Lifestyle

Wed
24
Aug

Fontenot takes first at Toledo Bass Club tourney

Wind and rain, that was the main culprit this month for the Toledo Bass Club, Randy Fontenot won first place throwing a crank bait on main lake points. He had 12.51 pounds. Second place was won by Richard with 11.62 pounds, and third place was Wayne Moran with 9.11 pounds. Zack Havens won big bass and big bass over 6 pounds with a fish that netted him over $400. Congrats to all the winners, and thanks to all that fish.

 

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Wed
24
Aug

Book to Art Club organized at Sabine Parish Library

Talented local art instructor Shanna Gaspard of Many, supervised budding artists at the second meeting of the Book to Art Club, hosted by the Sabine Parish Library on Tuesday, August 16. The new venture was organized by Robbin Jordan of the Library staff.

 

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Wed
17
Aug

Sheriff’s Office receives award

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle would like to congratulate a deputy on his recent award from the Tri-Parish Drug Task Force. These awards were given in recognition of significant drug seizures in DeSoto, Red River, and Sabine Parishes. Corporal Michael Dunn received the award for DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Wed
17
Aug

Anniversary celebrated

By Donna Dyson

Morgan and Eula Burns moved their family from New Orleans to Anacoco in 1959, later on they made their final move to Negreet where their daughter Wanda Sue better know as Sue, would graduate from school. Eula Burns told Sue one day that she had someone that she wanted her to meet. Mrs. Burns already thought very highly of this young man, his name was Truette and he worked for Mr. Doug Curtis at the Curtis Grocery in Many.

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Wed
10
Aug

Sunshine Kids host open house to meet students, parents

Amanda Lambert, standing, director of the Early Learning Center of the First United Methodist Church in Many, is shown addressing the students and parents at an open house Sunday afternoon, August 7. Seated is the church pastor, who also welcomed the group, the Rev. Bo Horne.

 

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Wed
10
Aug

Louisiana team competes at National 4-H Forestry Invitational

Louisiana was one of 17 states that competed in the 37th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from Sunday, July 31, through Thursday, August 4. Teams from Arkansas, Tennessee, and Florida placed first, second, and third respectively. Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin were also represented at this year’s Invitational. The invitational was held at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Conference Center near Weston, West Virginia.

 

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Wed
03
Aug

Toledo Retirement, Rehabilitation honors Zwolle PD

The residents and staff of Toledo Retirement and Rehabilitation in Zwolle were proud to show theirsupport to the dedicated Zwolle Police Department. As a show of appreciation on July 29, the center provided the police officers and department staff with fish plates for lunch. Presenting the police with their lunches and an appreciation card is resident Eldon “Buck” Remedies. 

 

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Wed
03
Aug

Anderson shines as “Gypsy” at Shreveport Little Theatre

“Gypsy”, the great American musical, came to the stage in Shreveport during the month of July at the Shreveport Little Theatre. Tessa Anderson, daughter of Mike and Debbie Anderson of Florien, is a college student at Centenary College, where she is a sophomore theatre major and member of the Centenary Choir. A Dean’s list honoree, she is also a talented actress.    

 

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Wed
27
Jul

Marthaville news

The Marthaville Heritage Society’s Good Ole Days Festival Committee, Parade Chairperson Karen Rawls and Festival Chairperson Fuzzy Hennigan, is honored to announce that Mr. Tucker Roe, is the 24th Annual Good Ole Days Grand Marshal. Tucker is a life long resident of Marthaville and comes from a very long heritage of Marthaville people. The members of his Roe family were part of the early settlers of Marthaville in the late 1800›s. His Great, Great, Grand Parents settled in the area just North and East of the town of Marthaville, that was founded in 1851.

 

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Wed
27
Jul

Methodist VBS visits Hometown Nazareth

Eight tents were situated in the center of the Family Life Center of the First United Methodist Church of Many for this year’s Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School. Two more tents, Mary’s and the Synagogue School, were located elsewhere in the facility. Children and adults were placed in tribes, with each Tribe Leader and Assistant leading their group through the schedules each evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8p.m. All were fed a snack supper.

 

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