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  1. Plea deal: Natchitoches man gets 25 years for rape of mentally-challenged clientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Natchitoches man accused of raping a mentally impaired person will avoid life in prison, thanks to a plea deal that gets him 25 years without parole. Glenn Redman, 52, was a bus driver for the Natchitoches Association of Retarded Citizens in February 2014 when he was arrested and charged with aggravated rape, cruelty to the infirm and false imprisonment after allegedly having sex with an NARC client.

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  2. 3 TDs, 2 INTs highlight Southeastern football spring gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Times-Picayune

    ... The 2015 season opens on Sept. 3 with SLU traveling to Northwestern State for a Southland Conference contest in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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  3. Henderson invested as president of NorthwesternaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Times

    ... amounts of focus and commitment and is necessary to move forward." The 131-year-old university headquartered in Natchitoches already has undergone change, shifting into Henderson's leadership style and working toward realizing his vision to make NSU ...

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  4. Elections set for Saturday in 7 Central La. parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Town Talk

    ... open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Saturday for elections in Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Catahoula, Grant, Natchitoches and Sabine parishes. Each voter needs to bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license, to his or her voting precinct. Voters in ...

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  5. Henderson formally installed as NSU PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Dr. James Henderson was formally installed as Northwestern State University President Friday morning in a traditional investiture cermony in Natchitoches. Investiture is a formal ceremony marking the installation of a head of state or other roles of office, with the full robes and regalia that come with the office.

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  6. NSU to offer set of OSHA Training CoursesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | KLAX

    Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a set of OSHA Safety Training Courses in April. The classes will be held on South Hall on NSU's Natchitoches campus.

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  7. Foodfest celebrates casual fare at the French Market March 28-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Best of New Orleans

    ... Chicken from Memphis, Abbott's Frozen Custard from Rochester, New York, Lasyone's Meat Pie Restaurant from Natchitoches, Louisiana and Rajun Russells from Diberville, Mississippi. Musical entertainment includes the New Breed Brass Band and Mia ...

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  8. Southern University athletic director William Broussard reassignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NOLA.com

    ... the interim athletic director. Broussard, 36, was hired three years ago from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. He's worked to overcome the athletic program's APR problems, which have kept Southern from NCAA postseason play since ...

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  9. Northshore distance runner John Neal aims to make a statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... would provide an open window into what makes him tick. The Class 5A state meet is held annually in November in Natchitoches on the campus of Northwestern State University, and it's not uncommon for weather conditions to be wet. "I was feeling like ...

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  10. Big rig's elephant cargo keeps mired truck from rolling down muddy shoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    In this photo provided by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, elephants hold up tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway near Powhatan, La., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says the truck was carrying three elephants from New Orleans to Dallas but got stuck Tuesday when it pulled over onto the soft shoulder of Interstate 49 about halfway through its trip.

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  11. Shreveport man dies in Natchitoches ParishaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Times

    Shreveport man dies in Natchitoches Parish motorcycle crash State police say a Shreveport man died in a motorcycle accident in Natchitoches Parish. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Master Trooper Scott Moreau says 67-year-old Dale Killough was eastbound on Louisiana Highway 174 near the Ajax community Tuesday afternoon when ran off the road into a ditch and his motorcycle overturned.

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  12. Natchitoches principal arrested after boy alleges abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Police say the principal of a Natchitoches Parish public alternative school is facing several charges after he allegedly abused an 11-year-old boy last week. 41-year-old Bobby Joe Benjamin Jr. was booked Monday with cruelty to juveniles, aggravated battery, simple battery and second-degree battery.

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  13. Pachyderm power: Elephants save the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this photo provided by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, elephants hold up tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway near Powhatan, La., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says the truck was carrying three elephants from New Orleans to Dallas but got stuck Tuesday when it pulled over onto the soft shoulder of Interstate 49 about halfway through its trip.

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  14. Bobby Joe Benjamin, Jr., 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Natchitoches Parish school principal is charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to juveniles following an incident involving a student. Bobby Joe Benjamin, 41, was arrested Monday, following an investigation by the Natchitoches Police Department prompted by a call on March 16 from the parent of an 11-year-old boy who came home from the Frankie Ray Jackson Technical Center in tears, saying he had been struck multiple times by his school's principal.

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  15. Elephant hauler gets stuck; pachyderms keep truck uprightRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A central Louisiana sheriff's office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says the truck, carrying three elephants from New Orleans to Dallas, had pulled onto the soft shoulder of Interstate 49 and got stuck near Powhatan, about halfway through its trip.

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  16. Elephants keep 18-wheeler from overturningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KYTX-TV News

    ... up in cities across the country. It will cost you $5,500. The transportation requires no insurance or gasoline. Natchitoches, Louisiana (KALB) - On Tuesday morning March 24th at approximately 7:03 a.m., Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies ...

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  17. Bobby Joe Benjamin, Jr., 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Natchitoches Parish school principal is charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to juveniles following an incident involving a student. Bobby Joe Benjamin, 41, was arrested Monday, following an investigation by the Natchitoches Police Department prompted by a call on March 16 from the parent of an 11-year-old boy who came home from the Frankie Ray Jackson Technical Center in tears, saying he had been struck multiple times by his school's principal.

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  18. Natchitoches principal charged with cruelty to juvenile and battery involving studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Last Monday, the Natchitoches Police Department received a call from a concerned parent who stated that her eleven year old son came home in tears stating that he had been struck multiple times by his school's Principal. The child told his mother that while he was at school the principal took him into the boys' restroom, where no one else was present, and slammed him up against the wall, causing his head to hit the wall. 49 comments

  19. Photo courtesy the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A pair of elephants being taken from New Orleans to Dallas proved pretty handy this morning when the 18-wheeler they were traveling in got stuck on the side of I-49 north of Natchitoches. According to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies received a call about a stranded 18-wheeler on I-49 near the Powhatan exit.

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  20. Man arrested after 40 mile chase in Natchitoches ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A church Point man who was reportedly clocked speeding on I-49 led Natchitoches Parish deputies and state police on a 40 mile chase before he was arrested. It happened just after 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

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