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National Guard will have open house
Alpha Troop 2-108th Cavalry will host an open house April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard armory at 500 Fairgrounds Road in Natchitoches.  The purpose of the event is to allow the loc...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vet Park estimates $30,000 cost of completion
The March meeting of the Natchitoches Parish Veterans and Memorial Park Committee focused on the third and final phase of construction and fund raising efforts to complete the project.   Bob Gillan...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Board to meet, discuss Supt. candidates
The Natchitoches Parish School Board will have a special called meeting Thursday, March 27 at 5 p.m. at the Central Office to consider several items pertaining to hiring a superintendent. The agend...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Hall tonight
There will be a town hall meeting Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Amulet. The meeting will take place in the church’s H. B. Barnum Family Life Center. Rev. Callihan, Mayor P...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Savings anticipated with extension for CLECO
An extension of the City’s energy contract with CLECO should result in a monthly savings of about $10 a month to utility customers. During the City Council meeting Monday, Director of Utilities Bry...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Temporary twinkle toes to dance for charity
Leaders in the community will give a toe-topping performance Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium on Northwestern State University campus. High profile citizens will dance ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Packed desks at meeting of School Board
“It takes a difference of opinion to make a good decision,” noted Natchitoches Parish School Board attorney John Guice. Citizens and community advocates filled the room Thursday, Feb. 20 for a meet...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Cheers Chiefs
The Natchitoches Central Chiefs celebrated their Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A title March 19 with a parade to the Cane River Lake riverbank with numerous fans and Natchitoche...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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From homes to ghosts to containers, Tour promises pick of city’s gardens
Ten of the most unique gardens in the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District will be opened to visitors for the Tri-Centennial Garden Tour. Co-sponsored by the Natchitoches Historic Found...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. The Brother’s Keepers Motorcycle Club Natchitoches Run will be Saturday May 3 starting at Cane River Bar & Grill. Registration starts at 9 ...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring arrives with Bloomin, Butterfly Release
Hanging baskets, daffodils and dozens of lawn and garden vendors will greet the spring festival Bloomin on the Bricks today from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on the downtown riverbank. Bloomin on the Bricks is fr...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSMSA hightails it to France
Six students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts traveled overseas for nine days during their Mardi Gras break to explore the historical sites of France and Italy. The student...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goldonna Honor Roll
Principal Kendria Sanders announces the honor roll Term 1 Marking Period 3 for Goldonna Elementary/Jr. High School and perfect attendance for the same period. Principal’s Honor Roll Third Grade: An...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Allergy remedies run the gamut
Natchitoches is beautiful in the spring. Trees are budding, spring flowers are blooming and warmer weather is welcome. However, these same signs also mean spring pollen is in the air and allergy su...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dept. Change
Natchitoches Times Publisher Lovan B. Thomas announces a change in the news department at the paper. Effective today, March 20, Amanda Franko-Tobin assumes the position of editor. Carolyn Roy was t...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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E-Lab picks up pennies for cause

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Local team qualifies for state quiz bowl at NSU
The State Quiz Bowl Tournament will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, March 22. Thirty-one teams will compete, including St. Mary’s in Division Four. The welcoming ceremony begins ...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewelry sale funds Relay
Libby Kirkland, left, and Shirley Starr, will be at First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches Friday and Saturday when the Relay for Life team has its jewelry fundraiser. The times are Friday f...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search for Supt. provokes debate, citizen committee
Tensions were high at a special School Board meeting called Tuesday, March 18. Attorney John Guice of Hammonds & Sills, the official legal counsel for Natchitoches Parish School Board, provided gui...
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Early voting begins Sat. for municipal primaries
Early voting begins Saturday, March 22 for the April 5 municipal primary election.Polling places open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. On the ballot will be: •Natchitoches City Council: District 3. (V...
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