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Lt. Gov says citizen crowd blocked bill
Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country. As the protesters raised th...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Jindal needs to run against Landrieu
 Gov. Bobby Jindal started his 64-parish tour with a perfectly sensible statement: “The people of Louisiana shouldn’t have to come to Baton Rouge to see their governor.” Many legislators would agre...
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Museum will attract tourists
Natchitoches has become one of the state’s leading destinations for visitors because of its rich history and numerous and diverse attractions, but the formal opening this weekend of the Louisiana S...
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Louisiana ranks second lowest in college graduates
The University of Louisiana System, comprised of nine schools including Northwestern, has launched an innovative and much-needed program designed to provide opportunities for individuals that left ...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital receives praise for patient care
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center’s (NRMC) newly implemented Hospitalist Program is receiving praise throughout the hospital for the high level of patient care it provides. “While we are not the...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gift shop will feature local craftsmen, add to museum experience, support exhibits
A gift shop will add to the excitement of visiting the new Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum at 800 Front St.  The gift shop is located next to the ticketing area...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spraying targeting mosquitos
The summer marks the beginning of vacations, camps, outside family gatherings and much more. The possibility of a summer without mosquitos is highly unlikely. Mosquitos breed wherever water is pres...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Head Start cuts budget to meet sequestration
The Office of Community Services Director Sharoan Harris presented a plan to cut the Head Start budget during the Parish Council meeting Monday. The plan for Fiscal Year 2013 cut $117,000 from the ...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls State arriving at NSU Sunday
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the Louisiana Boys and Louisiana Girls State programs June 23-29. Louisiana Boys and Girls State is a summer leadership and citizenship progra...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name: Tiffany Rollins Title: Marksville Campus Coordinator Education: LSU-Alexandria, Bachelor of General Studies with a major in psychology Louisiana College, Alternate Teacher Certification Progr...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council lists agenda for Monday meeting
The City Council will meet Monday, June 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center. The premeeting will begin at 5 p.m. Planning and Zoning •Changing the zoning classification for the lot on D...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Property Crimes Division solves 4 break-ins with arrest of teen; cars unlocked, windows down
The Property Crimes Division of the Natchitoches Police Dept. cleared five burglaries with the arrest of a 16-year-old male Monday afternoon. Officers responded to a call from the Frog Pond Apartme...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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State police catch Campti man on camera allegedly stealing copper wire from stores
Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office arrested Jim Jones, 61, of Campti, Thursday, June 13 for theft of copper, over $1,000, and theft of co...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City planning Celebration on the Cane July 4
Celebrate the Fourth of July at Celebration on the Cane on Thursday, July 4 in downtown Natchitoches. The City of Natchitoches’ Fourth of July celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courtyard employee is June associate
Debra Gillie-Johnson is Natchitoches Regional Medical Center’s Associate of the Month for May. The award was presented in early June. Gillie-Johnson is a 22-year employee of The Courtyard of Natchi...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissions present reports on solid waste, policy manual
The Parish Council Solid Waste Committee presented its report at the Parish Council meeting Monday outlining three options it believes are available as the current contract will expire at the end o...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission to give money to APHN for Lemee garden
Members of the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission approved 2013-2014 budget at the Samuel Guy House June 20. David Stamey, NHDDC committee member, mentioned that there are some u...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cultural center will premier documentary
The Adai-Caddo Indian Nation Cultural Center will present a Cultural Festival and premier of the new documentary Film “Texas Before The Alamo” Saturday, June 29 at the Adai-Caddo Indian Nation Cult...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says man rammed $25,000 security fence to take generator and radio
Natchitoches Parish Sherifff’s Deputies have arrested a man and a woman in connection with a theft of a generator and radio valued at almost $3,000 according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor J...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Publisher, council members mix it up at meeting Monday
Free-for-alls are getting to be regular fare at the parish council meetings. The insults were early and often at the meeting Monday evening when council member Chris Paige and council chairman Rodn...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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