This & That…Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Reminder: Chamber Luncheon is TODAY at 12pm at the new DeSoto Parish School Board Office. Guest Speaker will be Clay Corley, Superintendent of DeSoto Parish Schools. The meal will be catered by Sunrise Cookies. Cost is $14.00 at the door or $15.00 if you RSVP and a no-show. Cash app: $desotochamber Venmo:@DeSotoChamber 

Family Movie Night, TONIGHT at 6pm at St. John B.C., 801 Johnson Street, Mansfield. Featured outdoor movie A Question of Faith. Free Admission. Free popcorn. Bring your lawn chair and blanket. Community Engagement event sponsored by DeSoto Parish School Wellness and Leaders of Faith.

Krewe of Demeter is hosting a Bingo Beads & Boos on Saturday, Oct 21 at the David Means Memorial
4-H Barn in Grand Cane. Doors open at 6pm. Play begins at 7pm. Cost of tickets is $25. It is BYOB. Costumes are encouraged. For more information check on

Grace Home Church in Grand Cane will honor pastor, Tommy Mc Mellon for pastor appreciation on Oct 22 at the 10:30am service. Bro. Timothy Roberson will be bring the message. On Sunday evening revival begins at 6pm with Sis. Vernice Green bringing the message. On Monday, Oct 23 at 6:30pm Bro. Richard Tull, Tuesday, Oct 24 at 6:30, Bro. Amador Santos and on Wednesday, Oct 25 at 6:30  Bro. Johnny Jones. Monday -Wednesday nights a light meal will be served. 

Frierson Baptist Church invites you to Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct 28 from 4-8pm. There will be a chili cook-off contest. Also food, games, hay ride, face tattoos and a cake walk. There will be fun for all ages!

Join the Kids Cooking class with Erin Stockton at Mansfield Library Monday, Oct 30 from 4 to 5pm. This class is designed for the kids to enjoy cooking and learn how to prepare healthy and delicious food. Please reach out to Mrs. Darron Spencer at 318-872-6100 for more details.

HGCA will host a Village Market on Saturday, Nov 11 from 8am til 2pm in Downtown Grand Cane. It is free to the public. Vendors should contact Deadline to register is November 3. 

Each Wednesday, the DeSoto Parish Journal will post upcoming events happening in the parish/area. If you would like to add your not-for-profit event to this list or advertise your for-profit events, please email us at