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City will close riverbank, lanes to traffic for Meat Pie Triathlon
The Meat Pie Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 29 in downtown Natchitoches. One of the state’s largest triathlons, over 250 competitors ages 14 to 84 are expected to compete in the Meat Pie ...
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Scarecrow contest and pumpkin glow offer chance to win prize
Crows on the Cane will return with a scarecrow contest sponsored by the Historic District Business Association (HDBA). Crows on the Cane will take place Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13 with an added feat...
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IP says Red River Mill ‘valuable and strategic part of company’ as Alabama plant closes
A spokesman for International Paper says the Red River Mill at Campti remains a valuable and strategic part of the company in light of IP’s announcement this week that the Courtland, Ala., mill is ...
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Back to School Bash is today
The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department will host a Back to School Bash today, Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Natchitoches City Park on Amulet Street. The Back to School Bash begins at ...
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Advance tickets available for Fall Tour of Homes
Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the Fall Pilgrimage on Oct. 11-13 in Natchitoches Parish. The tour showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these...
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Cox will detail ins, outs of Legislature
The non-partisan Cane River League of Women Voters will host an open town hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the arts center. Representative Kenny Cox will share an insider’s perspective...
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Volunteers can train in disaster response
Sheriff Victor Jones, director of the Natchitoches Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, will host a training for anyone who is interested in being a part of the Community ...
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Hospital foundation will award lifestyle grants
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation will accept applications until noon Monday, Nov. 4 for grants that will be arded bt the Foundtion. Grants are awarded for projects and programs t...
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La. Attorney Gen. joins bandwagon for tight regulation of e-cigarettes
By Mark Pratt, Associated Press BOSTON— Forty attorneys general, including La. AG Buddy Caldwell, sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own...
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Who’s Who at Northwestern State
Name: Krista Dowden Jenkins Title: Counselor in Disability Support & Tutoring/Instructor in Language & Communication Years at NSU: This is my first year as a Counselor in Disability Support & Tutor...
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Natives leave home to do mission work in South America

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Former resident takes helm of corrections association
Former Natchitoches Parish Police Jury and native, Todd Thomas has been named president of the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents, NAAWS. It is an organization that offers ne...
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Natchitoches Central principal lists names of students on honor roll for 1st 9 weeks
Principal Dale Skinner announces the Honor Roll for Natchitoches Central High School for the first grading period for term one. The Principal’s List consists of students who received a 4.0 grade po...
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Neighborhood stand against crime is Oct. 1
More than 15 neighborhoods and communities throughout Natchitoches parish will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Events will include guest speakers from law enforcement and fire...
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Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation issues call for wellness and healthy lifestyle related grants
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation will accept applications until noon Monday, Nov. 4. Grants are awarded for projects and programs that promote healthy lifestyle and wellness acti...
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Physical therapy offers hope to patients wishing for independence
When a patient receives a diagnosis that they will never walk again, physical therapists often work tirelessly to help them regain some mobility. Dexter Humphrey wants to help patients regain their...
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Council and citizens uneasy about Morrow’s ethics violations
Thurman Baptiste was on the agenda at the Sept. 23 City Council meeting to ask what options Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow has other than resigning. Baptiste and a group of Morrow’s constituents were a...
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Children experience walking tours on downtown Natchitoches

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What happens when ducks cross the street, they join a health club

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NPD Arrests
Natchitoches Police Chief Mickey Dove released the following arrests from Sept. 5-11: Catherine O’Con, 1313 St. John St., bank fraud Lakiesha Osborn, 205 Sykes Road, distribution controlled substan...
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