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Resident graduates from LC
PINEVILLE— Jessica Lee Hawkins of Natchitoches graduated with a bachelor of science in public administration at Louisiana College’s 158th Commencement ceremony, May 16. Hawkins was one of 148 LC gr...
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Preparations underway for Louisiana Studies Conference; July deadline for proposals
The seventh annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held Sept. 11-12 at Northwestern State University. The Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming conferen...
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Twin-spirational: College-bound siblings’ drive bests disability
By Jessica Williams, NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune It’s a rainy Memorial Day. Christian Frost has shaved his mustache, and as he descends the stairs in the family’s Metairie house, he’s dodging any i...
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Program will help dropouts who want to earn GEDs
The Mansfield Rotary Club, Desoto Parish Alternative Program (DPAP), and Northwest Louisiana Technical College (NWLTC) utilize a braided funding approach to support high school dropouts looking to ...
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Lakeview grad will intern with Fortune 500 Co.
A 2013 Lakeview High School graduate, Imara Vaughn, daughter of Michael and Terrie Vaughn of Campti earned a summer internship with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Firm in Atlanta, Ga. Vaughn atte...
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Magnet students’ talents identified by Duke TIP
Four Natchitoches Magnet School students qualified for the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s (Duke TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search. The search identifies students across the U.S. who sco...
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Natchez leaders attend Municipal Day at State Capital
Leaders from Natchez attended the 38th annual Municipal Day at the State Capital April 29. From left are Alderman Joe Walker Jr., Police Chief Gerald Wayne Johnson, OB Nora, Rep. Kenny Cox, Mayor R...
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Sleeping Parish employee sets off social media outrage
When Lesley Anne Jordan’s husband Tony left their house at 8:30 a.m. May 29 for a doctor’s appointment in town, he drove by a Parish employee sleeping in his truck on the roadside. When the employe...
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Just Talkin...
When Natchitoches Times employee Corey Poole went on vacation to Yosemite National Park in California, her Southern roots stood out in the western cities. A fellow hotel guest noticed her southern ...
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NPSO helps owners range cattle from high waters
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr., sheriff’s deputies and local cattle ranchers assisted cattle owners in moving livestock from flooded areas of land just off La. Hwy. 1 north of Bayou P...
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Man arrested during traffic stop, drugs involved
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Texas man on felony drug charges and another wanted in Texas, during a traffic stop on La. Hwy 6 near Robeline, according to Natchitoches Parish Sh...
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Former Fairview resident completes medical school and will begin residency in July
Stacey Alexander Henderson spent April on assignment at Christus Coushatta under the supervision of Dr. Wyche Coleman as part of her requirements to complete medical school. Henderson spent most of...
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Good samaritans save life of driver stuck in flood waters
NEAR NATCHITOCHES-Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Deputies have identified the two good Samaritans who stopped to assist in a water rescue on Interstate 49 north of Natchitoches on Saturday evening acc...
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LSMSA Department of Student Services presented awards to students at ceremony
The Department of Student Services at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts hosted its annual leadership awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 12. Awards presented included: Outstanding Ne...
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Project 212 at Parks Elementary helps students advance
Parks Elementary and Middle School after-school program, Project 212, offers fun, educational, common core activities for participants in grades 1-8. · Students have fun learning and completing mat...
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Natchitoches Magnet Elementary Afternoon of Art

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Blueberries offer healthful properties
By Johnny Morgan   Until recent years, blueberries weren’t looked at as a popular warm-season fruit compared to peaches, watermelons and others, said LSU AgCenter horticulturist Charlie Johnson. Bu...
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Body cameras will monitor officers, interaction with public
Thirty-two Natchitoches Police officers are sporting mounted body cameras. The second class of officers underwent training Thursday afternoon on protocol of use of the small gadgets that convenient...
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Entire family chooses NSU
An entire Leesville family has chosen Northwestern State University as the avenue through which to pursue their nursing degrees.  The Guy family, parents Chris and Angela, and their children, Gibso...
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Boil Order
Mayor Randy Dupree has issued a boil order for Provencal in effect until further notice.
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