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Independent film will turn lens on the life of Bead Town artist
An independent film by Cataclysm Pictures profiling the life and work of German-born New Orleans artist Stephan Wanger will be screened in Natchitoches in December in conjunction with the unveiling...
Oct 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPD Arrests Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Sept. 28-Oct. 4: Dmarcus Molette, 321 Cross St., Pineville, simple possession of marijuana Jerode Nash, 411 Julia St., fail...
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Suspect wanted for home invasion, homicide; car may have Florida plates
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion and homicide in North Natchitoches Parish according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Vic...
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Park monument is underway

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Road markings for bikes hinge on master plan, purchase of stencil
By Amanda Franko-Tobin Like a cyclist pedaling the twists and turns of a mountain trail, the push for bike friendly infrastructure in Natchitoches proceeds steadily. Representatives from the city a...
Oct 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utilities Director ups the chlorine, urges charcoal filters in wake of amoeba
Director of Utilities Bryan Wimberly says the City is taking a pro-active approach to monitoring the drinking water supply since confirmation of the Naegleria fowleri amoeba in Waterworks District ...
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CDC recommends precautions from zombie bug
According to the CDC, actions to reduce the risk of Naegleria fowleri can lower the chances that the “brain-eating” amoeba may be in the water and limit personal exposure. Preventative measures inc...
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DOTD expands South Drive improvements
La. DOTD said Wednesday it has upgraded an improvement project on South Drive. In February, DOTD proposed an improvement project to widen the northbound and southbound lanes of La. 1 business and t...
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City Council resolution addresses Morrow’s violation
The City Council will have a lengthy agenda Monday evening including one item concerning Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow. Resolution 83 will instruct City Attorney Ronald Corkern Jr. to file a writ of q...
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HDDC will co-sponsor riverbank Homecoming activities
Homecoming festivities at Northwestern State University are slated for Oct. 18-19 and will feature some new attractions for alumni and friends of all ages.   This year’s theme is “NSU is Forever Yo...
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Committee seeks names for War Dead Veterans; construction continues on monument
At the Veterans Park meeting Thursday, architect George Minturn updated members on the monument’s progress. The concrete wall of the monument is almost finished, “We are little over halfway finishe...
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Pow Wow will take place next Saturday

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Spread the message about early detection
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Natchitoches Regional Medical Center urges you to make this the month to do your part in the fight against breast cancer. Help spread the message ...
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Beautiful landscape on La. Hwy. 478 is opened to traffic

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Last day for early voting; office open til 6
Today, Saturday, Oct. 12, is the last day to cast an early vote in the Oct. 19 election.  Early voting is available from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the parish Registrar of Voters’ Office on first fl...
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Sheriff says out-of-state scammers use grant money lies to target pocket books
Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. warns public of a new scam that seems targets residents’ pocketbooks and federal grant money. Scammers call from an out-of-state telephone number and tell people s they wer...
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NSU registration begins next week
Registration for B Term classes at Northwestern State University will be Oct. 14-18 within academic departments. B term classes will begin Oct. 21 but students can register through the department o...
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City collects upwards of $3,000 in permit fees
Planning and zoning director, Juanita Fowler issues permit statistics totaling $672, 713 from Sept. 1-30. The city collected fees totaling $3,425. Those permits include: •1 Commercial $22 •2 Electr...
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Robeline man is arrested on felony drug charges
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Robeline man on felony drug charges according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Flient Bryan Saffel, 43, of the 4300 block of La. H...
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Wanted suspects are spotted on school grounds and caught at abandoned residence
A Natchitoches man listed on the Sheriff’s Most Wanted List was captured Thursday by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies in the Provencal community according to Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. Deputies...
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