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Transportation is key element in assisting local senior citizens

One of the key elements in making sure that Sabine Parish senior citizens are able to make appointmentsand have the necessary   ransportation is the Sabine Councilon Aging’s Transportation Dept., according to Executive Director Tammy Mangum. Serving as Transportation Coordinator is Tiffany Jones of Many, who has been employed by the SCOA for the past two years. Jones has a big job filled with coordination of appointments, scheduling drivers and making sure that all seniors  ver the age of 60 years are served. Four drivers are always ready to ensure that senior citizens get to and from their appointments in a 
 
 
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Kathy R. Lang expires June 15

Kathy Ramsey Lang, wife of local pharmacist Robby Lang of Many, lost her lengthy battle  ith cancer, early Monday morning, June 15. She was in her early 60s.  he had been undergoing treatments for a number ofmonths and was home at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband; two children, Callie Lang Killingsworth and Colby Lang, both of Many; one sister and one grandson.   
 
 
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Cleco launches new recycling program

leco’s new energy-saving program pays customers $50 to have outdated, working refrig-erators and freezers picked up at their homes and hauled away to be recycled.“Many households have an additional refrigerator or freezer outside of the home to store food and drinks,” said Robbyn Coo-per, manager of Investor and Public Relations at Cleco.

 

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Snake seeks loan

Recently, the Many PD was having a bit of a slow day when they were called to the location of National Loan Company on San Antonio Avenue in Many after an unwanted visitor, in the form a large snake, converged on the door. 

 

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Lightning strike shatters tree

On Tuesday, May 26, as severe storms rolled through Sabineland, a tree on the property of Sonny Miller of Negreet was completely split in two.  The 80 ft tall tree with a base of 44 inches was struck by lightning, splitting it from top to bottom, leaving a stump that is 10-12 feet high.

 

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Unbroken to be screened

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 across the United States.  It commemorates the adoption of the flagof the Unit-ed States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by an act of Con-gress.  The Many Community Center will show the movie “Unbroken” on Saturday, June 13, in honor of Flag Day which is Sunday, June 14.  The patri-otic movie will begin at 7 p.m.  Admission is free.

 

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Traffic stop nets paraphernal

Some drug paraphernalia that was confscated over the weekend by MPD offcers. The K9 dog alerted on the vehicle after it was stopped for speeding. Items include one syringe, two meth pipes, a torch, four baggies of suspected meth resi-due, and wrapped batteries.

 

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SCOA staffers trained in CPR

Staff members of the Legacy Building Sabine Council on Aging were trained in CPR June 1-5 by Claire Henry and Pam Thoma-son of  the Health Occupations Dept. of the NWLTC. Claire Henry, R.N., SCOA Director Tammy Mangun, Buster Jordan, Tiffany Jones, Andrea Brumfeld and Jackie Snider.

 

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“A Bad Year For Tomatoes” draws good crowds, laughs

The Sabine Parish Players, founded a number of years ago by New York actress Mary Bozeman and her husband, Bill Osborn, remains alive and well. Last weekend, May 29-31, the Players presented “A Bad Year For Tomatoes” at the Sabine Theatre in downtown Many.
 
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Robertson holds tour of Peason Ridge

By Rickey Robertson
 
Saturday morning May 2 was a beautiful sunny morning for a tour of Peason Ridge. Those attending this tour began to arrive at Pine Grove Baptist church at 8 a.m. As the group began gathering, Rickey Robertson, the tour guide, had a large poster board map of Peason Ridge showing the many home sites, creeks, cemeteries, and historical sites located on this very historic area. He explained many of the sites that would be included in the tour.
 

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