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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
 
Wed
08
Oct

Tickets available for veterans dinner

Tickets are now available for the old-fashioned Dinner on the Grounds at the Honor Our Veterans  Day on Nov. 8 . The daylong event will be held at the Sabine Historic Depot Museum. The dinner will be served from 11 to 1. Events and
exhibits will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 4 p.m
 
Wed
08
Oct

Key to city presented to Magda McCormick

Several hostesses for a tea honoring Magda McCormick, who devoted 51 years in education to students in Sabine and Vernon
parishes, are shown as Many Mayor Ken Freeman presents the Key to the City. McCormick will be honored on Sunday, Oct.
12 from 2-4 p.m. at the Many First Baptist Church. Pictured at the Wednesday, Sept. 24 presentation, from left are Carla Parrie and Karla Knippers, both of the Sabine Parish School Board Office; Mrs. McCormick, Carolyn Gandy and Mayor Freeman
 
Wed
08
Oct

Poster honors veterans

It’s official. The first annual Honor Our Veterans Day on Nov. 8 has its first official poster. Many Mayor Ken Freeman  announced the selection of the first official poster last Monday at City Hall. The designer is graphics artist Kendas McClanahan of Many, who designed a poster featuring the silhouette of a soldier’s helmet
 
Wed
01
Oct

Motorcyclist dies in wreck

A 57-year-old Converse man died in a two-vehicle accident in DeSoto Parish at 9:14 p.m. Saturday night, Sept. 27, according
to the La. State Police. The accident occurred on US Highway 171 near Ranchland Drive.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Domestic Violence Awareness month to be observed

On Oct. 4, Alford Detail Shop is hosting a fundraiser for Project Celebration’s orphaned and abused children’s program at Friends RV Park in Zwolle. The event will kick off at 12 p.m. with Kelly Hobson and the Band and will be followed up with
John Watson and the Honkeytonk Heroes from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Rookie Jacobs scores first NFL touchdown as a Jacksonville Jaguar

Rookie tight end Nic Jacobs of the Jacksonville Jaguars scored his first NFL touchdown Saturday night, Sept. 28 in his debut against the San Diego Chargers. Jacobs signed with the Jaguars Tuesday, Sept. 23. It has been a whirlwind week for the 6’
5”, 300 lbs. former Many Tiger   
 
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 
 

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