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Wed
23
Apr

“Movies in Many” kicks off fundraiser

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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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Wed
23
Apr

Walker family appreciates its customers

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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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Wed
09
Apr

Native son, Sabine Hall of Famer dies unexpectedly

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Florien native Ret. Brigadier James Kenneth Corley was a man among men to the hundreds of students he taught and to his soldiers in the Louisiana National Guard. He set the example—at school, in the military, in his church and among his friends in the community
 
Wed
02
Apr

30th annual Fisher Sawmill Days Pageant scheduled for May 3

The 30th annual Fisher Sawmill Days Pageant has been slated for Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m. at the Opera House in Fisher, according to Pageant  Director Tonia Fishback Self. Entry fee is $50, which includes beauty and photogenic. The deadline for entries is April 19 at 8 p.m.
 
Wed
26
Mar

LCTCS honors Phi Theta Kappa Louisiana All-Academic team

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The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) and members of the state legislature honored the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Louisiana All-Academic Team recently. The All-Academic Team recognizes high academic achievement and civic excellence of students attending Louisiana’s community and technical colleges and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
 
Wed
26
Mar

Carter, Garcie to unite in matrimony

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Avery Carter and Joel Matthew Garcie, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding, which is set for Friday, March 28, 2014 in Zwolle. Carter, of Many, is the daughter of Frances Carter and the late Ronald Ray Carter, Sr. She is a 2002 graduate of Many High School, a 2007 graduate of Northwestern State University and a 2010 graduate of Louisiana College
 
Wed
19
Mar

Many Lions Club, MHS Leo Club tests eyesight of local children

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A child from the Sunshine Kids at the First United Methodist Church’s Early Learning Center is shown getting his eyes tested by a Leo Club member from Many High. Lion Randy Walsworth, standing, watches closely as Lion Mary Lee, left, reads testing information.

The tests show if there is a problem with the child’s eyesight and allows the screeners to refer the child to an eye doctor in order to correct the problem before they enter school. By taking a photo of the child’s eyes with a special camera, it can be determined if the child has amblyopia, commonly referred to as Lazy Eye, or any other eye diseases. By monitoring how the child’s eyes react to light, testers are able to determine in these children with early detection and appropriate care.
 
Wed
19
Mar

TBLA Announces Sponsor of 2014 Bass Unlimited Poster

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Cindy Ezernack, representative for 2014 Bass Unlimited poster sponsor First Guaranty Life Insurance, views this year’s Bass Unlimited poster. Prior year posters appear in the background.

The Toledo Bend Lake Association (TBLA) will unveil its annual Bass Unlimited (BU) Poster during the Unveiling Gala and Auction at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, in the Conference Center at Wildwood Resort on beautiful Toledo Bend Lake. The Unveiling Gala is open to the public and there is no admission charge. Toledo Bend Lake Association is a non-profit organization that sponsors the Annual Bass Unlimited Banquet and Auction as its major fundraising project to support and benefit Toledo Bend Lake.
 
Wed
12
Mar

65th wedding anniversary

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Preston and Charlene Barr, of Many, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a 1 p.m. luncheon at their home
in Many on Saturday, March 15. The couple, who are members of Aimwell Baptist Church, was married on March 12, 1949,  and has lived in Many for the past 25 years. They are the parents of four children and they have eight grandchildren
 

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