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Wed
08
Apr

Town of Many enacts further restrictions due to pandemic

Due to the constant threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has stricken four Sabine Parish citizens already and is threatening many more, town of Many Mayor Ken Freeman has enacted further restrictions in the town.

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Wed
08
Apr

COVID-19 hits Sabine

COVID-19 hits Sabine

Last week, we saw Sabine Parish go from zero cases of the COVID-19 virus that is currently causing a world-wide pandemic to four. A fifth case was reported on Sunday, April 6.

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Wed
08
Apr

Agri-Tour of family dairy big hit with women’s ag conference attendees

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Mrs. Leslie Salley wowed the morning group with her knowledge and love of their family owned dairy farm.

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Watching a dairy cow being milked was a firsttime experience for most attendees. Mr. Wayne Salley made it such an awesome moment!

Flowing Hills Creamery in Belmont was the setting for first day of the Louisiana Women in Agriculture (LWAG) Conference and Expo. Hundreds of women came from all over the great state of Louisiana and neighboring states with investments in all areas of agriculture to participate in the fourth annual conference. On March 12 attendees were treated to agri-tours. Original plans were to hold one bus tour in the morning at the Flowing Hills Creamery dairy. However, interest was so high the LWAG added an afternoon tour.

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Fri
03
Apr

Agri-tour of family dairy big hit with women’s ag conference attendees

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Watching a dairy cow being milked was a first-time experience for most attendees. Wayne Salley made it a memorable occurrance.

Flowing Hills Creamery in Belmont was the setting for first day of the Louisiana Women in Agriculture (LWAG) Conference and Expo. Hundreds of women came from all over the great state of Louisiana and neighboring states with investments in all areas of agriculture to participate in the fourth annual conference. On March 12 attendees were treated to agri-tours. Original plans were to hold one bus tour in the morning at the Flowing Hills Creamery dairy. However, interest was so high the LWAG added an afternoon tour.

Morning and afternoon groups observed a presentation that included watching cows being milked and touring the processing facility. Owners and operators Wayne and Leslie Salley took turns leading the tours and fielding questions. The Salley duo and their two sons work daily on the family owned farm in north Louisiana where they process and bottle their own cream-line milk.

Thu
02
Apr

Town of Many enacts further restrictions due to pandemic

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Due to the constant threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has stricken four Sabine Parish citizens already and is threatening many more, town of Many Mayor Ken Freeman has enacted further restrictions in the town.

The previous curfew that allowed businesses to stay open on highway 6, highway 171, and San Antonio Avenue during curfew hours has been rescinded, and they must now be closed during the curfew of 8 p.m. – 6 a.m.

The town council also met on April 1 and placed a restriction on public gatherings such as churches, theaters, public meetings, and bars until April 30 with the possibility of an extension.  The motion was made by James Kennedy and seconded by Anita Darwin.  It passed unanimously.

They ask that you understand these measures will be enforced. 

The town appreciates your cooperation in helping the entire town stay protected from this deadly virus.

Wed
01
Apr

Burn ban in effect for entire state

Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, which will continue to require additional response efforts from emergency responders.

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Wed
01
Apr

Town of Many takes further COVID-19 precautions

The town of Many is taking many steps to ensure that it is protected from the coronavirus as well as it can be now and in the future.

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Wed
01
Apr

USDA continues conservation planning, programs for farmers and ranchers

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field offices in Louisiana are open by phone appointment only until further notice, and NRCS staff are available to continue to provide one-onone, customer-specific advice to producers to help them meet their unique conservation and business goals.

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Wed
01
Apr

School system offering “Meals to You”

The Sabine Parish school system has applied for emergency “Meals to You”, a partnership between the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and the Louisiana Dept. of Education as an option for meal distribution during the COVID-19 school closures and the “stay at home” order from Governor John Bel Edwards.

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Wed
01
Apr

Relay for Life postponed

The Relay for Life of Sabine Parish was scheduled for April 3 but has been postponed due to the imminent coronavirus threat.

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