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City Pool
A crew and cement truck work on re-plastering the City Pool after decreasing the deep end’s depth from 12 feet to 5 feet. Repairing water leaks at the City Pool is no longer feasible, according to ...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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International tourists flock to Natchitoches
Natchitoches signed up over 20 merchants for the Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program. Kaffie Fredericks General Mercantile Store on Front Street will be featured on the cover of 85,000 copies of an...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPSO institutes rapid emergency notification system
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED.  It will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire p...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents across Parish battle heavy rainfall
An estimated 8-10 inches of rain fell in the Robeline area and west Natchitoches Parish May 18 according to Doppler radar. The official National Weather Service measured rainfall for the City was 5...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Central High School Journalism students visit KSLA
Journalism students at Natchitoches Central High School took a field trip to KSLA TV Channel 12 studios in Shreveport March 20. On front row from left are Jade Dawson and Hannah Antee. On middle ro...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NPSO honors fallen officers for Police Week
During National Police Week, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office honors and remembers Deputy Sheriff Ricky Ray Issac Jr. who was killed in a traffic accident on La. Hwy. 1 South of Cypress Sun...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Parish 911 works toward FirstNet initiative
What many believe to be the most significant advancement for police, fire, and emergency medical services communications in recent history is gaining momentum. First conceived following the attacks...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana ranks seventh in business report
Chief Executive reported May 7 that CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana seventh in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best and Worst States for Business. Th...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Natchitoches Magnet recognizes "First Class" faculty and staff
Sherry Hymes was recognized for her contribution to the Natchitoches Magnet Positive Behavior Committee. Hymes created 32 gift baskets during the school year in honor of First Class Faculty recipie...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foster Campbell speaks at SWEPCO luncheon
Families and businesses on the former Valley Electric Cooperative saved $64 million on their power bills since SWEPCO bought the co-op in 2010. “That’s a 20 percent savings over Valley’s rates sinc...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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L.P. Vaughn features Star Students
L. P. Vaughn featured its PBIS Star Students and ticket winners for April 13. On front row from left are Silas Hamilton, Ka’Morie Newton and Za’chariah Banks. On middle row are Janiyah Bell, Allie ...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU to offer RAD class
Northwestern State University, with instructor Sgt. Jeff Townson, will offer a Rape Aggression Defense Class (RAD) June 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Northwestern’s WRAC. The cost of the clas...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Lab team wins at Mathcounts competition
The State Mathcounts competition, organized by members of The Louisiana Engineering Society (LES), was held in Pineville March 27. Teams and individuals who won the Regional competition were invite...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meals on Wheels provided by Council on Aging program
Meals on Wheels is a convenient way for those 60 and older to get a nutritious meal, free, Monday through Friday form 11 a.m. until noon. Natchitoches Council on Aging Nutrition Director Shelby Gra...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Train vines to improve appearance
Vines are an amazing group of plants with enough diversity to boggle the mind of any gardener. What binds these wonderful plants together is their universal lack of strong stems. That’s right; vine...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annie's Mailbox: Girl from the gym gone wild
Dear Annie: I've been seeing (and sleeping with) "Jordan"' for eight months. We met at the gym, and I asked him out because I had an amazing feeling about him. Since then, I've become totally infat...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council on Aging will host hearing seminar; Medicare info session
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to host a telecommunication (amplified phone) device demonstration and distribution day at the Natchitoch...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snake found near 100 year old swamp
Elbert Demery was on his tractor May 4 and saw a large water snake on the ground. “This cannot be real,” he thought to himself. “This is like something in the movies.” He was concerned about the sn...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOTD will reimburse City for maintaining state roadways
The City Council voted on a resolution that will allow Mayor Lee Posey to enter into a maintenance agreement, including mowing and litter pickup, with the Department of Transportation and Developme...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mansfield SHS offers living history programs
Come to Mansfield State Historic Site on Saturday, May 16, to learn how the Civil War concluded in Northwest Louisiana. Living history programs will be conducted throughout the day depicting the li...
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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