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Army Pfc. Manotas completes basic
 Army Pfc. Jordan M. Manotas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  Manotas is the son of Rafael Manotas of Larry Lane, Winder, Ga., and brother of Joshua Manotas...
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Ambulance tax early voting underway
Starting this week, voters can help ensure Natchitoches Parish continues to have access to quality ambulance service. Early voting began March 23 for a parish-wide proposition to renew a millage fo...
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Cancer volunteer lobbying to prevent cuts to breast cancer screening
Team captains and members of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Natchitoches Parish were advised by a volunteer of the Society’s advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Ac...
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Ambulance tax early voting underway
Early voting on the parish-wide proposition, hospital service district millage continuation, through Saturday at the Registrar of Voters Office on first floor of the Natchitoches Parish Courthouse....
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Parish resident dies in wreck Sunday
A Natchitoches woman died in a three-car collision Sunday afternoon March 24. Melinda McClung died when the car in which she was riding was struck head-on on US Hwy. 84 east of La. Hwy. 1226 near t...
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Neighbors compromise to settle zoning dispute; Council will honor ‘Joe’
The main order of business at the City Council meeting Monday was Matthew Ellefson’s appeal requesting a review of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s decision March 5 that denied his application ...
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OCS will take energy applications first come, first serve April 1
Parish of Natchitoches Office of Community Services (OCS) announces the availability of funds dedicated to assist low income households with their energy payments in Natchitoches Parish. All applic...
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Ricky Issac Jr. Memorial Cup

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Steak and Burger rescheduled
The Boys and Girls Club of El Camino Real will have a steak and burger dinner Thursday, April 18 at the Events Center. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be prov...
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February marriage licenses listed
Twenty couples applied for marriage licenses during February in Natchitoches. They were: Travis Mickeal Sibley and Rochelle Nicole McHenry Manuel Joseph Roque and Kettevon Suezet Triggs Travis Tram...
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Just Talkin’
The City Council will pay tribute to the late Joe Sampite´ Monday evening at 6 p.m. at the East Natchitoches recreation complex. You didn’t have to live in Natchitoches very long to know Joe’s part...
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Spring arrives downtown Saturday at Bloomin’
Bloomin’ on the Bricks will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 23 on the downtown riverbank in Natchitoches’ National Historic Landmark District. The event, which is being organized by t...
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Occupancy tax lagging as tourist commission sees declining revenue
Like the Natchitoches it promotes, the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission had lots of visitors at its Tuesday meeting, where community members and officials turned out to hear the commissioners...
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Award notes volunteer service support of employers serving National Guard, Reserve
Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, announced that Robert “Bob” Gillian, ESGR Central Louisiana area Chair was honored with...
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Parish Council approves appointments to vacancies, new committees
Parish President Rick Nowlin said he was pleasantly surprised at the number of people who volunteered to serve on several boards and hoped to use those who were not appointed in other capacities in...
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Commission approves signage to advertise auction of Front Street condominiums
The Natchitoches Historic District Commission meeting Monday, March 4 was all about signage. The National Auction Group was approved to place temporary signs at 780 Front St. advertising an auction...
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FUMC fundraiser is Saturday
First United Methodist Church, 411 Second St., Natchitoches will sponsor two fundraisers for the Relay for Life Team.    Gem Star of Houston will return with a full line of uniquely designed jewelr...
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Area students elected as CAR president, historian
Lyle Alford and Leah Swanstrom of Natchitoches were among the members of the Louisiana State Society Children of the American Revolution who met in Baton Rouge Saturday, Feb. 23. Alford was elected...
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NSU Pan-Hellenic Council recognizes black history with book
Northwestern State University’s Pan-Hellenic Council commemorated Black History Month by donating a book to NSU’s Eugene P. Watson Library.  “The Divine Nine:  The History of African American Frate...
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American Cancer Society recognizes IP Red River Mill for contributions
Relay for Life of Natchitoches Parish was recently honored to accept contributions from International Paper’s Red River Mill and members of Local 1331 United Steel Workers. The mill is an annual sp...
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