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Therapy group to raise funds
Lisa, Timothy and Grace Shaver know the power of animals to heal. The family operates Rays of Sunshine, located in Coushatta. Part petting zoo, part animal therapy, part favorite pastime, the Shave...
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Red River Relay will have event
Relay for Life of Red River Parish will have a fundraising event Friday, March 28. Entertainment will include music, youth performances, live cake auction, photo booth, volleyball, airband competit...
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Marthaville lists Terrific Kids
The Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches recognized Terrific Kids in March at Marthaville School but there was no photo available. The Terrific Kids included Adrian Martinex, Preton Hofer, Annalyse Johnson...
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Provencal lists students on honor rolls for third 9 weeks
Principal Mary Yount announces the third nine weeks honor roll at Provencal Elem./Jr. High. Third Grade Principal’s List: Fisher Anderson, Gage Baker, Jesse Foshee, Sean Mitcham, Kate Mayeaux, Bril...
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Council on Aging giving free hearing equipment today
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center are bringing amplified equipment into the community free of charge to persons with hearing loss at the Natch...
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Applications for energy assistance begin April 2
Natchitoches Parish Office of Community Services (OCS) announces the availability of funds dedicated to assist low income households with their energy payments in Natchitoches Parish. Applications ...
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Despite general fund woes, City will continue projects
City Finance Director Pat Jones reported Monday at the City Council meeting that revenue in the general fund is running short about $173,000. He will implement a 5 percent across-the-board cut in n...
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Humane Society elects officers; will continue missions of adoption, pet care at monthly meeting
With each new year comes new challenges. This is never truer than with animal rescue groups.  The Natchitoches Humane Society has proudly provided care for the animals of Natchitoches Parish for ov...
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Relay finalizes plans
 The American Cancer Society Relay For Life Committee is finalizing plans for the premier event April 25 at NSU. Teams can register on line at www.relayforlife.org/Natchitochesla. The deadline to a...
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Lions congratulates new members
Lion and Past District Gov. Gene Spillman started the induction of four new Lions Club members by sharing the history of the club, leading them in their pledge ‘To Serve’ and presenting each of the...
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AgCenter gives advice on salty, curved tails in preparation for crawfish cooking
With crawfish season underway, Louisiana residents look forward to dining on a regional delicacy, either in a backyard setting or a restaurant.  Recipes and routines for preparing crawfish for the ...
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Youth takes home prize at state livestock show
 Hundreds of young people from across Louisiana were named state champions during the LSU AgCenter Livestock Show held Feb.8-15 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.  To qualify for the state...
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City selected for broadband Internet grant
Creating new jobs, attracting investment and improving communication are just some of the benefits a community can gain if they embrace high speed internet. Thanks to a grant from the broadband gra...
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Computer science instructor receives award
An instructor from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts was recently announced as a recipient of the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award presented by the National Center for Wom...
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LSMSA applauds vocalists
Nine students from the Louisiana School for the Math, Science, and the Arts participated in the LMEA District II vocal solo and small ensemble assessment in February. Those receiving a superior rat...
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National Guard will have open house
Alpha Troop 2-108th Cavalry will host an open house April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard armory at 500 Fairgrounds Road in Natchitoches.  The purpose of the event is to allow the loc...
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Vet Park estimates $30,000 cost of completion
The March meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park Committee focused on the third and final phase of construction and fund raising efforts to complete the project.   Bob Gillan...
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School Board to meet, discuss Supt. candidates
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will have a special called meeting Thursday, March 27 at 5 p.m. at the Central Office to consider several items pertaining to hiring a superintendent. The agend...
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Town Hall tonight
There will be a town hall meeting Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Amulet. The meeting will take place in the church’s H. B. Barnum Family Life Center. Rev. Callihan, Mayor P...
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Savings anticipated with extension for CLECO
An extension of the City’s energy contract with CLECO should result in a monthly savings of about $10 a month to utility customers. During the City Council meeting Monday, Director of Utilities Bry...
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