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Firemen conducting hydrant flow tests
The Natchitoches Fire Dept. will conduct flow tests on hydrants June 3-15. Acting Fire Chief Crit Miller said the tests are necessary to maintain the department’s Fire Protection Class 2 rating. Re...
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River unaffected by rain; at pool stage
Cane River Patrol Officer Betty Fuller said the rain Thursday didn’t have much of an effect on lake that now stands at pool stage of 98 MSL. The lake was at 97.6 MSL before the rain. The lake recei...
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Church will offer Jesus day camps
First United Methodist Church will offer a Jesus day camp for 4 and 5 year olds. Camps are 1 week long, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and run for 9 weeks starting June 10. The fee is $120 per wee...
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School board begins reorganization of student population for unitary plan
Seventh and eighth grade students who are enrolled at Fairview Alpha Elementary Jr. High will attend Lakeview High School in the fall Supt. Derwood Duke announced Tuesday at a school board meeting....
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21st Century grant wins nearly $1 million for after-school activities
Cloutierville principal Sharon French couldn’t be more excited after learning her school will have 21st Century grant money in the fall to implement after-school activities that she believes are vi...
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Wind gusts cause heavy damage to trees
Strong, flash flood producing thunderstorms rumbled across portions Natchitoches Parish causing heavy rainfall, power outages and fallen tree limbs Thursday morning.  A wind gust of 38 miles per ho...
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Jindal signs House, Senate bills into law
BATON ROUGE - , Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 90.  Ho...
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Community Care drills for disaster, evacuations
The Natchitoches Community Care Center conducted a mock Disaster Drill June 5 at 10 a.m. Mandates from the Department of Health and Hospitals requires that an evacuation or a sheltering drill be co...
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Provencal student collects awards

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Weaver will register new and enrolled students
M.R. Weaver Elementary School will register students Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. All parents/guardians must come to their child’s school and complete a registration packet. Parents will be inf...
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Class will focus on low-impact water exercises
A water aerobics class will be offered June 4-28 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education. Water aerobics is a workout that consists of simple low-impac...
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Small businesses can text for disaster prep
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center has launched a statewide mobile emergency alert system that delivers immediate updates via SMS text messaging to help small businesses prepare for hu...
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Small businesses can text for disaster prep
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts and the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce invite rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students to spend a week involved in hands-on and team learn...
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Renovations will begin on Front St. condos
Renovations will begin at the condominiums located on the corner of Front Street in downtown Natchitoches, June 10-14. During the renovation process, the section of parking spaces in front of the b...
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Group, private swim lessons are for all ages
Northwestern State University’s Aquatics Program announces swimming and water exercise sessions at the NSU Rec Complex pool this summer. Learn To Swim classes will be held Tuesday through Friday in...
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Workers hoist monument at Ben Johnson

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Parish planners OK shooting range plan for City police
Natchitoches Police Chief Micky Dove outlined plans for a new shooting range Monday at the Parish Planning Commission meeting. Dove sought approval of the site plan for the range since it must meet...
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Public can help make mosaics
As a tribute to Natchitoches' Tri-Centennial Celebration, a New Orleans artist will paint and display history like no other. Stephan Wanger is a self-taught artist who channels his creative energy ...
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Kids can fish, cast, compete with rangers at Anderson Pond
The Kisatchie Ranger District will sponsor its Kids Fishing Event at Anderson Pond Saturday June 8. Children ages 2-12 can fish. Registration will from 6-8:45 a.m. with fishing and casting contests...
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Registration for library program ends today, Thursday
Natchitoches Parish Library reminds teens ages 11 – 17 “Beneath the Surface” is the theme for the library’s Louisiana Teen Reading Program. For six weeks, programs will be held every Thursday, June...
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