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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.
 
Wed
10
Sep

DeSoto Art Council Board and Officers Announced for 2014-15

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The DeSoto Art Council met on September 4, with several new board members appointed as well as officers elected for 2014-15. Pictured (at bottom and going around the table from the left) are Rowena Anderson; Melanie Glenn,  Secretary; Carol Paga, Treasurer; Linda Brown, Vice President and Historian (seated); Julie Morris (standing); Becky Lawson; Joe Hartley; Jody Gore; Linda Callia; Bobbie Cunningham and Jene Jefferson. Not pictured are  President Edith Herring and Gloria Peters
 
Wed
10
Sep

Gilbert and Dewitt to Wed

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Alonzo Allen of Mansfield, LA and Tonya Young of Durham, NC are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Marie Gilbert to Travis Tyrone Dewitt, son of Cynthia Dewitt-Lane and Gary 
Belton, both of Mansfield, LA. The couple will marry on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at David B. Means 4-H Building located at 10117 Hwy 171 Grand Cane, LA at 6 PM. The nuptials will take place the day  after the groom celebrates his 33rd birthday
 
Wed
27
Aug

BackAlley Theatre Welcomes Hannah Roark as Annual Meeting Speaker

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BackAlley Theatre will hold its annual meeting September 29, 2014 at 6pm in the theater in Grand Cane with guest speaker Hannah Roark. Roark was the prop master for the WGN series SALEM and has an extensive background in the movie and TV industry. She is also a business owner and entrepreneur in Grand Cane operating THE WANDERER pottery and gift shop. 
 
Wed
27
Aug

Logansport Chamber Honors Logansport Branch Library

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The Logansport Chamber of Commerce recently named the DeSoto Parish Library – Logansport Branch as the July business of the month. Since the Chamber did not meet in July,  they were unable to present the award to the winner until the August meeting. Shown presenting a certificate to the Logansport Branch Library Manager Linda Foreman (on right) is Chamber President John Russell 
 
Wed
20
Aug

DeSoto Art Council Issues Call for Artists

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The DeSoto Arts Council (DAC) is issuing a “Call for Local Artists” to place their art pieces in the DAC Gallery for marketing. A DeSoto Arts Council Goal is to promote and assist local and area artists in the sale of their works. The DAC Gallery is operated completely by a volunteer staff and is open 3 days a week, offering a wide variety of original art by our own artists.
 
Wed
20
Aug

BackAlley Opens 14th Season with “Always…Patsy Cline”

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Stacie Hinds as Louise and Terry Sparks as Patsy Cline sing with the "Bodacious Bobcat Band" Donny Smith, Robert Elliott, Darrell Elliott, Albert Clinton and Danny Griffin in the full length musical "Always...Patsy Cline" running October 2,3,4 and 9,10 at the BackAlley Theatre in Grand Cane.
 
Wed
13
Aug

Books and Biscuits Discuss “Me Before You” at August Meeting

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Books and Biscuits Book Club met at the Village Cuisine Restaurant in Grand Cane on August 5, 2014. Linda Sibley led a very interesting discussion of this month’s selection, Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Ms. Moyes is a 
British journalist and the author of 10 novels published from 2002 to present. 
 

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