Natchitoches Central High School has been nominated to attend the congress of future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston June 28-30. The Congress is an honors only...
Jun 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Board Retreat set for Saturday
The Natchitoches parish School Board will hold it's retreat Saturday, June 20 at 9 a.m. at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum.
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lemonade stand sells sweet summer drinks
Collin, Cadence and Corbin Achord help neighbors beat the heat with their lemonade stand, selling sweet refreshments on a hot summer day at their grandparents house on St. Claire Avenue. Their pare...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coco Bed Road project scheduled to move forward
It’s taken a long time but the maintenance project on the Coco Bed Road is moving forward. At the Parish Council meeting Monday, the council agreed to let Parish President Rick Nowlin advertise for...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPSO offers Tdap vaccine
The Department of Health and Hospitals will administer the Tdap vaccine that protects against (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) to anyone who has been in or near floodwaters that inundated Natchi...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State and local reps discuss post-flood activities
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin and staff, representatives of the Natchitoches Parish OHSEP, and Mayor Lee Posey of the City of Natchitoches met Tuesday with Mark Riley, Deputy Director o...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sign up for summer camps
The City’s Summer Day Camp for youth ages 6-13 has spots available in the following sessions: * June 22 – July 2: Under the Sea, Around the Bayou and Down the River (Weaver Elementary) * July 6 – J...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students enroll in T.H.E.O. program at NWLTC
Northwest Louisiana Technical College welcomes area students enrolled in the Timber Harvesting Equipment Operator (T.H.E.O.) program. The program is held at the Sabine Valley Campus in Many and wil...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSMSA senior receives P.E.O. scholarship
A senior from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts is the recipient of the prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year. Marissa Scott, of Bossier City, was pre...
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NPSO Sheriff’s Rescue Divers assisted Ford F-250 in flood water near Flora
NPSO Sheriff’s Rescue Divers assisted Louisiana State Police and Archie’s Wrecker Service in recovering a 2012 Ford F-250 that left the roadway ending up in 6-8 feet of water on La. Hwy 478 near La...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotton plants must be registered with the state
All cotton planted in Louisiana, including cotton grown in ornamental gardens and other non-traditional locations must register with the state Boll Weevil Eradication office to be monitored for pos...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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