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'TOO FAST TO PASS'
11-year-old racer Maddie Chesne holds the trophy she won at Emerald Coast Dragway in Holt, Fla., in her purple dragster, “Too Fast to Pass.” {Photo by C.J. Chesne}

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Maddie Chesne displays her trophy following the race at State Capitol Raceway.

11-year old racing champ

Maddie Chesne is a little young to be called a “fast woman” -- but she’s faster than most girls -- or boys -- her age.

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READING IS NOT FOR THE BIRDS
Book lovers “flock” to the “birdhouse” at Emily Mixon’s home. Those who came out to recently to enjoy the Little Free Library in Bunkie include (in no particular order) Reid Newton, Tom Roy, Lelia Davis, Emily Mixon, Lelia Venable, Samantha Mixon, M’Lee Sonnier, Sawyer Sonnier, Lynn Roy, Amy Sonnier, Donna Newton, Kaitlyn Newton and Grayson Newton. {Photo courtesy of Emily Mixon}

Bringing books into the neighborhood

There’s a new library in Bunkie. It’s very little, but it’s free to use and it’s open 24 hours a day/seven days a week.

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YOUNG ONES PLAYING AN OLD GAME
[From left] Maya Lopez, Kaiden Pierite and Emilio Lopez, all of Marksville, are shown here at the Tunica-Biloxi Stickball Clinic in 2017. The Marksville-based tribe will be sponsoring its 4th annual Stickball Clinic & Exhibition at Chief Joseph A. Pierite Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation in Marksville on Saturday (Feb. 9).
{Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Tunica-Biloxi to hold 4th annual stickball clinic Saturday

Before there was a Super Bowl, there were large sporting events that attracted thousands of spectators to watch their favorite team take on their hated archrivals.

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