Lifestyle

Wed
15
Jul

Books and Biscuits Club Discuss “The House on the Bridge” at July Meeting

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By: Carole Canfield
 
Books and Biscuits Book Club gathered at the Village Cuisine for its monthly book discussion and lunch on July 7, 2015. The sixteen members present enjoyed lasagna and delving into German history through the book “The House on the Bridge” by Katie Hafner.
 
Thu
09
Jul

DeSoto Chamber Honors DAC’s “A Room for All Seasons” with Ribbon Cutting

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CuttingMembers of the DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce, alongwith DAC Board members and Parish officials are picturedduring the ribbon cutting ceremony recently held to officialwelcome “A Room for All Seasons” inside the Grand Canegallery.

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Thu
09
Jul

EP Energy-Haynesville Production Operations Presents Donations to Area Non-ProfitsDale

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Delwin Johnson presented a check on behalf of EP Energy inthe amount of $1,250.00 to the East Texas Food Bank. Thedonation will be used for food boxes that will be distributed tothe needy in East Texas and the surrounding area. Pictured areMike Cummings, Jessica Cummings, Delwin Johnson, BillBaker, and Nicki Hardy.

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Wed
01
Jul

Mansfield Lions Install Officers for 2015-16

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Members of the Mansfield Lions Club held installation at their last regular meeting as Donald Brown, well known Lion official of Natchitoches, served as the installing official and is shown at left. With him are Van Reech Jr., incoming president; Christy Shoalmire, outgoing president; Joyce Smelley, second vice-president; Sue Wiggins, membership chair; Mary Jo Sallis, Lion  tamer; Ann Gannon, board member; Raymond Powell, board member; back row—Rick Gasper, first vice-president; Richard Wilkinson, secretary-treasurer; Robert Powell, tail twister.
 
Wed
01
Jul

MHS Classes 1954-64 Reunion Plans Continue

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August 22 at the Clista Calhoun Center will be the Mansfield High School Reunion covering 11 years of graduates, 1954 thru 1964. Shown is the committee at their June 27 meeting. Sitting left to right are Sandra Laffitte Calhoun, Marsha Copeland Calhoun, Anne Skinner Reed, Judson Scott and Shirley Angele. Standing left to right are Jeannie Dykes Britt, Carolyn Gibson Bossier, Linda Laffitte Whatley, Brenda Herring Hall, Kathy Laffitte Snelling, Dianne Eavin Gatschenburger and Shirley Jean Privette.
 
Wed
24
Jun

Mansfield Lions Induct Three New Members

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During the June 16th Mansfield Lions Club meeting, three new members took the Club oath and received their membership pins. New members pictured left to right are Kathy Mason, Andrew “Tuck” Freyer and Cynthia Barnaby.
 
Wed
24
Jun

DAC Presents “Grand Cane: A Legacy in Art” at Recent Chamber Meeting

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The DeSoto Arts Council presented a special art exhibit, “Grand Cane: A Legacy in Art” prior to the June meeting of the DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce. The exhibit consisted of four original art pieces by visual artist, Michael Graham, which depicts several scenes that reflect the history of the Village of Grand Cane.
 
Wed
17
Jun

Mansfield’s Nakia Graham Among Students Selected for NSU’s ADVANCE Program

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Several Northwestern State University students are serving as teaching assistants and/or residential assistants as NSU conducts its 27th annual ADVANCE summer session. ADVANCE is a summer residential program for gifted and talented youth that offers intensive, fastpaced courses in the humanities, mathematics, natural science and computer science.  

 

Wed
17
Jun

DeSoto Arts Council to Feature “THE SCOTTISH WAY” at Summer Solstice Celebration

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The DeSoto Arts Council Gallery is pleased to announce that Doug & Jene Jefferson will introduce “The Scottish Way” art during their Feature Artists Show on Saturday, June 20, 6-8pm as part of the Summer Solstice Celebration in Grand Cane. The individual talents of Doug and Jene come together in the creation of their unique art pieces that reflect their love of all things Scottish. Jene has been interested in creating art since her young childhood, as she was always sketching, painting,  mixing mediums and doing different kinds of needle work. 

 

Wed
10
Jun

DeSoto Arts Council to Officially Welcome Summer

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By: Edith Herring
 
Summertime, Summertime! The DeSoto Arts Council will be officially welcoming Summer on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 6-8PM on Main Street in the Village of Grand Cane Historic District. The “Summer Solstice” event invites visitors to the Historic District to enjoy the old buildings and the DAC Gallery Artists at work.
 

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