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02
Apr

Mansfield Garden Club March Meeting News

The Mansfield Garden Club met March 19 at the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce with twenty-five members and two guests, Susan Bushman and Theresa Williams of Wichita Falls, Texas, present. President Margaret Leszcynski presided over the meeting 
 
Wed
02
Apr

Grand Cane Non- Profits Work Together

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The small Village of Grand Cane is fortunate to have three successful non-profit organizations working on its behalf in three different areas: DeSoto Arts Council – the Arts, BackAlley Community Theatre – Drama and
Music Entertainment and Historic Grand Cane Association – promoting the historic preservation and enjoyment of Historic Grand Cane. 
 
Wed
26
Mar

BackAlley Theatre to Present Waylon and Willie Tribute Show in April

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Country music legends Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson will be honored with a tribute show by two of the premier tribute artists of our time. Marion Deaton as Willie and Coley Chaudoin as Waylon will appear at the Calhoun Center on April 19, at 7:00 pm, sponsored by the BackAlley Theatre.    
 
Wed
26
Mar

DPSB Hosts Celebration Honoring Retired Teachers

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In recognition of Louisiana Retired Teachers Day on March 20, 2014, DeSoto Parish School Board hosted a celebration in honor of its retirees. There were 56 in attendance. Ms. Lillie Giles, Supervisor of Administration for
DeSoto Parish Schools, was the guest speaker. Board Member Dudley read a proclamation from the Governor’s office
 
Wed
19
Mar

Watson and Magolis Joined in Matrimony

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Kristina Beth Watson and David Edward Magolis exchanged vows on August 17, 2013 in Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, PA, at 5 pm. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John and Wendy (Cox) Watson of Churchville, PA. The
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick and Charlene Magolis of Punxsutawney, PA The bride arrived at the historic Fonthill Castle in an open carriage drawn by two white Percheron horses.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Simms and Rister to be Married

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Gracie Lynn Simms and Michael Carey Rister will exchange vows in a 4 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Salem Baptist Churc h in Stonewall, LA. The bride-elect is the daughter of William “Bill” and Virginia Simms of Haynesville, LA. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Monzingo of Haynesville and the late Mr. William P and Lilla W. Simms of Shongaloo, LA 
 
Wed
12
Mar

DAC Highlights Logansport Students’ Talents with Display

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The Student Art Wall is alive with activity for the month of March as Judy Johnson, gifted art teacher for DeSoto parish, brings us a vibrant display of her students' talent from Logansport Elementary and High Schools.
 
Wed
12
Mar

Books and Biscuits Selects Books For New Reading List

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Books and Biscuits Book Club 318-734-1433.  met March 4, 2014 with 22 members present to select books for the reading list for the new year. After a delicious lunch at Nonnies each member brought recommendations for future reading. The books selected are as follows: 2014 April – The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Picard May- The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline June – Sycamore Row by John Grisham July – The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd August – Me Before You by JoJo Moyes September – Blessings by Ann Quindlen October – The Language of Secrets by Dianne Dixon November – The All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
 
Wed
05
Mar

Mansfield Garden Club February Meeting

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The Mansfield Garden Club met February 20, at the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Building with twenty four members and three guests present. The guests, Sharon Joiner, Charlotte Young, and Betty Eddleman, were from
the Hemphill, Texas Garden Club 
 
Wed
05
Mar

Police Jury Administrator Steve Brown Informs Lions of Diverse Works

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Engineer Steve Brown, Administrator of the DeSoto Parish Police Jury, offered members of the Mansfield Lions Club a description of where the money is spent and why during a Tuesday noon address in the First Baptist Church activities room.
 

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