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Five generations…

Five generations of the Edith Hudspeth Bailey family recently gathered for a photo session. Shown above are: Edith Hudspeth Bailey, great-great-grandmother; Linda Bailey Phillips, great-grandmother; Brad Phillips, grandfather; Brady Phillips, father; and the youngest member of the clan, Isaac Phillips.  

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02
May

LHS Band rates at Region competition

The LaSalle High Band earned the ratings of excellent in concert performance and superior in sight reading at the State-North Region Band Music Performance Assessment at West Ouachita High School in West Monroe on April 19. LHS Band Director Herb Bassett said this is the fourth time since 2004 that the band has earned an award for a superior rating at State Assessment. The band is comprised of students from LaSalle High and LaSalle Junior High.  

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Mon
25
Apr

Student of Year honored…

The Louisiana Board of Elementary Education and the Louisiana Department of Education recently sponsored an Awards Program honoring the Louisiana Students of the Year 2016 state finalists from the six regions of the state. Students represented three divisions: elementary, middle/junior high and high schools. Representing LaSalle Parish, Laura Peters was honored as Region Two’s middle/junior high Student of the Year for the 2015-16 school term.  
 
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North Louisiana District Literary Rally winners from LaSalle Parish

Mon
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Apr

Deryl and Dianne

Deryl and Dianne Price of the Nichols Community will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on Monday, May 2, 2016. The couple was married on May 2, 1966 at the home of the bride’s parents, Bill and Oressa Poole, by Rev. Lawrence Poole. Their two children, Tammy Poole and Jeffery Price, four grandchildren and one great grandchild, extends an invitation to join them for a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the fellowship hall of Aimoch Baptist Church honoring Deryl and Dianne on achieving this milestone in their lives.  
 
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Apr

Jena student accepted as NSCS member

Jessilyn B. Sandifer of Trout has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel, and service projects both on campus and in the community,” says Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
 
Tue
12
Apr

Ahead of Style Beauty Salon

Ahead of Style Beauty Salon is officially open for business with a recent ribbon cutting ceremony in Olla. The business, located at 2140 Church Street in Olla, offers haircuts for men, women and children as well as color, highlights, waxing and more. On hand for the ribbon cutting were (left to right) Olla Councilman Joe Rachal, Mike Dunn, Preslee Dunn, Mayor Rhonda Elliott, Owner/Stylist Jessica Dunn, Susie Dunn, Sierra Roark and Karla Salter. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
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12
Apr

Jena High FBLA President Jessey Mason

Jena High FBLA President Jessey Mason is presented with a donation check from Marsheela Walters, owner of Initially Blessed in Jena. Walters is a former JHS FBLA Adviser. She recently held a special fundraiser at her shop for the local FBLA chapter.
 
Mon
04
Apr

Bible Study Fellowship forms a satellite group

A new satellite discussion group that will meet in Pineville is being formed from the interdenominational women’s Bible Study Fellowship class that has its base in Monroe. The Alexandria/ Pineville discussion group will join other satellite groups that currently meet in West Monroe and Ruston. A number of people from LaSalle Parish who attend this study group in Monroe will find it more convenient to study at the Pineville location.
 
 
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LaSalle among parishes eligible for disaster unemployment assistance

The number of Louisiana parishes included in a major disaster declaration has been expanded including LaSalle, making disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) available to more businesses and residents whose employment or self- employment was lost or interrupted as a result of flooding March 8-13, 2016.
 

 

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