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Wed
04
Nov

LSU AgCenter survey seeks info on COVID-19 effects on farmers

The Louisiana Farm to School Program has launched a survey seeking information on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting farmers who sell food products.

“We want to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting farm production, market channels, and finances,” said Johannah Frelier, manager of the program.

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Wed
04
Nov

Norman Booker III arrested on multiple sex crime charges

Norman Booker III arrested on multiple sex crime charges

Norman Booker III

Many High School Principal Norman Ural Booker III, was arrested on Thursday, October 29 and booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on charges of alleged sexual battery, oral sexual battery, misdemeanor sexual battery, and two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles.

According to Sheriff Aaron Mitchell, the charges are related to alleged sexual assault of students more than 20 years ago.

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Wed
28
Oct

Local churchgoers given opportunity to help domestic violence victims

‘Purple in the Pews’ will give all churchgoers the opportunity to help victims of domestic violence in Sabine Parish.

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Wed
28
Oct

Your guide to the 2020 amendments

One of the most confusing aspects of every voting year are the various amendments. Each election season the Index provides a quick guide to them, with an argument for and argument against.

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Wed
28
Oct

Sabine Parish 4-H volunteer earns regional, national honors

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Tammy Mong, avid local angler, has been recognized by the National 4-H council as Southeast Volunteer of the Year.

The National 4-H Council has named Tammy Mong, of Sabine Parish, as the Southeast Volunteer of the Year and National Volunteer of the Year for 2020.

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Wed
21
Oct

Caldwell to offer dissertation on genealogy of maps on October 21

Caldwell to offer dissertation on genealogy of maps on October 21

Robert Caldwell

Robert Caldwell will offer his dissertation “Indians in Their Proper Place: Culture Areas, Linguistic Stocks, and the Genealogy of a Map” on October 24 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. on an internet video hosted by the School for Advanced Research.

Caldwell is a postdoctoral research fellow at the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington. He graduated from the Transatlantic History Doctoral Program from the Department of History and Geography, completing all coursework with a 4.0 and mastered comprehensive examinations in the fields of migration history, revolutions, cartographic history, and the history of exploration and “discovery.” He is also Assistant Professor of the School of Arts and Sciences at SOWELA Technical Community College and SAR’s 2020 Katrin H. Lamon fellow.

Wed
21
Oct

An annual income of $423,138 puts you in the top 1% of earners in Louisiana

Bring in at least $423,138 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Louisiana, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

The $423,138 threshold was the 34th highest among the 50 states, according to the analysis. The average income for the top 1 percent in the state is $1,066,004, and the share of all income in the state earned by the top 1 percent is 16.1 percent, 24/7 Wall St. reported.

 

 

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Wed
21
Oct

Many Tigers off to strong start; knock out Menard Eagles 40-7

Many Tigers off to strong start; knock out Menard Eagles 40-7

Terrence Williams makes his way through the line. The standout running back has been an extreme threat this season. (Photo courtesy Tina McCormic)

The Many Tigers move 3-0 on the season and an undefeated 2-0 in district play after a resounding defeat of the Menard Eagles at John Curtis Tiger Stadium 40-7 on October 16.

The game didn’t begin with the explosion out of the gate that the Tigers are so well-known for, racking up two penalties to start the game. Despite forcing the Eagles into a punt during the opposing team’s first possession, it wasn’t until the Tigers recovered a fumble several series later that they began their impressive offensive production. On the next play following the recovery, Terrence Williams broke through for a touchdown and put the Tigers up 7-0.

The Eagles’ offense didn’t fare much better than before on the next possession, as the Tigers held them to a three-andout, with an illegal receiver downfield penalty sealing their fate.

 

 

Wed
14
Oct

Early voting dates begin this week

Sabine Parish Registrar of Voters Zachery Faircloth advises the public that early voting will be held on October 16-27 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Those dates will exclude Sunday, October 18 and 25.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wed
14
Oct

Unclaimed property list publishes next week

In next week’s edition of the Sabine Index, you’ll find a list of Sabine Parish residents who are owed money by the state of Louisiana.

The state currently has millions of dollars it wants to return to its rightful owners, but first it has to locate those to whom money is owed, according to State Treasurer John M. Schroder Sr.

The list in the Index will show numerous residents who have unclaimed property of various types on record in the state Treasurer’s office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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