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Potential financial disaster looming with school board’s failure to adopt taxes
The Natchitoches Parish School Board failed to renew tax millage at its meeting Thursday sparking a possible financial disaster that could cripple the public education system. At issue was renewal ...
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Loss of personnel imminent without taxes
As a result of the failed adoption of the 2015 millage rates at the regular meeting June 4, the Natchitoches Parish School Board will now have to re-advertise to host a public meeting July 9 to att...
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State and City officials determine plan of action for rising flood waters
State and Parish Officials met at the Natchitoches Regional Airport June 3 to discuss what preparations are necessary if the floodwaters in the Parish continue to rise as the Red River reaches its ...
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Torch Run lights flame of hope
Law enforcement officers, including the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches City Police Department, Natchitoches Parish Detention Center, Louisiana State Police Troop E, Adult Probat...
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Rededication of taxes for road maintenance would be possible with vote of the people
Parish President Rick Nowlin said Thursday in an email that he is hesitant to propose a rededication of existing taxes such as those that support the library, government buildings and health unit. ...
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Councilwoman attends Women’s Health Day Retreat
Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow, who represents District 3 attended the Women’s Health Day Retreat entitled “Health Women Make Healthy Communities” in Baton Rouge. The retreat was to celebrate women, we...
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Hospital hands out employee awards
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center recognized the hard work and dedication of its 635 associates during hospital week with a banquet at the NSU Recreation Complex. Service awards were presented t...
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Juneteenth Festival scheduled for June 20
The Juneteenth Festival sponsored by the Black Heritage Committee will be Saturday, June 20 at the Natchitoches Arts Center. It will be a family friendly event with no admission and will begin at 1...
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Voters League meeting set
The Natchitoches Parish Voters and Civic League will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. at the Old North Street Day Care Center across from the Winnfield Memorial Funeral Home. Annual membership dues a...
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Sheriff adds extra patrols in flooded areas
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. assigned extra patrols of areas of Natchitoches Parish affected by the potential flooding of Red River Friday, June 5. These deputies will be assigned t...
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School board calls special meeting
There will be a special-called meeting of the Natchitoches Parish School Board on Monday, June 8, at 5 p.m. in the Board Room of the Central Office of the Natchitoches Parish School Board Office.
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La Capitol donates to Sports Hall of Fame
La Capitol Federal Credit Union presented a symbolic check for $12,000 to the La. Sports Hall of Fame Foundation June 1. The credit union will sponsor the welcome reception June 25 at Maglieux’s on...
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City Council will meet Monday
The City Council will meet Monday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Natchitoches Arts Center. The pre-meeting begins at 5 p.m. when the council discusses non-agenda items. Agenda items include: Rezoning ...
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Ag Secretary monitoring Red River flooding
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is monitoring the Red River and the impact it will have on the Shreveport area. According to the National Weather Service, the Red River ...
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Sports Hall of Fame Induction set for June 25-27
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction will be June 25-27 in Natchitoches. The events include: •Thursday: Welcome reception, Natchitoches open to the public at no charge •Friday: Gold tourname...
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Library will have summer reading program for teens
Kids up to 12 can visit the Natchitoches Parish Library to participate in the “Every Hero has a Story” Louisiana Summer Reading Program, a weekly program that includes entertainment by professional...
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Library will have summer reading program for teens
Natchitoches Parish Library are inviting teens ages 11 – 17 to “Unmask” this summer for the library’s official Louisiana Teen Reading Program. Six weeks of programs, activities, and literacy will m...
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Heritage tours are free on Fridays
Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) and Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site announce the creation of a new, guided tour focusing on Colonial Natchitoches. Free to the public, the walki...
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Water pushes snakes into residences
High water in south Natchitoches Parish caused snakes to move around. On May 22 after 5 p.m., NPSO Deputy Charles Roge responded to reports of snakes in a residence in the 300 block of La. Hwy 495 ...
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Continued flooding prompts visit from state officials
Flood waters in the Red River valley region will recede very slowly, remaining above the flood stage through June, due to the water traveling downriver from the Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas regions...
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