Red River Radio
9:12 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Louisiana's oldest general store keeps merchandise current

The Kaffie-Frederick General Store has a rich and storied history in Natchitoches.

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 1:24 pm

The president of Louisiana’s oldest general store recently received a state proclamation recognizing 150 years of operating in Natchitoches. Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile was in business during the American Civil War.

It was founded by Prussian immigrant brothers, according to Luke Frederick, who is the third generation in the Frederick family to run the store. Frederick says the Kaffie brothers were well respected businessmen in Natchitoches parish.

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Red River Radio
8:37 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Natchitoches touts its free wi-fi as a boost to Front Street businesses

The hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights in Natchitoches were turned off yesterday, but the free wi-fi stayed on. 

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Red River Radio
8:58 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Natchitoches To Get A Bead Town Makeover

Two million Mardi Gras beads.

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