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Thu
09
Jan

Ground Breaking Ceremonies in Logansport to Commemorate the Beginning of Hwy 84 Construction

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Ground breaking ceremonies will be held in Logansport on Friday, January 10, at 11:00 AM to commemorate the start of the US Hwy 84 corridor and bridge replacement between Texas and Louisiana. According to Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Information Officer Susan Stafford, construction was slated to begin on January 6, with the restart of the corridor’s clearance. It was during the Spring of 2012 that Logansport first saw the demolition of the popular JJ’s Fast Track convenience store, the original Dairy Queen and Family Dollar Store, with the later two relocating and building new buildings. Right across the Sabine River, Haslam also lost two popular eateries, Haslam Café and Pizza Time, with the pizza parlor moving into the Joaquin city limits, and the café remaining closed.
 
Thu
09
Jan

Logansport Mayor Announces Opening of “The Boardwalk”

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If you haven’t already had the chance to see the new Boardwalk, Logansport Mayor Katherine Freeman, has issued a personal invitation to come and visit the newest addition to the Dennis Freeman Memorial Park on the beautiful riverfront. Grants from the Louisiana Land and Water Conservation Fund and Louisiana Recreational Trails provided funds for the construction.

 

Thu
09
Jan

Big Zach’s Place Recognized by Logansport Chamber as December Business of the Month

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The Logansport Chamber of Commerce continues this month with their salute to member businesses by recognizing popular restaurant Big Zach’s Place as December Business of the Month. They join fellow honorees N. J. Caraway and Company, Rocking E Tack, Décor and More, the Village of Longstreet, Dairy Queen of Logansport, Adams Ford Company, 4-G Construction and ABE’s Tobacco World. Cheer Tyme was selected as the November business, but owner Cynthia Hendrickson has such a busy schedule The Enterprise has been unable to highlight her. Logansport is very fortunate to have these businesses and the Logansport Chamber is honored to have them as members.

 

Thu
09
Jan

Make New Years Goals as You Write Your New Story for 2014

With some people making New Year’s Resolutions, it’s time to make a more realistic commitment in making New Year's goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part showing that t an affirmation that you're interested in fully living life in the year to come. Goals give us as well as our lives direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. What would you like to have happen in your life this year? What would you like to do, to accomplish? What good would you like to attract into your life? What particular areas of growth would you like to have happen to you? What blocks, or character defects, would you like to have removed?
 
Mon
30
Dec

Mansfield High School Teacher of the Year

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Congratulations to Ms. Meshell for being recognized as MHS Teacher of the Year. Ms. Meshell attended Northwestern State University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Math Education. She has taught for 5 ½ years, and all 5 ½ were at Mansfield High School. Over the years, she has taught Algebra 1 and 
2, Financial Math, and Transitional Math.
 
 
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Mon
30
Dec

DeSoto Sheriff Joins Teen’s Efforts in Promoting “Blue Forever” Program

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When family friend and Shreveport Police Officer Tim Prunty was fatally shot while in the line of duty, 18 year old Kellie Abbott wanted to do something to  help increase the safety of our police officers. For several years on Memorial Day weekend, Ms. Abbott volunteered to work with the Shreveport Police Department’s
Downtown group at Mudbug Madness, a popular Shreveport festival. The SPD group helps provide much needed equipment for the mounted and downtown patrol
unit officers, and Ms. Abbott was eager to help in any way she could. 
 
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Tue
24
Dec

Community Bank Announces the Addition of Dr. Gil Rew to the Board of Directors

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William E. Dorroh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank of Louisiana announced the addition of Dr. Fred Gil Rew to the Board of Directors of the local 112-year-old bank. Dr. Rew, a successful dentist in DeSoto Parish, is married to Susan Rew and together they have 2 daughters, Rebecca Rew Brittan of Charleston, South Carolina and Julie Rew of New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally from Lake Charles, Dr. Rew graduated LSU with a BS in Zoology in 1974, entering LSU dental school and graduating in 1978.
 
Tue
24
Dec

New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Clista Center This Monday

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December 31 is growing closer as Louisianians get ready to ring in 2014. DeSoto Parish residents are no different as they get ready to celebrate right here at home, attending the Second Annual New Year’s Extravaganza right in their own back yards. The New Year’s Eve fund raising event for The Clista A Calhoun Center, which will include dancing, great food and music by Billy J and Louisiana Razzmatazz is the talk of many, with tickets being purchased from as far away as El Dorado and Strong, Arkansas and Baton Rouge.
 
Tue
24
Dec

Pizza Hut Express Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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On December 19, Pizza Hut Express was honored with a Ribbon Cutting by the DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant is located at 107 Stonecreek Drive in Stonewall, and their phone number is 318-925-2479.
 
Tue
24
Dec

U Store It in Stonewall Honored with DeSoto Chamber Ribbon Cutting

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The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 19, in Stonewall. The business offers climate control storage in several sizes, with the smallest being 5 X 10 on up to 12 X 24, with a Drive-up Service in two sizes 10 X 10 and 10 X 15. They also offer parking in a 12 X 30 space for various vehicles.
 

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