The Twentieth Century Literary Club met for the traditional annual club picnic on May 20 at the country home of Connie Bateman. Connie’s house and porch were beautifully decorated with candlesticks and spring flowers in antique baskets and bowls. Connie was assisted with hostessing duties by…
The Activities Committee and residents of Oakview Estates held their second annual St. Patrick’s Day on March 17. The afternoon started with a parade of golfcarts in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. As the parade meandered through the park, a secret judge chose the winner of the best decorat…
Arcadia crime rates decreasingArcadia police report drops in most crime statistics in 2018 over the previous year, according to Arcadia PD Marshal Matthew Anderson. Overall crime in town was down about 20 percent, with an uptick in arrests, 432 versus 484 in 2018, Anderson said, attributing …
L&E Club members met at the lovely home of Nancy Ambler on Feb. 5 for their monthly meeting. Co-hostesses for the event were Edith Wildt and Shelia Knoche. Members enjoyed blueberry poundcake.
The 12th annual DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council Art Show runs through Feb. 15. Artists opened at the Martin Art Gallery on Thursday. First place was awarded to Jimmy Peters, second place to Tom Homan and third place to Wanda Carter. Show judge was Heather Arenas.
Arcadia Mobile Home Park on Jan. 9 welcomed DeSoto Sheriff James Potter to the coffee hour held Wednesday mornings in the clubhouse. He spoke about how residents can keep safe in an ever-changing world of evolving scams targeted to seniors. Don’t recognize the phone number blinking on your c…
Alex the African lion is a new resident at the Lions, Tigers & Bears Wildlife Refuge in DeSoto County. Alex came to his new home at 4 years old after starting his signature roaring, which is why he now is at Lions, Tigers & Bears. His previous home was in a residential area near Tamp…
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