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Food Service employees attend School Nutrition Conference
Natchitoches Parish School Food Service employees attended the 62nd annual School Nutrition Association of Louisiana (SNAL) Conference in Baton Rouge June 9-11. Daisy Rachal and the late Charles Br...
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Work on South Drive to begin, meeting set for Monday
Mayor Lee Posey and the City of Natchitoches will host a public meeting with an update to roadway improvements on La. 1 Business at the intersection of Royal Street Monday, July 6 from 5–7 p.m. at ...
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Clerk office issues same sex marriage license
Clerk of Court Louie Bernard said Monday afternoon that his office was ready to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples immediately. Louisiana clerks-of-court were first poised to adhere to a 2...
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Effects of Red River flooding felt by farming community
Over 30,000 acres of farmland and 4,000 head of cattle were affected by flood waters after the Red River crested at Grand Ecore June 13-14 at 42 feet, according to Randall Mallette, an assistant ex...
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Just Talkin...
JT was driving home last Wednesday as Gov. Bobby Jindal was announcing that he will run for president and the speech was being carried live on FOX News radio. JT immediately noticed that the Govern...
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Foundation to meet July 14
The Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation Inc. will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the MLK Recreation Center, 660 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The meeting is open to the public.
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Enjoy fireworks responsibly
Everyone enjoys fireworks, especially in the festive Fourth of July season. The Cane River Waterway Commission reminds boaters that vessels are required to be behind designated safety zone areas on...
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Law enforcement pushes statewide presence for Fourth of July holiday
Motorists through the state will notice a heightened law enforcement presence for the July 4 holiday. Officers will work overtime to save lives by enforcing Louisiana’s DWI laws and removing impair...
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School Board to meet July 9
A public meeting will be held July 9, at 5 p.m. in the Board room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board’s Central Office, located at 310 Royal Street, to adopt millage rates for the tax year 2015.
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Vitter, Cox and Edwards plan visits
U.S. Sen. David Vitter will visit the La. Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, at 1:45 p.m. State Rep. Kenny Cox and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John Bel Edwards, will hold a post-session wrap town ha...
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Public meeting to discuss Hwy. 1 south project
Mayor Lee Posey and the City of Natchitoches will host a public meeting with an update to roadway improvements on La. 1 Business at the intersection of Royal Street Monday, July 6 from 5–7 p.m. at ...
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Landfills to close for Fourth of July holiday
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin announces that Parish Solid Waste facilities will be closed in observance of Independence Day, including the Parish Landfill located at 4597 Highway 1 Nort...
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Celebration on the Cane set for Saturday
The City of Natchitoches will celebrate Independence Day at Celebration on the Cane Saturday, July 4 on the downtown riverbank. The annual Fourth of July Celebration will feature a patriotic Cane R...
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Humane Society gets visit from fellow organization
The Union Parish Humane Society visited the Natchitoches Humane Society’s Happy TAILS facility on a fact finding mission for their Sheriff. This group of volunteers is working on solutions for the ...
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Magnet wins at Quiz Bowl
Natchitoches Magnet Quiz Bowl Teams competed and won the parish quiz bowl tournament. The 7th and 8th grade quiz bowl team members kneeling from left are Funki Adeleye, Mali Simmons, Zane Harper an...
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Author speaks to LSMSA students
A guest speaker visited a pre-Civil War American history class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Friday, June 19. Payne Williams, a local attorney, wrote a book called “The...
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Students acheive perfect attendance
Brother and sister Aaron and Shelby Savel had 20 years of perfect attendance between them. Aaron graduated from Lakeview High in May with 11 years and Shelby finished her freshman year with 9 years...
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Cane River Waterway Commission completes Parish school project
Cane River Waterway Commission Patrol Officer Betty Fuller visited fifth graders through Natchitoches Parish. They learned about life jacket safety with a focus on first aid and what to do in case ...
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Help identify old photos
That’s a really young Archie Manning in the middle of the kids and that’s a really young Maxwell Thomas kneeling at left. We’re hoping our readers will be able to identify the rest of the youngster...
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Man dies in 1-car accident
A single vehicle crash killed a man from Boyce Sunday, June 28  around 8 p.m. on Interstate 49 near the Natchitoches and Rapides parishes line. A 2014 Ford Mustang, driven by Bryan J. Chauvin, 48, ...
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