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Spring Court
Madeline Elizabeth Horton and Dr. Randall Denison Keator II reigned as Queen and King of the 44th St. Denis Art League Spring Festival.
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Criminalistics Class
The criminalistics class at Northwestern State University’s ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars set up a mock crime scene in order to learn about collecting evidence. From left are Emily Wingrove of...
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Seniors spruce up residence
Activities director Shannon Possoit implemented a garden club at Natchitoches Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She explains, "A lot of our seniors enjoyed working in the yard and gardening before...
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Demolition
Demolition began Thursday on the building that housed Echo’s Janitorial Service at the corner of Second and Amulet streets. The City recently signed a lease with an option to buy the property, whic...
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Home rule charter election dates, qualifying listed
The election for a parish president and five council members will be Nov. 6 with a runoff, if necessary, set for Dec. 8 according to Clerk of Court Louie Bernard. If there is no runoff for any of t...
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Deadline extended for festival poster
The deadline has been extended to submit an entry into the 2012 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster. The Natchitoches Arts Council has announced the deadline to enter this year’s festival poster...
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Rotary Guests
The Natchitoches Rotary Club received a double treat with presentations by Rotarian and NSU Football Head Coach Bradley Dale Peveto and the Mayor of Winnfield, B.R. Audirsch. Peveto, assisted by As...
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Farm Service Agency announces cotton premiums
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced the 2012 crop loan premiums and discounts for upland cotton. The tables of these loan rate differentials are available on the FSA Price Support Division ...
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Students scores 2nd highest in nation on exam
Felipe Hernandez, a 2012 graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, scored the second highest in the nation on the National Physics Bowl Exam sponsored by the American Institu...
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Men arrested for kidnapping, home invasion, robberies
About six to eight individuals invaded Ryan LaCour’s home at 315 Carver St. May 29. Most of them were wearing masks and three carried guns. One forced LaCour to the floor with a gun to his head. Th...
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Who’s Who at NSU
Name: Peggy S. Lindsey Title: Administrative Coordinator II for Student Financial Aid & Scholarships Years at NSU: 7 Job description: Assisting students through phones and emails. I do data entry o...
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Northwestern Calendar
Here is a look at the week of June 10-16 at Northwestern State University. June 10-13 - UCACheerleading Camp June 10-13 - Drum and Auxiliary Band Camp, Fine Arts Annex June 10-15 - Project Lead the...
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A Campti Animal Rescue: Natchitoches Humane Society’s Role
On May 17 the Natchitoches Humane Society received a call from Wurster Veterinary Clinic asking for help with 11 dogs and four cats from the Campti community. The citizen or citizens who brought th...
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Family support makes new pavilion a reality
Northwestern State Athletic Director Greg Burke presented a token of appreciation to Dannie and Molly Collins, and their children Daniel and Cassie, for their support that made building the Collins...
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Birthday
Layla Nicole Johnson will celebrate her fifth birthday, today, June 9, with a princess-themed party at her home. She is the daughter of Michael and Latricia Johnson of Natchitoches.
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SNAP Grant
Peoples State Bank assisted Sarah Waldrup Clark with modifications to her home through the Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP) “We are thrilled to be able to offer these funds,” Katrice Baker, ...
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NPD arrests for May 20-26
Chief Micky Dove has announced arrests for May 20-26. Casey Osborn, 30, 1436 J.C. Deblieux, two counts failure to appear. Kenneth Hardy Sr., 23, 304 Hedges St., possession of CDS I, possession of m...
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Sales tax report beginning to show decline
By Leigh Guidry News Editor Together the City, school board and police jury collected $8.3 million in sales tax through April, according to the Natchitoches Tax Commission’s May report. The City co...
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Redistricting still hot topic at school board
Intense debate over hiring a demographer to redraw district lines for the Natchitoches Parish School Board was the primary topic at Tuesday night’s school board meeting. Reading from a prepared sta...
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Big Gator
Bellwood correspondent Shirley Rachal sent in this picture of a big gator that Jessie Cole measured at 9 feet and 10 inches long. A man from Simpson ran over the alligator’s head about 2:30 a.m. la...
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