Lifestyle

Mon
31
Oct

Annual Food Drive for Cenla underway

SuddenLink/Altice and the Food Bank of Central Louisiana are kicking off the 10th annual food drive “Connecting To Those in Need” and need your help to make it successful this year. As you know, needy families in our community go without proper food, shelter, and essential medical care every day due to a variety of factors. While all of us are susceptible to hard times, children and the elderly are the most at risk, and they make up the largest number of clients served by the food bank and local pantries.  

Mon
31
Oct

Maggie Belle McCartney

Whitney and Queenie McCartney are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maggie Belle. She was born on August 23, 2016, at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe.    

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Mon
24
Oct

October’s meeting for Pinewood Garden Club

Members of the Pinewood Garden Club had their monthly meeting on October 13, 2016 at the Centennial Cultural Center in Olla. The club met at 9:30 AM for greetings and refreshments. Refreshments were provided by hostesses Jeanette Reily and Ilene Carroll. President Ruby Moody called the business meeting to order with the members reciting the Collect and the Pledge of Allegiance.     

Mon
24
Oct

Shirley-Windham vows

Katie Rose Shirley and Noah Edward Windham were united in marriage on August 6, 2016. She is the daughter of Ricky and Dana Shirley of Jena. He is the son of Kevin and Najla Windham of Jena and Reardon and Leah Stanford of Lafayette. The ceremony and reception were held at the LaSalle Parish Community Center in Jena with the groom’s grandfather, Rev. E.R. Johnson, officiating the ceremony.     

Tue
18
Oct

LDF Honor Roll for September 2016

Every month the LaSalle Detention Facility in Jena honors employees by selecting outstanding employee, correctional officer and GTI employee of the month. Every quarter, LDF recognizes a supervisor that has been voted as being the most popular supervisor for that quarter. The selection is made by supervisors or department submitting a nomination, based on attendance, attitude, job performance, knowledge of job duties, willingness to accept or seek additional duties, and professionalism.
 
Tue
18
Oct

Hardtner Medical Fall Festival 2016

The folks at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania would like to extend an invitation for everyone to join them for the annual Health Fair on Friday, October 21st, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. under the pine trees on our walking track in front of the hospital. There will be over 80 vendor booths, music with Shy and Cathy from 93 QID, health information and checks, LPSO’s drug dog demonstration, a drunk driver obstacle course, photo booth, games and many door prizes.
 
Mon
10
Oct

NRA Banquet draws large crowd

Mon
10
Oct

Catahoula 4-Hers honored by School Board

It was a special night at the Catahoula Parish School Board meeting Tuesday, October 4, as 4-H students from throughout the parish were recognized for outstanding accomplishments. Ashley Powell, LSU AgCenter’s Extension Agent - 4-H Youth Development, addressed the board informing of special accomplishments the parish 4-H program has achieved during the past school year (2015-2016) and handed out awards to many students before a packed meeting room.   

Mon
03
Oct

JJHS honor roll

Honor roll students at Jena Junior High School for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 school session have been announced by Principal Rhonda Russell, as follows:
 
Sixth Grade 
All A’s – Ashlyn Alexander, Phaedra Dorsey, Kendal Hennigan, Abigail Reaves, Lydia Smith, Peyton Todd, Maryssa Tradewell, Karley Wilson, Bailey Wright.
 

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Mon
03
Oct

Anniversary

Troy and Jeanna Branch Cockerham will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. They were married on Oct. 12, 1966, and have four children – Marquita Cockerham, Scott Cockerham, Tabetha Cockerham Howell and Troyce Cockerham Howell. The couple also have ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 

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