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Wed
23
Jul

District Attorney cracks down on meth abuse

Sabine Parish District Attorney Don Burkett is serious about the use of meth and its addiction rates in Sabine Parish, and has decided to spread knowledge through the public. Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as “crystal meth” on the street, is a physically and psychologically addictive central nervous system stimulant, which has many dangerous and potentially lethal short and long-term effects, as well as the possibility of irreversible damage to the body.
 
Wed
23
Jul

Agencies investigating death as homicide

An early Monday morning, July 21, meeting at the Sabine Parish Detention Center had detectives putting their heads together and reviewing information on the probable death of James Paul Green, 49, of Fisher. Firefighters had extinguished
a Thursday night, July 17 blaze around 10:40 p.m. at the home. 
 
Wed
23
Jul

Sabine Back-to-School Rally provides free supplies

With the first day of school looming on the horizon, (Friday, Aug. 15) parents are getting their children ready for a productive year. The school supply lists are available at Walmart and already shoppers are snapping up items their kids will need—scissors, loose leaf paper, notebooks, pencils, erasers, etc.
 
Wed
16
Jul

Garrett Thomas gives Texas Longhorns a big thumbs up

Even though he was being recruited throughout high school, Garrett Thomas always managed to keep a cool head and focus on his classes and his instructions on the football field. He was just one of the guys…and that’s how he liked it! 
As a starting sophomore offensivetackle for the Many Tigers  during the 2012 season, Garrett Thomas was already turning heads of college coaches across the South
 
Wed
16
Jul

Blaze destroys Mitchell home

The wood frame home of Brandy and Rodney Mitchell of Fisher was gutted by a blaze of unknown origin at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8. The couple resided in the home of her maternal grandparents, the late and R. C. and Linda Bearden for the past 10 years. Fire stations from Central, Fisher, and Mt. Zion responded to find heavy smoke filling the sky. Florien volunteers assisted in battling the blaze
 
Wed
09
Jul

After a two year wait, SMC opens new emergency room

June 30 was a big day for Sabine Medical Center as the ribbon was cut on the new stateof- the-art emergency room. Pictured from left are Garland Anthony, executive director of the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce; Chamber President Buddy Wood, hospital CEO Jay Quebodeaux; Dr. Fleming, Rock Bordeleon, company CEO; Don Cameron, company vice president; and Lewis McBryde, also representing the Chamber
 
Wed
09
Jul

Many Police snag dealers in early morning traffic stop

Many Police K-9 Officer Kyle Cook and his drug dog, Lady, were in the right place at the right time early Wednesday, July 2.
On patrol in the streets of Many, Officer Cook stopped a vehicle on San Antonio Ave. because one of the headlights was
not functioning. The two occupants were questioned and following a search of the vehicle, two arrests were made.
 
Wed
09
Jul

City celebrates July 4

Old Glory proudly waves in the summer breeze in front of St. John’s Catholic Church of Many in celebration of the July 4 holiday. Nothing stirs patriotism like the red, white and blue of the flag.
 
Wed
02
Jul

Ground broken on new MES

June 19 was a momentous day for the Sabine Parish School Board and town of Many, as ground was broken on a brand new, state-of-the-art facility that will be located centrally among the junior high and high school facilities.
 
Wed
02
Jul

Pals program ends on high point!

The yearly Pals programs, which provides a plethora of entertainment for school-aged children, has completed yet another
successful year. There was quite the extravaganza and even included a bed of nails, which was a huge hit with the kids in
attendance.
 

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