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Dog bath day is Saturday
The Natchitoches Humane Society will hold a dog bath at Tractor Supply from 9 am.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. NSU vet tech students will clip nails starting at 11 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will ...
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City wants names for Natchitoches Treasures
The City of Natchitoches is seeking nominations for Natchitoches Treasures. The Natchitoches Treasures are a group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have made a lasting contribution t...
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Fleming to speak to Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches has announced that Congressman John Fleming will be the guest speaker at the Aug. 16 meeting. Lunch will be available at a cost of $12 per person. The Kiwanis Club ...
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Back to school

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Sibley Lake 2 feet higher than this time last year
According to Sibley Lake Patrol Officer Keith Thompson, the lake’s level stands at 114.29 MSL, roughly 20 inches below its pool stage of 116 MSL. High temperatures and lack of rain have contributed...
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Meat Pie Festival seeking vendors
Vendors are being sought for the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival Sept. 14-15 in downtown Natchitoches. The Festival will be filled with live entertainment, children activities, arts and crafts and m...
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Cane River closed
According to Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller, the river is now closed to boating traffic due to low water levels. It will remain closed until further notice. The only vessels permitted on th...
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Inside the Hospital
News from Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
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School board changes wording on retention policy for grades K-3
The school board voted Thursday to change the wording in the Pupil Progression Plan (PPP)to reflect that it no longer has a non-retention policy in grades K-3. The policy will now state that studen...
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Farmer takes little credit for big melon
Henry Jones of Clarence displays the fruit of his bounty, a watermelon weighing almost 50 pounds. Every year Henry plants a garden of tomatoes, cucumber, okra, cantaloupes, purple hull peas and red...
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Inside the Hospital
August is National Breastfeeding Month and Gov. Bobby Jindal proclaimed this month in Louisiana as an opportunity to highlight the health benefits of breastfeeding, encourage more families to choos...
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NSU online grad school is ‘Best Buy’
Northwestern State University’s online graduate school has been ranked as a “Best Buy” for teachers and educators who seek affordable on-line education degrees. Rankings were published by GetEducat...
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Chamber’s economic data presentation is Wednesday
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce will present an array of local economic data to members of the Chamber during the Natchitoches Business Environment Presentation Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 11...
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Bubble Bath
About twice a semester, usually when the college kids are returning and again at the end of the semester, the water fountain in front of the McDonalds on Keyser Avenue is transformed into a giant b...
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Orientation set Thursday at NSU
Northwestern State University will hold New Student Orientation and class registration on Thursday, Aug. 16. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. with orientation beginning at 9 a.m. in Magale Recital Hal...
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Therapist using dry needling to release pain by targeting patient trigger points
“Dry Needling Relieves Pain from Tightened Muscles” Jerry Jones, physical therapist at Guidroz Physical Therapy, recently received advanced training in “dry needling.” Dry needling was first perfor...
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Natchitoches Parish School Board Calendar
Friday, Aug. 10: School level professional development Monday, Aug. 13: District level professional development at NSU, Fine Arts, 9-month support staff reports to work Tuesday, Aug. 14: School lev...
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EVENTS
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches Parish 4-H Foundation will raffle a full-guided whitetail hunt that includes meals, lodging and deer processing at PInta F...
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LSMSA will enhance the campus with new landscape and structures, sloping amphitheater and quad
By Houren Zhu Construction has begun as part of a major landscaping project at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts. According to Dr. Patrick Widhalm, the executive director of LSMSA...
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Money for Fans
 Peoples State Bank presented a check for $300 to the Natchitoches Council on Aging to buy fans for the elderly. On front row from left are NCOA Outreach Coordinator Patrice Parker, Hattie Anderson...
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