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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.
 
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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 
 
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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.
 
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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
 
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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 
 
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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.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Mother-Daughter Win Beauty Titles in Miss Sabine Sweetheart Pageant

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The Miss Sabine Sweetheart 2014 Pageant recently found two Grand Cane residents entering and winning overall in two different categories. Besides being local and representing DeSoto Parish, another interesting fact is that the pair are mother and daughter.
 
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26
Feb

DeSoto Parish’s Generous Small Business Owners

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Communities are built by small business and Corporations. These supply jobs and in DeSoto parish we work to keep small business thriving by hiring local for such things as music, photography, illustration, flowers, etc. When  one or more of these small businesses ‘give back’ to their community, it is an inspiration.  
 
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19
Feb

BackAlley Theatre Will Stir Up Laughter This Week with “The Kitchen Witches”

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BackAlley Theatre is stirring up laughter with its winter comedy THE KITCHEN WITCHES running Feb. 20 – March 1, 2014 at the theatre in Grand Cane. The 7:00pm show stars Linda Sibley, Lance Ray, Shellye Abington, and
Angel Lindsey. Director is Barry Larson and stage manager is Stacy Causey. The food flies as fast as the jokes in this raucous comedy that mixes two cooks who have hated each other for thirty years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. Dolly Biddle, played by Shellye Abington, loves to dispense advice along with her recipes 
 
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19
Feb

HGCA Continues with “Art Rocks-2014” Plans

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Sophie Tolliver, owner of The Little Brick Studio and Rhonda Hughes, owner of Village Cuisine, met recently with the Steering Committee of ART ROCKS 2014 (Sallie Speights with the Historic Grand Cane Association/HGCA,
Melanie Glenn with the DeSoto Arts Council/DAC and Lynn Hoell, HGCA. (Edith Herring, DAC not pictured) to discuss and plan for their businesses’ participation in the popular event. 
 

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