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East Natchitoches students named to honor roll
Principal Carolyn Benefield announces the honor roll for East Natchitoches Elementary/Jr. High. Fourth Grade Principal’s List: Demetrix Anthony, Anthony Moses, Tionne Sykes and Katelyn Victor. A Ho...
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Texas A&M former students, family members ‘muster’ to celebrate time-honored tradition
Former students at Texas A&M and family members met at Mama’s Blues Room for “Muster,” a tradition that began in 1883. Muster is a time set aside to honor Aggies who have died since the muster cere...
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Long files Senate bill to up state contribution to higher ed retirement
District 31 Sen. Gerald Long filed SB 16 on behalf of all higher education boards, at the request of the Board of Regents a statement from Long said Wednesday. SB 16 defines the “regular retirement...
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Fire chief announces retirement plans; stepping down after nearly 40 years in dept.
Chief Dennie C. Boyt will retire from the Natchitoches Fire Department May 1 after nearly 40 years of service with the department. Boyt began working with the Natchitoches Fire Dept. on Feb. 17, 19...
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Parish Council commissions will meet
The Parish Council Economic Development Advisory Commission will meet Monday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Exchange Bank Board Room on second floor. The Parish Council Advisory Commission on Person...
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Dedication ceremonies held for 'The Big John Evans Walk of Tradition'

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Feathered friends at Briarwood getting ready for long flights to nesting grounds
Dear friends, Today we watched our feathered friends getting ready for that long flight to their nesting grounds. I’m sure our resident birds will be glad to see them go. We saw more Pine Siskins t...
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Baby recovering from 2nd surgery
The family of Joseph Ryan has released an update on their son. Joseph was born Dec. 14, 2012, to Jeremie and Kathryn (Katie) Ryan and was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He is a pat...
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Leukemia patient in need of marrow transplant
There will be a marrow registry for the son of a Natchitoches couple during the Relay for Life Friday, April 26 on the NSU campus from 5:30-8 p.m.. Life Share Blood Center will conduct the marrow r...
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Northwestern State Calendar
Here is a look at the week of April 21-27 at Northwestern State University. April 21 –May 19– Early registration for summer semester. April 21 – Aug. 18 – Early registration for fall semester. Apri...
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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name:  Alan Pasch Title:  Executive Director of Student Union Life Years at NSU:  11 Job description:  I oversee Student Life, the Friedman Student Union, and university facility use. Why I like wo...
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Man dislikes her cats, in contact with ex-wife
Dear Annie: I’m a 70-year-old woman, still attractive and athletic. I have been dating “Sam,” age 74, for nearly three years. When we met online, I clearly stated that I wanted to get married in th...
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Bank of Montgomery sponsors CASA Awareness Social

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Chamber will create fund to support engineering, science, tech. curriculum
Recognizing the need for a strong, skilled workforce pipeline for business retention and expansion, the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce created the Chamber Education Fund to provide community...
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Student on All-Academic team
Ashley Kernaghan, a student at Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Sabine Valley and Natchitoches Campus, was named to the Phi Theta Kappa Louisiana All-Academic team. The La. Legislature recogn...
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Main Street grant applications available
Natchitoches Main Street is soliciting Redevelopment Incentive Grant applications from downtown commercial building or business owners. The Louisiana Main Street program offering two types of compe...
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Gov. Jindal appoints 2 to state boards
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced appointment of Shane Rasmussen, Ph.D., to the Louisiana Folklife Commission. Rasmussen, of Natchitoches, is the director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and an assistan...
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Allen-Marthaville bridge over Mayou’s Bayou closes; will remain closed indefinitely
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that the Allen-Marthaville Road Bridge over Mayou’s Bayou, located approximately one-fourth mile north of State Route LA-120, was closed to t...
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City will enforce street debris ordinance
In accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act (1972), the City of Natchitoches will begin strict enforcement of Section 28-1 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Natchitoches, which reads: “I...
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City  Council will consider chief-of-staff
The City Council will consider creating the position, chief of staff, and amending the 2012-2013 budget, at the meeting Monday. The following final votes for planning and zoning will allow: •Derric...
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