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Wed
17
Dec

Mansfield Police Department for 2014-15

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Mansfield Mayor Curtis McCoy and Mansfield Police Chief Gary Hobbs are proud to present the MPD officers, detectives and support staff for 2014-15. From left to right they include (on front) Det. Tamara Jackson, Officer Aljay Cox III, Cpt. Antoinette Turner, Sgt. Billy Locke, Chief Gary Hobbs, Off.
 
Wed
10
Dec

Landrieu Defeated Statewide; DPPJ Proposition Fails

DeSoto voters joined with the statewide decision to have new representation in Washington D.C. by replacing Senator Mary Landrieu with Dr. Bill Cassidy. The DeSoto Parish turnout showed Landrieu receiving 46.03%, or 3,917 votes, with Cassidy receiving 53.97%, or 4,592 votes. 
 

 

Wed
10
Dec

City of Mansfield Christmas Parade Set to Roll Down Polk Street this Saturday

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Santa’s Elves and the Mansfield Alive! Committee have been hard at work with planning and decorating for the 2014 City of Mansfield Christmas Parade. The annual event will be held this coming Saturday, December 13, beginning at 2:00 PM. Organizers invite you to come celebrate the Season with them, with the annual event even bigger and better than last year.
 

 

Wed
10
Dec

Under The Tree” Toy and Gift Drive Enters Final Week

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Believing our mission statement of “To provide Christmas presents for the children of families in our community who are in greatest need”, we desire that every child and teenager in DeSoto parish experience the joy of Christmas. A committee named “Under the Tree” formed in November and met again on December 3rd
 

 

Wed
03
Dec

Voters to Determine Run-off Winners on December 6 with DPPJ Hoping for Millage Passage

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DeSoto voters will once again go to the polls on December 6. This time, they will consider candidates from the state and local levels that are in run-offs for their seats. They also will determine whether or not  the DeSoto Parish Police Jury will receive the one mill tax that they are asking for with the funds going toward mosquito abatement.
 
Wed
03
Dec

Get in the Christmas Spirit - 8th Annual Pioneer Christmas Parade and Trade Day

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Come get in the holiday  pirit on Saturday, Dec. 6th from 10:00am until 2:00pm as the Historic Grand Cane Association  (HGCA) and Becky and Don Bates celebrate our 8th Annual Pioneer Christmas Parade & Trade Day. Don Bates of Grand Cane has again done an outstanding job of enlisting entries, from near and far, for an all horse and mule drawn wagon and carriage parade.
 
Wed
03
Dec

Secretary of State Schedler to Attend Mansfield Female Collage Museum Open House

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Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler will be attending a Holiday Open House at the Mansfield Female Collage Museum, located at 101 Monroe Street in Mansfield. Museum Administrative Coordinator Barbara Valentine 
stated that the public is cordially invited to stop by between 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 7 to tour the museum, meet Mr. Schedler and enjoy refreshments. Make plans to come by and support one of DeSoto Parish’s historic treasures. For more information call Mrs. Valentine at 318-871-9978. 
 
Wed
26
Nov

Every Child Should Have Something "Under The Tree"

A group of civic-minded citizens met on November 5th to join forces for the annual Christmas toy drive. At the meeting was: Dianne Boyt of Dianne Boyt Insurance Inc., Gary Hobbs of Mansfield Police Department, Lynda Spivey of
DeSoto Police Jury/Office of Community Services, Samantha Millard of Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Lynette Carter of DeSoto Parish Sheriff Office, Glen Colvin of Mansfield Elementary and Janet Arnold of Project  Celebration.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Team From Stanley FFA Named National Finalist in 2014 National FFA Agriscience Fair

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The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year during the National FFA Convention & Expo and sponsored nationally by
Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta. 
 
Wed
26
Nov

Mansfield Mayor Curtis McCoy

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Mansfield Mayor Curtis McCoy is pictured during the 2013 Christmas parade. He will participate again this year with candy to throw along the parade route
 

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