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Southern Plainsmen to Host 34th Annual Homecoming This Weekend

Written by SGN Scoops on June 21, 2012 – 4:41 am -

HORNBECK, La. – (June 20, 2012) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen are proud to host their 34thAnnual Homecoming this weekend. The event will start on Friday, June 20, 2012 and conclude on Saturday, June 21, 2012.

This year’s event features a bevy of performers and fan favorites. In addition to the Southern Plainsmen, the Homecoming will play host to the Men of Music, Dennis Rehders, and Marsha Fisher on Friday evening. Saturday evening will feature The Southmen, New Day, The Gospel Echoes, Dennis Rehders, and Marsha Fisher.

“We always look forward to our Homecoming weekend every year,” mentioned Southern Plainsmen’s Marcelle Slaughter. “The folks who come out every year have such a blast, and we know that they are going to enjoy this year as much as they have years’ past.”

The concerts start at 6:00 p.m. both days and will be held at the Hornbeck High School auditorium.

Ticket information can be found by visiting the Southern Plainsmen online at www.southernplainsmen.com or calling (318) 663-4812.

The Southern Plainsmen were recently honored at the 2011 Harvest Music Festival. The group was named the 2011 “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year.” The “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year” Award was handed out as a part of the Harvest Music Festival which was held this past November 10-12, 2011 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center.

In addition to this award, the Southern Plainsmen Quartet were recently inducted into the North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame. On Friday evening, October 21, 2011, the Southern Plainsmen received this career high at the induction ceremony, which took place at The Pentecostals of the Twin Cities in West Monroe, Louisiana.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen .

About the Southern Plainsmen

The Southern Plainsmen were organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.  The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Allen Doyle, and Aaron Allen. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released in 2009.


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Blackwood Brothers Quartet Special Guests on Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops on March 5, 2012 – 7:56 am -

The guests on the current edition of Gospel Music Today are the members of The Blackwood Brothers Quartet and The Mark Dubbeld Family. The Feature Group is RSV Quartet, and Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. Ken and Jean visit the Southern Gospel Worship Gathering, in Broken Arrow, OK, to hear The Southern Plainsmen sing. Jean reviews a new CD by Darrell and Tojuana, and the show features singing by Fair Haven Quartet and Kevin Spencer. The latest edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Southern Plainsmen Named Gospel Gold Artist of the Year at 2011 Harvest Music Festival

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 28, 2011 – 2:11 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (November 28, 2011) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen were recently honored 2011 Harvest Music Festival. The group was named the 2011 “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year.”

“God has given us many wonderful and humbling gifts this year, including this new award,” mentioned Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen. “We have to give special thanks to everyone who cast a vote for us. We are truly honored by this wonderful gift that you have given us.”

The “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year” Award was handed out as a part of the Harvest Music Festival which was held this past November 10-12, 2011 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center.

In addition to this award, the Southern Plainsmen Quartet were recently inducted into the North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame. On Friday evening, October 21, 2011, the Southern Plainsmen received this career high at the induction ceremony, which took place at The Pentecostals of the Twin Cities in West Monroe, Louisiana.

Earlier this year, the Southern Plainsmen were honored by the South Texas Gospel Music Association (STGMA) at the organization’s annual event.  The Southern Plainsmen were named this year’s Group of the Year. In addition, baritone vocalist Allen Doyle was named the 2011 Male Vocalist of the Year.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen .

About the Southern Plainsmen

The Southern Plainsmen were organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.  The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Allen Doyle, and Aaron Allen. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released in 200


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Southern Plainsmen Inducted into North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Written by SGN Scoops on November 4, 2011 – 10:32 am -

 HORNBECK, La. – (November 1, 2011) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen were recently inducted into the North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame. On Friday evening, October 21, 2011, the Southern Plainsmen received this career high at the induction ceremony, which took place at The Pentecostals of the Twin Cities in West Monroe, Louisiana. “This was such a huge honor for us,” mentioned the Southern Plainsmen’s Marcelle Slaughter. “We’ve been at this for a long time, and while we have never been in this for awards or accolades, we can’t help but be humbled by the graciousness of our peers.” In addition to the Southern Plainsmen, other artists inducted into the North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame this year included Glory Road Quartet, The Picketts, Sisters 4, Kingdom Bound, and many more. “We truly are honored to be represented with other such great artists and ministers,” continued Marcelle. “We respect so many of the other artists that were represented there that night. It really just made the night so much more sweeter to be there among such great friends!” Earlier this year, the Southern Plainsmen were honored by the South Texas Gospel Music Association (STGMA) at the organization’s annual event. The Southern Plainsmen were named this year’s Group of the Year. In addition, baritone vocalist Allen Doyle was named the 2011 Male Vocalist of the Year. For more information on the Southern Plainsmen, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen . About the Southern Plainsmen QuartetThe Southern Plainsmen were organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.  The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Allen Doyle, and Aaron Allen. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released in 2009.


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet Nominated for Gospel Gold Artist of the Year at 2011 Harvest Music Festival

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 1, 2011 – 12:16 pm -

West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet is honored to be nominated for the Harvest Music Festival’s “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year.”

“We are so humbled by this organization’s recognition of our group,” mentioned Southern Plainsmen’s Marcelle Slaughter. “We are excited to be a part of the event, and can’t wait to meet all kinds of new people!”

The “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year” Award is handed out to artists as a part of the Harvest Music Festival which is to be held this coming November 10-12, 2011 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center.

To place your vote for the Southern Plainsmen as the 2011 “Gospel Gold Artist of the Year” – visit www.cityofgoldenterprises.com .

Individuals interested in being a part of the convention can also visit the site and reference the Southern Plainsmen in their registration information.

The Southern Plainsmen were recently honored by the South Texas Gospel Music Association (STGMA) at the organization’s annual event.

The Southern Plainsmen were named this year’s Group of the Year. In addition, baritone vocalist Allen Doyle was named the 2011 Male Vocalist of the Year.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen .

About the Southern Plainsmen Quartet

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet was organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released in 2009.


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet Lead Worship at Set Free Event

Written by Scoops Staff on April 5, 2011 – 10:22 am -

HORNBECK, La.  – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet lead worship last night at The Fellowship at First Baptist Church Logansport’s Set Free 2011 event.

“We were honored to be a part of such a wonderful series of revival services,” mentioned Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen Quartet. “These services are making a great impact on the community, and we know that God did some awesome things last night!”

Hosted by First Baptist Church Logansport, Set Free 2011 features guest speaker David Burk, who will help attendees identify areas of bondage, encounter the truth of the Bible and be set free from the chains that bind them.

A different music group will lead worship each evening.  On Sunday, Testify lead in worship, while Monday featured the Southern Plainsmen.  Tuesday’s worship will be led by Steve Hess and Southern Salvation, and Wednesday’s experience features Phase 5 from East Texas Baptist University.

Guest speaker David Burk is president and founder of Total Surrender Evangelical Association, Inc.  He has traveled to every state and 51 countries to speak at various events and venues.  Burk is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University and is completing work towards an executive MBA through Grand
Canyon University.

In case of inclement weather, Set Free 2011 will be held in the gymnasium at First Baptist Church Logansport.

For more information on the event, contact Marcelle Slaughter at (318) 663-4812 or visit the Southern Plainsmen online at www.southernplainsmen.com.

The Southern Plainsmen recently announced their partnership with humanitarian organization World Vision.  The Southern Plainsmen Quartet are now artist advocates for the organization – spreading the word at concerts, churches, and various other dates that the quartet may perform at.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SouthernPlainsmen .


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet Featured On SouthernGospelTimes.com

Written by Scoops Staff on June 23, 2010 – 1:22 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (June 23, 2010) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet are currently featured
on the popular Southern Gospel website SouthernGospelTimes.com.  The Southern Plainsmen are the featured interview on the much read “And Now, Introducing…” article.

“And Now, Introducing…” is a series of articles designed to introduce upcoming or emerging artists in the Southern Gospel community to a new batch of fans.  The article on The Southern Plainsmen focuses on their history as a performer and minister, their biggest spiritual and musical influences, the future of their ministry, and much more.

“We are honored to be featured on such a great website,” mentioned Marcelle Slaughter. “The folks at SouthernGospelTimes.com do a great job, and we are so excited to be a part of it!”

To read the article on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit SouthernGospelTimes.com.

The Southern Plainsmen recently announced their recent partnership with humanitarian organization World Vision.  The Southern Plainsmen Quartet are now artist advocates for the organization – spreading the word at concerts, churches, and various other dates that the quartet may perform at.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Southern-Plainsmen/273186055053 .

About the Southern Plainsmen Quartet
The Southern Plainsmen Quartet was organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.  The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Jordan Mothershed, Allen Doyle, Mike Burkhalter, and Aaron Allen. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released last year.


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Southern Plainsmen Announce Details Regarding 32nd Annual Homecoming

Written by Scoops Staff on May 22, 2010 – 8:25 am -

Editor’s Note: Read more about Southern Plainsmen in the May issue of SGN Scoops.

HORNBECK, La. – (May 19, 2010) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen are excited to announce the details regarding the group’s 32nd Annual Homecoming weekend!  The Southern Plainsmen will be hosting their homecoming June 3-5, 2010 at the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds (Highway 8 W), in Leesville, Louisiana.

Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen said, “We have always had such a great time at our homecoming events! This year will be no different! We feel like we are bringing in some of the best groups in Southern Gospel today, and we know that our fans are going to love this year’s event! We hope everyone can make it out this year!”

The three day event will feature performances from the Joe Cook Family, One Accord, Dennis Rehders, The Southmen, Ronnie Hinson, Christway Quartet, Mrs. Minnie Williams, Tim Lovelace, Naomi & the Segos, Men of Music, and the Gospel Echoes in addition to the Southern Plainsmen Quartet.

In addition to nightly concerts, the Southern Plainsmen will host a special Prayer Breakfast on Friday, June 4 with a traditional style buffet breakfast. Dennis Rehders will be delivering the devotional and prayer during the breakfast.

There will also be a Saturday matinee on June 5 beginning at 1:00 p.m. No ticket is required for that. Various singers as well as past members of the Southern Plainsmen will be featured at the matinee concert.

Tickets for all three nights are as follows: $27.50 (advance general admission), $30.00 (at the door), and $35.00 (reserved). The group also has special pricing for two-day and one-day ticket buyers.  For more information on how to buy tickets as well as all pricing info – visit http://www.southernplainsmen.com .

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet is currently in the beginning stages of recording a new album.  More information on that will be released at a later date.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Southern-Plainsmen/273186055053 .


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet To Host “A Night of Inspiration” Concert

Written by Scoops Staff on March 30, 2010 – 8:12 pm -

Read more about Southern Plainsmen in our next issue of SGN Scoops – coming Monday, April 4!

HORNBECK, La. – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet will be hosting “A Night of Inspiration” concert.  The special concert event will feature the Southern Plainsmen Quartet with very special guests The Inspirations.

The “A Night of Inspiration” concert will take place on Friday evening, April 9, 2010 in Florien, Louisiana. The special event will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will take place at the Florien High School.

Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen Quartet said, “We have all been long time fans of The Inspirations and believe in the ministry of this fantastic group of Christian gentlemen. This will be an unforgettable evening of worship and ministry, and we hope that everyone who can come out will.”

Tickets for the event are currently on sale. General admission tickets are $15.00, while reserved seating tickets are $20.00. For ticket information or general inquiries about the “A Night of Inspiration” concert – call (318) 663-4812 or (318) 586-4818. Interested parties may also visit the Southern Plainsmen Quartet’s website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com .

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet is currently in the beginning stages of recording a new album.  More information on that will be released at a later date.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Southern-Plainsmen/273186055053 .


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