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Wed
19
Feb

La. Master Gardener program available

The Louisiana Master Gardener (LMG) program is a service and educational activity designed to recruit and train volunteers  to help meet the needs of home gardeners while providing an enjoyable and worthwhile experience for volunteers. The volunteer aspect of the Master Gardener program allows individuals to dedicate their time and talents to help educate the public on best management practices in consumer horticulture and environmental stewardship
 
Wed
19
Feb

Three Sabine 4-H’ers attend duck hunt at Honey Brake Lodge

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On Saturday, Feb. 1, three Sabine Parish 4-H’ers took part in an invitational duck hunt sponsored by the famous Honey Brake Lodge located nears Jonesville. Seventeen “Young Guns”, a group of youth who are interested in wildlife and wildlife habitat management, along with civic engagement, from around the state, were all invited to share a meal and participate in what was a once-in-a-lifetime hunt for most
 
Wed
12
Feb

Remembering the DeRidder Army Air Base

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In west central Louisiana, there is a remnant of the days of the Louisiana Maneuvers and World War II that is very often
overlooked. Nestled and preserved in the town of DeRidder is the location of the old DeRidder Army Air Base, with its original hanger, runways, streets and remains of some of the World War II buildings still intact and in use! Yes, the old base is now the Beauregard Regional Airport and is continuously in use even to this day 
 
Tue
04
Feb

11th annual Down and Dirty Garden seminar set Feb. 22

The Sabine Master Gardeners will be hosting its 11th annual Down and Dirty Garden seminar on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Wildwood Resort in Zwolle, beginning with registration at 9 a.m. The program begins at 9:30 a.m., with refreshments and
lunch being served. There will be a silent auction and a plant sale at the event, along with many new vendors this year
 
Tue
04
Feb

Townsend attends International Leadership Seminar

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CONVERSE - Brooke Townsend, currently a senior at Converse High School, recently attended the International Leadership Seminar for State Officers (ILSSO), visiting the beautiful country of South Africa. Townsend, who was elected the Louisiana state Future Farmers of America vice president back in June of 2013, attended this annual seminar, which is a trip  somewhere out of the country, with the purpose to educate the members of FFA about international trade relations and agriculture
 
Wed
29
Jan

4-H Commodity Cookery Contest slated for Feb. 17

The 4-H Commodity Cookery Contest has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 17 at the Sabine Parish Extension Office, according to 4-H Agent Nan Arthur. There will be five divisions of competition, including beef, poultry, egg, seafood, and  pecan cookery
 
Wed
29
Jan

They Came Out of the Sky!

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Clarence is hardly a spot on a Louisiana road map. It is most identifiable by being a crossroads where present-day La. 6
and U.S. 84 crosses U.S. 71 and is located on the east bank of the Red River. Nothing of importance ever happens in Clarence does it? Yes, there was one very great event that happened there in 1941 that forever changed the organization of the United States Army
 
Wed
22
Jan

Tannehill, Zuschlag unite in matrimony

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Sara Elizabeth Tannehill and Richard Blair Zuschlag were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on Saturday, January
4, 2014, at Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana with Father Louis Richard, Archbishop Harry Flynn, and Reverend Dooley Fowler officiating
 
Wed
15
Jan

Parish Junior Leaders becoming strong

The Sabine Parish Junior Leaders are growing strong. This school year they are 42 members strong, according to 4-H Agent Nan Arthur. Leading the group this year are the following officers:--President Rylea Sepulvado; --Vice President Logan Sepulvado; --Secretary Hayley Farmer; --Treasurer Morgan Manuel;--Parliamentarians Connor Arthur, Nic Farmer and Klein Pearce; and,--Service Learning Chairs Alex Bradley, Caitlyn and Brian-na Burns.

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Wed
15
Jan

Florien FBLA officer job shadows first-grade class

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Over the past few months, the Florien FBLA chapter re-porter, Crystal Slater, has been job shadowing Mrs. Kim Slaughter’s first grade class. Slater is a senior at Florien High School, and once she graduates in May, she plans on attending college to major in elementary education so she can better improve stu-dents learning skills and pre-pare them for what’s ahead in life

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