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Wed
24
Sep

Fiesta Poster unveiling is Thursday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.

The unveiling of the 39th Tamale Fiesta poster is slated for Thursday night, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the multipurpose building on the Festival Grounds in Zwolle. There will be plenty of Fiesta fun, according to Poster Chairwoman Phyllis Murdock and her committee, Phyllis Lehr, co-chairwoman; Junie Jamison, Carol Walsh, Lady Patton, Gail Thomas, Staci Anderson, Lorene Jones and Edith Palmer 
 
Wed
24
Sep

Accident claims life of Remedies

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highways 171 and 175 claimed the life of Richard D. “Rickey” Remedies of Pleasant Hill on Sept. 17. According to Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers, he was initially contacted at 6:36 a.m. on the aforementioned date regarding the accident
 
Wed
24
Sep

Movies in Many receives donation

Movies in Many is fast becoming a reality, thanks to the donations of money, labor and materials from the generous citizens and business and civic groups of Many and Sabine Parish, said Town of Many Mayor Ken Freeman. Work is underway, and donations are still coming in said the mayor
 
Wed
17
Sep

DHH testing confirms dangerous amoeba in Ebarb Water District 1

The Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has recently announced that its testing has confirmed the presents of the naegleria fowleri amoeba in the Ebarb Water District 1 Aimwell Area, which serves 5,529 people. Currently, there are no known cases of illness related to the amoeba in Sabine Parish or elsewhere in the state, according to information from The Advocate
 
Wed
17
Sep

Maxey to run for Zwolle council

Daisy Maxey is pleased to announce her candidacy for Zwolle Town Council. She has been a resident of Zwolle for 31 years and is married to Larry Maxey. Together, they have two children and four grandchildren. She has been employed by the Sabine Parish School Board for 15 years, and currently works at Zwolle Elementary School. She is also a dedicated member
of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 
 
Wed
17
Sep

Historic movie reel found during theater restoration

The historic old Sabine Theater has shared one of its treasures with the crew working to restore it for the Movies in Many Project. Town of Many Clerk Ashley Garcie and Mary Brocato, chairperson of the Many Cultural District, discovered an old
Paramount Pictures movie reel in the upstairs projection room last week.
 
Wed
10
Sep

Leaders Against Litter scheduled for Sept. 20

The Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Sabine Parish Policy Jury, Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, will hold its Fall “Leaders Against Litter” trash pickup on Saturday, September 20. The event will be held in the morning and conclude with a cookout for community participants at the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission Office around 11:30 a.m.
 
Wed
10
Sep

Townson seeks District 1 School Board seat

William “Bill” Townson is pleased to announce his intent to seek the District 1 seat on the Sabine Parish School Board for the
Nov. 4 election. Townson is a long-time resident in the Florien school district, and is a 1967 graduate of Florien High School. While a student there, he played basketball and baseball.
 
Wed
10
Sep

Challenge answered!!

ANTICIPATION!!!! Awaiting a bucket of ice water as part of the ALS Challenge are Many Mayor Ken Freeman, Many City Councilwoman Gay Corley and Sabine Parish District Attorney Don Burkett. Ready to pour the ice water, standing from left, are Nell Britner, Bob Britner and Erica Britner, mother, father and daughter of the late Greg Britner, who died in May 2011 from ALS
 
Wed
03
Sep

Guns, ammo, hunting supplies tax free this weekend

Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies are exempt from state and local sales taxes, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday applies to individual consumer purchases of a wide range of hunting gear, including  
 

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