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Tue
21
Jan

Five Generations…

Catherine Hudnall Edwards holds her great great grandson, William Tristan Wise, as the family pose for a five-generation picture. At left is great grandmother, Jean Edwards Smith; at right is grandmother, Kathy Hebert Baldridge; and in back is father, William Edgar Wise. 
 
Tue
14
Jan

Olla Grade School lists honor roll

Honor roll students at Olla Elementary School for the third six weeks of the 2013-14 session have been announced by Principal Debbie Gauthier, as follows: First Grade Shylah Banes, *Hallie Crawford, *Preston Durham,
Klaire Fenoli, Korbyn Forest, Cutler Ganey, *Gabbie Humphries, Gabriel Johns, Dakota Johnson, *Rheese Martin, *Allie Murphrey, *Mattie Parham, Kaiden Rachal, *Alayna Randall, Bradley Rogers, *Emma Schultz, Kynslee
Slay, Akeilia Smith, *Canaan Stowe, Cooper Talley, *Brady Tatum, *Mollie Taylor, Matthew Thompson, *Anna Volentine, Micah Walton 
 
Tue
14
Jan

Cold is as cold feels and I don’t like feeling cold

I was sitting on the back porch sipping an ice-cold tea with a splash of lemon when I received a text from a relative up north. I was enjoying a pleasant afternoon basking in the winter sun of Florida. I am not sure what God
was thinking of when He created the north with all that bad weather and snow and such, but I know what He was thinking of when He created the South especially Florida. He was thinking in particular of me and my insatiable love of the sun.
 
Tue
07
Jan

Top tech tips for successful school year

StatePoint) During the school year, it can be tough for students to keep their work organized. With dozens of assignments, tests and projects, it’s easy for some things to get lost in the chaos. It may start with one loose book or crumpled paper thrown into a locker or backpack, but it can quickly balloon into a disaster area without proper maintenance.
 
Tue
31
Dec

Jena High students conduct mock trial recently

Jena High School students  from Mike Doughty’s English II Honors class and Lynn Enterkin’s gifted classes recently held a mock trial centering around the book, “Lord of the Flies,” by William Golding. The Honorable J. Christopher Peters, Judge of the 28th Judicial District Court, presided over the mock trial as the students served as attorneys, witnesses, the baliff, etc 
 
Mon
23
Dec

Campbell-Cain vows planned

Linda Campbell and the late Robert L. Campbell are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Chancee DeAnne Campbell to Joseph Aaron Cain of Sterlington. The bride-elect is the
granddaughter of Mary Mannon and the late Edward (Cotton) Mannon of Jena, and the late Eunice and Lela Campbell of McCrory, Arkansas. 
 
Tue
17
Dec

Cactuses brighten the holiday season

Of the many kinds of plants we use to decorate our homes for the holidays, the holiday cactuses possess a special beauty. And yes, despite the fact that these plants don’t have spines, they are true cactuses. Unlike poinsettias, which are generally discarded when the season is over, with proper care cactuses will produce their gorgeous flowers for you during the holidays year after year.
 
Tue
10
Dec

Harper Lamar Coleman

Ryland Kahne Coleman would like to announce the birth of his baby brother, Harper Lamar Coleman. Harper was born Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 9:55 a.m. at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Alexandria. He weighed a whopping 11 pounds 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Lance and Amber Coleman of Tullos. Paternal grandmother is the late Cynthia Boyd of Olla. Maternal grandparents are Debbie Johnson and the late Lamar Johnson of Olla. Harper was welcomed home by a host of family and friends 
 
Tue
10
Dec

Several sentenced, many pleas heard in 28th Judicial District Court sessions

The month of November was a busy one for officials with the 28th Judicial District Court, held in and for the Parish of LaSalle, with a large number of people sentenced on various charges, and pleas heard in many other cases.
The Honorable J. Christopher Peters, District Judge, presided at the session. Also at their regular duties were District Attorney J. Reed Walters and assistants, Deputy Sheriffs Jim Arbogast, Christie Greer, and Alan Graham; Deputy Clerks of Court Tara Talley and Reba McClure, and Court Reporter/Administrator Bobby L. Wilson.
 
Tue
03
Dec

Bailey-McClure vows planned

Darin and Christa Bailey of Jena are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Emily Grace Bailey, to Austin Grant McClure of Jena. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Walker Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Nugent and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Westbrooks, all of Jena.
 

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