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Tue
09
Sep

Couch check

Joe Rachal, Doug Hallmark and R.V. Couch check out a piece of metal artwork on display for the Centennial Cultural Center’s recent Local Art Exhibition. The artwork being examined was created by Rachal’s granddaughter, LSU Fine Arts Graduate Katherine Woodruff, who was the featured artist of the exhibition. Dozens of artwork, needlepoint, woodwork, mosaics, handmade instruments, other metal works and more were on display at the CCC and all the artists were local
 
Tue
02
Sep

Sportsmen tax-free holiday

The 2014 Louisiana second amendment weekend sales tax holiday for hunters and campers will run from Friday, Sept. 5th, through Sunday, Sept. 7th. In 2009, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act 453 providing “…that the state and local sales and use tax shall not apply to consumer purchases of firearms, ammunition, and hunting supplies each year for a certain period…”
 
Tue
02
Sep

Students at LaSalle High School

Students at LaSalle High School wore purple and gold to school on Monday of last week in honor of Britton “BB” Barbo of Olla after they learned that he was withdrawing from school because of health concerns. He was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age three and one-half
 
Tue
02
Sep

Sen. Vitter conducts Jena Town hall meet

United States Senator David Vitter conducted a town hall meeting at the Jena Town Hall last Tuesday from 10 to 11, spoke about a few of the issues he is addressing and receive questions and comments from the large crowd in attendance. Vitter was introduced by Jena Mayor Murphy McMillin, and then called on Sheriff Scott Franklin to open the meeting in prayer. Mayor McMillin led those in attendance in saying the pledge of allegiance
 
Tue
26
Aug

Taylor Gray, Nurse Extern for Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and ULM

Taylor Gray, Nurse Extern for Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and ULM nursing student, assists her mother, Traci Gray, Christus St. Frances Cabrini Jena High SBHC RN, with an ECG on Jena High student Rachel Terry as part of a program brought to LaSalle Parish high school and junior high schools through the Brandon Goyne Foundation, which was started to champion the cause that all school districts and colleges require all athletes to have an ECG/EKG with required physicals
 
Tue
26
Aug

Demolition of the academic building at the old Jena Elementary School

Demolition of the academic building at the old Jena Elementary School got underway last week as a crew from Virginia Wrecking Company of Daphne, Alabama, moved on site to begin the task. Earlier this year, the LaSalle Parish School Board accepted a low bid from the firm in the amount of $118,699 for the demolition project
 
Mon
25
Aug

Cliff Williams Memorial Foundation

The Cliff Williams Memorial Foundation has awarded a total of $39,825 in grant requests from teachers in the LaSalle Parish School system for the 2014-15 school session.
 
Mon
25
Aug

Judge Chris Peters to seek re-election

Chris Peters, Judge of the Twenty-Eighth Judicial District Court in LaSalle Parish, announced today that he will be a candidate for reelection for the position in the fall. Qualification for the election begins on August 20, 2014, and the primary election is scheduled for November 4, 2014.
 
Mon
25
Aug

Janet Tullos, Principal at Good Pine Middle School

Janet Tullos, Principal at Good Pine Middle School, led one of the workshops held at Jena High School on Tuesday of last week as LaSalle Parish educators attended in-service training prior to the start of the new school session.
 
Mon
25
Aug

Qualifying begins today

Qualifying for the November 4th open primary election will begin today (Wednesday, Aug. 20) and run for the following two days – August 21 and 22, according to Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews. Local candidates may qualify at the LaSalle Clerk of Court’s office in the LaSalle Parish Courthouse, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each of the three days.
 

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