Lifestyle

Mon
14
Mar

Local jurors attend annual convention

The Police Jury Association of Louisiana held its 92nd Annual State Convention in Shreveport, March 3-5. LaSalle jurors in attendance at the convention included President Bard Lambeth and wife Kathy, Vice President Mike Crooks and wife Gaile, Clifton Jackson and wife June, Brent Farley and wife Recee, and Casey Jones and wife Oleva. Also attending were Secretary-Treasurer Kay Smith and Secretary Jamie Jones.  

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Mon
14
Mar

LaSalle 4-H youth take the Challenge at Grant Walker

This past weekend a group of LaSalle 4-H youth along with 175 other 4-H’ers wrapped up an eventful weekend during 4-H Challenge Camp at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, March 4-6, 2016. Challenge Camp is geared toward seventh grade students with activities that include an array of different challenges that develop leadership, communication and teamwork skills. 

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Mon
07
Mar

Perry-Matthews wedding set

Todd and Stephanie Perry of Calhoun and Ashley Newell of Monroe announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lauren Perry to Wade Matthews, son of Troy Matthews of Olla and Chris and Patty (Steen) Sokol of Urania. Lauren is the granddaughter of Hubert and Geraldine Perry of West Monroe, Fay Perry of Calhoun, Stevie Cousans of West Monroe, and Jimmy and Marilyn Finch of Monroe.  

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Mon
07
Mar

Funding opportunities available in area from Rapides Foundation

The Rapides Foundation has several funding opportunities available, including two new Healthy Behaviors grant opportunities for projects that support tobacco prevention and control, access to nutritious food, physical activity and/or substance and alcohol abuse prevention through strategic actions within the nine Central Louisiana parishes served by the Foundation. These competitive grant opportunities are: the Healthy Behaviors Program Grant; the Healthy Behaviors Mini Grant; and the Workforce Opportunity Grant.  

Mon
29
Feb

Fink- Bignar wedding slated

Paige Talley Fink and William Brand Bignar, both of Jena, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride elect is the daughter of Laura and Kurt Fink of Jena. She is a 2011 graduate of Jena High School and is employed as manager of Caboose Boutique in Jena.

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Mon
29
Feb

Maxwell-Vickers wedding set

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Maxwell of Georgetown are pleased to announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Victoria Nicole, to Timothy Stevens Vickers, son of Mr. Steve Vickers of Olla and the late Mrs. Peggy Vickers. Victoria is the maternal granddaughter of Woody Bradford and the late Darla Bradford. She is the paternal granddaughter of Bertie Maxwell and the late Johnny Clark Maxwell, Jr. all of Georgetown.  

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Tue
23
Feb

TURNIP GROWING CHAMPION

TURNIP GROWING CHAMPION? Alvin Allen of Jena holds an 11-pound purple top turnip he harvested from his turnip patch. He has grown turnips for about 50 years and said this is the largest one he has ever grown. Out of this turnip patch, he also had a 6-pound turnip. 
 
Tue
23
Feb

GEO

GEO Warden D.C. Cole presented Jena Mayor LaDawn Edwards with a $1,000 check for the town’s Strand Theater restoration/renovation project. “When the Strand is completed, it will be a wonderful addition to our town,” Mayor Edwards said. “The building will serve many different purposes to our community from hosting theater productions to youth groups to weddings and more.
 
Mon
15
Feb

BABY

Jeannie Ruth and Andrew Brouillette are pleased to announce the birth of their baby boy, John Ross Brouillette. He was born at 2:19 p.m., Friday, November 13, 2015, at Willis Knighton Hospital in Shreveport, weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces and measuring 19 ½ inches in length.

 

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Mon
15
Feb

LDF January 2016 Honor Roll

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. 

 

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