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LSMSA students compete at FBLA Conference
Nine students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts competed in the FBLA District III Leadership Conference held Feb. 6, at Northwestern State University. Six students qualified...
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Native of Nigeria achieves cosmetology goal
Northwest Louisiana Technical College’s Natchitoches campus had 34 students complete degree, diploma and certificate programs. Among those graduates was Stella Dimgba, who completed the cosmetology...
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Museum forms CEA
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum formed a Cooperative Endeavor agreement (CEA) between Northwestern State University and the Louisiana State Museum.  The par...
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‘Mother Jones’ reporter caught trespassing at Winnfield prison
By Charles Crain Winnn Parish Enterprise A reporter for Mother Jones, a San Francisco-based international publication, was arrested in Winn Parish over the weekend for trespassing on Corrections Co...
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Relay for Life
June Durr, left, and Libby Kirkland display jewelry that will be available at a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society’ Relay of Life. The event will be at First United Methodist Church ...
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Hospital hires foundation director
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center announces the appointment of Constance F. Anderson, M.Ed. to the position of Foundation Director. Anderson joins the leadership team of NRMC with extensive prof...
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Proclamation to honor retired teachers
The Natchitoches Parish district of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association (LRTA) will meet Thursday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at the Media Center behind the School Board office. Mayor Lee Posey will...
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Events welcome spring to town
Natchitoches’ spring garden festival, Bloomin’ on the Bricks, will take place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the downtown riverbank. The event will feature lawn and garden vendors, live musical entertainm...
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Banks sponsor Butterfly Release, one of many weekend festivities
In honor of Les Amies Service Organization’s 12th Annual Ann Williams Brittain Butterfly Release , local banks became event sponsors. Proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer society through...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deputies share safety tips with students
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies visited with students at L.P. Vaughn Elementary and Middle School March 6. Det. Derrick Sowell and Sgt. Richard LaCaze spoke with 90 second grade students abo...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Cane River League of Women Voters will meet in the back room of Hana’s on Front Street Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. The gue...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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WWII plane builder reminisces at air show
Braving the cold, rainy weather Gladys Wilson McCary visited the Natchitoches Regional Airport March 12 for the Wings of Freedom Tour. McCary grew up on a farm near Pleasant Hill and Ajax. She grad...
Mar 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSWCD to sell trees and shrubs at plant sale
The Natchitoches Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting their Annual Conservation Tree and Shrub Sale on March 18-20, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on the vacant lot at the corner of St. Clair...
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Council agenda items cover water systems
Three items on the Parish Council agenda Monday, March 16 pertain to water systems in the Parish. The Parish Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Council meeting room on second floor of the...
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Plans underway for new development in Central Louisiana
BATON ROUGE—American Specialty Alloys Inc. announced Feb. 20, plans to develop a $2.4 billion mill and campus in Central Louisiana to provide strong, lightweight metal for the automotive and aerosp...
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Responders battle fire in Natchez
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies, Natchitoches Fire District #5, Natchitoches EMS Paramedics, Natchitoches Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness along with the mutual aid ass...
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New library branch to open in Campti
The Natchitoches Parish Library announces plans to open a northeast branch in Campti.  The library board of control approved plans to move forward with the project last year and the library acquire...
Mar 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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LA Cap donates to Backpack Give Away
La Capitol Federal Credit Union donated 200 pencils to Christopher Holden for the Adopt a Block Backpack Give Away. Michelle Demery presented the pencils to Holden.
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NHDDC meeting set
The Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission meeting will be Thursday, March 19 at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.
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Black Heritage Committee commemorates life, history and culture
By Ed Ward Natchitoches’ Black Heritage Committee sponsored its annual Black History Program at the Natchitoches Arts Center Feb. 28. Pastor of Rockford Baptist Church, Rev. Ronnie Williams, served...
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