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Wed
23
Jul

Angela Hall Feted with Bridal Shower

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Angela Hall, bride elect of Tanner Cook, was honored with a Bridal Shower hosted by her bridesmaids on Saturday, July 19 at Antioch Baptist Church in  Mansfield. 
 
Wed
16
Jul

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bagley Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

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Leon and Doris Bagley were recently honored with a reception hosted by their children in honor of their 65th wedding anniversary. The event was held at the Cook-Hill  House Bed and Breakfast in Grand Cane on Sunday, June 29. The couple received well wishers from both near and far.
 
Wed
16
Jul

Angela Hall to Wed Tanner Cook in September Ceremony

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Tommy and Bennie Hall of Mansfield would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Christine, to Tanner Bailey Cook. Angela is paternal granddaughter of Steve and Sandra Atwood of Meridian, Mississippi, and the late Marvin Hall of Mansfield 
 
Wed
09
Jul

Gourd Painting Class at DeSoto Arts Council

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On July 19th gourd painting artist, Mary Martinez will offer gourd painting for ages 13 and up at the DeSoto Arts Council Art Gallery in Grand Cane. Class time begins at 10am on July 19th and ends at noon. Payment is $15.00 
and full payment is required at the time of sign-up. All supplies for class are included in the $15.00 and each child walks away with a painted gourd
 
Wed
09
Jul

Books and Biscuits reads THE INVENTION OF WINGS

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Books and Biscuits Book Club met July 1, 2014 at the Village Cuisine for a delicious chicken quiche and discussion of this month's book THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Mond Kidd. There were 22 women present for
the book discussion. Discussion leader Debbie Carr introduced the historical novel by telling the group what were the actual facts of the novel and what were the author's additions.
 
Wed
02
Jul

All Saints and Pelican-All Saints High Schools Plan Reunion

Anyone who had any connection with All Saints High School and Pelican-All Saints High School from 1956-2013, is invited to a reunion on July 25 through July 27. The cost per alumnus is $130.00, or $175.00 per couple (both need to be graduates of ASHS or PASHS). Payments need to be made as soon as possible 
 
Wed
02
Jul

DeSoto Historical Society Continues with Historic Sign Placement Program

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The DeSoto Historical Society recently purchased signage for various places that need to be recognized and honored across the Parish. This week a group of members traveled to Screamerville, which is close to Grand Cane, to install a sign that brings motorists attention to the former site of the community 
 
Wed
25
Jun

Mansfield Lions Install New Officers

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Officers to serve the Mansfield Lions Club during the coming year were installed last Tuesday night in a traditional session with Richard Tull, former District Governor, as installing officer. Shown at the night session are: Robert Powell, Tail Twister; Sue Wiggins, Membership Chairwoman; Richard Wilkinson, Secretary-Treasurer; Richard Tull, Installing Officer; Van Reech, First Vice-President 
 
Wed
25
Jun

DAC Summer Solstice Event Showcases Area Talent

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On the first day of Summer, June 21, the DeSoto Arts Council (DAC) hosted a Summer Solstice Art Walk in the Village of Grand Cane Historic District to celebrate the arts “up close and personal.” DAC artists were out on the sidewalk creating their art for everyone to see. Artists participating included Diana Manning (clay sculpture), Sophie Tolliver (graphic design/Little Brick Studio), Joe Hartley (wood carving),
 
Wed
18
Jun

Battlefield Baseball at Mansfield State Historic Site

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Looking for a great outdoor event that is both fun and educational? On Saturday, June 21, come learn about one of the many games Civil War soldiers played to break up the boredom of Army life. This activity was called Town Ball, or you might know it by today’s name, Baseball
 
 

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