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JT talked to Betty Smith who retired in January after working 34 years in the courthouse. Betty was the long-time district judge’s secretary. Betty says she’s already campaigning for the office of ...
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Crash leaves driver injured
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches EMS Paramedics responded to a one-vehicle injury crash on La. Hwy. 117 south of Bellwood Thursday, Feb. 5 at 5:50 a.m...
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Chamber announces creation of NCA
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce announces the creation of the Natchitoches Community Alliance Foundation, Inc. (NCA) through an initial investment of over $16,000 of direct and in-kind fu...
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John Stephens announces candidacy for House District 22 Representative
Long-time resident and established small business owner, John Stephens, seeks to represent the residents of House District 22, which encompasses Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Red River, and Winn Pa...
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Local businesses discuss success of past year
“Throughout 2014, CP-TEL continued to grow our business by investing in the Natchitoches community and parish,” said Richard Gill, head of CP-TEL’s board of directors. “For example, we launched man...
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Council on Aging offers free meals for seniors
Meals on Wheels is a convenient way for those 60 and older to get a nutritious meal, free, Monday through Friday form 11 a.m. until noon. Natchitoches Council on Aging Nutrition Director Shelby Gra...
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Construction underway on Grand Hotel project
The City of Natchitoches advises the public that construction on the Natchitoches Grand Hotel Project infrastructure has begun at the corner of Lafayette Street and Rue Ducournau. Due to the scope ...
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Sabine Parish superintendent shares ACLU experiences with school board
The Natchitoches Parish School Board spent about an hour during its committee meeting Tuesday listening to a presentation by Sabine Parish Superintendent Dr. Sara P. Ebarb “about what we’ve been th...
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Lakeview students inducted into Top Score Club
Lakeview students who scored Excellent or Good on End of Course tests were inducted into the Lakeview Top Score Club. Members received T-shirts to wear on spirit days. On first row from left are La...
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‘So far away, so far away; Louisiana never seemed so far away.’ LSC Alumna recollects on music career
By Janell Parfait Alumna Wendy Colonna spoke to NSU students Jan. 30 about her musical career after graduating the Louisiana Scholars’ College in 1999 with a degree in liberal arts. “I came to scho...
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Reservations due for membership luncheon of APHN at First Baptist Church Feb. 21
The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches will hold its annual membership luncheon Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Christian Life Center at First Baptist church. Briarwoo...
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The good, the bad and the Castro: Residents reflect on life in Cuba
By Corey Poole President Barack Obama announced Dec. 17 that the U.S. would open an embassy in Cuba to ease the trade and travel embargo signed by President John F. Kennedy in Feb. 1962. Easing res...
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St. Mary's student signs with NSU
St. Mary’s celebrated 2015 NSU football academic signee Hunter Bedgood. For Fall 2014 Bedgood’s stats were: 70 tackles on defense, 1939 rushing yards, and 30 touchdowns. Some of Bedgood’s awards an...
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Contribute to the community: NPD Reserve unit recruiting officers
There are several good reasons to join the Natchitoches Police Dept. Reserve Unit, not the lease of which is that it’s a stepping stone to a career in law enforcement. The reserves contribute immea...
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Fort Polk continues U.S. Army Land Purchase Program
FORT POLK–– The U.S. Army Land Purchase Program continues at Fort Polk. The program began in 2008 and continues as a part of the Fort Polk leadership’s efforts to maintain the Joint Readiness Train...
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Jazz Fest to sell raffle tickets
The Natchitoches Jazz and R&B Fest will sell raffle tickets as a fundraiser for the festival. The drawing will take place Saturday, April 18 at the Can-Am stage during Jazz Fest. Tickets are $20 ea...
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LP Vaughn featured its Star Students
L. P. Vaughn featured its PBIS Star Students and ticket winners for the week of Jan. 26. On front row from left are Lexton Thomas, Demetris Emmitt, Kolton Mikeska and Jonah Coultier. On middle row ...
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Goldonna features Students of the Week
Goldonna features its Students of the Week for Jan. 9. From left are Principal Kendria Sanders, Jacob Harford, Emma Anderson, Harley Bedgood, Kane Milner, Michael Ellis and Cara Racine.
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Dinner will support H.E.L.P.
H.E.L.P. (Hunters Enriching Lives of People) is an organization in Sabine Parish that takes physically challenged individuals into the outdoors for activities such as hunting, fishing etc. These in...
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Rotary meeting features NSU staff member
Jason Drury, a member of the Northwestern State sports medicine staff since 2004 and head athletic trainer for football since 2010, provided the Natchitoches Rotary club with a look at the key role...
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