Lifestyle

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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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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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Mon
08
Feb

Employee of month honored at meeting

Ikedi “Kagey” Millsap, janitor at Jena Elementary School, was recognized and honored as the LaSalle Parish School System Employee of the Month at the school board’s February meeting held Monday night of last week. Johnny Rosier of Rosier Insurance (the Acuity Group) of Jena presented Millsap with a plaque and prize check during the meeting. 

 

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08
Feb

Katie Flinchum of Jena and Cody Greer were

Katie Flinchum of Jena and Cody Greer were presented with a $1,000 check, balloons and cupcakes from H&R Block Tax Preparer Liz Cruse on February 3. Flinchum is the second winner of the 1,000 Win $1,000 Daily Sweepstakes at the Jena office in the past few weeks. A couple from Olla won the January 21st prize. Throughout the first month of tax season, H&R Block is giving $1,000 away every day to 32,000 people for a total of $32 million nationwide. To be eligible for the sweepstakes, taxes must be filed through a local participating H&R Block office by February 15. H&R Block, Inc. is the world’s largest consumer tax services provider. More than 680 million tax returns have been prepared worldwide by and through H&R Block since 1955. For more information, visit www.hrblock.com or call the Jena office at 992-6636.  

 

Mon
01
Feb

Key to finally fulfilling that New Year’s health resolution

By Dick Resch
 
The confetti and champagne bottles have been cleaned up. So now millions of Americans will embark on their New Year’s resolution to -- finally! -- hit the gym and get healthy.  
 
Mon
01
Feb

Jena woman is Princess for ‘Krewe of Alexandra’

The Krewe of Alexandra celebrated their 26th Annual Mardi Gras Ball on January 30, 2016 at the Pineville Convention Center. The Krewe members were required to “Surrender Their Booty” at the Pirate themed Ball. The Krewe members paraded into the ballroom to the tune of “When the Saints Go Marching In” at 8pm. 

 

Mon
25
Jan

Every Friday night

Every Friday night, a group of musicians pick and grin from about six to nine o’clock, with a short break each hour, at the Senior Citizens Center (the told Jena Town Hall) on Second Street in Jena. Shown here last Friday night are, from left: Clifford Poole, Quinton Randall, Tom Hennigan, Roger Anders, Judy Anglin and Donald Anglin. Missing from the band on this particular night was Terry King. Everyone is invited to join the group for some real ‘down home’ pickin’ every Friday night. 

 

 

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25
Jan

Olla Couple wins $1,000 in national sweepstakes

Kenneth and Becky Dyess of Olla (shown far right - with their son, Kenneth) were presented with a $1,000 check, balloons and cupcakes from H&R Block Tax Preparer Liz Cruse along with (from left) H&R Block Tax Preparers Casey Duck and Bernadette Spicer, Franchisee Phillip Jones and Area Manager Larry Peaker. The couple were the January 21st winners of the 1,000 Win $1,000 Daily Sweepstakes. Throughout the first month of tax season, H&R Block is giving $1,000 away every day to 32,000 people for a total of $32 million nationwide. To be eligible for the sweepstakes, taxes must be filed through a local participating H&R Block office by February 15. H&R Block, Inc. is the world’s largest consumer tax services provider. More than 680 million tax returns have been prepared worldwide by and through H&R Block since 1955.  

 

 

Mon
18
Jan

Harrisonburg High School Students of Year…

Harrisonburg High School senior Tiffany Amber Weeks has been named high school Student of the Year. She is the daughter of Chase and Missy Weeks of Harrisonburg and is the granddaughter of David and Brenda Weeks of Vidalia and Glen and Susan Bradford of Jonesville. Tiffany’s interests include playing sports, playing and singing music, and spending time with her family. Tiffany’s future plans include attending ULM in the fall to major in speech language pathology. Tiffany has maintained a 4.0 average throughout high school and will graduate with 24 hours towards college credit.  

 

Mon
18
Jan

BABY

Audrey Davis is pleased to announce the birth of her baby brother, Dayton Russ Davis. He was born at 12:19 p.m., Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Alexandria, weighing 7-pounds 14½-ounces and measuring 21½-inches in length. Proud parents are Courtney and Seth Davis. Maternal grandparents are Carla Bernos of Olla and the late John Bernos. Paternal grandparents are Melissa and Billy Joe Davis of Trout. 

 

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