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Sheriff’s fish fry is Friday
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office will have a benefit lunch for the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes and Louisiana Special Olympics Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 pm. at the vegeta...
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Free phones available for some
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf is partnering with New Horizons Independent Living Center to provide free phones with amplified hearing equipment to eligible persons. New Horizons will be at the ...
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Boil advisory lifted at Hagewood
The Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals and the Office of Public Health has rescinded the boil advisory issued to Hagewood Water System. Samples have been tested to confirm that the water supply ...
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NSU Middle Lab race is Saturday
The Natchitoches Run/Walk Club is partnering with the NSU Middle Lab School Student Council to put on the “Running with my Peeps” 5K and “1-Mile Jelly Bean Jog” March 23. Forms can be mailed in to ...
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Shriners selling Vidalia onions
The Nakatosh Shrine Club is selling 10-pound bags of Vidalia onions for $10 each. To purchase call or email Lennie Shankle at 471-3054 or lennie.shankle@lottoil.com.  Orders are due April 1 and oni...
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Fundraiser today
Freedom Life Church is holding a barbecue plate lunch benefit Thursday, March 21 for Joe Levasseur, who has recently incurred medical expenses and is unable to work. The plates are $7 and include b...
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Vendors needed
Vendors are needed for the Ashland Spring Festival April 27. The event will be at the Ashland Community Center, 719 Hwy 153, Ashland. For a form, call the Ashland Town Hall at 544-0044.
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Just Talkin’
It’s an old cliche about making lemonade from lemons but Peggy Braxton is doing just that. Peggy is a mainstay for the El Camino Real Boys and Girls Club that had it big fundraiser, the traditional...
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Boy and Girls Club dinner rescheduled
The El Camino Real Boys and Girls Club Steak and Burger Dinner scheduled for today, Thursday, has been rescheduled for April 18. The speaker was to be NSU basketball coach Mike McConathy. Board mem...
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Relay for Life jewelry sale

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Pediatrician will specialize in under-served populations, working with families
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center welcomes pediatrician Dr. Brett Ferguson to the medical staff. He is now accepting patients at Natchitoches Pediatric Associates, located at 617 Bienville St., ...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I am a 73-year-old white male who has lived most of his life in the South, so I know how race relations continue to be an issue here. Those relations are not served well by your leadin...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: We adopted the Blanchard Road dog, AKA Ferrel Gas dog, Sassy and Blanche, and now Piper in October, 2011. We had every intention of having her spayed, but it took months to even get a ...
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Jindal faces tough audience on taxes
Facing a tougher audience than he had for his stand-up comedy routine before the Washington Gridiron Show, Gov. Bobby Jindal could have used a few jokes to soften up legislative committee members w...
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Ethics rules biased toward Governor
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—This week’s civics lesson will take a look at how ethics for public officials, much like the Golden Rule, is based in large part on who has the gold. And apparently, if you are ap...
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Demon fans everywhere hoping for win over Florida
The Northwestern State University basketball team’s dramatic victory over Stephen F. Austin last weekend to win the Southland Conference championship and a spot in the NCAA Tournament resonated far...
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NPD arrests 15-year-old for calling threats to Natchitoches Central
Natchitoches Police Dept. detectives arrested a 15-year-old black juvenile Friday morning and charged him with making three calls to Natchitoches Central threatening to blow up the school. Capt. Br...
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Lakeview
Lakeview High School announces its 2012-13 Boys and Girls State Representatives. This is both an honor of academic achievement and a fun opportunity for all those chosen. The applicants went throug...
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Mayor appoints Tricentennial committee
The City of Natchitoches and Mayor Lee Posey have established a Steering Committee to lead the Tricentennial Celebration slated for 2014. The City of Natchitoches is leading the celebration with ma...
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City featured in state magazine
Natchitoches is featured in the March/April edition of La. Kitchen & Culture magazine. By Jyl Benson, the 12-page spread covers local attractions and restaurants located in the Historic District an...
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