The Louisiana 4-H Livestock Ambassador Team is a brand new, statewide leadership opportunity for 4-H members that provides the prospect to build and apply leadership and professional skills while exploring animal science and the livestock industry. Livestock Ambassadors will not only lead livestock outreach activities in their parish, region, and state, but also learn valuable professional skills. This is available to DeSoto 4-H members that will be in 9th-12th grade for the 2022-2023 school year who have previously exhibited at least one livestock animal for at least one year prior as a Louisiana 4-H member. Contact your local 4-H Agent, Molly Usrey, at 872-0533 for information on how to apply.
The Mansfield Lady Wolverines softball team is participating in the Red River Invitational softball tournament today and tomorrow. On Friday at 4:00 pm it will be Mansfield vs Saline. On Saturday, the Lady Wolverines play Jonesboro-Hodge at 11:00 am and they play Pleasant Hill at 2:30 pm.
Northwestern State University’s oldest graduate has died. Earline Hart Andrews, 111, died Wednesday, March 16. Andrews graduated from Louisiana Normal, as NSU was then known, in 1931, and spent 43 years teaching in Texas before retiring in 1975.