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Couple of telephone calls result in handicap ramp for Provencal resident thanks to the Sheriff
Monday, April 22 I received a call a couple of weeks back about a local resident needing a ramp built on her house. A couple of telephone calls later and it was all set up. Her ramp is being built ...
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WMU ladies at United Baptist serve spaghetti and pizza to Baptist Collegiate Ministry members
Some of our W.M.U. ladies met at United Baptist last week, and food was taken to the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at NSU for their lunch on the next day. I’m not sure how many they fed, but there wa...
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Passion to addiction: Restoring old vehicle
Connor Settle, is a junior at Many High School, and is the son of Tony and Tonya Settle of Many and the grandson of Billy and Sarah Colston of Many and Arden and Billie Sue Settle of Marthaville. C...
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St. John the Baptist Catholic will host May fair
Monday, April 22 The May Fair will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church May 4-5 in Cloutierville at 8 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. and it consists of gumbo, meat pies, hot tamales, pe...
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Time to register for festival
Monday, April 22 Happy birthday wishes are extended to Darrell Forest May 1; Ocie Forest and Everett Washington May 7; and Oscar Williams May 10. There will be a summer track and field sports this ...
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This week's Old Bethel events
 Monday, April 22 Old Bethel Baptist Church will cook fish for the fourth Friday fish fry at Clara Springs Friday, April 26. The cost is $9 per adult plate and $5 for children.  This past Saturday,...
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Church prepapred for Memorial Day; Morgan family will have reunion
Monday, April 22 Another reminder about the Strange United Methodist Church Memorial Day April 28 at 11 a.m. After services there will be “dinner on the ground.” Rev. J. Roddy Taylor, associate pas...
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Some in Powhatan get older; some pass away
On Sunday, we enjoyed a beautiful Sunday school lesson “Great Expectations” from 1 Thessalonians 4. Pastor Taylor taught the lesson. Every third Sunday of the month is “Christian Training”. Pastor’...
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4-day trip to Colorado worth the ride; gorgeous scenery, beautiful and abundant wildlife
Monday, April 22 It is possible to drive to Colorado, thoroughly enjoy yourself, and return home in four days. I didn’t think so, but we did it last weekend. The countryside was gorgeous, the weath...
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1 man arrested in murder case; Sheriff’s office seeks second suspect
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man found in a field near Natchez April 7 and are looking for a second suspect. Joseph Besant III, aka Monster, 3...
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Lakeview JROTC honors students and supporters with awards, trophies, banquet
Lakeview High School’s Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) unit hosted their largest annual awards banquet in history April 12. Overall, 250 cadets, family and guests were on hand to attended. Maj. Bob Kello...
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Long files Senate bill to up state contribution to higher ed retirement
District 31 Sen. Gerald Long filed SB 16 on behalf of all higher education boards, at the request of the Board of Regents a statement from Long said Wednesday. SB 16 defines the “regular retirement...
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Fire chief announces retirement plans; stepping down after nearly 40 years in dept.
Chief Dennie C. Boyt will retire from the Natchitoches Fire Department May 1 after nearly 40 years of service with the department. Boyt began working with the Natchitoches Fire Dept. on Feb. 17, 19...
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Man dislikes her cats, in contact with ex-wife
Dear Annie: I’m a 70-year-old woman, still attractive and athletic. I have been dating “Sam,” age 74, for nearly three years. When we met online, I clearly stated that I wanted to get married in th...
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Land owners who irrigate should have permit
Riparian land owners who irrigate from Cane River Lake including agricultural users who use water to irrigate crops, fill ponds, and water livestock and residential owners who use water to irrigate...
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City  Council will consider chief-of-staff
The City Council will consider creating the position, chief of staff, and amending the 2012-2013 budget, at the meeting Monday. The following final votes for planning and zoning will allow: •Derric...
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City will enforce street debris ordinance
In accordance with the Federal Clean Water Act (1972), the City of Natchitoches will begin strict enforcement of Section 28-1 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Natchitoches, which reads: “I...
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Walking tours of Historic District about to begin; downtown promotions planned
The success of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” screening at NSU, implementation of the docent program, sidewalk maintenance on Church Street and upcoming events were on the agenda at the Natchitoches...
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Tourist commission will promote parish to school students
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission is working to make the parish the place to be next school year for students throughout the state. The commission designed a brochure that highlights city ...
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9-1-1 Commission seeking money to buy voice logger
The 9-1-1 District Board of Commissioners got an update on the voice logger system April 16. Director Willis Carter had concern about how technically difficult it would be to do so. Dep. LeQuita Co...
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