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Registrar lists important dates; early voting begins Nov. 24
Dec. 8 Runoff Election -Polling places open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Parish Council Districts 2 and 5 Nov. 24-Dec. 1 Early Voting in the Registrar of Voter’s office: Saturday, Nov. 24 through ...
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Construction of I-49 north will reach Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Construction of Interstate 49 north soon will reach Shreveport. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will open bidding next month for the leg between La...
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EVENTS
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Genealogical and Historical Association monthly meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Gue...
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House picks appointee for ethics seat
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House has elected the local director of a nonprofit agency to fill an open seat on the Board of Ethics. Ashley Kennedy Shelton of Baton Rouge is one of two Hou...
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Healthcare professional answers more questions about ‘What is homebound?’
The previous column (Oct. 27-28) concluded by briefly answering the question: What is “Homebound”? A more detailed explanation of the definition of homebound is required. The homebound status requi...
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Thanksgiving Meal

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Free English as a Second Language classes offered at Baptist church
Free English as a Second Language classes will be offered at First Baptist Church, 508 Second Street, on Thursdays at 10 a.m. beginning Sept. 6 and every Sunday at 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 9. Preregi...
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Northwestern State does not renew Coach Peveto's Contract
Northwestern State will not renew the contract of head football coach Bradley Dale Peveto, said athletics director Greg Burke on Monday, after the Demons posted only 14 wins in Peveto’s four season...
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Lafayette jail construction underway
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — By this time next year, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office plans to move its road crew inmates and those in work release and rehabilitation programs from its downtown jail ...
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Louisiana School recognizes Veterans
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts recognized veterans recently and thanked them for their service to our country during a ceremony in Treen Auditorium. Guest speaker, Col. Willar...
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Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Community Reinforcement Center will reopen Friday, Nov. 23 at 1216 Texas. Hours are 9 a.m. ? 5 p.m. The center will give away free clot...
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M.R. Weaver Honor Roll
Principal Ray Gandy listed the names of honor roll students at M. R. Weaver Elementary. Principal’s List Second Grade: Samara Bayonne, Deryn Coutee, Cylie Braud, Ma’Kira Carpenter, Davin Gallion, L...
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NSU Recycles

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Inmate program being modeled around state
“Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” Emily Dickinson made this observation over 100 years ago, but it’s still true today, at least for the dogs at Happy Tails Resc...
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State may skip cerification rule for 377 private school getting vouchers
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Under Louisiana's Constitution, any nonpublic school getting state money must be certified as providing a curriculum or specialized course of study at least equal to those r...
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Surprise: Ethics board sides with Jindal on BESE board member working for state
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Board of Ethics has decided that the company of a member of the state's top school board can continue its work with the labor department. Members of the Board ...
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Brees giving $1 million for Sandy relief
NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he is donating $1 million to Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. Brees told CBS' "Person to Person" in an interview to air Friday that th...
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City issues $1.5 million in building permits
The City of Natchitoches issued 54 building permits totaling $1,555,202 in Oct. Those permits include: •1 Commercial with penalty •3 Commercial •13 Residential •2 Electric commercial repair •12 Ele...
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Community comes together to spread Operation Christmas Child blessings

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Parks Terrific Kids
Terrific Kids for November at Parks Elementary/Jr. High are, front row from left,   Kelston Lewis, Aniya Dorsey, Thomas Jackson, Justice Hunter, Jada Llorance and Christian Daniels. On second row a...
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