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Wed
18
Nov

Kim’s Korner: News from Mansfield Nursing Center

Kim’s Korner: News from Mansfield Nursing Center

(Editor’s Note: We welcome columnist for Mansfield Nursing Center, Kim Palmer, back to The Enterprise with her weekly column about the Center and their residents’ activities. She has been absent for several years, but will once again be letting our readers know that being a Senior Citizen doesn’t mean the fun is over!)

Wow! It’s been a long time! But I’m back in the swing of things and ready to let everybody know what’s happening at Mansfield Nursing Center. Y’all know its Deer season?! And we have our corn feeder up. And guess what? We got to watch a Mama deer and her little baby get a bite of corn for supper yesterday. Y’all don’t worry, we’re not gonna shoot none of them. We just like watching them.

Wed
18
Nov

On The Bright Side

On The Bright Side

Something that was “on the bright side” of the whole pandemic was my purchase of a treadmill.

When I told my husband, Marshall, that I wanted to order one, he said, “What for? To hang clothes on?”

Ouch.

“No,” I said, “I really will use it this time. I promise. Really”

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Wed
18
Nov

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The histories of DeSoto Parish and Mansfield are interesting and additional facts are constantly found. An example of this very thing is the surveying of Mansfield and where the names of the streets came from. Of course DeSoto Parish was formed April 1, 1843 when Governor Mouton, Father of Gen. Mouton of the Battle of Mansfield fame, signed Act 88 of the first session of the Sixteenth Legislature of the State of Louisiana. DeSoto was not named to honor the Spanish explorer Ferdinand DeSoto, as many believe. It was named after Marcel DeSoto, who led the first group of European settlers to a settlement known as Bayou Pierre. Marcel was the son-in-law of Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, founder of Natchitoches. As a review, the first president of the Police Jury was John Wagner who lived west of Grand Cane and south of Screamerville. He was also selected by the Jury to execute deeds during the 1843 - 54 period. On June 5, 1843 the Jury purchased 160 acres of land (SW/4 of Sec.

Wed
18
Nov

Hey, Let’s Talk!

Hey, Let’s Talk!

Did you know that rolls of plain ole Pillsbury-type refrigerated biscuits can make great dumplings or pretty darned good Beignets? OR even both together?? Well, stay tuned...

I hope you are enjoying our great Fall weather and colors or at least DeSoto Parish’s version of them. Traveling to Shreveport “the old way” or more precisely up Hwy. 175 the hardwoods were all awash with the changing colors. As my fellow Columnist here in The Enterprise, Allison Carpenter, says, “The saffron colors of Autumn”. She really has a way with words and usually gets a chuckle or a big lump in my throat with her well written columns each week. I guess there are two things that tell you that you are a successful writer and that is being published and then being quoted - Maybe being paid for being published might even be a little better.

Wed
11
Nov

Did You Know?

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Many of our younger generation probably may not have heard of the most famous person from DeSoto Parish and Mansfield, Joshua “Josh” Lockwood Logan, III. Josh Logan was actually born in Texarkana, Texas, son of Susan McHenry Nabors and Joshua Lockwood Logan II on October 5, 1908 and died July 12, 1988. He was a world renowned writer and director and producer of stage and screen.

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Tue
10
Nov

The Farm Wife

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I love this time of year when the temperature begins to drop. It is a sure sign that all those soup pots are being placed on the stove just waiting to be filled with delicious soup!

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Thu
05
Nov

On The Bright Side

On The Bright Side

My husband, Marshall, and drove ten hours roundtrip recently to watch Calvary Baptist Academy’s varsity football team compete against Clarksville High in northwest Arkansas.

Our son, Bryce, is the freshman backup quarterback for Calvary, so we didn’t necessarily expect him to see the field; we just wanted to be there for him and the team.

Of course, any time we travel more than thirty minutes, it’s mandatory that I take ginger capsules since I suffer from severe motion sickness. Even being a front-seat passenger does not guarantee a nausea-free trip for me.

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Wed
28
Oct

The Farm Wife

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With Christmas just around the corner, we are trying to figure out what gift to give each person on our lists this year. Often, this is the hardest thing to do. But it doesn’t have to be. One of the easiest gifts to create is a gift basket. They offer more than just a single item, but still don’t have to break the bank!

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Wed
28
Oct

On The Bright Side

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Daylight Savings Time is almost over for 2020. This weekend, we’ll roll the clock back an hour.

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Thu
22
Oct

On The Bright Side

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Despite what “side of the fence” we are on politically, I think we could all agree that Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett strongly exhibited the traits of a true role model during the recent confirmation hearings.

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