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Wed
18
Jun

Central School Corporation Board of Directors Names New Principal

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The Central School Corporation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Hollowell as Principal of Central School for the 2014-15 school year. Hollowell, a graduate of Northwestern State University, has a Masters of Education degree in  School Administration.
 
 
Wed
18
Jun

Logansport Chamber Certificate of Appreciation

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Logansport and Joaquin recently united as sister towns, to help make Joaquinʼs Centennial Celebration the very best event that it could be. The Town of Logansport graciously accepted a request to be a part of the celebration by hosting part of the Centennial celebration on the Riverstage 
 
Wed
11
Jun

DPSB Honors Retirees with Reception

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On Thursday, June 5, the DeSoto Parish School Board honored the 2013-14 retirees with a reception held in their honor. The retirees came from personnel areas including educators, Central office personnel, the Transportation Department, Special Services Department, Facilities and Operations Department and Child Nutrition Programs
 
Wed
11
Jun

Sheriff Arbuckle Announces Employees of the Quarter

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DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle recently announced a “Deputy of the Quarter” program to award deputies in recognition for their outstanding performance. Each quarter a deputy will be selected from each division, including criminal, civil, and corrections 
 
Wed
04
Jun

State Rep. Roy Burrell

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State Rep. Roy Burrell (D-Shreveport) authored a House Bill 1142, or “Gwenʼs Law” named for DeSoto Parish resident Gwen Cox Salley, who died as a result of domestic violence earlier this month. Burrell stated that the new law adds stalking to the list of violations of protective orders and prohibits the possession of firearms by persons subject to protective orders. Pictured from left to right are Rep. Burrel
 
Wed
04
Jun

Joaquin, Texas to Celebrate Centennial Anniversary

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Joaquin, Texas will have an official celebration as they commemorate the 100th Birthday of the townʼs founding. The historic event will be held on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14, with musical entertainment both nights. Vendor booths are still available for either or both dates for $25.00.  
 
Wed
28
May

Get Ready to Celebrate This Weekend at the Tenth Annual Cajun Crossroads in Mansfield

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The Tenth Annual Cajun Crossroads Festival dates have finally arrived, with the celebration set for Thursday, May 29, through Saturday, May 31. This year’s event will consist of food and arts and crafts vendors, musical entertainment, dancing and twirling performances, a mechanical bull, face painting, and other activities.

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Wed
28
May

Louisiana Governor’s Games to be Held at DeSoto Sports Complex

The Louisiana Governor’s Games have been one of vision in producing one of the finest series of amateur sporting events that include slow pitch softball, fast pitch softball, baseball and golf. On June 14 and 15, DeSoto Parish will have their first chance to host one of the fast pitch tournaments that will be held throughout the state. The ASA Girls Fast Pitch Open Tournament for U10, U12, U14 and U8 Coach Pitch will be bringing their best teams to compete.

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Wed
21
May

DeSoto First Responders Among Those Honored at an “Evening for Heroes”

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On Thursday, May 8, the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Foundation held their annual “An Evening for Heroes”  banquet and awards ceremony at the Shreveport Convention Center. The evening not only honored the
survivors of horrific accidents but those associated with their part of saving the survivor’s life  
 
Wed
21
May

Sheriff Arbuckle Awards Scholarships to Area High School Graduates

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Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle awarded scholarships to four DeSoto Parish graduating students, Shelby Hebert from Stanley High School, Colbren Thomas from Mansfield High School, Tabitha Averitt from Central High School and Leah Head from Calvary Baptist Academy 
 

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