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Wed
14
May

Dardenne celebrates Tourism Week

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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

Maydaze Car show this weekend

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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

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 
 
Wed
07
May

Local students view Wartime in Natchitoches exhibit

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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.” 
 
Wed
30
Apr

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

“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.
 

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