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Foundation will meet Tuesday
The  Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation will meet Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Center.
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Weight Watchers meetings are Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Lightway Nazarene Church at 112 East Fifth St. The Natchitoches Parish Li...
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School board discusses budget, school prayer
Supt. of Schools Jesse Dale Skinner cautioned principals to adhere to court orders regarding promoting and proselytizing religion in schools when he gave his report to the school board Tuesday duri...
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FICKLE women's group collects toys for Christmas
The FICKLE (Friends in Christ, Keeping Life Easy) group collected toys for their Christmas party, which they then donated to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Department toy drive. On front row fro...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Weight Watchers meetings are Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Lightway Nazarene Church at 112 East Fifth St. Walmart will sell prepacka...
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Officer’s Ball to support NPSO Honor Guard
Considered the “guardians of the colors” the Natchitoches Parish Sherriff’s Office Honor Guard is a select group of deputies that volunteer their service with a high degree of pride and self determ...
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Work begins on South Drive expansion project
Chris Boyd, Chad Whitstine and Jay Smith stake the right of ways for utilities on South Drive. The project will construct a center turn lane at Royal St. and widen the northbound and southbound lan...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. Weight Watchers meetings are Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Lightway Nazarene Church at 112 East Fifth St. Walmart will sell prepacka...
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Legislative session passes new laws for 2015
New Orleans City Business BATON ROUGE — Smoking will be banned near state-owned office buildings, drunken driving statutes will be rewritten and payday lenders will have to offer no-fee installment...
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LSMSA to host Exploration Day
Prospective students and their parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Monday, Jan. 19, when the school hosts its annual Explora...
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Girl Scout writes informative article on adopting pets
By Mary Smith: TOP ELEVEN THINGS TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE ADOPTING A DOG 1. Can you commit time to taking your pet for a walk or playing with your pet? 2. Will your pet fit your lifestyle or routine? ...
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Walmart collects food to defeat hunger
The Natchitoches Walmart is one of many store locations throughout the state participating in the “Defeat Hunger Bowl” Thursday, Jan. 8 –Sunday, Feb. 1 in an effort to collect food and raise awaren...
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Rain causes Cane River levels to rise
Natchitoches NWS cooperative observer Wiley Butler took this photo of Cane River Jan. 3 after a seven-day rainfall period totaling 6.44 inches, counting two previous rains from last weekend and the...
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L.P. Vaughn enlists art and flute teacher
The L.P. Vaughn School of Fine Arts, under the direction of music teacher, Danny R. Von Kanel has enlisted an art teacher and flutist to the staff of the after-school fine arts program. They are ar...
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RAD class to teach women self defense
Sgt. Jeff Townson will offer a self-defense classes for women in Jan. 15,22 and 29 from 6-9 p.m. each evening at the NPD training center at 525 Bossier St. There will be a $20 registration fee to c...
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Sheriff thanks Toy Drive contibutors
Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks all contributors of the Christmas Toy Drive.  “Your cheerful generosity created beams of the happiness on nearly 400 chi...
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Students can enter literature contest
The Letters About Literature contest, a national reading and writing competition for students sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, is accepting entries. To enter, studen...
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PTO meeting set for Monday
The NCHS PTO Meeting Monday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria will discuss Scholarship Opportunities for students. Guidance counselors and organization members will inform parents and students on...
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School to host family event
The principal, faculty and staff of Frankie Ray Senior Technical Center at 820 Koonce St. will have events for parents and community members Thursday, Jan. 15. “We are striving towards excellence a...
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Latest poll predicts Democrat-Republican runoff for governor
By Jeremy Alford LaPolitics.com Louisiana’s open primary system allows for all candidates, regardless of party, to run on a single ballot, which in races for governor has traditionally created a ru...
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