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Brian Horn Found Guilty of First Degree Murder; Jury Sentences Him to Death

(Editor’s Note: With The Enterprise being a weekly publication, we have decided to start  with the trial’s outcome before giving a summary of this week’s  testimony and events surrounding the trial of Brian Horn for the
murder of twelve-year-old Justin Bloxom. Disregarding the jury selection process, the entire trial from start to finish lasted from March 28 until April 5) 
 
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Justice for Justin Bloxom – Jurors Meet with Family After Trial Conclusion

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After the trial was over on Saturday, April 5, the jury asked to speak to Justin's mother and expressed their desire to go the Justin Bloxom Memorial Garden so that they could view the place that has given so many a place to heal 
 
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09
Apr
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DeSoto Parish 2015 Teachers of the Year Recognized at DPSB Meeting

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DeSoto Parish Teachers of the Year were presented plaques honoring their accomplishments. Pictured left to right are School Board President Coday Johnston; Parish High School Teacher of the Year, Krysalline Meshelle from Mansfield High School; Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year, Larry Hall from North DeSoto Middle School; Parish Elementary School Teacher of the Year, Kristy Roblow; and Superintendent Cade Brumley
 
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Construction Progressing on Sabine River Bridge Hwy 84 Project

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The construction project to replace the U.S. 84 Sabine River Bridge at the Texas/Louisiana state line continues with little to no impact to the traveling public at this time. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Spokesman Kathi White said, “For the safety of themselves and workers, motorists are reminded to use caution when driving through the work zone.” 
 
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DeSoto Chamber Honors Studio 3 Magic Touch Salon with Ribbon Cutting

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On Friday, March 28, the DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce honored Mansfieldʼs newest business with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their grand opening. Studio 3-Magic Touch Salon, located at 432 Louise Street, will be open Tuesday through Saturday, from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM. Telephone numbers for three stylists include Chosen Vessel at 318-871-7193, Styles by Misty 318- 461-2477 or Divine Dee-Vaʼs 318-560-5718.
 
Wed
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DeSoto Parish Schools Selected for National Budgeting Pilot

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Recently, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) selected the DeSoto Parish School Board for participation in GFOA’s PK-12 Budgeting Best Practices Pilot Project  “We are continuously looking for ways to improve our operations and are thrilled GFOA selected us for  this honor,” said Dr. Cade Brumley, Superintendent. 
 
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DeSoto Chamber Honors Business and Individual of the Month

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The DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce held their regular meeting on March 18 with an agenda that covered various ribbon cuttings, winners of Business and Individual Members of the Month. Short topic speakers included Todd Eppler, Chairman of DeSoto Regional Medical Systems, Beverly Joseph with the Louisiana Workforce Commission and Donna Curtis, Executive Director of Shreveport Green.
 
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Dignitaries from Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana to Converge at Toledo Bend for CDC Conference

On Thursday, March 20, more than 200 educators, government officials and business leaders will come together at the Cypress Bend Conference Center on Toledo Bend Reservoir for presentations and discussion on the three-state’s agriculture and forestry industries and their impact on rural economic development today and in the future
 
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Logansport Chamber Members Deem Recent Events a Success

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The Logansport Chamber of Commerce held their regular March meeting at the Logansport Branch library on March 11. Members and guests enjoyed grilled chicken salads and sandwiches that were catered by Whataburger.
Old business on the agenda found President John Russell excited about the recent Mardi Gras parade and the Sand Bass Tournament 
 
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Another Successful Logansport Chamber of Commerce 2014 Sand Bass Tournament

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Myron Prince and Stanley Creech were the lucky winners of this yearʼs Logansport Sand Bass Tournament. Not only did their teamwork bring in First Place, which awarded them $5,000, they also caught the “Big Bass” which gave them another $1,425.00 in prize money 
 

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