Lifestyle

Wed
20
Jul

Sabine DAR names Good Citizens

Sabine Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution presented DAR Good Citizen certificates and pins to graduating seniors from each of the parish schools. The students were recognized at the December 2015 Sabine Parish School Board meeting and the parish winner announced. 

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Wed
20
Jul

Marthaville news

It all started back on August 11, 1965 when Eloyce Brown of Pleasant Hill met Gordon Durr of Marthaville, they were both attending the Spring Ridge Methodist Camp. They both fell in love and on July 2, 1966, they were married. Things were a lot different back then than what they are now, after they were married they moved into the old Darden Hotel and rented it from the late Luther Eason, the hotel still stands in downtown Marthaville.  

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Wed
13
Jul

Council on Aging holds open house

On June 26, the Sabine Parish Council on Aging held an open house at their Legacy Building in Many. The event featured a patriotic theme and food such as hot dogs, chips, popcorn, and cupcakes were served to those in attendance. The membership drive, which closes on Thursday, July 14 has yielded over 135 new members. There have also been a total of 75 fans and $110 in donations during the fan drive.

 

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Wed
13
Jul

Mansfield SHS sets “Privations on Homefront”

Soldiers and civilians used nature and a lot of ingenuity to overcome severe shortages of food, medicine, and household items during the Civil War. On Saturday, July 16, come out to Mansfield State Historic Site and discover which substitutes were successful and those that were not.

 

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Wed
06
Jul

Randolph family gathers for reunion

Descendents, relatives, and friends of S.P. Randolph gathered together for the annual reunion held this year on June 25 at the Civic Center in Florien. The day began around 10:30 a.m. as everyone began to bring in their potluck dishes. Aunt Lucille and Callie’s quilt was hung in the center of the building, and as always it is an admired centerpiece that catches great attention! The building was decorated with our family photos, and this year there were new, old photos that had been discovered.

 

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Wed
06
Jul

NSU to hold “Fun with Music” camp

Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts will present a Fun With Music Camp July 11-16. Children ages five to 11 can participate in a variety of music experiences including singing, music games, instrumental activities, composing and many other creative music activities.

 

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Wed
29
Jun

Chocolate cake makes Fourth of July celebration sweet

By Dorsey Ebarb Bronson & Choctaw-Apache Cookbook

Chocolate has been cherished from the first cacao bean discovered centuries ago, according to Smithsonian.com . The beans had value and were traded for tamales and good turkey hens. “Mom’s Chocolate Cake” recipe from Louisiana Cooking By Native American Choctaw-Apache is a hundred years old . 

 

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Wed
29
Jun

Cleco offers tips to beat the heat

Triple-digit summertime temperatures are a fact of life in Louisiana. For most, beating the heat means lowering the thermostat, which can lead to higher electric bills. Staying cool and saving money is easy if you follow Cleco’s tips. “Air conditioners are the largest energy users in a home,” said Shirley Turner, vice president of customer experience. “For maximum efficiency, Cleco recommends setting the thermostat at 78 degrees, or as high as comfort will permit, and using a fan to help the air feel 10 degrees cooler.”

 

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Wed
22
Jun

Fans donated to SCOA

Many’s Bank of Mongtomery branch donated two fans to the Sabine Council on Aging’s annual fan drive. In the picture are Debra Funderburk, Tammy Mangum (Executive Director Sabine Council on Aging), and Linda Guay.

 

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Wed
22
Jun

Love speaks to beekeepers

Bob Love presented a presentation on the ins and outs of bee removal at the June 7 meeting of the East Texas Beekeepers in San Augustine, Texas. Love is a member of the Pineywoods Beekeepers in Lufkin and performs professional bee removals.

 

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