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Back to School Bash closes summer properly

By Alexandra Cobb,
 
Special Assignments Rehabilitation Services hosted their first annual Back to School Bash on Friday, Aug. 8 with activities such as face painting, games with prizes, and food for the kids to enjoy. The Central Sabine Fire District was on hand to entertain the kids with a table full of goodies as well as a tour of the fire truck. The children were surprised by a visit from two famous mascots: Smokey the Bear and Daren the D.A.R.E. Lion who were there to give high fives and hugs. Boy Scout Troop 80 presented the colors and led the attendants in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Fri
15
Aug
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Story told of WWII POW

(Editor’s note: Information for the following was taken from The Beaches Leader, which serves Jacksonville Beach, Florida.)
 
On the first night of his liberation from captivity, Lester “Mickey” Bostian, brother of I.D. Bostian of Many, had trouble sleeping aboard the USS Rescue. The ship was anchored off the coast of Sendai, Japan, and was a welcome sight for the sailor, who had spent the previous 41 months as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and on the mainland of Japan.
 
Wed
23
Jul
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“Do the Ride Thing” contest ends Aug. 15

Help raise awareness about the importance of ATV and dirt bike safety and encourage your friends and family to always use the “Golden Rules” of ATV Safety when riding an ATV and to always follow the MSF “Dirt Bike Riding Tips” when riding a
dirt bike. Who Can Participate: Students: Ages 6 to 18 in three age categories 6-10 years old, 11- 14 years old, and 15-18 years old. In two product categories ATV and dirt bikes
 
Wed
23
Jul
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Eastern Star supports SCOA seniors with fans

Sabine Chapter 171, Order of Eastern Star in Many donated 18 fans to the Sabine Council on Aging recently. The fans were
distributed to those on a waiting list, after the June fan drive. Pictured from left are Ginger Patton, director of SCOA; Worthy
Matron Karen Michell, Buster Jordan, activities co-director; Beverly Sumner, SCOA staff; and Worthy Patron Clauriste Byles.
 
Wed
16
Jul
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Young Author winners told

Three Young Author participants won first place honors in the competition this past spring, according to coordinator  Amanda Salter Gibbs, FHS librarian. Winning first place awards were the following students: --Fourth grader Aerial Sepulvado of Ebarb School. She wrote “The Great Duck Hunt” and is in Kathleen Johnson’s class. Her composition 
won top honors in the non-fiction category.
 
Wed
16
Jul
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Greer, Wheat to unite

Don and Stacy Wheat of Metairie and Annice Greer of Converse are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Katherine Juliet Wheat to Daniel Paul Greer. Katherine (Kate) is a 2009 graduate of Dominican High School and a 2012 graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
 
Wed
09
Jul
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Rebel SHS to present textile crafts and folk music

Visit Rebel State Historic Site on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and discover local folk art and music roots,
with live and recorded folk music and demonstrations of folk textile crafts. Spinning and lucet work demonstrations
will be on going throughout the day
 
Wed
09
Jul
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Bozeman’s “Desmond” coming to the big screen, July 12-13

A one-hour film, “Desmond”, starring Mary Bozeman as an ape, will be shown on the big screen at the Sabine Theatre on Saturday, July 12 at 7 p.m. and again, Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and tickets may be purchased at K & W
Clothing in Many or at the Sabine Theatre. The box office will open one hour prior to showtime
 
Wed
02
Jul
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SCOA fan drive provides cooler temps for seniors

Senior citizens in Sabine Parish will be a little bit cooler this summer, thanks to the annual June Fan Drive, sponsored by the Sabine Council on Aging.  According to Director Ginger Patton, a total of 112 fans were donated by CLECO (40) and the
Caddo Council on Aging (72) to be distributed to seniors in the area.
 
Wed
02
Jul
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Blues legend supports Taylor House

Legendary blues musician B.B. King recently signed an autographed picture for the Taylor House. King’s daughter-in-law, Marsha King, stated that the autograph is absolutely authentic. It was signed on May 24 in Charenton.
 

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