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Softball tournament, auction, lunch will benefit Cade Dubois
Support the recovery of Natchitoches native Cade Dubois with a silent auction, plate sale and softball tournament. Cade was shot in the head in an accident Friday, June 28 but has made miraculous s...
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Folk Festival will offer its traditional good time with great entertainament, crafts, activities
The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until ...
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Better Business Bureau establishes scholarship
The Better Business Bureau Serving Central Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex established a scholarship at Northwestern State University to benefit a business administration major from their service area...
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Parish council hires clerk; withdraws ordinance governing behavior; addressing road, money issues
The parish council members voted to hire a clerk at the Parish Council meeting Monday. The council committee of John Salter and Chris Paige narrowed the field of 40 applicants to seven for the fina...
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Zydeco musician is honorary chairman of Folk Festival
Geno Delafose has been named honorary chair of the 34th Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival on July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday,...
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Humane Society will host 'Doggie Bath Day' July 20
The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou at the downtown riverbank, Saturday, July 20. The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from noon-...
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Rockin’ on the Bayou is Saturday
The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou at the downtown riverbank, Saturday, July 20. The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from noon-...
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Hospital upgrades computer system
Electronic patient records are now used in all in-patient departments of Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, thanks to a recent computer system upgrade. The changes have enhanced patient safety a...
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Students gets insight into leadership skills after attending institute for student leaders
Northwestern State University sophomore Zack Cockerham of Morgan City took part in a highly selective institute for emerging student leaders in June.  Cockerham was among 100 students selected out ...
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Summer camp will teach acting, singing and dancing lessons to children at NSU, July 31
Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a summer theatre camp for children age 8-13 that will include acting, singing and dancing.  The camp will be held from noo...
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Tourist commission votes to non-renew director’s contract; relieved her of duties
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission voted not to extend the contract of Executive Director Iris Harper during a called meeting Friday at noon in the tourist commission office. The vote was s...
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Waterway Commission will meet Wednesday
The Red River Waterway Commission will meet at the commission headquarters, July 17 at 10 a.m. A committee meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the following: Contracts Committee, Land Management, L...
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‘Ride for the Heroes’ will include poker run and more
The American Legion Post in Leesville at 304 East North St. will host “Ride for the Heroes” Saturday, July 27 with proceeds going to the La. Heroes Project. There will be a poker run, bike show, ve...
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Hall of Fame induction to air this month
The 2013 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration and Museum Grand Opening June 27-29 will be showcased across the south this month on Cox Sports Television, beginning this weekend.  The...
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LSMSA accepting applications for fall; requirements listed for students applying
The Louisiana School for Math, Science,and the Arts announces that it is still accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. If you just completed your freshman, sophomore or junior year, now...
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Rotary receives overview of Folk Festival
Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center at NSU, provided Rotary with an exciting overview of the upcoming Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival on July 19-20.  This year’s festival ...
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Fun and Fitness Summer Day Camp growing tradition at Northwestern
Kids enjoy fun filled activities at the NSU Fun & Fitness Summer Day Camp held at the NSU WRAC. The summer camp offers three, five day sessions geared toward physical fitness and a host of indoor/o...
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Mayor urges club to protect 'our university'
Mayor Lee Posey addressed the Natchitoches Rotary Club on the importance of providing support to “Our University” during this period of funding decline.  He called on all members of the community t...
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DOTD will work on Hwy. 1 near Sibley Lake
The La. DOTD advises the public that, weather permitting, work will begin the week of July 22 on La. Hwy. 1 to remove the existing concrete pavement and to lay a new asphalt pavement. This project ...
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Central Fish Team receives donation
Bank of Montgomery donated $1,000 to the Natchitoches Central High School fishing team. The team will fish in the High School Fishing World Finals in Russellville, Ark., starting this weekend. Coac...
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