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Wed
19
Mar

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 
 
Wed
12
Mar

DPPJ Teams Up with Shreveport Green For Day of Hazardous Waste Collection

Due to the sponsorship of the DeSoto Parish Police Jury, Shreveport Green will provide DeSoto Parish residents a day of hazardous waste material collection to be held on Saturday, April 5, from 9:00 AM until 12:00
PM. There will be three sites available for the convenience of citizens including the dumpster sites at Logansport, Grand Cane and Stonewall 
 
Wed
12
Mar

DeSoto Regional Health System’s Annual Report Given by New Administrator

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On February 25, Todd Eppler, Administrator of the DeSoto Regional Health System (DRHS), spoke to a standing room only crowd of members at the annual meeting of the DeSoto Hospital Association (DHA) to give the
“State of the Health System” address to the ownership group. Eppler praised the senior leadership team that ran the facility for nine months in the absence of a Chief Executive Officer. He also gave credit to the Board of Directors for their work in leading the organization
 
Wed
12
Mar

DeSoto Early Voting Dates Announced

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According to the DeSoto Parish Registrar of Voters’ office, DeSoto voters can participate in early voting beginning March 22 through March 29, from 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM daily, and on Saturday. The office will be closed on Sunday
 
Wed
05
Mar

DeSoto EMS Announces Plans to Build New Station on Hwy 509

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On February 20, the DeSoto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board of Commissioners met with Architect Sara George for a pre-bid conference with about 20 potential bidders attending. A new station will be constructed on HWY 509, near Interstate 49, and will be similar in design to the Central Station, located on HWY 171, north of Mansfield, and the newly constructed Station 1, located on HWY 84, in Logansport 
 
Wed
05
Mar

DeSoto Parish Clerk of Court and DeSoto Parish Library Branches Team Up to Offer Better Services

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If you live in Pelican or Logansport and need to research documents that are filed in the DeSoto Parish Clerk of Court’s office, you no longer will have to drive to Mansfield in most cases. Clerk of Court Jeremy Evans has teamed up with the DeSoto Parish Library system installing special computers for residents that use these two libraries to review records from the facilities 
 
Wed
26
Feb

NWTF Bayou Pierre Super Fund Banquet Set for Thursday

The weeks of hard work and preparation will come to a close on Thursday, February 27, when the members of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) host their 15th Annual banquet, with doors opening at 5:30 PM and
dinner starting at 7:00 PM. Each year, thousands of NWTF members and volunteers flock to banquet halls and civic centers across North America to share stories, a meal and common goals – conserving wildlife and protecting our hunting heritage, with area residents doing their part here in DeSoto Parish 
 
Wed
26
Feb

DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Slated for May 22

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The DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce had their monthly meeting on February 18, with Billy B’s Cajun Grill catering the business luncheon. Business of the Month, English Wrecker and Auto Parts, and Individual Member of the Month, Mansfield Police Chief, Gary Hobbs, were recognized and presented certificates by Chamber President Charles Waldon 
 
Wed
26
Feb

Logansport Sand Bass Tournament Date Set for March 8

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On March 8, the river will be filled with anglers participating in the 6th Annual Logansport Chamber of Commerce’s Sand Bass Tournament. The popular event is held each year on the Sabine River, where Toledo Bend Reservoir begins. While the 2012 event was cancelled due to river and boat launch water level conditions, the 2013 event came back bigger and stronger, with the 2014 tourney scheduled to be just as good, if not 
better than ever 
 
Wed
19
Feb

Stonewall Residents Question Mayor and Council Regarding Suggested SPD Termination

Due to the weather conditions, the regular meeting of the Stonewall City Council was postponed until Thursday, February 13, with many in the community upset over a Facebook post that had hit the Internet regarding a Public Notice that had been posted in The Enterprise the day prior to the  delayed meeting.
 

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