Category Archives: Community News

Natchitoches’ Miss Merry Christmas Chosen

Photographed (left to right) Mayor Lee Posey, Miss Merry Christmas 2014 Madison Claire Ackel, Christmas Belles Asia Allen, Kara Davis, Peyton Ebarb, Emily Heard and Sarah Kay Whitehead.

NATCHITOCHES – The 58th Miss Merry Christmas was crowned and the 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Belles were announced Sunday, September 14, Read More →

Motorcycle Group Help Former Inmates Re-Enter Society with Jobs, Homes

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Motorcycle enthusiasts give their support to a program that helps men and women re-enter society after being incarcerated. A group Read More →

Firefighters Honored in Lecompte

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It’s the 21st year for firefighters of all stripes to be honored in Lecompte. This day of activities is provided Read More →

Area Church to Provide Youth Program at Charles Hayward Center

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An area church is taking over the youth program at the Charles Hayward Center on Loblolly Lane. It’s called the Read More →

Dollar General Gives $4k to Common Core

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is giving four thousand dollars to the Rapides Parish School Board to support the common Read More →

Child Safety Fair Provides Parents with Fingerprints, Photographs

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Now that kids are back in school, many parents are concerned about their safety in the classroom. There was a Read More →

Finalists Named for NSU President

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NATCHITOCHES, La. – After two days of public interviews and on-campus meetings with four candidates, the Northwestern State University Presidential Read More →

Get It Growing: Ornamental Peppers

Peppers are great vegetables. But you can also grow ornamental peppers that produce colorful, decorative little fruits. On this edition Read More →

North Bayou Rapides Elementary Chosen for Harvest Program

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North Bayou Rapides Elementary is chosen for a Harvest of the Month program. It’s one of three schools in the Read More →

Kiwanis Hears About Current Programs at St. Mary’s

Saint Mary’s Residential Training School is a historic facility in Rapides Parish. It was founded at a time when there Read More →