Lifestyle

Tue
26
Aug

Caroline Elizabeth Tant

“For this child I have prayed, and the Lord hath given me my petition which I asked of Him.” – I Samuel 1:27 Andrew and Kelli Elliott Tant are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Elizabeth Tant.
Caroline was born at 2:12 p.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. She weighed 7-pounds 5-ounces and was 20-inches long.
 
Tue
26
Aug

Two officials with the Arts Council of Central Louisiana

Two officials with the Arts Council of Central Louisiana were special guests for the annual Children’s Art Exhibition at the Centennial Cultural Center held recently in Olla. Matthew Henry, Executive Director of the Arts Council, and Caroline Randall, Community Development Coordinator, toured the Centennial Cultural Center and viewed the art work by area children 
 
Mon
25
Aug

LPSO expands reporting capability to patrol units

LaSalle Parish deputy sheriffs will soon have the ability to upload incident reports from the field directly to the Sheriff’s Office without having to leave their vehicles, according to Sheriff Scott Franklin. New software purchased from PTS Solutions, Inc. includes a Field Reporting Module that will be installed on laptop computers in patrol cars. The module interfaces with the PTS Incident software system that the Sheriff’s Office has been using for several years.
 
Mon
25
Aug

LaSalle Parish educators attend in-service training

LaSalle Parish Superintendent of Schools Roy Breithaupt speaks to parish educators gathered in an assembly at the beginning of the annual parish teacher in-service at Jena High on Tuesday of last week. School personnel spent the day on Wednesday in faculty meetings and getting their classrooms ready for students who reported for the first day of school on Thursday.
 
Tue
12
Aug

Annual La. D.A.R.E. conference held recently

Deputy Sheriff Jenny Parker, LaSalle’s D.A.R.E. officer, and president of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association (LDOA), presided at the 23rd annual Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Training  Conference held in Pineville
recently. LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin, host Sheriff William Earl Hilton of Rapides, along with a number of other sheriffs from throughout the state were in attendance during the conference.
 
Tue
12
Aug

GEO Group Inc. donated dozens of backpacks and school supplies

GEO Group Inc. donated dozens of backpacks and school supplies for the LaSalle Parish School Board APPLES Program. Those present for the donation delivery were (left to right) HR Manager Melinda Parker, APPLES Tutors Connie McCann and Rose Brown, Records Clerks Brittney Franklin and Ashley Aric, Court Officer Michelle Neal, Correctional Officer Zackia Allen, Fire & Safety Manager Kenneth Gurganus, Homeless Liaison Debbie McCartney and APPLES Tutor Emma Longmire. Parker said that each department at GEO was asked to prepare a backpack with school supplies to donate to the program and some departments
gave multiple backpacks
 
Tue
05
Aug

Noel and Sally

Noel and Sally Lees Allen of Pineville will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on August 7, 2014. A reception will be held Sunday, August 17, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Willow Bench Meeting Place on Main Street in Pineville. Family and friends are invited to attend the reception, which will be hosted by the couple’s children, Kristi Allen Moore of Pineville, and Noel Allen, Jr. of Brandon, Mississippi
 
 

 

Tue
05
Aug

LSMSA offers high school credit courses

As an approved Supplemental Course Academy provider, the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Virtual School offers 48 online high school and Advanced  Placement courses to any middle and high school
student in Louisiana for high school credit. Courses may be taken through the SCA allocation program or registered for privately
 
 

 

Tue
29
Jul

Chancie Dove Malcomb Jones

A little miracle was born at 12:29 p.m., Friday, March 14, 2014, to Adam Jones and Brookie Hanson Jones of Bossier City. Chancie Dove Malcomb Jones was born at Willis Knighton in Bossier City. She weighed in at 5-pounds 12-ounces and she was 19½-inches long. Chancie was welcomed by her maternal grandparents, Robin and Andy Hanson of Sarepta, and paternal grandparents, Terry and Melinda Jones Edwards of Jena, and Stanley
and Becky Malcomb of Rhinehart
 

 

Tue
29
Jul

AgCenter launches billboard campaign on healthy lifestyle

The path to a healthier lifestyle sometimes begins with small steps. But for low-income people whose budgets and food options are often limited, taking those first steps can be difficult. To help them get started, the LSU AgCenter has launched a marketing campaign to stimulate awareness  nd conversation about food and fitness
 

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