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Jeepsters travel coast to coast
From dusty desert roads to gently sloping turnpikes, a group of antique car owners followers leader “Jeepster Jim” Vaccaro of East Palatka, Fla. coast to coast. The caravan of ten restored 1949-195...
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Tourist Commission to change grant methods
A full agenda greeted the Tourist Commission (TC) meeting Tuesday, March 25. Practicality was a theme as the TC discussed the possibilities and impossibilities of event support, pending legal matte...
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Weekend marked by charitable events
Rays of Sunshine Rays of Sunshine operators Lisa, Timothy and Grace Shaver of Coushatta know the power of animals to heal. Part petting zoo, part animal therapy, part favorite pastime, the Shavers ...
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Man sentenced for bankruptcy fraud
A 38-year-old Natchitoches man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for bankruptcy fraud. At a hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell handed down the sentence against Wesley A. Pa...
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Beware phone scams from automated callers asking for personnal information
An increasing number of banks and their customers in Louisiana are being targeted by a phone scam in which an automated caller tells customers their debit cards have been deactivated. If customers ...
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Fair will bring ‘lean’ message to preteens
A fun run, health screenings, games, safety lessons, prizes and snacks will mark the Kids’ Health Fest Friday, April 25 from 8 a.m.-noon. The theme is “Fit N’ Lean in 2014.” Events will take place ...
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Doc shares personal view of Affordable Care Act
Dr. Kathleen Kautz spoke to the Natchitoches Rotary Club about her views on the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare March 25. She has had an internal medicine practice in Natchitoches for 10 years. Ka...
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Phone line hopes to prevent mental health crises
It’s the difference between warm and hot, between turning down a dial and putting a full-fledged flame. “Our goal for the Louisiana Warmline is to offer support and talk through problems, thereby e...
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Philanthropist links funds, food collections
Philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein will match a portion of donations to hunger relief agencies across the nation, including the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.  Donations received during April cri...
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Food Bank partners with after school program
Kids Café, a program of the Central Louisiana Local Foods Initiative, is officially underway. The program, which is being led by the Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Central Louisiana Economic De...
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CENLA farm to eatery program will begin
Slots are open for farmers, restaurants and caterers to participate in a pilot food and business innovation program. The end goal is to build stronger economic relationships between Central Louisia...
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Green Market has space for registered, casual sellers with Community Table
The Natchitoches Main Street program is seeking vendors for the Cane River Green Market (CRGM) that opens Saturday, April 26. The market will operate on each Saturday through July 26 from 8 a.m.-no...
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Speaker discusses communication and evolution of language
Annmarie Sartor spoke to students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts about what communication is and what it isn’t; the evolution of our language and the delivery methods; Inte...
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Campti Museum calls for community support in covering expenses
Without access to utilities, telephone and Internet, the Campti Historic Museum needs community support for continued operations. The building is owned by the Natchitoches Parish Government and has...
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SWEPCO launches response to storm
Storm recovery for SWEPCO customers was basically over about noon Tuesday with cleanup operations underway according to SWEPCO spokesman Scott McCloud. “We are waiting on electricians to make final...
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LSMSA Senior gets early MIT admission
Katherine Prutz was advised to be alone when she read the letter from MIT, but she chose to ignore that advice and have her suitemates with her. I was like, no, it is okay for them to be here,” sai...
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Weyerhaeuser gives to gardens
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden has received a $20,000 donation from Weyerhaeuser through its Giving Fund for construction of a pavilion that will expand the Trees & Trails educational p...
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LSMSA students advance
Over 200 middle and high school students competed in Region III Science Olympiad on the Bossier Parish Community College campus. Twenty-three challenging team events kept the students and spectator...
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LSMSA gets LITE
Five students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts toured the Louisiana Immersive Technology Enterprise (LITE) Center in Lafayette March 27. The highlight of their tour was vir...
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Terrific Kids at Parks
Kiwanis Club member Anita Dubois visited Parks Elementary to recognize Terrific Kids for March. On first row from left are Jalisa Donaway, Christian Payton, Cajuana Bush, Cameron Johnson, Jaskyla W...
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