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  1. Boil Advisory: Oak Grove, NatchitochesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KLAX

    Oak Grove Area within the Natchitoches Water Works #1 Distribution System is experiencing low pressure problems with the water supply system. This drop in system pressure below 15 pounds has been caused by repair efforts to the service lines.

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  2. Source: Joe Dumars could join New Orleans PelicansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... and is taking his time, carefully evaluating all aspects of basketball operations." Dumars, 51, is a native of Natchitoches, Louisiana, and starred at McNeese State University in Lake Charles. From 1985 through 2014 Dumars was a player and then ...

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  3. St. Rose residents push for 24/7 air monitoring of plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Parish residents and community activists who rallied on the Mississippi River levee Tuesday said they want three things of their local elected officials: Stop the air pollution in in St. Rose , enforce the existing pollution law and support House Bill 590 . Sponsored by Rep. Kenny Cox, D-Natchitoches, the bill would require "24/7 air monitoring" of fence line communities near industrial sites such as chemical plants, oil refineries and tank farms.

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  4. NPSO: Second arrest made in alleged dog fighting schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Back on April 17, deputies with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division assisted by the Natchitoches Police Animal Control and NPDC Animal Control Units issued a search warrant in the 1500 block of Eight Mile Loop near Natchitoches, Louisiana. During their search, detectives seized 23 pit bulls and other animals.

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  5. Artist sought for 2015 Christmas Festival PosterRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | KLAX

    Artists are being sought to design the 2015 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster. The theme for the poster is " Christmas in Natchitoches ."

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... will continue his successful career as the play-by-play announcer for Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Netherton said he's going to miss the camaraderie between his fellow colleagues. "These guys have really become friends ...

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  7. Reitzell Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Event on Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | FishingWorld

    ... 18 lbs, 10 oz to win the Cowboy Division tournament on the Red River and a check for $4,037. (Apr 28, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA.) Stephen Reitzell of Colfax, Louisiana, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the second ...

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  8. Hydrant Flow Testing Begins May 4Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KLAX

    The public is advised that the Natchitoches Fire Department will be conducting hydrant flow testing during the month of May. Testing is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2015.

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  9. Is Natchitoches the best small town in the South?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Town Talk

    Is Natchitoches the best small town in the South? Natchitoches is one of 20 finalists - and the only one in Louisiana - to be named Best Southern Small Town Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: Front Street in Natchitoches is a sight to behold during the holiday season. Natchitoches is one of 20 finalists to be named Best Small Southern Town. 6 comments

  10. Community bids Charles Scott farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Times

    ... district attorney in late 2008, he was a graduate of Northwestern State University and the LSU School of Law. A Natchitoches native, he moved to Shreveport in the early 1970s wnd worked briefly in private practice before moving into the public ...

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  11. McNeese Softball Completes SLC Series Sweep Over Lamar With DH Win On SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... three game series at Central Arkansas next weekend before taking part in the Southland Conference Tournament in Natchitoches on May 6-8. Our small window for sunshine has come and gone as the next 24 to36 hours will be a stormy one across Southwest ...

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  12. Baton Rouge Marriott sold for $21.8 million by lender that seized hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The lender that seized the Baton Rouge Marriott at 5500 Hilton Ave. 2013 has sold the property for $21.8 million. A New York-based investment company and a Natchitoches-based hotel management firm have purchased the Baton Rouge Marriott for $21.8 million and plan to make extensive renovations to the hotel.

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  13. From T-P archive: In 2006, Jazz Fest food vendors struggled to get back to their boothsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | NOLA.com

    ... years, as you say hello and get ready, once again, to savor the cochon de lait po-boy, the crawfish sacks, the Natchitoches meat pies. Like everything else in the post-Katrina universe, the Jazzfest food world has changed, and all the expectations ...

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  14. Northwest LTC students receive scholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Times

    ... Technical College System. The main campus is located in Minden and other campuses operate in Mansfield, Many, Natchitoches, and Shreveport. Northwest LTC was recently recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the nation's top two-year colleges. ...

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  15. Louisiana lawmakers on House labor committee kill pay equity billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Advocate

    ... pointed to existing laws protecting employees from intentional pay discrimination. But state Rep. Kenny Cox, a Natchitoches Democrat who sponsored House Bill 182, one of the measures, said it's hard to know whether an employer is discriminating on ...

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  16. Louisiana equal pay bills failRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Two bills that attempt to address gender inequality when it comes to pay failed to get approval from the Louisiana House Labor Committee Wednesday. Natchitoches Representative Kenny Cox says Louisiana has the worst pay gap in the nation at 66 percent.

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  17. Lawmakers on House labor committee kill pay equity billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Advocates for the measures say Louisiana has the nation's worst pay gap, with women on average making just 66 cents to every dollar earned by a man. Rep. Kenny Cox, the Natchitoches Democrat who sponsored one of the bills, called for women in Louisiana to have the same type of equal pay guarantee given by the armed forces.

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  18. Campti man arrested, accused of arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A joint investigation by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's office, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches Fire District 9 has led to the arrest of a Natchitoches man for his alleged role in a house fire near Campti. Around 8:30 a.m. Monday, authorities were called to the 600 block of Cloud Crossing Road on reports of a house fire.

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  19. DA Charles Scott's death - huge loss' for areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Times

    ... his hotel room in Baton Rouge by staffers concerned that he failed to show at a scheduled breakfast event. The Natchitoches native, born in July 1947, was in the state capital to attend the current legislative session, according to Caddo Parish ...

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  20. Sugar Bowl CEO Paul Hoolahan wins Dave Dixon AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Times-Picayune

    ... winners are enshrined as Hall of Fame members and are featured in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Museum in Natchitoches. The award is named in honor of Hall of Famer Dave Dixon, the driving force behind bringing the NFL to Louisiana with the ...

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