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Good crowd attends Chamber After Hours

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Angelle Lord, wife of Dr. Greg Lord, who is a candidate for State Representative from District 24, is shown chatting with Zwolle Mayor G.J. “Pie” Martinez, Sabine Clerk of Court candidate Pollie Brandon and Mia Curtis at the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce’s After Hours on August 13. The gathering was hosted at the Chamber Office on Highway 6 West, with almost 30 attending. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

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Sheriff’s candidate Frankie Howard is shown serving himself from an array of food provided by area eating establishments at the Chamber’s After Hours on August 13. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

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Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce President Mike Mancil chatted with Chamber member Matthew Couvillion at the recent gathering. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

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Shanna Gaspard, executive director of the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce is shown with her husband, Austin at the After Hours celebration, which featured favorite foods from four area eating establishments. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

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Three lovely ladies attending the Chamber After Hours on Tuesday evening, August 13 were, from left, Bonnie Fox-Miles, Edith Palmer and Bobbie Jackson. (Photo by The Sabine Index)

A crowd nearing 30 enjoyed “A Taste of Sabine” and fellowship at the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce’s After Hours gathering on Tuesday, August 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

President Mike Mancil welcomed the group and invited them to partake of the enchiladas from Los Primos, garlic knots and cinnamon rolls from Louie’s Pizza, club sandwiches and boiled shrimp from Bayou Crawfish and tamales from L & W Tamales.

The various food gave local restaurants a chance to showcase their specialties.

 

 

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Tamale Fiesta poster dedicated to memory of Staci Lynne Jones Lafitte

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Staci Jones Lafitte

The 35th Annual Tamale Fiesta Poster is sponsored this year by Lorene and Calvin Jones, in honor of their daughter, Staci Lynne Jones Lafitte, who left this world at 33 years of age in 1997.

The poster, created by Richelle Doris of Anacoco, will be unveiled in ceremonies at the Fiesta grounds building on Thursday, September 12 beginning at 7 p.m. p.m. in the Exhibit Building on the Tamale Fiesta Grounds. The #1 poster, Anniversary Poster and the original painting will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

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Walter Fitzenreiter Jr.

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Funeral services for Walter Leo Fitzenreiter Jr., 93, of Hornbeck, were held July 27 at the Hornbeck United Methodist Church with the Reverends Daniel Na and Wayne Chance officiating. Burial followed in the Prewitt’s Chapel Cemetery in Hornbeck, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville.

Walter was born on July 13, 1926 to Walter Leo Fitzenreiter Sr. and Ernestine Louisa Perkins Fitzenreiter. Leo died in his sleep at home early Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019 after a battle with cancer.

He was a 1943 graduate of Reeves High School. Leo served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. After returning home, he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University. Leo and his wife Mavis celebrated 65 years of marriage in October 2018.

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Alice Ezernack

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Funeral services honoring the life of Alice Mary Ezernack were held July 19 at St. Ann Catholic Church with Father Richard Norsworthy officiating. Burial followed at the Old Zwolle Cemetery in Zwolle.

Alice was born November 25, 1933 in Ebarb to Eugene Ebarb and Lydia Procell Ebarb and entered into rest on July 17, 2019 in Many.

Preceding Mrs. Ezernack in death were her parents, Eugene and Lydia Ebarb; father of her children, Hobart Laroux; husband, John Ezernack; sons, Darryl G “Dottie” Laroux and Infant Hobart Laroux Jr.; and sisters, Melva G. “Skin” Ebarb and Josie Ebarb.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Kenneth “Chooch” Laroux and wife Kathy of Converse, Barry “Bob” Laroux and wife Suzette of Many, Frank “Tank” Laroux and wife Laura of Bossier City, and Gary “Pye” Laroux of Zwolle; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren along with a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

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Freddie Nash

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Funeral services for Freddie Lavell Nash, 78, of Belmont, were held July 27 at Pendleton Assembly of God with the Rev. Daniel Davis officiating. Burial followed in the Bayou Scie Cemetery.

He was born on Sunday, September 1, 1940 in Many, and passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Shreveport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Olcie R. Nash and Orelia ALeane McGaha Nash; daughters, Loretta Dowden and Becky McLendon; and sisters, Melba Nash and Bobbie Turner.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Nash of Belmont; daughters, Cheryl Sepulvado and husband Randy of Zwolle, and DaJuana Simpson and husband Joey of Belmont; step-sons, Mike Byles and wife Cindy of Many, and Eddie Byles and wife Lisa of Florien; sonsin-law, Ronnie Dowden of Zwolle, and Keith McLendon of Many; sisters, Francis Eaves of Belmont, Mary Farmer of Belmont, and Lenora Sepulvado of Belmont; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews and friends.

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Be aware of cancer symptoms

Cancer can cause many symptoms, but these symptoms are most often caused by illness, injury, benign tumors, or other problems. If you have symptoms that do not get better after a few weeks, see your doctor so that problems can be diagnosed and treated as early as possible. Often, cancer does not cause pain, so do not wait to feel pain before seeing a doctor.

Some of the symptoms that cancer may cause include:

Breast changes

--Lump or firm feeling in your breast or under your arm

 

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OCC to offer special program

One cannot imagine the impact that packing a shoebox has for a child, and all children and youth have an exciting opportunity to find out on August 17 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Many.

Jamacia David, a full circle speaker for Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child, will speak. She grew up in Guyana, in South America, and received a shoebox as a child. She will present her story and how it was a life-changing event for her and her family.

Her father was often away for months at a time because jobs were so scarce. In order to provide for his family, he had to travel to other countries for work. While away, Jamacia’s mother struggled to make ends meet on her own.

 

 

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School supplies, backpacks to be distributed at Back-to-School Rally

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Charlie Bost, 4, the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jonathan Bost of Many’s First Baptist Church, is shown with one of the backpacks, which will be given away at the Saturday, August 3 Sabine Backto-School Rally. The first 300 students who register will receive a free backpack.

Mark your calendars! The annual Sabine’s Back-to-School Rally will be hosted at the Family Life Center of Many’s First United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 3 at 8 a.m.

The rally committee has been hard at work for a month, coordinating the rally, which promises to be bigger and better this year. There will be something for everyone.

Each school aged student will receive a bag of supplies, which have been donated or purchased by the committee. Each student must have their parent of guardian with them to receive the supplies and they must attend Sabine Parish schools. Come on down, Converse, Pleasant Hill, Negreet, Ebarb, Zwolle, Florien and Many students from Pre-K, 3-4 Kindergarten, Grades 1-3, 4-6 and Grades 7-12 are welcome.

 

 

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Local conservationists attend regional meeting in Oklahoma

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NRCS Acting Associate Chief and former Louisiana State Conservationist Kevin Norton, at left, enjoyed networking with Alan Williams, Sabine SWCD Vice Chairman and LACD First Vice President, at the four-state regional meeting in Oklahoma.

On Sunday, July 21, conservation district officials and employees gathered for the start of the 2019 NACD South Central Region meeting in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Several attendees hailed from Louisiana, including John Alan Williams and Anita Manshack from the Sabine Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in Many. The three-day meeting was hosted by the Oklahoma Conservation Partnership and the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts.

On Monday, July 22, NACD President Tim Palmer delivered opening remarks, addressing meeting attendees with a message of encouragement for the work that conservation districts are doing across the region. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Acting Associate Chief Kevin Norton gave updates on NRCS programs and funding.

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Malware hits sabin Parish schools

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Governor John Bel Edwards

Last week, computers at the Sabine Parish School Board and schools were stricken with malware, which necessitated a State of Emergency being declared by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Malware can be defined as malicious software, such as a program or file, that is harmful to a computer or its user. They can be computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or spyware.

Also falling victim to the malicious software were Morehouse Parish and city of Monroe schools.

 

 

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