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Students at Pope John Paul have recently been getting ready for college, have earned scholarships, and have been learning new techniques to keep themselves and others safe. On Oct. 17, PJP students gathered in the cafeteria to experience a new version of safe environment training.

 

Local businesses can support the School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University and attract customers during the busy holiday season in Natchitoches by purchasing an ad in the Christmas Gala program. The annual Christmas Gala will be held on Dec. 3-5 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium.

 

Governor Bobby Jindal made it clear Tuesday that once he leaves the Governor's Office, there is only one other elected office he wants, the President of the United States. Governor Bobby Jindal made it clear Tuesday that once he leaves the Governor's Office, there is only one other elected office he wants, the President of the United States.

 

A Natchitoches man reportedly destroying flowers at the Natchitoches Events Center Tuesday morning was surprised to learn that Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were watching him while he was allegedly committing the act. A Natchitoches man reportedly destroying flowers at the Natchitoches Events Center Tuesday morning was surprised to learn that Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were watching him while he was allegedly committing the act.

 

Recently, Chiefs Strength and Conditioning Coach Barry Rubin was one of seven honorees to be inducted into the hall of fame of his alma mater, Northwestern State University, in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Rubin, who was a tight end and punter for the Demons, participated in a ceremony over the bye weekend as he and seven others were honored.

 

The NSU Dance Company and Friends of Louisiana Sports & History collaborate again to bring you this amazing site-specific performance. Tuesday, October 14 at 7 p.m., $30 in advance, $35 at the door.

 

Christine Hunt Lanclos are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Aimee Nicole Lanclos, to Joshua James Fremin, son of Mr. Hoyt Fremin and Mrs. Camille Theriot.

 

Mansfield dealership begins work on Stonewall location Marketplace Chevrolet Buick hopes to open $6 M dealership in the summer of 2015. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/10/09/mansfield-dealership-begins-work-stonewall-location/16996277/ A General Motors dealership with roots deep in DeSoto Parish for over 75 years has started work on its new home.

 

Rockin' on the Riverbank festival set for Friday Rockin' on the Riverbank festival set for Friday Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/10/06/rockin-riverbank-festival-set-friday/16838183/ Northwestern State University's second annual Rockin' on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival will feature live entertainment, food, music and more for alumni and friends as it kicks off Homecoming 2014 festivities on Friday. The event will follow the Homecoming parade and pep rally and will feature entertainment by New Orleans band Chee-Weez, an energetic 1980s cover band known for stage antics and crowd involvement.

 

Charity Profile: Susan G. Komen Northwest Louisiana Susan G. Komen's mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/10/04/charity-profile-susan-g-komen-northwest-louisiana/16743417/ This is the 20th year for Komen Northwest Louisiana Race for the Cure.

 

Cool Planet Energy's biofuels refinery in Alexandria is radically different than other renewable fuels projects, and the company likes it that way. It's small.

 

A "new" treasure has been added to the list of plantation homes to be featured during the two final days of the 60 annual Fall Pilgrimage Tour of Homes scheduled for October 10-12 in Natchitoches, according to Mrs. Julia Hildebrand, chairman for the event. Atahoe Plantation will make its debut on the tour of plantation homes beginning on October 11. Atahoe Plantation was once part of a much larger plantation that was created in the early 1800's and was divided into two plantations in 1873.

 

Some people may feel like there's a difference between school pride and city pride, but not for Jack Brittian Jr. Brittian played football for the NSU Demons back in the mid 70s and says his love for Natchitoches and Northwestern State runs as deep as the Cane River, which is why he says he'll never leave the city. Brittian says the field at Turpin Stadium is hallowed ground.

 

SPD identifies Tuesday accident victim A Bossier City man died and his passenger was injured in a motorcycle-car crash Tuesday. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/10/02/spd-identifies-tuesday-accident-victim/16583791/ A Bossier City man died after a collision between his 1988 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a 2010 Honda Civic at the Interstate 49-Interstate 20 interchange Tuesday night.

 

NSU to induct 5 into Hall of Distinguished Educators Northwestern State will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinguished Educators. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/education/higher-ed/2014/10/01/nsu-induct-hall-distinguished-educators/16543997/ Northwestern State University's Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinguished Educators during Homecoming festivities Oct. 11 and recognize a long-time educator as a Friend of Education.

 
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