Lifestyle

Wed
28
Sep

Senior Fall Festival hosts fun, games, food and health

Almost 300 senior citizens attended the Senior Fall Festival in the air-conditioned building at the Zwolle Festival Grounds on Thursday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. It was decided to host the gathering in Zwolle instead of at the Fairgrounds in Many, since temperatures have been hot. Needless to say, everyone enjoyed the cool atmosphere, comfortable seating and contained area to meet and have fun with friends. All mealsites were represented.      

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Wed
28
Sep

Marthaville News

By Donna Dyson-Horn

It was Book Fair time at Marthaville school but this year this event went even bigger with the grandparents conjunction in with the Family Reading Night and Book Fair. This was held last Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. in the gym and a full house would be an understatement. Thanks go out to Ms. Tanner our new Marthaville principle who e-mailed me about this event and invited me to join in and join I did.   

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Wed
21
Sep

Boy Scouts donate to flood relief

On September 1, Troop and pack 80 donated cleaning supplies for the flood victims in Baton Rouge in conjunction with Southern Parts Warehouse.

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Wed
21
Sep

Bank of Montgomery donates water to Senior Fall Festival

 

BOM donated 300 bottles of water to the Sabine Council on Aging “Senior Fall Festival” in Zwolle.

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Wed
14
Sep

Representative Bagley speaks to Sabine Retired Teachers

 

On September 1, State Representative Larry Bagley of District 7 took time to speak at the meeting of the Sabine Parish Retired Teachers.

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Wed
14
Sep

Fiesta Poster unveiling slated September 15

 

The unveiling of the 2016 Tamale Fiesta Poster has been slated for Thursday night, September 15 at 7 p.m. in the Activity Building of the Festival Grounds in Zwolle. Light refreshments will be served and a drawing for two doors prizes—a framed print and a Tamale Fiesta Gift basket--will be held.

 

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Wed
07
Sep

Bank of Montgomery speaks to MES

Tiffany Miller is shown reading the book “Money, Money, Honey Bunny” to the five Kindergarten classes. Bank coin purses were also given to the students.

 

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Wed
07
Sep

Natchitoches Tour of Homes announces details

The largest exhibit of the paintings of Clementine Hunter in history, including many rare pieces from several families’ private collections, will be the focus of the 62nd Annual Natchitoches Fall Pilgrimage of Homes scheduled for October 14-16. Hunter is the worldrenowned Folk Artist who lived and painted at Melrose Plantation in southern Natchitoches Parish. The Pilgrimage is sponsored annually by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches (APHN), and this year’s event will provide the only opportunity for most people to ever see the myriad paintings which are held in private collections and rarely displayed.

 

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Wed
31
Aug

Choctaw Apache tribe honors elders

The Choctaw Apache Tribe of Ebarb recently held its gathering of tribal elders on Thursday, July 28 at Pat’s Place in Zwolle. The annual event, held each year during the month of July, honors tribal elders for their numerous contributions to the tribe and community. The elders share their knowledge of culture, history, and traditions with other members and youth throughout the year.

 

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Wed
31
Aug

SPSB, staff, schools, teachers send aid to Lafayette area

Shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday, August 26, students at the Sabine Academy (SPARK) were still carrying donations and placing them on a school bus, as a caravan prepared to journey to south Louisiana with supplies for flood victims. Rosie Sullivan, director of Food Services, and Dr. Sara Ebarb, superintendent of Sabine Parish schools looked on proudly. An idea of collecting donations spread like wildfire throughout the school system a week ago and suddenly thousands of items were loaded up for the victims.

 

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