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Tue
19
Jul

Jena continues to steadily make progress

It’s true; you can’t spell community without “unity.” For Jena Mayor LaDawn Cooper Edwards, the community of Jena and the surrounding areas are united like never before and that spells big success for a grand vision she has had since taking office last year. “I have a big vision for our town,” she said. “We are steadily making progress to achieve that vision and with our area as united as we are now, I believe that vision will come about very soon.” 
 
 
Mon
11
Jul

Five generations of the Cahoon family

baby, Corbin Smith; his father, Joel Smith; grandmother, Leann Cahoon Smith; great grandfather, Elton Cahoon; and great great grandfather, Leroy Cahoon.

 

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Mon
11
Jul

Charleigh Elizabeth Zeagler

Zoey Ann Zeagler was very happy when her baby sister, Charleigh Elizabeth Zeagler, arrived. Charleigh was born Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 10:05 a.m. at Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Cumming, Georgia. She weighed 6-pounds 9-ounces. Proud parents are Samantha and Coe Zeagler. 

 

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Tue
05
Jul

JJHS Archery Team does well at World

Fifteen LaSalle Parish youth held their own against over 4,000 fellow archers from across the globe for the first time to claim 22nd and 35th place in the world at the 2016 NASP World Tournament in S.C. The team overall were ranked 35 out of 79 teams. The Jena Junior High ALAS-Archery Team recently competed in the world competition and received 22nd in World IBO 3D Challenge and 35th for Bullseye in the world. The competition was held on June 24-26 in Myrtle Beach, SC. The team qualified for the competition while at the 2016 NASP National Tournament on May 12-14 at Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY.
 
Tue
05
Jul

LaSalle High School Cheerleaders recently held a barbecue plate fundraiser

As they prepare for the upcoming school year, the LaSalle High School Cheerleaders recently held a barbecue plate fundraiser. Members of the squad are shown: front row, from left: Jewelly Barbo, Alexis Brown, Carlei Brannon, Madison Hudson (Captain), Hannah Couvillion (Co-Captain), Britney Borden and Lexi Snoddy; back row, MariJane Skinner, Gracie Skinner, Kierra Smith, Amanda Hyman, Preslee Dunn, Savannah Floyd and A.J. Thomas.
 
Tue
05
Jul

Jacob Lucas Goudelock

Luke and Kala Goudelock are proud to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Jacob Lucas Goudelock. Jacob was born at Evans Army Community Hospital on Ft. Carson Army Base in Colorado Springs, CO, at 8:29 a.m., on June 5, 2016. 
 
Tue
05
Jul

Grant-Crooks vows said

Mr. and Mrs. David Ellis Grant of Trout have the honor of announcing the marriage of their daughter, Courtney Diane Grant, to Thomas Perry Crooks, son of Nan Crooks and David Crooks, both of Jena. The bride is the granddaughter of Don and Diane Valentine, and the great granddaughter of Mary Taylor, all of Belah.
 
Mon
27
Jun

NSU Fun with Music Camp July 11-16th

Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts will present a Fun With Music Camp July 11-16. Children ages five to 11 can participate in a variety of music experiences including singing, music games, instrumental activities, composing and many other creative music activities. 

 

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Mon
27
Jun

Anniversary of Dewey Wayne and Delores Stockman

Together, they have found a friendship, raised a family and built a beautiful marriage. Dewey Wayne and Delores Stockman were married on July 8, 1966. Today, their children and grandchildren invite you to celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary at a reception, Friday, July 8, 2016, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Rhinehart. 

 

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Mon
20
Jun

Fifth Annual Patriotic Concert this Saturday. . .

The LaSalle Parish Community Choir will present its fifth annual patriotic concert, “I Salute You”, Saturday evening, June 25, at 6 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Jena. In addition to the choir’s performance, the LaSalle Community Band will begin the evening with patriotic selections everyone is sure to enjoy. This year’s concert will also feature a Children’s Choir (shown in photo), a Men’s Quartet, and a Ladies Trio. “I Salute You” is a musical celebrating “Our Forces, Our Freedom, Our Flag”. The choir extends a special invitation to everyone, especially veterans, to join them for an evening of entertainment in advance of Independence Day.  
 

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