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Public can help make mosaics
As a tribute to Natchitoches' Tri-Centennial Celebration, a New Orleans artist will paint and display history like no other. Stephan Wanger is a self-taught artist who channels his creative energy ...
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Kids can fish, cast, compete with rangers at Anderson Pond
The Kisatchie Ranger District will sponsor its Kids Fishing Event at Anderson Pond Saturday June 8. Children ages 2-12 can fish. Registration will from 6-8:45 a.m. with fishing and casting contests...
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Registration for library program ends today, Thursday
Natchitoches Parish Library reminds teens ages 11 – 17 “Beneath the Surface” is the theme for the library’s Louisiana Teen Reading Program. For six weeks, programs will be held every Thursday, June...
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Northwestern State names photographic studio in honor of retiring executive assistant
For more than 40 years, Robert Crew has regarded photography as an enjoyable avocation. And now, he will be permanently associated with the teaching of photography. Northwestern State University is...
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Former students recognize benevolence of retired professor through scholarship
 Former students, family and friends honored a retired Northwestern State University professor and his wife to acknowledge help and support they received from the couple while earning their undergr...
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Team taking lead to move cases through system and help victims ‘get on with their lives
Natchitoches Police Dept. Det. Victor Pinkney says he is already seeing results from a team organized to move forward cases of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and associated crimes i...
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2 plead, get prison for burglary, drug offenses
Recent guilty pleas taken last week in the Tenth Judicial District Court for Natchitoches Parish have resulted in prison terms for two area men. According to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney V...
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Grand jury indicts ‘Monster’ and ‘Duke’ for murder
The Natchitoches Parish Grand Jury returned an indictment Wednesday against two Natchitoches men in a recent homicide. According to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Van H. Kyzar, Joseph “Monst...
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Senators blast military response to sex assaults; say it’s cost trust and respect of America
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. senators dressed down senior military leaders Tuesday, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former prosecutors who insisted that sexual assault in the ranks has cost ...
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Water aerobics classes getting underway at NSU
A water aerobics class will be offered June 4-28 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education. Water aerobics is a workout that consists of simple low-impac...
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Kisatchie to offer free outdoor recreation day
Kisatchie National Forest will host an event from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 8, as part of National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Events will offer a mix of ou...
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Lakeview cadets tour air infrastructure of Dallas-Fort Worth
The Lakeview High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) cadets went to a 3-day Curriculum in Action Trip to Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. The cadets also visited numerous fac...
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Grand jury will convene on 2 murders; murderer appealing life sentence again
District Attorney Van Kyzar said he will convene the grand jury May 29 to consider charges against two men charged with second degree murder. Joseph Besant III, aka Monster, and Christopher Kelly, ...
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Voters and Civic League petitions court for input on school board’s unitary suit
The Natchitoches Voters and Civic League has recommended to U.S. Federal Judge Dee Drell that he allow a bi-racial committee to oversee implementation of a school board plan as the school board see...
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Parish planners will meet Monday
The Natchitoches Parish Planning Commission will meet Monday June 3 at 5 p.m. in the parish council meeting from on second floor of the courthouse. The agenda includes the following: •Subdivision o...
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Riverbank reopens today
The downtown riverbank closed to traffic Friday for Cookin’ on the Cane BBQ Festival and will reopen at the conclusion of the festival today, Saturday.
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School board calls meeting
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will have a special called meeting and executive session Tuesday, June 4 at the school board office on Royal Street at 4 p.m.. The agenda items include: •Strate...
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VFW host ribbon cutting ceremony May 30

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Committee hosts 1st Memorial Day ceremony in new park
A Memorial Day program was held in Veterans Park today at 10 a.m. to honor veterans and those of the military service for their sacrifice in serving our country. People filled the park in support o...
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NSU journalism professor, counselor named as interim dean of Indiana Univ.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Lauren Robel, Indiana University executive vice president and provost of the Bloomington campus, has announced that she will recommend the appointment of Lesa Hatley Major as in...
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