This & That…Wednesday, September 20, 2023

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 celebrated from September 15 to October 15, Mansfield State Historic Site will put on a one-hour presentation on Saturday, September 30 from 2 – 3pm discussing Hispanic descent that served during the American Civil War and later wars, such as David Farragut of the United States Navy and Santos Benavides of the Confederate Army. 

The DeSoto Parish Community Plant Swap is October 14 from 9am until noon at the DeSoto Extension Office, 10117 Hwy 171, Grand Cane. Join in to exchange seeds, cuttings, bulbs and other garden related items. Dwain Spillman will discuss Vermiculture and will have Worm Compost. To reserve a table and chairs for your items contact Joshua Salley at 318.872.0533.

DeSoto Parish Cattlemen’s Association 4th Quarter Meeting is Monday, October 16. Bubba Rutherford with Rutherford Land and Cattle will give an outlook on the cattle market for 2024. RSVP to by October 13 for the meal count. This will be the last meeting for 2023.