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Tue
10
Jun

Claude and Pat Dearmon

Claude and Pat Dearmon of Urania will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 12, 2014. A reception will be held on Saturday, June 14 at the family’s camp on Black River Lake near Jonesville. The reception for family and friends will be hosted by the couple’s children, Michele Thompson and Brent Dearmon, both of Jena 
 
Tue
03
Jun

Girlinghouse-Goudelock wedding set for June 7th

Kala Krisann Girlinghouse and Jordan Luke Goudelock, both of Jena, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Kala is the daughter of  Andy and Freddie Girlinghouse of Jena and the granddaughter of the late RC “Bud” and Elizabeth Girlinghouse and Marie Simmons of Jena and the late Fred Simmons. 
 
Tue
27
May

Maggie Grace Thompson

Logan Neal Thompson is proud to announce the birth of his baby sister, Maggie Grace Thompson. She was welcomed into this world on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 8:22 a.m. and weighed 8-pounds 4-ounces and measured 20-inches in length. Proud parents are Cutler and Britany Thompson of Jena. Paternal grandparents are Sharla Esters Coates of Columbia, and Phillip Thompson of Jena. Maternal grandparents are Bubba and Carrie Miller of Harrisonburg.
 
Tue
27
May

Jena woman gets achievement award

Addie M. Lewis of Jena was recently honored by the Esther Grand Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star when she was presented the Prince Hall Legacy “Lifetime Achievement Award”. 
 
Tue
20
May

Rory Charles Bunting

Rory Charles Bunting made his grand entry into the world at 2:35 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at St. Clare Health Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Rory weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Proud parents are Pamela and Cody Bunting of St. Charles, Missouri  
 
Tue
13
May

Jackson-Deville engagement

Emily A. Jackson of Jena and Joshua K. Deville of Deville are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Shane and Donna Jackson of Jena, and the granddaughter of Jackie and Imogene Paulk of Larto, George Jackson, Sr. of Alexandria, and the late Mary Jane Jackson.    
 
Tue
13
May

Barron-Scott wedding slated

Ashley Barron and Trevor Scott of Olla are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage on May 24, 2014. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jennifer Barron of Georgetown and Terry Barron of Alexandria. She is the granddaughter of Walter Oliver Suazo of Tennessee and the late Marian Rose Lintz (Suazo) Polk of Colorado, and Janet Albert of Alexandria  
Tue
29
Apr

Mrs. Zachary Bowen Thornton

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Parker of Columbia and Mr. and Mrs. John Thornton of Tullos would like to announce the marriage of their children, Karis Diana LaRae Parker to Zachary Bowen Thornton. The wedding was an event of Friday, March 21, 2014, at 6 p.m., at the home of the groom’s parents, with Rev. Bo Prather officiating. A reception followed 
 
Tue
29
Apr

Caregivers should know about Medicare policies

The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. About 70 percent of our parents will require some kind of personal care during their old age. Sometimes, the care will extend for years
 
Tue
22
Apr

The fifth grade students of the parish recently participated in the Tar Wars Program

The fifth grade students of the parish recently participated in the Tar Wars Program. Tar Wars is an anti-tobacco program designed for fifth graders, which was presented to the students by the parish school nurses. This program is coordinated through Central Louisiana AHEC. It teaches children the physical and social consequences of tobacco use.

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