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Wed
20
Apr

Carline donates 27 gallons of pop tabs for Nugent family

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Kobin Nugent, his mother, Marissa Nugent and grandfather, Rett Nugent, of Fort Jesup will be traveling to Dallas, Texas where Kobin will be seen at Our Children’s House at Baylor by many different doctors. Kobin was recently diagnosed with Nonnan Syndrome, and may need to go under intensive feeding therapy. He is an active three-year-old who was born two months early, spending two months in the NICU.

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Wed
20
Apr

4-H cookery winners announced

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A number of students put in a lot of hard work to participate in the recent 4-H cookery contest. Winners are MaKenna McElwee, ground beef participation winner; Emma Peace, ground beef first place; egg appetizer/salad participation winner, Nathan Jones; egg dessert winner Alex Bradley, second place; pecan appetizer/salad participation winner Nathan Jones; pecan dessert third place winner Navy Britt; Poultry first place winner Alison Garcia, seafood third place winner Natalie Odom with crawfish; and Tyler Gibbs won a participation award for shrimp.

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Wed
13
Apr

Vintage Belle offers clothing, home décor, accessories

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Many’s newest boutique, Vintage Belle, located on North Capitol Street next to the old telephone office, officially opened its doors Thursday, April 8 at 12:15 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce. Owner Shelly Haigh has been doing business since March 8. It has always been her dream to open a clothing store. Just recently, everything seemed to fall in place and Vintage Belle became a reality.

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Wed
13
Apr

MidSouth Bank donates to 4-H Livestock Association

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MidSouth Bank recently donated $800 to the Sabine Parish 4-H Livestock Association. Pictured from left are Regional Retail President Charlotte Miller, Banking Center Manager Robin Free, Grand Champion pig owner Sarah Kate Green, Many High School Ag teacher Darrell Simmons, and Community Outreach Development Specialist LaCarsha Babers.

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Wed
06
Apr

Sabine welding students compete at district competition

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Congratulations go out to Sabine Parish high school welding students on their excellent performance at the Louisiana FFA District Welding Competition on March 15. The top scorer was Jessie Johnson, a student from Many High School, with a score of 282. There were a total of 37 competitors from schools in Sabine, Natchitoches, and Desoto Parishes.

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Wed
06
Apr

Youth Fish Fest locked for June 4

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The Toledo Bend Lake Association and Sabine Soil and Water Conservation District is hitting the ground running preparing for Fish Fest 2016. The seventh annual tournament is shaping up to be a jam-packed event on Toledo Bend Lake at the Sabine River Authority’s Cypress Bend Park. All fishermen will be spotted in their TBLA/Sabine SWCD t-shirt on Saturday, June 4. Registration is open to 150 youth and ends on April 30. Fishing time begins at 7:30 a.m. Fishermen can start fishing at any time after they check in at the registration table.

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Wed
06
Apr

Bloodhound saves three-year-old child

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Douglas Downs’ 3-year-old bloodhound, Honey, already had several impressive tracking recoveries to her credit before last week, including several wall hangers and more than 30 deer sniffed out over the last three seasons in and around the woods of Sabine Parish. But the recovery Downs won’t ever forget happened last Tuesday night off of Highway 171 between Florien and Hornbeck, and it didn’t involve an 8-, a 10- or a 12-point buck.

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Wed
30
Mar

Bronson discusses Choctaw-Apache food traditions at Natchitoches event

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On Thursday, March 17, Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitors Center hosted a lunchtime lecture entitled, “A Taste of Heritage.” The lecture was the first in the series, Welcome Home: The Survival of Cultural Traditions in Modern Times and featured Dorsey Ebarb Bronson, a tribal elder of the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb. Over 60 individuals attended and listened as Bronson discussed the traditional foodways documented in her recently published book entitled, Louisiana Cooking by Native American Choctaw-Apache.

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Wed
30
Mar

Life Church sponsors senior citizen luncheon

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Gayle Ashford is shown as she receives a meal during a luncheon at the Council on Aging on March 8. Looking on is J.C. Ashford.

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Wed
23
Mar

Many Bass Club holds MLF style tournament

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David Owens won the Second Annual Many Bass Club Major League Fishing tournament with a 12.27 pound string of fish.

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