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02
Apr

Storm creates damage in Sabine

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Winds estimated up to 80 m.p.h. and heavy rains combined for a severe storm which swept through Sabine Parish at 8:30
p.m. Friday night, March 28. The ground was already saturated by rains during the week and when the heavy winds hit, many pines just toppled over. 
 
Wed
02
Apr

Battle of Pleasant Hill to celebrate 150th anniversary

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The newly-crowned Battle of Pleasant Hill Queen Shyla Holton, center, is pictured above with several members of the committee. From left are Miss Battle of Pleasant Hill 2013 Courtney Yelverton; Alisa Yelverton, Mary Ligon
 
Wed
26
Mar

Iberia Clinic issued zoning variance

The Iberia Health Clinic applied for and was issued a zoning variance at 1050 North Robinson in Many at the most recent meeting of the town council. By a vote of 4-1, the special exception zoning variance passed. According to the special 
exception use clause, within an R-1 residential district, a zoning variance may grant an exception to allow for the construction of a hospital or medical facility. 
 
 
Wed
26
Mar

Iberia Clinic issued zoning variance

The Iberia Health Clinic applied for and was issued a zoning variance at 1050 North Robinson in Many at the most recent meeting of the town council. By a vote of 4-1, the special exception zoning variance passed. According to the special 
exception use clause, within an R-1 residential district, a zoning variance may grant an exception to allow for the construction of a hospital or medical facility. 
 
 
Wed
26
Mar

Achievement Award to be presented to Larry Arthur, Ph.D.

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The Sabine Hall of Fame’s Achievement Award, presented to a native of Sabine Parish who has distinguished himself in
his career and community, will be awarded to Larry O. Arthur, Ph.D. of Frederick, Md. on Tuesday night, April 1 at the annual
banquet. 
 
Wed
26
Mar

Sabine deputies raid organized dogfighting event

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On Saturday, March 22, Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with deputies from the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office, made several arrests in Sabine Parish after raiding an organized dogfighting event near Hicks Lane off of La. 175. 
 
Wed
19
Mar

Small named Sabine Hall of Fame Accomplishment Award recipient

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Derrick Ryan Small, 18, has been chosen as the recipient for the Sabine Hall of Fame’s Accomplishment Award, according to Pete Abington, chairman. Small, a senior at Many High, will be honored at the annual banquet on Tuesday, April 1 at the VFW Hall in Many. Door will open at 6 p.m. Tickets, which may be purchased at Pete Abington’s Office and MidSouth Bank in Many, are $35 each. Derrick is the son of Marty and Jana Carver and Casey Small, all of Many.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Students of the Year honored

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Abby Hinds (center), a senior at Many High School, was named the Sabine Parish High School Student of the Year, being recognized for her achievement at the most recent school board meeting. Joining Hinds in the photo are her parents Amy Wyatt and Eddy Hinds, Many High School principal Norman Booker and board members Randy Martin, Spencer Faust and Rod Davis.
 
Wed
19
Mar

ACLU dismisses lawsuit against SPSB

By DANIEL GREEN Editor.
 
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Sabine Parish School Board reached an agreement last week. Last Friday, a federal district court approved a consent decree, which required the Sabine Parish School board to stop a variety of practices which impose religion on students in Sabine Parish schools.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Beloved former MHS teacher claimed by death

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The community of Many and the students she instructed in English, Fine Arts and Speech from grades 9-12 at Many High from 1990-2006 lost a beloved educator Saturday night, March 15. Melanie LaFleur Schweiger died at her home with family and close friends surrounding her after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer and other complications. She was 57.
 

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