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Hall of Fame featured for Innovative Design
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame has again received recognition. Innovative Design, a quarterly publication provided by the real estate industry, has selected the museum as its cover photo and lea...
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New Business
A Dollar General store is under construction on University Parkway. Parish Planning Commission issued a permit June 9 to Ratcliff Development of Alexandria. The store will have 9,100 square feet at...
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Roque’s Jam
In honor of the late blues aficionado Junior Doghty, Hardrick Rivers and the Rivers Revue will have another jam at Roque’s, located at 235 Carver Ave. Mark calendars for Friday, July 25 at 9 p.m.
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Truck turns over
Logs spilled out into the road Wednesday, July 16 as an 18-wheeler heading south on Hwy. 1 tipped over while making a left turn onto the Hwy. 6 cutoff. Cathy Seymour, waiting to turn onto the cutof...
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Transfer of state routes, prioritized roads prompt controversy
Tensions over road repairs dominated the conversation at the Parish Council meeting Monday, July 21. Talk centered on a proposal to authorize Parish President Rick Nowlin to execute agreements with...
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Campti center has summer food for 2-18
Campti Community Development Center is offering a summer feeding program to all children ages 2-18.  The program will be through Aug. 8 @ 208 Edenborne Street in Campti.  Breakfast is served 9 a.m....
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Give supplies, uniforms for school year
The Natchitoches Parish School Board Back- to- School Uniform Drive is underway. Donations of new and used school uniforms, belts, clear backpacks, school supplies, etc would be greatly appreciated...
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Bath Fido, clip his nails Saturday
The Natchitoches Humane Society will have a dog bath day Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Tractor Supply. Nail clippings are $5; baths for dogs under 40 are $5; and dogs over 40 pounds are...
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Vet Park group will meet in Aug.
The Veterans Park Committee will not meet in July and the next meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. in the City Bank boardroom of the downtown location. During the August meeting the committ...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady and JoJo rescued by compassionate pet lovers but need permanent homes
By Debbie Tebbetts “Lady” and “JoJo” were found, starving, covered with ticks and fleas and numerous scars and abrasions near Red River, beside the Grand Ecore Bridge. Lady appears to be a pit/houn...
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City to hold recycling meeting
The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, July 29 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Cane River Photographic society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 20 at 6:30 pm. The society is a small group of area pho...
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Art class teaches drawing
An art class, “Draw in Nakatosh,” will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, July 21. The class will be on July 21-24 and...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest solves breakins on Kaffie, Watson, Hancock, Pegasus and North Melrose
The Property Crimes Unit of the Natchitoches Police Dept. charged a man with seven counts of burglary after he allegedly broke into several residences and took an assortment of electronic devices. ...
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VA gives grave markers for Confederates in battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill
After the 1864 battles at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, a temporary overflow hospital for wounded soldiers was opened at the men’s college at Keatchie. Many of the local men were in the first units ...
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Freshman Connection begins final session
Northwestern State University the final session of its annual freshman orientation program, Freshman Connection, Thursday, July 17. The program will assist incoming freshman as they make the transi...
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Cache of illegal drugs seized in bust in Robeline/Spanish Lake area
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force Agents arrested three people near Robeline on felony drug and weapon charges and seized suspected metham...
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Superintendent lists personnel changes for next school year
The following personnel changes were on the school board agenda for the July 10 meeting. Administrative Changes •Mona Bamburg, principal, from Lakeview High School, to Parks Elem./Middle School (se...
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School Board discusses changes, preparation for coming year
It’s summer vacation for some, but School Board members conducted business as usual at the meeting Thursday, July 10. There has been speculation on the state level that Louisiana will stop its impl...
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Princess LaCaze murder retrial preliminaries finally getting underway
After nearly 3 years, there is activity in the Princess LaCaze retrial murder case. LaCaze’s attorney, Mike Small of Alexandria, said during a telephone interview Wednesday, July 8 that the hearing...
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