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NSU sells bricks for alumni
Northwestern State University offers a Christmas shoppers a way to make their loved ones a permanent and tangible part of the school.  Engraved bricks in the Alumni Plaza are available for $100 and...
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Dogs find homes for Christmas

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Students explore 'chemistree'
Students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts decorated a “Chemistree” in honor of the holiday season. They used items from the chemistry lab to decorate the tree, which is dis...
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Events
Events that appear in this column are open to the public. Cane Country Fly Casters, a non-profit organization founded in 2010. The club is dedicated to the education of fly-fishing and fly-tying; w...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholastics, activities, leadership emerge in Student of the Year contestants
Three outstanding students emerged from a field of 21 to be named Student of the Year for 2013. Following a day of interviews Dec. 13 , judges named three winners who will compete on the district l...
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Festival events continue
Children’s activities including bouncers, mechanical bulls, spider jumps and an extreme gyro, as well as festival food vendors will be available along the downtown riverbank. The Santa Claus house ...
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The judges for the Student of the Year competition

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2 accused of stealing from woman who gave them shelter
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Rapides Parish couple in connection with the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones...
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Deputies bust 3 for theft of goods cut up for scrap iron; burglarlies date back to Jan. of 2012
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested three men in connection with a series of burglaries and thefts of goods valued at approximately $85,000 according to Natchitoches Parish Sheri...
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DWI checkpoint set
The Natchitoches Police Dept. will conduct a DWI checkpoint somewhere in the City Friday. Dec. 20.
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NPD offering free night deposit escorts
The Natchitoches Police Dept. reminds business owners that it provides a free service to those making night deposits. The second armed robbery of people making night deposits occurred Sunday night....
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Council lists landfill closings
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin announces that the Parish Landfill and the bin and compactor sites around the Parish, will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25 and again New Years Day, Jan. 1...
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Parish Council approves new garbage contract; handles other routine agenda items
The Parish Council approved a 5-year contract with Progressive Waste Solutions at the council meeting Monday evening. During the October meeting, Council members John Salter and Chris Paige asked t...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary speakers are author and museum curator
The Natchitoches Rotary Club was treated to two programs at its Tuesday meeting,  Natchitoches Parish music teacher and author  Danny R. Von Kanel, with hundreds of magazine publications and three ...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nursing students debate medical issues
Students in the Community/Public Health class in the College of Nursing and School of Allied Health at Northwestern State University’s Shreveport campus held a debate this week on several health re...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student wins Dodson scholarship
Olivia Martzell of Covington is this year’s winner of the Orland Dodson Memorial Scholarship presented by the Shreveport Journalism Foundation.  The scholarship is awarded to an upper level student...
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Kiwanis welcomes chief of detectives for Sheriff’s Dept.
The Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches welcomed new member Greg Dunn who is chief of investigations for the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Dunn was inducted Nov. 7. He has been employed with the S...
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NSU's chamber choir will present 'Lessons and Carols'
NSU Chamber Choir will present Lessons and Carols at Trinity Episcopal Church Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Not Wednesday, Dec. 18. A reception will follow after the service. During the carols, al...
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Bead mural has far-reaching positive influence for Parish
Natchitoches, which attracts extensive positive attention for a small community, gained some international notice this month with the designation of a bead mosaic depicting Front Street and the dow...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frequent use of tax amnesty disrupts flow of tax revenue
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy has been sharply critical of tax amnesty programs that provide a temporary bump in revenues for the state, and he received strong support for that position in a rec...
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