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Junked up yards cause health risks and ruin community cleanliness
Residents and City Council members debated what the definition of “acceptable junk” is on private property before it becomes a public health issue at the City Council meeting Monday. Randy Chambers...
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Demons lend late night help to Food Pantry
The commitment by Northwestern State student athletes to community service extends to urgent late night calls for help. A handful of Demon football players were expecting to go through voluntary mo...
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More services available for veterans
Veterans health services are available in rural areas of North Louisiana, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas through Volunteers of America of North Louisiana.  Volunteers of America, based in Shreve...
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Youth places in FFA horse show in Lake Charles
Jon T. “Tucker” Henderson, of Natchitoches Parish, placed in three competitions at the 46th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 7-11 at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles. Hende...
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Technical college gets funding for workforce development
As the New Year begins, Northwest Louisiana Technical College prepares to invest the $1.6 million dollars it has been awarded to promote workforce development efforts in our region. The new dollars...
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Farmers hear Louisiana crops still have good potential
By Bruce Schultz   ALEXANDRIA– Louisiana’s corn, cotton and soybean crops still have the potential to be above average this year, but because of the weather, don’t expect any record yields, LSU AgC...
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Physician joins staff at rural clinic in Campti
Joseph A. “Jay” Badeaux III, M.D., received his BS from La. State University in 1987 and his MD from La. State Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 1991. He performed an internship in general s...
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Seniors can get Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a convenient way for those 60 and older to get a nutritious meal, free, Monday through Friday form 11 a.m. until noon. Natchitoches Council on Aging Nutrition Director Shelby Gra...
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Art Guild features artists for July, prepares for Juried Competition
By Char White Natchitoches Art Guild It’s moving time again in the Natchitoches Art Gallery where works on display make way for new exhibits. Summer is different, as the works on display in the mai...
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Resident pours love into popping bug creations
By Essie Hullaby Burley Johnson has lived in Natchitoches for 45 years. He is the president of the Cane Country Fly Casters, a local fly fishing club. His goal is to bring fly-fishing back to the C...
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Just Talkin’
JT is not surprised to hear that the Parish Council, in an informal poll, decided not to call for a tax proposition on the October ballot. Taxes are seldom popular issues but most certainly not in ...
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Disaster declaration made for Natchitoches Parish
President Barack Obama made a disaster declaration for Natchitoches Parish Monday. Other parishes receiving federal aid after the severe storms and flooding May 18 through June 20 include Bossier, ...
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Help identify youngsters in photo
Two people called to help identify the youngsters who turned out for a clinic featuring Archie Manning. It was a precusor to the Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State University that attracted ...
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Fort Polk to begin vetting visitors
Beginning Aug. 1, visitors to Fort Polk must be vetted at the Visitors Center, located adjacent to the main gate on Louisiana Avenue.  Each visitor will be issued an access control credential. Base...
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Community rallies to clean up Campti

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NPD will remove junked vehicles
The Natchitoches Police Department will begin enforcing the Abandoned Property Ordinance that contains provisions for removing junk or abandoned vehicles according to Chief Micky Dove. The ordinanc...
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Storm snaps utility poles in Natchez
Sixteen SWEPCO linemen, off duty and heading home for the day, responded to the scene of a power outage Thursday at 4:26 p.m. They worked until midnight to replace the poles and restore power to th...
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Water treatment method to change for three weeks
The City of Natchitoches will hold a public hearing Monday, July 13 at 6 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street to discuss the change in method for drinking water treatment to take p...
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School board passes tax millages
The school board passed a resolution Thursday that set the tax millages and will allow the assessor to issue tax notices for 2015. That amounts to approximately $8.8 million. At the meeting Thursda...
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Work begins on South Drive three-lane expansion
Mayor Lee Posey, City and DOTD officials met Monday to discuss the South Drive expansion project. Work began July 6, because the construction company wasn’t able to access the site while the City p...
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