Lifestyle

Wed
29
Oct

MHS’s JAG Officers Attend 19th Annual Student Leadership Conference

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By: Gwendolyn Hamilton

On Tuesday, October 21, the Mansfield High JAG (Jobs for America’s graduates) Career Association Officers had the opportunity to travel to Lafayette, La., to attend the 19th Annual Student Leadership Conference. Students had the opportunity to learn from other JAG officers throughout the state of Louisiana as well as compete for State offices.
 
Wed
22
Oct

DPPJ President Reggie Roe Addresses Mansfield Lions

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Reggie Roe, center, president of the DeSoto Parish Police Jury, flanked by Christy Shoalmire, President of the Mansfield Lions Club, and Van Reech Jr., acting program chairman, gave an overview of the juryʼs action by law activities.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Homecoming Display at Logansport Library

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2014 Homecoming at Logansport High School has come and gone; but with the help of Virginia and James Smith, the memory of Homecomings of yesteryear is alive and well at the Logansport Branch Library with their past LHS memorabilia display.
 
Wed
15
Oct

BackAlley Theatre Adds Additional Performances Due to Popular Demand

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Due to the tremendous popularity of the BackAlley Production of "Always...Patsy Cline" the play will continue for two more shows: October 17 and 18 at 7pm in the theater. Box office is 872-6373 or 461 8684 and tickets are $10. The
full length musical play about the country music superstar and her most ardent fan has been playing for two weeks at the theater in Grand Cane, but the demand for tickets continues so the play will be extended another weekend
 
Wed
15
Oct

Books and Biscuits October Meeting Highlights

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The Books & Biscuits Book Club met for its monthly meeting on October 7th at Cook Hill Bed & Breakfast in Grand Cane, LA. Edith Herring led the lively book discussion with twenty-three readers present, most with very different and distinct ideas about the selection at hand. The “Language of Secrets” by Dianne Dixon unflinchingly examines the lifelong repercussions of a father’s betrayal 
 
Wed
08
Oct

DAC to Feature “Old Farm Stuff” in Future Display

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“Old Farm Stuff” is the name of an upcoming photography display in the DeSoto Arts Council gallery in Grand Cane. If the picture featured above brings back memories or if you grew up where “old farm stuff” was used everyday…OR if you are now a collector of these vital remnants of our agricultural past AND you have photographs that you would like to share, then please consider submitting a copy for us to display
 
Wed
08
Oct

Arts Council Salutes Charles Lizyness as Featured Artist

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The DeSoto Arts Council is pleased to announce that Charles Lizyness will be the Feature Artist during the Antique Car Show in Grand Cane, LA on Saturday, October 11, 2014. He will be on hand in the DAC Gallery from 10 am – 2 pm. The show will continue through the month of October
 
Wed
01
Oct

Landry and Company to Perform at the Bee Gum Festival

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When you think of area bands home-based out of DeSoto Parish, one of the first that comes to mind is Stonewall’s own, Landry and Company, which is a musical family collaboration of dad, Steve Wilkinson, and sons Landry and
Cardis Wilkinson Landry and Company is a threepiece band from Northwest Louisiana that plays a style of classic rock, blues, funk and country that amazes listeners, especially when they notice the apparent youth of two of the members
 
Wed
17
Sep

Mansfield Lions Recognize Member and Guest Speaker

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Dr. Severn C. Doughty, Louisiana Irrigation Association (center) and former Louisiana Extension Service official, talked about vegetables, their growth and their place in health during a meeting last Tuesday at noon of the Mansfield Lions Club. Flanking him are Van Reech, club vicepresident, and Joyce Dodson, acting program chairwoman
 
Wed
17
Sep

BackAlley Theatre Rocks with “Always…Patsy Cline”

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BackAlley Theatre in Grand Cane will be rocking for two weekends in October, when “Always… Patsy Cline “runs October 2, 3, 4 9, 10 at 7pm. Tickets are $10 for the 7pm show. Box office is 872-6373 or 461-8684. Reservations are required for the show because seating is limited.
 

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