Lifestyle

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.
 
Mon
11
May

Turner-LaBrecque vows slated

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Turner IV of Okeechobee, FL are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Alexander Turner, to Ensign Andrew Arthur LaBrecque, son of Camille Curinga of Clearwater, FL.
The two families along with friends celebrated the engagement in December with a Great Gatsby themed costume party at the Turner home.
 
Mon
11
May

PAR: Cut legislative and judiciary budgets

There are only two areas of state government that have  standstill budgets for the next fiscal year: the legislative and judicial branches, with $108 million and $176 million proposed, respectively. That means while most all
other branches, departments and agencies are taking cuts to help address the $1.6 billion shortfall, lawmakers and judges are getting a pass, according to the Public Affairs Research Council.
 
Tue
05
May

Jena High art students

Jena High art students recently attended an Art Extravaganza Workshop at Northwestern State University
 
Tue
05
May

Jim Justiss, president of Justiss Oil Company

Jim Justiss, president of Justiss Oil Company, (center left) introduces himself to the other guests at a LEDD-sponsored luncheon meeting last week at the Jena Town Hall, which was held to discuss the ACT Work Ready Communities program.
 
Tue
28
Apr

Jena High juniors Colton Montpelier

Jena High juniors Colton Montpelier (left) and Brandon Lefebvre (right) hold third place trophies with their auto instructor, Thomas Meyers, after the award ceremony last week for the 2015 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills State Competition in Alexandria.
 
Tue
28
Apr

Peoples-Beeson to wed

Mary Peoples, daughter of Ezra and Helen Paul Davis of Jena, and Wyndell and Virginia Peoples of Pollock, will marry Bubba Beeson, son of Robert and Margaret Beeson of Pollock, on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at 2:30 p.m.
 

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