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Natchitoches, Louisiana is located in Natchitoches Parish. Zip codes in Natchitoches, LA include 71457, 71458, and 71497. The median home price in Natchitoches is $159,500. More Natchitoches information.

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16 hrs ago | The News-Star

Clementine Hunter exhibit in Winnsboro

The Old Post Office Museum in Winnsboro has a new exhibit of works by Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter.

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23 hrs ago | NOLA.com

St. Tammany students fare well at Foreign Language Festival

Students from St. Tammany Parish were among the participants at the April 4 Foreign Language Festival held at Southeastern Louisiana University.

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Yesterday | The Town Talk

Easter weekend brings plenty of entertainment options in Cenla

For many in Central Louisiana, this weekend is about church and family. That doesn't mean you should miss out on an opportunity to get out and see what Cenla has to offer this weekend.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Town Talk

Natchitoches deputies stop man carrying bags, find he's a wanted man

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies who stopped a man who was carrying two bags ended up arresting the man, who was wanted in Winn Parish and in Texas, according to a release.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times

Northwestern State to join Spring/Fling hosting at BPCC

NATCHITOCHES - Personnel from Northwestern State University's Office of University Recruiting and several academic departments will join in hosting an end of year/Spring Fling party at Bossier Parish Community College from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6. NSU will provide catered food for students as well as information about the university and ... (more)

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The Times

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Choirs to perform April 24

NATCHITOCHES - The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Choirs will present "Carmina Burana" Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

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The Town Talk

Natchitoches man accused of transporting meth into Rapides Parish

Rapides Parish Sheriff's detectives, who had been watching a Natchitoches man for several weeks whom they suspected of transporting meth into the parish, arrested the man Wednesday at a business near Interstate 49, according to a release.

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KLAX

Cane River Green Market 2014 Season Opens April 26

The Cane River Green Market will open its 2014 season on Saturday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Natchitoches' local farmer's market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, live musical entertainment, children's activities, demonstrations and a free Zumba class.

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The Town Talk

Exhibit on area's religious heritage featured at museum in Natchitoches

"Sacraments and Vows," a new exhibit at the Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches, is now open.

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The Town Talk

Junior Ranger Day set for Saturday, April 19, at Oakland Plantation

There will be activities and crafts available during the free event. Kids will be able to make a cigar box guitar with special guest Mike Snowden.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times

Shaws celebrate anniversary with special bench at Northwestern State

NATCHITOCHES - The children of Bill and Justine Shaw recognized the couple's 60th wedding anniversary by placing a wrought iron bench on the campus of Northwestern State University in their honor.

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The Town Talk

Leaders Against Litter boost Natchitoches cleanup effort

Friday's event was hosted by Keep Natchitoches Beautiful and sponsored by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Volunteer Louisiana and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Town Talk

911 calls lead to arrest of Winnfield man

A passerby called 911 Thursday morning about a fight between a man and a woman on the side of La.

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The Town Talk

Northwestern State president to retire

<![CDATA[NATCHITOCHES, La. - Northwestern State University President Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year. Webb has served as Northwestern State's president since 1996. In July, he will become the university's longest-serving president, surpassing Victor L. Roy, who was president from 1911 to 1929. Webb said his retirement date will be "based on when my replacement can assume the official duties and responsibilities of the office of president. I want to ensure that we effect a smooth transition for the incoming president." "Brenda and I owe a debt of gratitude to each and every member of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System for their support of us," Webb said. "Thanks to them and ULS staff members, along with faculty, staff, students and alumni of the university, our term of office has been most enjoyable and productive." He added "We are grateful to many wonderful people that Northwestern has made marked progress and achieved many successes over the past years. Indeed, we feel our lives have been blessed beyond measure because of people who have graciously supported us and the cause of our beloved university." Webb said he looks forward to the "transition to other areas of service in life" and to spending more time with his family. In a statement, UL System President Sandra Woodley said: "The Board and I would like to express our deepest gratitude to Dr. Webb for his commitment and service. Randy and Brenda Webb have both given so much of themselves over the past decades to Northwestern State and the Natchitoches community. Their contributions will long be remembered." Under Webb's leadership, Northwestern State has received national and international attention for its academic programs and student accomplishments. University facilities have been renovated, and two capital campaigns have set fund-raising records at the school. Webb has led the move toward higher admissions standards at the university. Webb led the university's outreach by spearheading the development at NSU of the largest electronic education and distance-learning network of any university in Louisiana. Northwestern State offers courses and 34 accredited degree programs to students through Internet and compressed video. Several university online programs have been rated as being among the best buys in the United States. The university also achieved Tier I status in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of regional universities on two occasions. The master's program in nursing was rated as one of the Top 100 by U.S. News. Webb has held positions of leadership at the national level in intercollegiate athletics. He has served as chair of the board of directors of the Southland Conference and has been a member of the prestigious NCAA Executive Council and the NCAA Division I Board of Directors that oversee all major policy decisions by the governing body for major college sports. He served as the Southland Conference representative on the NCAA Presidential Advisory Group.

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The Times

Briefly: Burn Run fundraiser to benefit children

The event is open to the public, with all proceeds given to the Burn Foundation.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Town Talk

After arrest on warrant, Natchitoches man also facing drug charges

An attempt to nab a Natchitoches man on a warrant for filing to appear in court ended with the man's capture and more charges being filed against him, according to police.

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The Town Talk

Powhatan man charged in Sabine Parish dogfighting case

A Powhatan man is facing charges in connection to a dogfighting raid made last month by the Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office last month, and officials say more arrests are pending.

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BroadwayWorld.com

a Matter of Souls, a Collection of Short Stories by Denise Lewis Patrick, is Available Now

Carolrhoda Lab , a division of Lerner Publishing Group , comes A Matter of Souls , a searing collection of short stories by Denise Lewis Patrick .

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The Town Talk

Entertainment options will have you dancing all weekend in Central Louisiana

There's a party going on this weekend, and it's happening all over Cenla. It's up to you how you choose to celebrate! Bring the kids to the annual Cenla Shrine Circus this weekend.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Town Talk

Police: Natchitoches woman cut sleeping man's pants, stole wallet

A slamming door awakened a sleeping Natchez man, who discovered that the woman fleeing his house had cut his pocket and taken his wallet -- along with some of his undergarments, according to police.

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