Lifestyle

Mon
22
Jun

Camp Attakapas hosts annual summer camp

Jena’s Boy Scout Troop 14 participates in an obstacle course station at Camp Attakapas last week. Along with Jena’s Boys Scouts, dozens of other scouts and staff from the surrounding areas gathered in Trout for the annual
summer camp. This year’s camp theme, “Start Your Adventure,” included the opportunity for scouts to work on a variety of merit badges including cycling, emergency preparedness, fish and wildlife management, shotgun shooting, small boat sailing and wilderness survival as well as swimming and using the climbing tower.
 
 
Mon
15
Jun

LaSalle students participate in “A-HEC of a Summer” Program

For the fourteenth consistent year, Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (Central LA AHEC) collaborated with LaSalle General Hospital, Hardtner Medical Center, and LaSalle Parish School Board to bring the “A-HEC of a Summer” program to students in the area.
 
Mon
15
Jun

Very Special Summer Camp

The second annual Very Special Summer Camp for students with special needs, hosted by the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in Olla, was held last week at the center and the Dixie Center’s courtyard. The camp - a new summer event for the CCC – hosted students from around the parish and included many activities such as music, painting, games, crafts and more.
 
Mon
08
Jun

LaSalle High FFA students receive awards

The LaSalle High FFA (Future Farmers of America) students received awards at the recent annual FFA Banquet led by the FFA Officers and their advisor, Chris Bennett. Dozens of students and their families gathered for the award ceremony and meal held at the LHS Cafeteria.
 
Mon
01
Jun

Hudnall-Doughty vows slated

Ms. Brandi M. King and Mr. and Mrs. Buford King of Jena are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter/granddaughter, Taylor Leigh Anne Hudnall to Jordan Heath Doughty, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Doughty of Jena.
 
Mon
01
Jun

Malcomb-Thornton vows set

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Malcomb of Jena are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendi Marie Malcomb, to Chevy Devon Thornton, son of Rev. and Mrs. Curtis Thornton of Jena.
 
Tue
26
May

NES students enjoy “Safety Expo”

Nebo Elementary students visited an array of booths during the NES Safety Expo on May 14. Demonstrations, videos and free literature were passed out to students from the nearly two-dozen booths set up around the NES campus. The faculty and staff at NES would like to extend their appreciation for all the community participants who took part in the safety expo.

 

Tue
26
May

Officials join GPMS staff and students at balloon release

Dozens of pink balloons sail through the air after being released by Good Pine Middle students, faculty, staff and several elected officials in honor or memory of loved ones who battled cancer.

 

Tue
19
May

Delta Kappa Gamma essay winners named

Winners of the annual essay contest sponsored by the LaSalle Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma for 2015 have been announced by Shannon Girlinghouse, a member of the essay committee. The three winners are: Abbe Claire Prather, Grand Prize Winner; Bridget Thompson, first place, 8th grade; and KorLee Morphis, first place, 7th grade.
 
Tue
19
May

Fourth annual LaSalle Parish Scholars’ Reception

The fourth annual LaSalle Parish Scholars’ Reception was held Monday, May 11, 2014, at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Jena, sponsored by GEO Corrections and the LaSalle Economic Development District (LEDD). The reception is held each year to honor LaSalle scholars who receive scholarships and to honor businesses and organizations that sponsor the scholarships.
 

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