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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.
 
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Beloved former MHS teacher claimed by death

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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Town to conduct smoke test

The Town of Many will be conducting leak test in the sanitary sewer systems by blowing smoke into these pipes during the 
coming week, Monday, March 17, through Tuesday, March 18. This smoke test will reveal sources of sewer odors in neighborhoods, as well as places where some and other surface waters are entering the sanitary system
 
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Beasley, Byrd, Williams honored posthumously by Sabine Hall of Fame

Three local men, each outstanding in their own careers, are being honored posthumously by the Sabine Hall of Fame. Composing the trio are Samuel Beasley, C.B. Byrd and Eddie Lee Williams. Samuel L. Beasley Sr. Samuel L. Beasley, Sr. was born May 28, 1939 in the Natchitoches parish settlement of Flora, La. Beasley was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church where he served as Chairman of the Deacon Board and played a pivotal role in the construction of the Macedonia’s
current edifice.
 
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Morrow to be awarded Outstanding Professional Staff award, March 14

Each year, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System honors faculty and staff from each of its institutions. Four Northwest Louisiana Technical College employees will be receiving awards at the March 14 annual conference in Baton Rouge.
 
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ACLU, SPSB mediation underway

As the The Sabine Index goes to press, a mediation will be taking place on Wednesday, March 5 in Monroe concerning the lawsuit filed by the ACLU against the Sabine Parish School Board. Federal Magistrate Judge Karen Hayes will be 
presiding. 
 
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G.J. “Pie” Martinez named 2014 Sabine Hall of Fame inductee

The Sabine Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the 17th inductee into the Sabine Hall of Fame, who will be honored at
the annual banquet on Tuesday, April 1. This year’s honoree is G.J. “Pie” Martinez, the current mayor of Zwolle and a third generation logger in Sabine Parish 
 
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Mallory’s miracle celebrated during Brain Injury Awareness Month

Mallory Martone, who resides on Toledo Bend Lake with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Martone, is a “walking” miracle. That miracle has been a longtime coming and family and friends will be celebrating it during the month of March, which is 
national Brain Injury Awareness Month. 
 
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Council adopts two new ordinances

At the regular meeting of the Town of Many council, two new ordinances were adopted unanimously. The first of the two ordinances adopted amended a previous ordinance in reference to domesticated animals or pets. The original ordinance now has two additions. The first addition makes it unlawful for any person to allow or permit a dog in their possession or custody from running at large on any public or private property.
 
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Phillips crowned Miss BPCC

Larissa Phillips, the 18-year-old daughter of Lee and Collette Phillips, the youngest of three children, was crowned the 25th Annual Miss Bossier Parish Community College on Feb. 22. A Zwolle resident, Phillips enrolled in BPCC during the fall of 2012.
 

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