Lifestyle

Tue
21
Jul

Getting ready for new school session…

LaSalle Parish Elementary Supervisor Kathryn Tyler (center) speaks with second to fifth grade teachers, principals, and assistant principals from across the parish during a recent math workshop at the LaSalle Parish School Board’s Media Center in Jena as teachers, faculty and staff begin to prepare for the upcoming academic year.
 
Mon
13
Jul

Catherine Rosalie Grace Chisolm

Jason Chisolm and Elizabeth Chisolm are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Catherine Rosalie Grace Chisolm. She was born Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Touro Hospital in New Orleans. Catherine weighed 6-pounds 5-ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Big sister Camille, Grandparents Sam and Debbie Chisolm of Olla and Douglas and Ana Fontenelle of Gretna, welcomed the newborn home.
 
Mon
13
Jul

50th Anniversary

Billy and Ella Fowler of Jena will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 21, 2015.
 
Tue
07
Jul

Self-defense program for women!

LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Deputies Daryl Husbands and Jenny Parker recently presented a self-defense program to women of LaSalle Parish. The goal of the “4 A’s of Personal Defense” Program is to create an educational opportunity for participants to become more aware of their surroundings and avoid or defend against a potential attack.

 

Tue
07
Jul

Papa Ron’s Drive Thru officially re-opened

Papa Ron’s Drive Thru officially re-opened for business with a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening ceremony last week. Owners Mike and Lyn Gurney handed out free fried fish plates to customers as part of the grand re-opening celebration.

 

Mon
29
Jun

Troop 14 represents Jena well at Summer Camp

Jena’s Boy Scout 14 recently participated in the LA Purchase Council 2015 Summer Camp at Camp Attakapas. Scouts camped, improved outdoor skills, and earned merit badges during the week of June 14-20.
 
Mon
29
Jun

Wins Third Place in Nation . . .

Pastor Clay Hutto and Sister Candace Hutto and the members of Urania Pentecostal Church extend congratulations to their Youth Quiz Team for an amazing job at the National Bible Quizzing Tournament held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, recently.
 
Mon
22
Jun

Camp Attakapas hosts annual summer camp

Jena’s Boy Scout Troop 14 participates in an obstacle course station at Camp Attakapas last week. Along with Jena’s Boys Scouts, dozens of other scouts and staff from the surrounding areas gathered in Trout for the annual
summer camp. This year’s camp theme, “Start Your Adventure,” included the opportunity for scouts to work on a variety of merit badges including cycling, emergency preparedness, fish and wildlife management, shotgun shooting, small boat sailing and wilderness survival as well as swimming and using the climbing tower.
 
 
Mon
15
Jun

LaSalle students participate in “A-HEC of a Summer” Program

For the fourteenth consistent year, Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (Central LA AHEC) collaborated with LaSalle General Hospital, Hardtner Medical Center, and LaSalle Parish School Board to bring the “A-HEC of a Summer” program to students in the area.
 
Mon
15
Jun

Very Special Summer Camp

The second annual Very Special Summer Camp for students with special needs, hosted by the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in Olla, was held last week at the center and the Dixie Center’s courtyard. The camp - a new summer event for the CCC – hosted students from around the parish and included many activities such as music, painting, games, crafts and more.
 

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