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Kings Chapel hosting annual MLK March

The 19th Annual Martin Luther King March and Celebration has been set for 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, and is being hosted by Kings Chapel AMEC. The program will be held at New Jerusalem Baptist Church at 11 a.m., with the march beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and East Alabama in Many.

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Investigation underway in Family Dollar armed robbery

Detective JoAnn Carter of Many Police Dept. is currently investigating an armed robbery, which took place in the Many 
City Limits at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4. Carter has a suspect in jail, but he has not been charged, she said early Monday, Jan. 5.
 
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Plans underway for 150th anniversary for battle

The Battle of Pleasant Hill Re-enactment committee and the Battle of Miss Pleasant Hill, Courtney Yelverton, are hard at
work planning and promoting the 150th anniversary event, which is scheduled for April 4-6. 
 
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Procell case named year’s top story

The top story of 2013 involved the kidnapping, death and areawide search for Many resident Tony Procell, 25. Procell was taken at gunpoint from a New Hope Road home, east of Many on Aug. 20. Caught on surveillance tape was the abduction committed by Natchitoches policeman Robert Barthelemy. After a high-speed chase on I-49, the accused was  pprehended around 3 a.m. on Aug. 21 and taken into custody.  He was charged with home invasion, second-degree kidnapping and first-degree murder
 
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MidSouth Bank announces Coloring Contest winners

Paige Heard (left) and MidSouth employee Tammy Mangum are shown with Paige’s coloring page, which won in the 5-8- yearold group in the bank’s Christmas Coloring Contest. Paige is pointing to her page, which was bearing a golden bow. She won a book, “The Cajun Night Before Christmas” illustrated by James Rice. Paige is the daughter of John and Becky Heard of Many. J.J. Blake III, Timber Region President, personalized the book for Paige
 
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One-vehicle accident sends one to SMC

sends one to SMC On Thursday, Dec. 26, a one-vehicle accident in front of the Wal-Mart Supercenter off of U.S. 171 north of Many sent one person to the hospital. Connie O’Leary, of Zwolle, was traveling north in her 2003 Trailblazer when another vehicle, described as a maroon car, pulled in front of her. In an attempt to avoid making contact, O’Leary swerved and left the roadway, hitting the ditch bank and overturning
 
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Many trio named first-team all-state

A trio of Many juniors who were pivotal to the success of the top-ranked Tigers and their trip to the Class 2A finals at  Mercedes- Benz Superdome in New Orleans have been rewarded with all-state recognition by a panel of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Xavier Dias, Garrett Thomas and Pepi Kennedy were all chosen first-team all-state on the
Class 2A squad
 
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Many not annexing Newton Road

The annexation of Newton Road near the airport will not be happening. After a lively discussion between residents of Newton Road and Many Mayor Ken Freeman, the proposed ordinance failed to receive the support of the council for the Town of Many .
 
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Christmas present arrives early

LIttle Ava Isgitt, 5, and her one-month-old brother, Levi, are shown with Santa Claus following a dinner at First United Methodist Church of Many on Sunday, Dec. 15. The children of the church presented a Christmas play during the worship service. Ava and Levi are the children of Alex and Ashley Isgitt of Many 
 
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Victim in law enforcement shoot-out dies

A 27-year-old Noble man, who was critically wounded in an afternoon shoot-out on Saturday, Nov. 16 by a La. State Trooper
and two deputies from the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office, has died. Michael Anthony Malmay died Thursday, Dec. 12 at LSU
Medical Center in Shreveport. 
 

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