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Bank of Montgomery honors Lady Blackcats

Bank of Montgomery had a wonderful time honoring Florien High School’s Lady Blackcats Softball Team with a pizza party on May 15. Congratulations to the Lady Blackcats for winning the Class B State Championship for the second year in a row. Pictured on the front row from left are Abbey McMillian, Savannah Perry, Whitney Byles, Haylee Tidwell and Gracie Sylvia. On the second row are Annalise Sylvia, Kaylee Cahanin, Sydney Anthony, Bailey McCleary, Caitlin Corley and Caroline Mathews. The back row shows Bank of Montgomery Vice President & Commercial Lender, Daniel Bennett & Many Branch Manager & CSR, Debra Funderburk, Ryleigh Rutherford, Kaitlin Davis, Reba Phelps, B.O.M. Financial Services Agency Manager, and Coach Bruce Stewart Not shown: Adrianna Phillips
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May
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Dr. Virginia Burkett visits Converse fifth grade

Nobel Laureate, Dr. Virginia  Burkett, visited Converse High School to speak to fifth graders on Wednesday, April 15. Burkett is the Chief Scientist for Climate Change for the United States Geological Survey
 
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Zwolle Loggers and Forestry Festival stays strong for 20th year

The Loggers Festival always provides plenty of unique games and competitions. In this one, a truck filled with some of Sabine’s largest logs is paraded in front of the many festivalgoers who could later guess its weight. (Photo courtesy John Toliver
 
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14
May
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Dardenne celebrates Tourism Week

The observance of National Tourism Week was monumental in Sabine Parish, as ribbons were cut for both the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail and the Toledo Bend Forest Scenic By-Way.

By Daniel Jones, editor.
 
Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne celebrated National Tourism Week with a whirlwind tour of the state and stopped by Sabine Parish on May 6 to share the importance of the tourism industry to Louisiana and cut ribbons on signage for both the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Trail and Toledo Bend Forest Scenic By-Way.

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Wed
14
May
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Maydaze Car show this weekend

A number of classic and muscle cars will be showcased this weekend at the first Annual Maydaze car show, which is being held at the Many train depot.

The first annual Maydaze Car Show will be held this weekend on May 17 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Many train depot. “This event is a long time coming,” said Don Case, vice president of the Toledo Cruisers car club. It was a labor of love for him and a number of others who share a mutual passion for classic vehicles. He explains that several enthusiasts were getting together and the idea of a club just kind of came together.

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Wed
07
May
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Students reminded of upcoming 4-H dates

Agent Nan Arthur of the Sabine Parish 4-H reminds all of important dates as follows: May 9th—Logger’s Festival (Emails about this event will come from Mrs. Polly Brandon) May 12th—Sabine Junior Leaders planning to attend the Desoto Parish Crawfish Boil will need to let Mr. Chris or Mrs. Nan know by 4:30pm, so that we can make plans with Desoto Parish
for crawfish amount and how much money it will cost per student 
 
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07
May
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Local students view Wartime in Natchitoches exhibit

Northwestern State University freshmen Ashleigh Daniels of Marthaville and Benjamin Wright of Converse took a moment from studies in the Fleming and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room at Watson Library to look over the “Wartime in Natchitoches Exhibit.” 
 
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March for Babies teams getting ready for event

When teams begin circling the track at the Many High stadium on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m., they will remember little Jayce Alan, the late son of Kristy Knippers, who died from necrotizing enterocolitis at age one
 
Wed
23
Apr
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“Movies in Many” kicks off fundraiser

The historic Sabine Theater on San Antonio Ave. will be showing old movies as a fundraiser, thanks to the state-approved Cultural District recently formed in the town. Mary Beth Brocato is serving as chairperson.

The recently state-approved Cultural District has chosen its first project for the Town of Many. With summer fast approaching, the Cultural District is eager to get the “Movies in Many” project up and running so the youth and families of Sabine Parish will have access to free movies during summer vacation. The “Movies in Many” fund has reached nearly one-third of its goal of $16,000.00 to purchase electronic audio-visual equipment for the Sabine Theater.

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Apr
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Walker family appreciates its customers

The Tom and Linda Walker family are shown as they celebrated Doo-Dah Day at Family Farm & Garden on Saturday, April 12. The family-owned business salutes all their customers and appreciates their patronage over the years.

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