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Parish permits total $1.6 million in July
The Natchitoches Parish Planning and Zoning Office issued 31 permits for July. The total estimated development costs is $1.6 million, with permit fees totaling $15,632. Commercial- Detached Buildin...
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Construction dates set for downtown hotel
Construction on the Chateau Saint Denis will begin the Tuesday after Labor Day, said Mayor Lee Posey Monday, after he spoke with the developer, Warren Reuther Jr. The contractor for the hotel is Do...
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Community organization recognizes contributors
Concerned Citizens for the Bailey Heights Community recognized several people at the City Council meeting Aug. 10. President Johnny Barnes made the presentations. From left are Barnes and Lou Byres...
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LBA recognized Exchange Bank board member
The Louisiana Bankers Association (LBA) recognized J.M. “Pat” Henry Jr. for his 45 years of service as a board director for Exchange Bank and Trust Company.  Ginger Laurent, chief operation officer...
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L.P. Vaughn to host Open House event
L.P. Vaughn Elementary will host an open house Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Visit classrooms, meet faculty and staff and get information for the school year. There will be a PTO meeting. After, th...
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Job Fair is Aug. 20
There will be a Veterans Job and Resource Fair at the Natchitoches Events Center Thursday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The job fair is for active duty, veterans, guard, reservists and spouses. For...
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Parish Council meets Monday
The July Parish Council meeting lasted over 2 hours but the agenda for the Monday, Aug. 12 meeting indicates it could be a short one. The Council will consider an agreement with the Governor’s Offi...
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City Council considers water rate increase
People using City water can expect a rate increase soon according to Mayor Lee Posey. At the City Council meeting Monday, Posey said the City has been losing money and the council is considering an...
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Inmate at large, three arrested for aiding his escape
Police are still looking for a Natchitoches Parish Detention Center inmate that escaped from the facility Saturday afternoon. Three Natchitoches residents who allegedly assisted in the escape of Da...
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Storm knocks out power and downs trees in East Natchitoches
A thunderstorm blew through town from the southeast Tuesday at 9:42 a.m., downing two massive trees in East Natchitoches, one on East Fifth Street near the Whitfield Drive intersection and the othe...
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Reflections
Kerlin Sutton’s roots are deeply entrenched in the soil and soul of Natchitoches, his birthplace and home for nine decades and a town that reaps enormous benefits from Kerlin’s influence and the vi...
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Register for Meat Pie Pageant in September
The Natchitoches Meat Pie Beauty Pageant will be held Saturday, Sept. 12. All girls 0-23 years of age and boys 0-4 can enter. This year there will be age divisions for moms and grandmothers. The pa...
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Citizens line I-49 to honor fallen officer’s procession
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office along with City of Natchitoches Police Department, City of Natchitoches Fire Department, Sabine Parish Deputies, Village of Natchez PD, Robeline PD, Many PD...
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Goldonna Saline Creed Festival Pageant is Aug. 28 at school
The Miss Goldonna Saline Creek Festival Pageant will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 in the elementary school auditorium. The pageant is an introduction to the Goldonna Saline Creek Festival that will...
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Teachers complete training
Elementary school teachers from around Louisiana completed Project Lead the Way Launch training at Northwestern State University this week. Project Lead the Way Launch is a curriculum for kindergar...
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Ladies Auxiliary elects officers
The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1962 elected officers for 2015-16. From left are President Marie Nelson, Sr. Vice President Becky Ham, Secretary Vialeen Gay, Jr. Vice President Dorothy Lee, Gu...
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New credit union cuts ribbon at ceremony
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Red River Mill Credit Union, 256 Hwy. 3175 N ByPass.  The Credit Union was chartered March 6, 1975 by a small group of e...
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Fall Elections:
• The last day to register for the Oct. 24 gubernatorial primary is Wednesday, Sept. 23. • The last day to register for the Nov. 21 gubernatorial general is Wednesday, Oct. 21. • In person early vo...
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Meet teachers at open house
Fairview Alpha Elementary and Jr. High School will host an Open House Thursday, Aug. 13 from 5-7 p.m.
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NCHS open house date scheduled
Parents are invited to the annual open house at Natchitoches Central High School Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Atrium. This is an opportunity to meet with administration and teachers of NCHS...
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