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City Discusses End of Year Business

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The regular bi-monthly meeting of the City of Mansfield was held on Monday, November 26, with all aldermen in attendance. Mitchell Lewis said the invocation, with Joseph Hall, Jr. leading the Pledge of Allegiance. No guests present elected to speak during the Public Comments period.

Old business discussed included conducting a public hearing to discuss any comments related to the city’s 2019 Proposed Operating Budget of Revenues and Expenditures. The public hearing will be held on December 10, 2018. Aldermen returned a unanimous vote to recommend the adoption of an Operating Budget for this fiscal year, beginning January 1, 2019 and ending on December 31, 2019. They authorized the advertisement of the Notice of Public Hearing and confirming the public hearing date on the same vote.

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DeSoto Voters Go to the Polls this Saturday

On December 8, all DeSoto voters will be selecting a candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State due to a runoff in the November 6 election. Incumbent Kyle Ardoin (R) will face Gwen Collins-Greenup (D) in the special election.

Also Parishwide, the DeSoto Parish Police Jury is asking that you approve to renew a levy special tax of one and twenty-six hundredths

Wed
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357 Locals on List of Unclaimed Money

Approximately 357 DeSoto Parish residents and business owners are on the list of unclaimed money owed to area residents that is published in today’s Mansfield Enterprise.

We encourage all readers to check today’s Enterprise on Page 9 to see if your name appears on the list of residents in DeSoto Parish with unclaimed money.

The State of Louisiana owes $852 million in unclaimed property to Louisiana Citizens. The Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division is working to see this money is returned to the rightful recipient.

 

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Wed
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Julie Morris Returns as Editor of Mansfield Enterprise

If one ever needed validation that newspapers are relevant, needed and read, there is finally proof.

Julie Vidler Morris of the Mansfield Enterprise announced on social media November 14 that she would be back at the paper starting Monday, November 19, in the capacity as editor. The overwhelming reaction to her announcement was apparent within 20 minutes. There were over 30 comments and almost 100 likes at that time. In twenty-four hours, the post generated 346 reactions and 180 comments, the majority congratulatory. The final count, as of today’s date, indicate 379 reactions and 288 comments.

 

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DeSoto Chamber Announces New Executive Board and Board of Directors

The DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce held their regular monthly luncheon meeting on November

20. The meal was catered by The Village Eatery of Grand Cane.

Vice President Blaine Hodges called the meeting to order, with Bryan “Bo” Norwood leading the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance. Under Old Business, Hodges reminded members that phone calls were being made to offer advertising opportunities for businesses, civic groups, and individuals in the 2019-2020 Chamber Directory.

New business consisted of the election of the new Executive Committee Board, which was unanimously approved. The Executive Board consists of Brenda H. Hall, Executive Director; Blaine Hodges, President; Bill Smith, Vice President; Brian Phillips, Second Vice President; Martha Rivers, Secretary and Linda Gatlin, Treasurer. The new Board of Directors - 2019 also was unanimously approved. Honorary Lifetime Board members include John Freeman, A. J. Williams and Edna Thornton.

 

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Early Voting in DeSoto Begins November 24

DeSoto Registrar of Voters Amanda Mars has announced that early voting began on Saturday, November 24, and will continue through Saturday, December 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Voters will need to provide either a photo ID, Driver’s License or a signature on a voter affidavit.

All DeSoto voters will be selecting a candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State due to a runoff in the November 6 election. Incumbent Kyle Ardoin (R) will face Gwen Collins-Greenup (D) in the special election.

Also Parishwide, the DeSoto Parish Police Jury is asking that you approve to renew a levy special tax of one and twenty-six hundredths

 

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Locals honored at Veterans Day Celebration

Rose Mary Martin, member Bon Chasse Chapter, organized Veterans Day celebrations at Beulah Baptist Church in Mansfield.

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Grand Cane fills Operation Christmas Child boxes

Grand Cane Baptist Church participates each year to pack shoebox gifts to bless children in need around the world. Parents often use the project to teach their kids about giving. Adalynn Prudhonme and Sarah Fisher are finishing their Christmas boxes. These girls personally wrote letters to each child sending their love and the message that Jesus loves them.

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Proposed Logansport Recreation Center

The Town of Logansport has made available to all citizens of the community a conceptual layout of a proposed family recreation center for the town. The desire to provide worthwhile activities that improve the quality of life not only in Logansport, but DeSoto Parish, is the main goal of this project. The phases in this project will begin on property currently owned by the Town of Logansport and will start with the construction of four baseball fields adjacent to the current rodeo arena.

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Davis honored by State Health Association

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The Louisiana Rural Health Association (LRHA) recently met and honored individuals and programs that provide lasting contributions to enhance and increase access to health care in rural communities throughout Louisiana. Each year, the LRHA recognizes individuals and organizations in the following four categories: Rural Health Legislator of the Year, Outstanding Rural Health Program of the Year, Rural Health Practitioner of the Year and Rural Health Professional of the Year .

The Rural Health Professional of the Year recognizes a health care professional for their leadership in health care services throughout rural communities. Efforts taken into consideration include providing outstanding leadership, community involvement, lasting contributions to the health care system, as well as their outreach efforts.

The LRHA has announced it “is honored to name Chris Davis as the 2018 Rural Professional of the Year. “

 

 

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