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Wed
20
Aug

Hannah Jackson dies early Monday

The community was saddened early Monday, Aug. 18,  with news of the death of Hannah Cabra Jackson at her  atchitoches Highway. home. Her battle against cancer lasted for 11 years. Throughout her battle she has been a pillar of faith and an
example to all. Mrs. Jackson, the wife of Kirkman Jackson and mother to three children, James, Abbey and Sari, is the daughter of Bro. and Mrs. Barney Cabra, also of Many
 
Wed
20
Aug

A Louisiana National Guardsman of the 2nd 108th Calvary in Natchitoches

A Louisiana National Guardsman of the 2nd 108th Calvary in Natchitoches is shown offering a salute during the gravesite ceremony of fellow Iraq war veteran Tony Procell on Sept. 12, 2013. Procell, a native of Many, was buried at Trinity Cemetary east of Many
 
Wed
20
Aug

Investigation stalls in MHS iPad thefts

Chief Detective Dwayne Brumley of Many Police stated that no leads have developed in the case of 59 stolen Apple iPads from Many High. The iPads, which were in a locked office at the school, were reported missing to Many Police on Aug. 4.
 
Fri
15
Aug

Thomas N. Rivers elected Chairman of Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb

Thomas N. Rivers, who has been involved with the Choctaw Apache Tribe of Ebarb since his election to the Tribal Council in 2011, was named the new chairman Saturday, Aug. 9, following the vote counting from the recent election.
 
Fri
15
Aug

INDEX releases Football Digest

A comprehensive FREE digest book of area high school and college football schedules is now available to local fans. It’s just the right size to keep in your car, at your desk, in your purse or next to your favorite chair at home. The handy digest includes the 2014 football schedules for high schools in DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Winn parishes. It also includes the schedules for Northwestern State, Louisiana Tech, Grambling, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe in addition to the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys.
 
Fri
15
Aug

Rehearsals underway for “Dearly Beloved”

Janet Elam, left, portraying Honey Raye Futrelle reacts to a bit of information offered by her niece, Tina Jo Dubberly, played by Tessa Anderson, during rehearsals of the two-act play, “Dearly Beloved”.
 
Fri
15
Aug

Apple iPads stolen

A total of 59 new Apple iPads, valued at an estimated $28,000, were discovered stolen from Many High School sometime following the end of school and June 1, according to Many Police Dept. The iPads were black with a rubber protector around each one, according to investigators.
 
Fri
15
Aug

Feral hog solutions pose many problems

Hundreds of dollars an acre in lost revenue. Tough, leathery snouts that root through crops and habitats. Wild pigs are raising ire across the state. Yet opinions differ on the best way to address the problem. Private landowners are arguing with and partnering with government agencies, determined to address a feral hog population that is by all accounts growing. Population control techniques include poisoning, trapping and hunting.
 
Wed
23
Jul

District Attorney cracks down on meth abuse

Sabine Parish District Attorney Don Burkett is serious about the use of meth and its addiction rates in Sabine Parish, and has decided to spread knowledge through the public. Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as “crystal meth” on the street, is a physically and psychologically addictive central nervous system stimulant, which has many dangerous and potentially lethal short and long-term effects, as well as the possibility of irreversible damage to the body.
 
Wed
23
Jul

Agencies investigating death as homicide

An early Monday morning, July 21, meeting at the Sabine Parish Detention Center had detectives putting their heads together and reviewing information on the probable death of James Paul Green, 49, of Fisher. Firefighters had extinguished
a Thursday night, July 17 blaze around 10:40 p.m. at the home. 
 

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