Lifestyle

Tue
18
Mar

Career Technical College

Career Technical College in Monroe recently selected students and elected officers for its newly-formed Advisory Student Kouncil (ASK). Members are (front row L-R) Lakeisha Mc-Nack, vice president (Ouachita Parish), Rebecca Moseley, staff advisor; (middle row L-R) Dena Ray (LaSalle Parish), Brittany Ray (LaSalle Parish), Renee Warren (Franklin Parish), Jerome Waller, president (Ouachita Parish); (back row L-R) Kiondra Chambliess (Ouachita Parish), Allie Miles, treasurer (Jackson Parish), Leanna Goetz (Ouachita Parish), Robin Smith (Ouachita Parish), Tamica Hardy, secretary (Ouachita Parish) and, not pictured, Nicole Blundell (Jackson Parish). The students had to be recommended by an instructor, have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 and a minimum attendance rate of 80%. Career Technical College is a reputable leader in private career education.
Tue
11
Mar

Legislation to further protect life in Lousiana

Governor Jindal announced legislative proposals aimed at continuing to protect life in Louisiana. These reforms will build upon the work Governor Jindal has done to make Louisiana the most pro-life state in the nation. Governor Jindal said, “Promoting a culture of life in Louisiana has been an important priority of mine since taking office, and I am proud to support these bills this legislative session. In this state, we uphold a culture of life that values human beings as unique creatures who were made by our Creator. These bills will build upon all we have done the past six years to protect the unborn.”
 
Tue
11
Mar

JHS students win awards at State YACA Convention

Jena High art students Torei Farris, Ty Cooper and Breanna Morace were awarded first place at the 2014 Youth Art Council of America (YACA) State Convention at the Wesley Center in Woodworth. The three students placed in photography (Farris), base-relief sculpture (Cooper) and Colored Drawing (Morace). YACA clubs and sponsors from across the state were in attendance. The students participated in a variety of art workshops and activities conducted by college professors from various universities. All clubs participated in art demonstrations and activities in addition to the workshops and competition.
 
Tue
04
Mar

LA Forest Festival pageant stars to shine on March 22

Cameras will blink and videos will roll on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Winnfield Kindergarten School in Winnfield as young ladies from throughout Louisiana take center stage for the traditional Miss Louisiana Forest Festival Pageant. The Pilot Club of Winnfield has hosted this celebration for decades and is proud to announce that this year’s pageant will have a $500 scholarship award for the Miss Queen, age 15-18, in addition to crowns and sashes for each of the eight category’s winner.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Lutrick-Clark wedding slated

Lillie Currington Lutrick and Thomas N. Lutrick, Jr. and wife Lisa, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alaina Paige Lutrick, to Kyle Wesley Clark, son of Christopher Lane Clark and Nikki Stevenson Clark. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Warren G. Currington and the late Cecil Pippins Currington, and Thomas N. Lutrick, Sr. and Marilyn Slay Lutrick, of Jena.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Lee-McClure wedding slated

Ronny and Karla Lee of Urania are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alicia Michele Lee, to Alan Stephen McClure, II, son of Johnny and Sophia Sikes and Alan and Rebekah McClure, all of Jena. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy R. and Eris Eubanks of Urania and John Lee and the late Louella Lee.
 

 

Tue
18
Feb

Jimmie White and Eunice Russell

Jimmie White and Eunice Russell were crowned King and Queen and presided over the annual Valentine’s Day luncheon at the LaSalle Nursing Home of Jena. During the luncheon, the King and Queen were crowned and given a prize and joined everyone for a delicious meal of fish and shrimp with a baked potato, green salad and dessert served by LNH employees.
 
Tue
18
Feb

Anniversary

“I need your eyes in my business.” Those were the first words Cleveland Riser, Jr. spoke to the former Annie Neal in the dining hall at Grambling College in 1951. Three years later, on February 16, 1954, they were married in Monroe. Six decades later, they are very grateful to God for their abundant blessings and the love and support of their many friends and family, especially their children – son, Cleveland Riser, III, and daughter, Joletta Maxile (Horace).
 
Mon
10
Feb

Whatley-Toler vows planned

Sadie Whatley and Jacob Toler are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jessica Whatley and Scott Williams. She is a 2008 graduate of Jena High School and a licensed massage therapist. The prospective groom is the son of Kathy Brown and Craig Toler. He is a 2010 graduate of Tioga High School and is employed as a mechanic for Ensco. 
 
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Mon
10
Feb

Dr. Scarborough speaker at Oak Grove BC services

Dr. Rick Scarborough, founder and president of Vision America, will be the guest speaker at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Rhinehart, beginning Sunday, Feb. 16th. Service times will be at  11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday,
and 7 p.m. each night, Monday through Wednesday.  
 

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