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Family history portrayed on the big screen
Provencal resident Donnie Knight will see his family history featured in a motion picture set to hit theaters March 11, 2016. Filming through Louisiana, “The Free State of Jones” tells the story te...
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L.P. Vaughn’s fine arts academy receives praise
Establishing a fine arts academy at L.P. Vaughn seemed an improbable task but not an impossible one to Danny VonKanel. Having just finished a talent show at the school last week that showcased the ...
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Education records will be shredded
The Natchitoches Special Education Department, in accordance with state guidelines, will destroy all special education records of former students born Jan. 1, 1989 through Dec. 31, 1989. These reco...
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Lt. Governor to promote tourism in Natchitoches
Arlene Gould, director of the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (NACVB) and board member Eddie Harrington accepted a proclamation from the Council declaring May 2-10 as National Trav...
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Stamey candidate for Natchitoches Clerk of Court
David Stamey, a local business owner, realtor and member of the Natchitoches City Council, on Thursday formally announced his candidacy for the office of Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court. The vac...
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Routine items on School Board agenda
There appear to be routine items on the Natchitoches Parish School Board agenda for the committee meeting Tuesday, May 5. Items will be for discussion Tuesday with votes to come at the meeting Thur...
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Enter ‘Christmas in Natchitoches’ poster contest
Artists are being sought to design the Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster. The theme for the poster is “Christmas in Natchitoches.” Artists who would like to enter the contest should submit a d...
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School recognizes 'First Class' faculty and staff
Natchitoches Magnet selected four “First Class” faculty and staff members for January who received a framed certificate of appreciation and a basket full of their favorite treats. From left are Eli...
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Help Natchitoches win travel contest
Natchitoches is a nominee in USA Today’s latest 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest.  An expert panel selected Natchitoches as one of 20 contenders for the “Best Southern Small Town” categ...
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Endowed scholarship fund to Tennessee college will carry name of alumnus Tom Murchison
By Tim Ellsworth, Associate vice president for university communications JACKSON, Tenn. — On a cool day in March, a small group of close-knit family members gathered on Union University’s campus to...
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NRMC announces grant recipients
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation announced its grant recipients. Grants are awarded to non-profit organizations who promote healthy lifestyles and education to the community. The...
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Bank customers excited over Kisatchie quarter
Employees at Exchange Bank have witnessed their customers’ excitement to purchase the newly released Kisatchie quarters. The design features a wild turkey in flight over blue stem grass with long l...
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Animal rescue group members attend U.S. Animal Shelter Expo in New Orleans
Members of local animal rescue groups, Sabine Animal Shelter, City of Natchitoches Animal Control, Sabine Humane Society and the Natchitoches Humane Society, attended the Humane Society of the Unit...
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Groups push for museum in train depot
“If you can find the money I’m sure you’ll find a lot of support,” said Councilman David Stamey regarding the transformation of the train depot into an African American history museum. Ed Ward Jr. ...
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Kids sign up for Kids Club at Green Market
The Cane River Green Market features children’s activities including a Kids Club. Children ages 12 and under can sign up for the Kids Club and will receive a market passport and $10 in tokens to sp...
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Teacher uses lesson on growing flowers to involve parents in students’ project
Fairview Alpha Elementary Pre-K learned about the earth and why we need to take special care of it.  The students learned the importance of recycling and reducing waste to improve our planet.  At t...
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Office of Community Services offers assistance with energy costs to low income households
Natchitoches Parish Office of Community Services (OCS) announces the availability of funds dedicated to assist low-income households with their energy payments in Natchitoches Parish. All applicati...
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Gov. Jindal appoints Natchitoches Parish resident to Drainage District Board of Commissioners
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Terry Sklar to the Natchitoches Levee and Drainage District Board of Commissioners. Sklar, of Natchitoches, is the president of SFC Contract Services,...
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Registration needed for conservation workshop in Winnfield
Trailblazer Resource, Conservation and Development and partners will be conducting a Forestry Best Management Practice (BMP) Workshop at the Winn Parish Library in Winnfield Friday, May 1 from 8:30...
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Events
Events and meetings that appear in this column are open to the public. The Natchitoches City Corvette Club will meet Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at Maglieaux’s on the Cane in Natchitoches. If intereste...
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