Lifestyle

Tue
26
Nov

Many Christmas Festival winners announced

Crowned at the recent Many Christmas Festival pageant were the following queens. Shown left to right are Deb Miss Kiley Nevils, Jr Teen Miss Rebekah Mitchell, Mrs Patricia Noel, Miss Taylor Roberts, Ms Justine Kelone, Lady Joanna Armand and Teen Miss Autumn Palmer
 
Tue
19
Nov

Local painter takes first place at State Fair, again

Thirteen years ago Sue Hayden and her husband, Jerry, retired to Toledo Bend Lake from Eunice. Several years ago, she realized that she couldn’t tend to her yard and flowers anymore, so she turned to friends for help. “I knew I needed something to do, so I began taking art lessons from Rose Ditrick at the Toledo Center, Sabine Council on Aging,” she said.

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Tue
12
Nov

Martinez, Procell to wed

Rita and Ron Rivers of Noble, along with Jennifer and Kenneth Martinez of Zwolle are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Renae Martinez to Tyler Kent Procell, the son of Norman and Kimberly Procell of Noble. Whitney is the granddaughter of Cecil and Juanna Criag, and Euell and Frances Martinez.
 
Tue
12
Nov

Many Book Club hears review on Susan Wiggs’ “Table for Five”

Members of the Many Book Club met in the home of Patsy Knippers on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Presiding at the meeting was Lucille Dewitt, president. A short business meeting was held following the recitation of the Club collect.
 
Tue
05
Nov

Ingram, Martinez unite

April Rene Ingram of Ashton and Kent Martinez of Zwolle were joined in the bonds of holy matrimony at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov, 2, 2013, at Vermilionville in Lafayette. April is the daughter of Rance and Lauren Ingram of Ashton, while Kent is the son of Kevin Martinez and Melinda Malmay of Zwolle.
 
Tue
05
Nov

Local Eagle Scout candidate selects project at Sabine Council on Aging

For the second time in a year an Eagle Scout candidate from Troop 80, Many Boy Scouts has selected a project at the Sabine Council on Aging. In 2012, Colin Troha planted trees around the walking track at the Legacy Building in Many.
 
Tue
29
Oct

Philley, Edwards unite in matrimony

Sara Frances Philley of Monroe and Jonathan Louis Edwards of Shreveport were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, on the banks of the White River at the summer home of Dr. Pete and Fran Swenson in Meeker, Colo. The bride is the daughter of Lannie and Tracey Philley of Mer Rouge and Fran Philley of Monroe. She is the granddaughter of Ilene Philley and the late Edward Philley of Oak Grave and the late Billy and Mae Williamson of Haile.

 

Tue
29
Oct

Christmas in the Village Pageant slated Dec. 8

The annual Christmas in the Village Pageant will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Pleasant Hill High School. The entry fee for the event is $55 and it is non-refundable.

 

Tue
22
Oct
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Arm chair aerobics works for seniors

Kayla Hataway, activities director at Sabine Council of Aging’s Legacy Building in Many, is shown leading armchair aerobics recently. Many of the seniors take part in the exercise program. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

They’re twisting at the Legacy Building of the Sabine Council on Aging. The music is loud and action is live when senior citizens attend Chair Aerobics on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Chair aerobics is easy for the elderly and very beneficial. Seniors with limited mobility or are wheelchair-bound are ideal for this type of low impact exercises. If a person has to exercise from a chair, there are any number of exercises they can participate in. Things such as stretching arms and fingers, lifting arms above the head, air boxing and punching, and arm circles all provide a great work-out.
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Tue
22
Oct
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Mong stays atop leaderboard by winning monthly tournament

Derek Mong stayed atop the Many Bass Club year-to-date standings by bringing home first place in the September Tournament held out at Toledo Bend. Mong reeled in five fish at the event, tipping the scales at 12.19 pounds.

On a day in which temperatures rose to a sweltering 100 degrees, Derek Mong won the September Tournament of the Many Bass Club with a five-fish stringer tipping the scales at 12.19 pounds. Mong caught his fish in the midlake area of Toledo Bend, using a jig in grass 8-10 feet deep. As a result, Mong stayed atop the year-to-date standings as well, owning an 18-point lead over his nearest competition, Jim Campbell. Though he only brought in four fish to be weighed, Dustin Anders took home second place. Anders weighed in a total of 10.77 pounds, averaging nearly 2.7 pounds per fish.
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