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Critical care technician is Associate of Month

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Licensed electricians can brighten up career with trade workshop, learn changes to code
The City Planning Department will hold an electrical trade workshop for licensed electricians today, Thursday, April 4 at 5 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second St. The purpos...
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Community Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Saint Matthew School Community Association will have a fish fry Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m.03 p.m. Dinners are $10 and include drinks. F...
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Scholarship established in memory of late deputy
A scholarship has been established at the Northwestern State University Foundation in memory of Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s deputy and NSU alumnus Ricky Issac Jr., who died in an on-duty automobi...
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NSU students place at NATS competition
Five NSU students won first place at the Louisiana competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing held at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Eleven students under voice faculty ...
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NSU Panhellenic Council wins award in Atlanta
Northwestern State University’s Panhellenic Council received the Recognized Achievement in Community Service Award from the Southeastern Panhellenic Association at its annual meeting in Atlanta. No...
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NSU art student creates coloring book for Briarwood, Caroline Dorman Preserve
A Northwestern State University art student used her talents as an illustrator to produce a children’s coloring book for Briarwood, the Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve near Saline.  Courtney Hawkin...
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Just Talkin’
Supt. of Schools Derwood Duke provided a moment of laughter at the school board meeting recently. The discussion was whether to allow corporal punishment and school board member Tommy Melder was as...
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SWEPCO crews roll in to restore service after storm damage Sunday
Severe thunderstorms with winds exceeding 65 mph moved through four of SWEPCO’s five Districts on Sunday – Texarkana, Longview, Shreveport and the Valley – causing extensive damage and outages to a...
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Natchitoches in Bloom at Easter

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Sequestration affecting park service
The effects of the federal budget sequestration have reached Natchitoches; at least they did at the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission (NHDDC) meeting last Thursday. Because of b...
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Baptism renewal service at Beau Jardin set for Easter Sunday
First United Methodist Church will hold its annual Easter Vigil on the downtown riverbank at Beau Jardin at 6:30 a.m., March 31.  The Easter Vigil follows the Biblical story from the Creation to th...
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Dallas sheriff lauds retiree for 30 years
West Tower Jail Commander Kelvin Fowler, of Natchitoches, was recently recognized by the Dallas County Commissioners Court for his dedicated service. He was presented with a retirement resolution f...
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Selective Service recognizes 10 years of service
Lionel Dawson Sr. was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for 10 years of service to the Selective Service System. Although there is no active draft, Dawson said the local draft board reviews cas...
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Parish Council groups to meet
The Natchitoches Parish Development Advisory Commission will meet Monday, April 1 in the board room of Exchange Bank on Front Street. It is open to the public. The Natchitoches Parish Personnel Adv...
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City will sell barbecue for Relay for Life team
The City of Natchitoches will host two fundraisers for their Relay for Life Team benefiting the American Cancer Society. Mayor Posey, City Council members, and City Department heads will serve barb...
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Businesses get tax licenses in January
The Natchitoches Tax Commission released the January new business list for the City. IHOP, 5119 University Parkway. Cane River Firearms, William Rush, 1001 Parkway Drive. Lane Burroughs Baseball LL...
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NCHS Booster Club will sell barbecue
The NCHS Booster Club will sell barbecue sack lunches Friday, April 5 at the practice field from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. for $6. Additional sandwiches will cost $2. Club members will deliver for orders of f...
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Parish planners meet Monday at courthouse
There will be four items on the agenda when the Natchitoches Planning Commission meets Monday, April 1 at 5 p.m. in the parish council meeting room on second floor of the Natchitoches Parish Court ...
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9-1-1 Commission gets update on communications facility
In the Tuesday meeting of the parish emergency agencies, it was encouraging that the Natchitoches Parish Communications District could do just that—communicate. 9-1-1 Director Willis Carter updated...
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