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Fire Dept. to test hydrants
Natchitoches Fire Department personnel will conduct fire hydrant flow tests during the month of May. Be advised that flowing the hydrants may result in temporary water discoloration.  “We are sorry...
May 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council considers adoption of plumbing code
Discussion of City contributions to the Natchitoches Grand Hotel and possible changes in the sanitary code dominated the City Council meeting Monday, April 28. Approval of the $2 million bond as ba...
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Public invited to NSU, Grambling search for Pres.
The presidential search committees for Grambling State University and Northwestern State University will hold meetings and public forums next week.  The Northwestern State University Presidential S...
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Everybody deserves a smile: School brings oral health to campus
“Change comes one generation at a time, and we can start in the walls of this building,” stated Jeff Tarant, CEO of CHRISTUS Health Central Louisiana. Pediatricians, dentists, school nurses, electe...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City financing of downtown hotel is a ‘go’
“Housekeeping” sums up the Monday, March 28 City Council meeting. The atmosphere was genial as members finalized such projects as the Natchitoches Grand Hotel. David Wolf, counsel for Adams and Ree...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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All smiles as students at L. P. Vaughn Elementary and Middle exceed expectations, win tickets

Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sale the Trail deals and steals slated for weekend
Consumer warriors, collectors and innocent bystanders can enjoy a weekend of shopping amidst beautiful scenery and enjoy the unique attractions of many communities at the El Camino Sale on the Trai...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planting for the Future
Sisters of Alpha Kappa Alpha plant a crepe myrtle Friday, April 25 in support of Arbor Day and as one of many service activities. Northwestern State University is a member of Tree Campus USA, a nat...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer Splash
The City of Natchitoches will host Summer Splash Thursday, May 1 from 4-6 p.m. at the Events Center. Summer Splash is an informational fair that highlights summer activities throughout the city and...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skinner selected as Parish Superintendent
After weeks of deliberation, the search for a Superintendent reached a temporary stall Tuesday, March 29. School Board members had to vote three times before a candidate, Jesse Skinner, received th...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials report progress on long-anticipated El Camino East West Corridor
A commitment for funding to buy right-of-way and relocate utilities for a 4-lane highway from Interstate 49 to Hagewood signals progress in a long-range project. J.W. Scarborough, a member of the E...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Screen for wellness
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center will host a Community Wellness Day Thursday, May 1 from 7-10 a.m. in the Listach Conference Room. The cost is $20 for They screenings for triglycerides, cholest...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plan for Today
8 a.m. – noon Cane River Green Market on the downtown riverbank 10 a.m. Revolutionary War Grave Marking Ceremony at the American Cemetery. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Choctaw Apache Tribe of Ebarb Pow Wow, 217 ...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Board to make final Supt. decision Tuesday
“The transparency you’re displaying here is a feather in your cap,” attorney Bob Hammond assured School Board members as they prepared to vote for the next Natchitoches Parish Superintendent. The B...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday activities celebrate the past, present
*Revolutionary War Grave Marking Ceremony, 10 a.m. The Natchitoches chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will place a bronze marker on the grave of the Revolutionary War Patriot Remy Lamb...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green Market to open with fresh food, cooking demos, live music, money match, zumba
The Cane River Green Market will open its 2014 season on Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m.-noon. Natchitoches’ local farmer’s market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, live musical entertai...
Apr 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney announces candidacy for judge
Natchitoches attorney Robert Owsley formally launched his campaign April 24 for District Judge in Division ‘A’ of the 10th Judicial District Court. Owsley spoke to a crowd of supporters on the step...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parish joins coalition of Gulf Coast tourism agencies with online travel guide, maps
Tourism professionals hope to lure visitors from the Gulf coast to the inlands, serving up a buffet of deliciously regional delights in the form of geo and technological tourism. Geotourism is tour...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grants target Main Street property improvement
The Louisiana Main Street Program is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 Redevelopment Incentive Grants to encourage revitalization of historic downtown commercial properties in designated Mai...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum to explore Hayride archives
Beginning in the late 1940s, Shreveport’s Louisiana Hayride radio program helped launch the careers of some of the biggest names in music history, including Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Elvis Pre...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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