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Michael “Mike” Breaux

Funeral services for Michael Breaux, 64, of Florien, were held November 10 at St. John’s Cath-olic Church with Father Francis Kamau officiating. Burial fol-lowed in the St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.Michael Breaux was born on Sunday, September 19, 1954 in Assumption Parish, and he passed away on Tuesday, No-vember 6, 2018 at his home in Florien.He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Julia Berthelot Breaux, Sr.He is survived by his wife, Karen Breaux of Florien; chil-dren, Michael J. Breaux, Jr. and wife, Holly, Nicholas T. Breaux and wife, Tiffani, Mickey C. Breaux and wife, Magan, and Mark A. Ordoyne Breaux; grand-children, Nikko T. Breaux, Bailee C. Breaux, Jace M. Breaux and Jacob A. Breaux; brothers, Floyd A. Breaux, Jr. and wife, Gail, and Wayne J. Breaux and wife, Vick-ie; nieces, Casie Breaux and Er-ika Breaux; along with a host of family and friends.

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Willadean “Aunt Dean” Mullens

Funeral services for Wil-ladean Miller Mullens, 89, of Florien, were held November 9 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Evans and the Rev. Jason Kees officiating. Buri-al followed November 10 at the Laurel Land Cemetery in Dallas, Texas. She was born on Saturday, February 2, 1929 in Florien, and passed away on Wednesday, No-vember 7, 2018 at her home in Florien. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Luther Mullens; sons, Michael Wayne Mullens and Kenneth Ray Mul-lens; parents, Marvin and Tres-sa Vidler Miller; siblings, Clyde Miller, Sybil Miller Crunk, Ma-rie Miller Gore and Billy Wayne Miller.She is survived by her broth-er, Theddie Miller of Florien; along with a host of nieces, neph-ews and friends. Pallbearers were Paul Swin-dle, Jr., Theddie Ray Miller Jr., Dave “Slick” Firesheets, Ryan Alford, Chris Funderburk, Roy Miller and Trent Blair.Honorary pallbearers were Alvin Guy, Reed Hall and Louis Remedies.Proverbs 31:10A worthy woman who can find?

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Theda V. Mitchell

Funeral services honoring the life of Theda Mitchell, 84, were held November 7 at Rose-Neath Chapel in Mansfield, with the Reverends Bruce Mitchell and Richard Hale officiating. Burial followed at Warren Cem-etery in Fisher. Theda was born December 3, 1933 in Fisher, to John and Zarah Law Hayes and entered into rest on November 3, 2018. She graduated from Universi-ty of Southwestern Louisiana and taught for 25 years for the DeSoto Parish schools. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Mansfield. She was a wonderful sister, mother, grand-mother, friend, and teacher to many.Preceding Theda in death were her parents; husband, E.J. Mitch-ell; and brothers, James Hayes and Bobby Hayes. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Jerry K. Mitchell of Grand Cane, and Elwin C.

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Halvor “Bo” Peterson Jr.

Halvor Lamar Peterson Jr. known to everyone as “Bo,” passed away November 5, 2018. He was born on Octo-ber 21, 1959 in Zwolle. Funeral services were held November 8 at Many Church of the Nazarene with Bros. Daniel Lowe and Dean Johnson officiating.

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Tigers trample Ville Platte 76-0

A Ville Platte Bulldog found he was no match for Tigers Jaylon Carhee and Brady Meshell. (Photo courtesy Tina McCormic)

By Daniel Jones

The top seeded Many Tigers soundly defeated the last seed Ville Platte Bulldogs during the first round of the LHSAA 2A playoffs on Friday, November 9 by a score of 76-0.

The night was a special one at John Curtis Tiger Stadium, as Veterans Day was to be observed over the weekend, and on the way to the field, each Tiger shook the hands and respected those who served our country.

 

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Thanksgiving dinner to be held at MJH

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day in Many thanks to the Black Heritage Festival organization and Trinity Baptist church.

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner, which consists of ham, turkey, dressing, green beans, candied yams, rolls and cake will be served November 22, from12 -2 p.m. at the old Many Junior High School. It is free to all who come. The hosts are expecting 100-120 people.

 

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Local judges attend Rural Courts Seminar

Two area judges with Sabine Parish roots, 10

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Judicial District Court Judge Desiree Dyess of Natchitoches, left, and Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth Pickett of Many, right, visit with Springhill City Court Judge John Slattery at last week’s Louisiana Judicial College’s Rural Courts Seminar in Natchitoches. Approximately 100 judges from all branches of the judiciary attended the daylong continuing education program.

Two area judges with Sabine Parish roots, 10th Judicial District Court Judge Desiree Dyess of Natchitoches, left, and Third Cir-cuit Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth Pickett of Many, right, visit with Springhill City Court Judge John Slattery at last week’s Louisiana Judicial College’s Rural Courts Seminar in Natchitoches. Approximately 100 judges from all branches of the judiciary attended the daylong continuing education pro-gram.

 

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Many depot continues renovations

Kowonno Green, owner of Gréen’s Handyman Services in Many, is repairing one of two ticket windows inside the Many Depot.

The second stage of saving the historic Many Depot building began last week.

A bid from Kowonno Green, owner of Green’s Handyman Ser-vices in Many, was accepted on Monday, Nov. 5. Green quickly began work on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Green said he was excited to be working on such an important project for the Town of Many and felt honored to be selected for the job.

 

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Chamber celebrates achievements at 72nd Fall Banquet, October 30

The 72nd Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce Banquet was hosted at beautiful Cypress Bend Resort on Toledo Bend Lake on Tuesday, October 30.

A meet and great gathering preceded the welcome by Master of Ceremonies Matthew Couvillion, past president.

Following the Pledge of Allegiance, the Rev. Ray Spiller, Minister Emeritus of the First United Methodist Church of Many, offered the invocation.

 

 

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Many Tiger youth football dominating competition

Touchdown Tigers!” is what the die-yard Many High School football fans hear from public address announcer Buddy Wood on Friday nights in a jam-packed John W. Curtis Stadium.

Needless to say, Tiger fans have had a lot to cheer about the past few years, as they’ve advanced deep into the semi-final rounds of the LHSAA Class AA playoffs, and even capturing the state title in 2014.

However, on Saturday mornings, another squad of fightin’ Tigers have been lighting up the scoreboard on the gridiron around the state in the American Youth Football league.

 

 

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