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Wed
27
Apr

DeSoto Quilters are Dedicating Show to Past Members

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The DeSoto Quilters will be holding their next quilt show on Friday, April 29 and on Saturday, April 30. The hours are Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The show will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church, located at 1314 Polk Street in Mansfield. The display will include around sixty quilts, showcasing the beautiful, handcrafted works of art.
 
Wed
27
Apr

Mansfield Library Honors Friends Group with Luncheon

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As a token of appreciation, the Mansfield Main Library honored its Mansfield Friends of the Library with a luncheon recently.
 
Wed
20
Apr

LPB’S President/CEO Beth Courtney Receives LEH Honor

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Each year, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities honors Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities. At this year’s 2016 Bright Lights Awards Dinner on April 7th at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s President/CEO Beth Courtney was honored for her “Lifetime Contribution to the Humanities.”
 
Wed
20
Apr

Mansfield Police Corporal Burton Honored by MHS JROTC

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The Mansfield High School JROTC program recently presented Mansfield Police Corporal Jeremy Burton with a plaque for his assistance and support with their service learning project.
 
Wed
06
Apr

Eugenia Manning Donates Books to the Mansfield Main Library

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Eugenia Manning, longtime Mansfield resident and artist, has donated two books to the Mansfield Branch of the DeSoto Parish Library. She designed both books, and using her well-known computer skills, set up each one for printing. The first book is an art book she put together for her children and grandchildren, which records her family portraits, other commissioned portraits (which included animals and home places) and some of her flower paintings.
 
 
Wed
06
Apr

Children Enjoy Story Hour Activities at Mansfield Main

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Mansfield Main Library Childrenʼs Librarian Darron Spencer not only has great stories for her young patrons on Wednesdays during Story Hour, she also has music, crafts and games planned for each session. Bring your pre-school age children by weekly at 10:00 AM to join in the fun. Pictured is Ms. Spencer and some of her young friends in a parachute activity.
 
 
Wed
30
Mar

Mansfield Garden Club’s March Garden of the Month

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The Mansfield Garden Club has selected the yard and residence of Hope Calhoun for the March Garden of the Month. Mrs. Calhoun’s yard is filled with a variation of beautiful spring flowers, tree and foliage. 
 
Wed
30
Mar

Mansfield Garden Club March Meeting; “Southern Charms” Flower Show Date Slated

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By: Beth McLaren

The Mansfield Garden Club met at the DeSoto Parish Library on March 16, 2016, for the regular monthly meeting with President Jackie Albright presiding. Secretary Velda Neilson called the roll with members responding if they had seen humming birds this year. They should be in yards soon so prepare feeders to welcome them. Treasurer Ott Murphy gave the financial report.
 

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