ETC… For Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Early voting is going on in DeSoto Parish and it runs through Saturday.  There is the race for Judge, Court of Appeal plus local races in Mansfield, Stonewall and other local races on the ballot.  Election day is March 26th.

Here is an update from River City Fest.  Tomorrow is the deadline for pre-ordering festival t-shirts.  The festival is still accepting vendor applications for arts and crafts booths.  If you are planning on becoming a sponsor, March 25 is the cutoff in order to get your logo on shirts and banners. Parade applications are still being accepted, so get yours in.  The festival is working on the parade line-up.

The RCF Committee along with the DeSoto Parish Tourist Bureau, Logansport Chamber of Commerce, The Town of Logansport, DeSoto Sheriff’s Department, DeSoto Fire District #1, DeSoto EMS, DeSoto Parish Library, Mansfield Enterprise, DeSoto Parish Journal and a host of sponsors have worked diligently together to ensure a very fun filled and safe family event for our Community, parish, and surrounding communities, parishes and states.

LifeShare will be at the Stanley High School Library on Thursday March 22nd for a blood drive.  Hours are 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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A few days later LifeShare will be at Beulah Baptist Church for a blood drive.  Time of this one is 9:00 am until 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 27th.

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Northwestern State University has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. This is the 12th time Northwestern State has received the honor.  Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard. NSU was rated as a silver institution.