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06
May
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NHS wins big at literary rally

Negreet High School recently competed in the largest division at the Northwest Literary Rally in Natchitoches. Negreet won the Sweepstakes against 14 other schools. A total of 62 Negreet students competed with the following placing in the top five
(5) in the following events.
 
Wed
06
May
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“Balloons over Desoto” provides unique entertainment for the area

Activities continue to be added up until the last minute to DeSoto Parish’s First Annual Balloons Over DeSoto Event to be held on May 8, 9 and 10. DeSoto Parish residents as well as the surrounding area will have the opportunity to be a part of something historic at the first ever hot air balloon show. The event will be filled with family fun for an entire weekend, and is sponsored by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury and DeSoto Parish Tourism Board. If you’ve ever heard the old 1960’s hit, “Would You Like to Ride in My Beautiful Balloon,” you will have a chance to do just that. For a fee, both tethered and untethered balloon rides, will be offered on during the weekend.
 
Wed
29
Apr
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Sabine students inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta

Northwestern State University inducted 269 students into Alpha Lambda Delta First-Year Honor Society Sunday. Students eligible for membership must be a full-time student enrolled in a bach-elor’s degree program for the Fall 2014 semester with no developmental courses. The inductees represent the top 20 percent of the first year class with a minimum semester and cumulative 3.5 grade point average.
 
Wed
29
Apr
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Mansfield SHS to hold 150th anniversary re-enactment

Come to Mansfield State  Historic Site on Saturday, May 16, to learn how the Civil War concluded in Northwest Louisiana.
Living history programs will be conducted throughout the day depicting the lives of civilians and soldiers in 1865 Louisiana.
 
Wed
22
Apr
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50Loggers, Forestry festival names queens

The Zwolle Loggers and Forestry Festival is excited to present its 2015 Miss Queen, Anna Campbell, and her court: Tiny King - Cason Aguilard (not pictured); Master King - Axl Shafer (not pictured); Baby Miss - Miracle Leone; T’nincy Miss - Carleigh-Elizabeth Bush ; Toddler Miss - Emelee Brewer; Tiny Miss - Myla Bartch; Little Miss - Kyleigh Severin; Petite Miss - Danalyn Delanger; Deb Miss - Ravan Robertson; Junior Miss - Savan-nah Fussell; and Teen Miss - Holly Kay.

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Wed
22
Apr
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Photos from the Past: Three couples in Fisher

This photo of three couples in the Fisher area was made in the 1930s or 1940s. The photo’s owner, Nell Caudill, named two of the couples. The first “Hamp” Eason and his wife, JoElla. The second couple is her grandparents, Marion Columbus “Lum” Eason Sr. and his wife, Laura. The third couple in the center of the photo is unknown, and Caudill hopes someone will know who it is. For anyone that might be able to identify the mystery couple, please send an email to cmcnkc@skynetcountry.com

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Wed
15
Apr
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Wendt choses Toledo Bend as his fishing spot for 43 years

Eighty-four year old Donald Wendt recently caught a 9.64 lb. bass on his 43rd annual trip from Kentucky to Toledo Bend.
Toledo Bend is spitting out lots of true fish stories this season with over 70 lunkers recorded in the Toledo Bend Lake Association’s Lunker Bass program and with the record catch George Herr made in November of five fish weighing in at 40.45 lbs.
 
Wed
08
Apr
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Youth register for fishing tournament at Cypress

ASince the year it began, Fish Fest has been an exciting and challenging tournament for youth fishermen as they are ready to compete for top honors at the Toledo Bend Lake Association/Sa-bine Soil and Water Conservation Dis-trict Fish Fest. Both groups have spent the last year preparing for the sixth annual tour-nament on Toledo Bend Lake at the Sabine River Authority’s Cypress Bend Park. All fishermen will be easily identified in their TBLA/Sabine SWCD t-shirt on Saturday, June 6, 2015.

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Wed
01
Apr
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Many Book Club hears historical review

Five members of the Many Book Club met at the Sabine Par-ish Library Tuesday night, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Attending were Lois Barnhill, Shirley Lee, Donna Smith Ammons, Lucille DeWitt and hostess, Patsy Knippers.Following the recitation of the Club Collect and the calling of the roll, the members settled back with a cup of coffee and listened as Lu-cille DeWitt reviewed Ken Follett’s century trilogy, which include the books, Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.

 

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Wed
01
Apr
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Sabine’s 4-H selects focus for 2015-16

The Sabine Parish 4-H Coun-cil Advisory recently met and se-lected the focus for the upcoming 2015-16 year, according to Nan Arthur, 4-H agent.School-wide focus will be “Healthy Living”, which will be worked on during all of the 4-H Club meetings.

 

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