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Registrar lists election dates for April voting
There will be a municipal primary election Saturday, April 6 according to Registrar of Voters Debbie Waskom. A parish-wide proposition to renew millage for the Hospital Service District ambulance s...
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Authors with community ties encourage students to read

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Scholars have high spirits despite weather
By David Hooper CSAH 4-H Reporter Damp may have described the weather outside, but in no way the spirits of the members of Christian Scholars at Home 4-H club who gathered at Grace New Testament Ba...
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Home Health recipients are at higher risk for certain illnesses
By Gail Batson, RN, MSN Home Health recipients are more susceptible to complications from influenza and pneumonia than the average adult. Home Health patients, most who are over 65, have chronic co...
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Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office Teen Summit 2012
L. P. Vaughn Elementary/Middle School  Goal: To make a difference at L. P. Vaughn, with the purpose of addressing poor decisions. Create awareness of the dangers of the poor decisions students are ...
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Just Talkin’
JT hears that Sue Hatley let Don out of the house for a couple of hours recently and he snuck off to see the Demons play Central Arkansas. Asked about the game, he said, “I was amazed at how small ...
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School board personnel list testing information
Natchitoches Parish students and students throughout the state will be taking the state standardized tests in two phases again this year. Phase I testing will be March 19. Students in fourth and ei...
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Kasey’s Race will offer family fun this weekend
Kasey’s Heart and Soul: Run, Walk and Roll is only 2 days away. Saturday’s registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at Collins Pavilion at NSU. The 1 Mile event starts at 8 a.m. and the 5K and 10K start at...
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Trip through metal detector at courthouse proves costly for man who puts drugs on counter
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Marthaville man on felony drug charges after he took illegal narcotics into the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse  Monday afternoon, according to...
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High Stress: Simulator prepares officers to react ‘when the bad guy has the advantage’
Bloodied victims, eyes gaping from shock, stutter as my partner rounds the corner. Bullets ricochet off the walls, there is a thud as metal meets flesh and he falls. I aim for the offender, a shoot...
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Bigfoot: First you smell it
Story and Photos by Steven Niette Does he walk among us? Some in Natchitoches Parish think he does more than that, beating down doors, killing chickens and chasing women into their homes. No, I’m n...
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Alumni Association offering luxury cruises
The Northwestern State University Alumni Association is offering an opportunity for travelers to experience exotic, historic and breathtaking destinations while contributing financial support to th...
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Criminal Justice career fair is Tuesday at NSU
Northwestern State University’s Department of History, Criminal Justice and Social Sciences will host the 16th annual Criminal Justice Career Fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 in the second ...
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NSU establishes scholarship in memory of Sheriff’s deputy
A scholarship has been established at the Northwestern State University Foundation in memory of Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s deputy and NSU alumnus Ricky Issac Jr., who died in an on-duty automobi...
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Hospital names CEO to take over April 1
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Board of Commissioners together with CHRISTUS Health Central Louisiana announced Wednesday that Kirk Soileau has been named Chief Executive Officer for Natc...
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Realtor selected as member of Land Institue
Edgar Gaddis, United Country Real Estate, Coushatta, was selected for membership by the REALTORS Land Institute (RLI), headquartered in Chicago, Ill. The announcement was made by RLI, an affiliate ...
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Events, concert are Saturday
The Louisiana Department of Tourism, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and The Oxford American are bringing The Oxford American’s 1 Southern Music issue to focus exclusively on the music of Louisiana.  As part...
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Lunch and Learn will support spring gardeners
The Cane River Green Market and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (LSU AgCenter) announced plans to host a “Growing a Spring Vegetable Garden” lunch and learn Wednesday, March 27. The ...
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Deputies solve burglaries at storage units with arrest of 4 people; 1 other sought
A two and a half month investigation into a series of storage unit burglaries culminated in the arrest of four parish residents. They are Steven Leslie Prothro, Melinda Ann Rachal, Erin Kyle Sauce ...
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NPSO arrests another suspect in meth lab bust in Flatwoods
There has been another arrest in connection with the arrests of eight other suspects charged with manufacturing methamphetamines on Smith road near Flatwoods. Rapides Parish Sheriff’s deputies, and...
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