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Registration open for testing
Registration is open for private and approved home study programs wanting to take the LEAP/GEE tests. LEAP Tests — Grades 4 and 8 students must score Basic or above on either the LEAP English Langu...
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COA director hopeful funding will come through for center
Council of Aging Director Alice Barrios says things are looking good for funding to build a new center on Keyser Avenue. Some $925,000 is included in House Bill 2 passed by the Legislature that is ...
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Captains hoping to capture football season ticket holders; will be calling you soon
The NSU football season “ticket masters” are hitting the community this week to reach potential fans to fill Turpin Stadium for the kickoff game in August. During a strategy meeting Monday, campaig...
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FLASH board members build community coalition to support Sports Museum

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Migrant Summer Program teaches students through classroom, enrichment, field trips
Students and staff from the Migrant Summer School Program on the L.P. Vaughn campus attended a field trip at Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Center June 4. Students, from grades Pre-Kindergar...
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School Employee Pep Rally Committee will meet
The Natchitoches Parish School Employee Pep Rally Committee will meet June 13 at 5 p.m. at the Natchitoches Parish School Media Center. For more information, contact Carl Means Sr. at 352-9102.
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Weather damage occurs June 6

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City Council will have long agenda at meeting
The City Council will meet June 10 at 5:30 p.m. to offer final votes on adopting the Mileage Rate for the 2013 tax year. The council will introduce two ordinances: •Demolishing unsafe buildings •Aw...
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Grandkids enjoy unusual, yet beautiful blooms in grandparent's garden

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Central office gets 2 new supervisors; Parks principal
Supt. of Schools Derwood Duke announced three appointments at the school board meeting Tuesday. They are George Parks Principal Stephanie Williams, Supervisor of High Schools Felicia Pinkney and Su...
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Cookin' on the Cane BBQ Cookoff winners receive awards
Stanley Ferguson and his sons, Andy left, and Randall, right, won the Peoples Choice award at the Jaycee Cookin’ on the Cane BBQ Cookoff June 1. Their team name is Poland Pitmasters. Other Peoples ...
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Lil’ Wayne will perform at family day, trail ride
The Thurman D. Miller Youth Foundation presents the Family Day and Trail Ride Saturday, June 15 at Turner’s Place in Bermuda. The proceeds from the event will help sponsor youth attending the Youth...
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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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