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Early voting to begin for Natchez Mayor’s race
Registrar of Voters Debbie Waskom announces that early voting for the general election scheduled for Saturday, May 3 will begin this week. The election for the Mayor of Natchez is on the ballot. Ea...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board selects 5 Superintendent candidates
An executive session of the School Board ended with a naming of top candidates for the Superintendent position. The Board expected to choose five candidates to invite back for a second interview bu...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families find hope, free care at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
“Until Wes got sick, there’s no telling how many times I saw a St. Jude’s logo or commercial and didn’t realize how important it is,” Sonya Rollo says. The research hospital serves children with ca...
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Teen with cancer finds strength in people
“I hit an over-the-fence home run last year. Didn’t even realize it! I made the hit, rounded the base and started looking for the ball, and the umpire is just motioning to go ahead, keep running.” ...
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Bacteria, backflow prompts state to order new rules for water meter maintenance
Naegleria fowleri has moved from flesh to pocketbooks. An ordinance introduced at the City Council meeting Monday, April 14 presented stringent standards that could affect prices related to municip...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dual enrollment fosters dreams beyond graduation
As high school juniors and seniors near graduation, making the transition from high school to college level coursework becomes a very important issue. An effective way to help make this transition ...
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CASA speaker to highlight character tonight
A child, born premature to an alcohol and drug-addicted teenager who traded sex for substances, removed from his home and placed in foster care. According to statistics and stereotypes, chances are...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Court lists April criminal docket with names of those pleading guilty, being sentenced
The following cases appeared on the City Court criminal arraignment docket for April 7: Frank Bailey Jr., loud music, dismissed. Denesha R. Bernstine, theft by shoplifting, pled guilty, sentence of...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts Gala is ‘wonderful evening’ of entertainment
Members of the Department of Creative and Performing Arts at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts returned to the Manship Theater in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, April 1, for its Arts Ga...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSMSA students place 3rd at science Olympiad
Over 200 middle and high school students competed in Region III Science Olympiad on the Bossier Parish Community College campus. Twenty-three challenging team events kept the students and spectator...
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Terrific Kids at Cloutierville
The Kiwanis Club recognized Terrific Kids in March at Cloutierville Elementary/Jr. High. On first row from left are Joseph McDowell, Tatum Kay, JaBore Jefferson, Cameron Sarpy and Brad Collard. On ...
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Marthaville school names honor roll students
Marthaville Elementary and Junior High School principal, Terry Williams, announces the honor roll students for the third nine weeks. Principal’s Honor Roll Fourth Grade: Avery Broadway, Alyssa John...
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Washington Post columnist names LSMSA 1 of 23 top performing high schools
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts has been recognized as one of the 23 top-performing high schools with elite students in the nation by the Washington Post. Jay Mathews, an educa...
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Employer seminar
There will be an employer seminar May 8 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Natchitoches Arts Center. Check-in time is from 8-8:30 a.m. and the seminar will begin at 9 a.m. Speakers will discuss an overv...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City will hire consultant to advocate early education
The declaration of Week of the Young Child to Gilen Norwood’s at the City Council meeting Monday, April 14 prompted Posey to announce the hiring of an early childhood consultant by June 1. The City...
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Medical Center congratulates award winners
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC) held a reception April 8 to recognize those outstanding associates who exemplify the hospital’s core values of dignity, integrity, compassion, excellence...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medical info only a click away
The Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Web site, at www.natchitocheshospital.org, provides users with a wealth of reliable health and wellness information. Users can learn more about the medical ...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Date, bounty set for Barge Parade
“Flowers and Showers” Lighted Barge Parade gives participants the chance to show off and win cash Saturday, April 26. Sponsored by the Tri-Centennial celebration, a $500 cash prize is incentive for...
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City leaders take ‘gold’ standard in campaign against litter
Twenty-five bags of trash were collected by community leaders at the inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event, hosted by Keep Natchitoches Beautiful and sponsored by Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB),...
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Seminar to teach tools, technology
Looking for a way to transform everyday products into therapeutic tools? Assistive Technology of Northwest Louisiana will present Trash to Treasures Wednesday, April 23 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. a...
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