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4-day trip to Colorado worth the ride; gorgeous scenery, beautiful and abundant wildlife
Monday, April 22 It is possible to drive to Colorado, thoroughly enjoy yourself, and return home in four days. I didn’t think so, but we did it last weekend. The countryside was gorgeous, the weath...
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1 man arrested in murder case; Sheriff’s office seeks second suspect
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man found in a field near Natchez April 7 and are looking for a second suspect. Joseph Besant III, aka Monster, 3...
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Lakeview JROTC honors students and supporters with awards, trophies, banquet
Lakeview High School’s Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) unit hosted their largest annual awards banquet in history April 12. Overall, 250 cadets, family and guests were on hand to attended. Maj. Bob Kello...
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Long files Senate bill to up state contribution to higher ed retirement
District 31 Sen. Gerald Long filed SB 16 on behalf of all higher education boards, at the request of the Board of Regents a statement from Long said Wednesday. SB 16 defines the “regular retirement...
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Fire chief announces retirement plans; stepping down after nearly 40 years in dept.
Chief Dennie C. Boyt will retire from the Natchitoches Fire Department May 1 after nearly 40 years of service with the department. Boyt began working with the Natchitoches Fire Dept. on Feb. 17, 19...
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Man dislikes her cats, in contact with ex-wife
Dear Annie: I’m a 70-year-old woman, still attractive and athletic. I have been dating “Sam,” age 74, for nearly three years. When we met online, I clearly stated that I wanted to get married in th...
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Land owners who irrigate should have permit
Riparian land owners who irrigate from Cane River Lake including agricultural users who use water to irrigate crops, fill ponds, and water livestock and residential owners who use water to irrigate...
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City  Council will consider chief-of-staff
The City Council will consider creating the position, chief of staff, and amending the 2012-2013 budget, at the meeting Monday. The following final votes for planning and zoning will allow: •Derric...
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City will enforce street debris ordinance
In accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act (1972), the City of Natchitoches will begin strict enforcement of Section 28-1 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Natchitoches, which reads: “I...
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Walking tours of Historic District about to begin; downtown promotions planned
The success of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” screening at NSU, implementation of the docent program, sidewalk maintenance on Church Street and upcoming events were on the agenda at the Natchitoches...
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Tourist commission will promote parish to school students
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission is working to make the parish the place to be next school year for students throughout the state. The commission designed a brochure that highlights city ...
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9-1-1 Commission seeking money to buy voice logger
The 9-1-1 District Board of Commissioners got an update on the voice logger system April 16. Director Willis Carter had concern about how technically difficult it would be to do so. Dep. LeQuita Co...
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Rotary club honors NCHS student of the month

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Parish Council commissions will meet
The Parish Council Economic Development Advisory Commission will meet Monday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Exchange Bank Board Room on second floor. The Parish Council Advisory Commission on Person...
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Gov. Jindal appoints 2 to state boards
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced appointment of Shane Rasmussen, Ph.D., to the Louisiana Folklife Commission. Rasmussen, of Natchitoches, is the director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and an assistan...
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Main Street grant applications available
Natchitoches Main Street is soliciting Redevelopment Incentive Grant applications from downtown commercial building or business owners. The Louisiana Main Street program offering two types of compe...
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Student on All-Academic team
Ashley Kernaghan, a student at Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Sabine Valley and Natchitoches Campus, was named to the Phi Theta Kappa Louisiana All-Academic team. The La. Legislature recogn...
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Chamber will create fund to support engineering, science, tech. curriculum
Recognizing the need for a strong, skilled workforce pipeline for business retention and expansion, the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce created the Chamber Education Fund to provide community...
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Bank of Montgomery sponsors CASA Awareness Social

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Allen-Marthaville bridge over Mayou’s Bayou closes; will remain closed indefinitely
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that the Allen-Marthaville Road Bridge over Mayou’s Bayou, located approximately one-fourth mile north of State Route LA-120, was closed to t...
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