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More than three decades ago, as a cub writer for a small-town weekly, I was assigned to cover the local drainage board, a penance almost too hard to bear. Like most young reporters, I had entered journalism with dreams of doing the big stuff - nuclear summits, White House press conferences, overseas postings to Paris and London.

 

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The Natchitoches Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Aug. 20 inside the city limits of Natchitoches.

 

Flooding in South Louisiana has sparked an effort in Natchitoches to help those in need. Susan Begnaud said Thursday that she and others are collecting goods with drop points at Keep Safe Storage and Church Street Inn.

 

A service to celebrate Elliott W. "Dub" Robertson Sr.'s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at First Baptist Church in Natchitoches, with Rev. Thomas Rush officiating.

 

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Notice : Undefined property: stdClass::$name in eval() : eval()'d code ). Parish Council member Doug de Graffenried was the featured guest at the July meeting of the Natchitoches chapter of the League of Women Voters Louisiana.

 

Some deer hunters enjoy sitting on a stand and seeing as many deer as possible. They keep mental track, and go back to the camp after a hunt to regale their fellow hunters about all the deer they watched feed, snort, fight and breed.

 

Students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts after a math competition. The public boarding school has reopened fall admission for students affected by the Louisiana Flood of 2016.

 

Two representatives of the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff 's Office helped rescue at least 300 people in flooding near Baton Rouge over the weekend. Chief of Patrol Doug Rachal and Reserve Dep.

 

The Starbucks coffee shop on NSU's campus is of training student workers for the fall semester. A few new employees in training are, from left, sophomore Dearo Nash, freshman Chris Gistarb and senior Matthew Geiring.

 

Cenla firefighters involved in dramatic rescues in South La. Firefighters from numerous Central La.

 

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