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Poster contest extends deadline
The deadline for submissions for the Christmas Festival Poster contest is extended to July 10. The theme for the poster is “Christmas in Natchitoches.” Artists who would like to enter the contest s...
Jun 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission signs final road report for Parish Council
The state of the roads in Natchitoches Parish are fair to poor and deteriorating rapidly, according to the Natchitoches Parish Road Advisory Commission, an ad hoc commission appointed by Parish Pre...
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Couples buy marriage licenses to wed in May
The Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court issued out 34 marriage licenses in May: Akea Rachel Green to Erik Lamone Thompson Krisit Lyn Coolry to Christopher Allen Potter Elizabeth Ann Leszewski to Den...
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Cadets learn Americanism and ways to develop leadership during 7-day camp for AFJROTC
Lakeview’s top seven junior cadets graduated from the 2015 AFJROTC Cadet Leadership Course conducted at Louisiana Tech University June 6-13. The 7-day course allowed each cadet to learn Americanism...
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Reflections
Memories of old friends that have passed on never fade, and that’s bittersweet. The flashbacks can create both deep feelings of loss and at the same time warm and enjoyable recollections of convers...
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Police seek information on laptop burglary
The Natchitoches Police Department (NPD) is seeking information about a burglary the Natchitoches Parish School Board office on Royal Street in which 25 laptop computers valued at $25,000 were stol...
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School board will address tax rates
A public meeting will be held July 9, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board’s Central Office, located at 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457, to adopt mi...
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RoyOMartin plant recognized for safety by industry association
Chopin– Martco L.L.C.’s plywood facility in Chopin was recognized by APA – The Engineered Wood Association as the safest North American plywood mill in the APA safety program. Known in the marketpl...
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Author speaks with LSMSA history students
A guest speaker visited a pre-Civil War American history class at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Friday, June 19. Payne Williams, a local attorney, wrote a book called “The Am...
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Town Hall meeting set
The Cane River Chapter of the League of Women Voters will host a Town Hall meeting Thursday, July 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street. State Rep. Kenny Cox and gubernato...
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Park reopens after flood waters recede
The Natchitoches Alligator Park opened its doors Friday after closing June 7 due to flooding from the Red River. The park will be open seven days a week through Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with f...
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Parish permits for May total $2.3 million
The Natchitoches Parish Planning and Zoning Office issued 27 permits for May. The total estimated development costs is $2.3 million, with permit fees totaling $16,784. Commercial-Detached Building:...
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State treasurer tells Rotarians what happened to their tax money and more
State Treasurer John Kennedy outlined the budget woes of the state when he spoke to the Rotary Club Tuesday. “What happened to your tax money?” Kennedy asked in stating that for the next budget yea...
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LTPA Leadership Academy visits Natchitoches
The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association (LTPA) Leadership Academy arrived in Natchitoches June 18 to meet with local Leaders to discuss product development in one of Louisiana’s major tourist de...
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Les Amies donates to Council on Aging
Les Amies presented a check to the Natchitoches Council on Aging to assist with their Meals on Wheels program.  From left are COA Director Alice Barrios, Tiffany Chasteen,  Mike Lewis and Angela Bo...
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BPCC to team with Natchitoches Parish EMS to offer paramedic education
Beginning January 2016, Bossier Parish Community College’s Paramedic program will partner with Desoto Parish EMS and Natchitoches Parish EMS to offer paramedic education to current and potential em...
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DHH offers tips to beat the summer heat
The summer months are here, which means people will soon be laying out on the beach, near the pool or by the lake. Getting too much sun is the last thing you want on your mind while relaxing by the...
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Natchitoches Magnet inducts students into National Junior Honor Society
Natchitoches Magnet School inducted 47 students in grades 6-8 into the National Junior Honor Society.  Membership is based on scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship. 
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Bank donates to Hall of Fame Induction
MidSouth Bank presented a check for $3,250 Tuesday to the Louisiana Sport Hall of Fame Foundation to support the induction ceremony.  The bank has a personal tie to the induction class as Jake Delh...
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Low income energy assistance available
Natchitoches Parish Office of Community Services (OCS) announces the availability of funds dedicated to assist low-income households with their energy payments in Natchitoches Parish. All applicati...
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