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La. State Trooper Steven Lee

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29
Oct

Escapee surrenders after day-long manhunt, Oct. 20

A Sabine Parish inmate enjoyed 15 hours of freedom Monday, Oct. 20 after escaping from the Sabine Parish Detention Center, according to Sheriff Ronny Richardson. According to the reports, at about 3:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20 Mack H. Johnson Jr., 31, of Many, escaped restraints and ran out the door of the facility and into a heavily wooded area. A deputy pulled away from another who wrestled with him as he was fleeing.
 
Wed
29
Oct

Sabine tourism up during peak months

By Daniel Jones
 
The Sabine Parish Tourist Commission is pleased to report that Sabine Parish is recording increased tourism to the parish this year. For the months of August, revenues were up 28 percent while they were up 20 percent for September. Regardless, these stats will prove even more that Toledo Bend is the second biggest tourist destination in the state.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Lynch runs for Zwolle council

Bridget Staton Lynch, lifelong resident of Zwolle, announces candidacy for Zwolle town council. Her parents are Norman and Eliza Staton and O.C. and Mae Dell Staton.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Inmate escapes from detention center, Monday

An inmate at the Sabine Parish Detention Center escaped in the early morning hours of Oct. 20 after getting out of his restraints and running by a deputy that was on his way out of the jail. Mack H. Johnson, Jr., 31, of Many, was awaiting trial for theft and forgery charges when he made his escape around 3:30 a.m. Johnson was able to pull away from the deputy and make it out of the jail.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Town receives grant for repairs at Hart Airport

Many’s Hart Airport officially closed for repairs Monday morning, Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. The airport will be closed up to 90 days for the repairs. Airport Chairman Kenneth Ammons stated, “We are hoping for 60 days, but that depends on weather.” Early Monday morning, Airport Manager Lee Woods was on site watching as the machinery began digging up the present runway.
 
Wed
22
Oct

CASA brings awareness to Sabine

The fourth annual Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children awareness social was held on Oct. 16 at VFW Post #4858 in Many and brought several guest speakers and a sense of urgency for volunteers to the people of Sabine Parish. The local CASA group was started in 2003 in order to change the trajectory of the life of children who have found them-selves wrapped up in the legal situations due to any number of reasons.
 
Wed
15
Oct

Rivers seeks Zwolle council position

Mark A. Rivers is pleased to announce his candidacy for the town of Zwolle’s city council. He was born and raised in Zwolle, and is proud to call himself a life-long resident. He is 40-years-old and is married to his wife, Jamie Rivers. Their union has been blessed with three children and two grandchildren
 
Wed
15
Oct

Senate hopeful Cassidy tours Kisatchie Treating

On Friday, Oct. 10 the workers of Kisatchie Treating were greeted by Senatorial Candidate, Congressman Bill Cassidy. The Congressman toured the mill led by Lonnie Leggett, and met the hard working people of Sabine Parish
 
Wed
15
Oct

Nichols goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nichols Department Store of Many went pink on Oct. 10 to raise awareness of for breast cancer. The store and its employees wore pink as part of a month-long initiative to encourage women to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages, which  could save the lives of numerous women, as one-in-eight females will be diagnosed with the often-fatal form of cancer in their
lifetime
 

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