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Southern Plainsmen Quartet Honored by Southern Texas Gospel Music Association

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on May 25, 2011 – 1:23 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (May 24, 2011) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet 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.   Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen Quartet said, “We are so honored to have received this awards by such a great organization. The STGMA is a fantastic organization, and we are trilled that they would honor us in such a manner.

The STGMA strives to enlist singing groups, musicians, churches, and other supporters of gospel music into working together in one accord. STGMA invites churches to begin hosting concerts and asking those who do have regular singings to have at least one more–during the year. STGMA assists performing members in securing concert dates at churches and promotes the music ministries of STGMA members. Through the STGMA website, we provide news and concert information to all visitors to the website.

For more information on the STGMA – visit www.stgma.org . 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 .   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 in 2009.


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet to Host An Evening with Gold City This Weekend

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on February 28, 2011 – 1:09 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (February 28, 2011) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet are excited to host an evening with multi-award winning quartet Gold City this weekend.

Marcelle Slaughter of the Southern Plainsmen Quartet said, “We have all been huge fans of Gold City for years, and we are so excited to be able to host them this weekend in West Central Louisiana.”

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet will host Gold City this Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Florien High School Auditorium in Florien, Louisiana. The concert will start at 6:30 p.m. There are no tickets, however a $10.00 donation is suggested at the door. A love offering will also be taken for the group.

“We count it an honor to bring great Southern Gospel music to this area,” continued Slaughter. “Gold City is the best of the best, and we know that the people who come out to our concerts will enjoy the group as much as we do.”

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 Bring Southern Flavor to Louisiana IceGators Game Tonight

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 21, 2011 – 12:41 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (January 21, 2011) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet will be performing the National Anthem at the Louisiana IceGator’s game against the Mississippi Surge tonight, January 21, 2011.

Marcelle Slaughter said, “We are so excited about performing the National Anthem for such a great team and organization. Any time that we are given an opportunity like this, we can’t help but be excited! We love to take our brand of Southern Gospel to every area that the Lord leads us!”

The Louisiana IceGators are a part of the Southern Professional Hockey League. This organization began playing in the 2009-10 season. Like the original IceGators (1995-2005), the group is based out of Lafayette, Louisiana.

“This is a great opportunity for our group, and we’re honored that this organization asked us to be a part of it,” responded Slaughter.

The game will take place at the Gator Dome in LaFayette, Louisiana beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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 .

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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