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Tue
22
Apr

Contract for street work in Good Pine approved by Jury

The LaSalle Parish Police Jury, at their regular April meeting held Monday night of last week, approved a contract for street work in the Good Pine area. The work is being financed by a fiscal year 2013 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant that was awarded to the Jury. Bids on the street improvement project were opened on April 10th.

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Tue
15
Apr

Olla officials accept park land donation

During the Town of Olla Council’s regular March meeting held Tuesday night of last week, Mayor Rhonda Elliott announced to the Council of a recent land donation to the town. She said that Southern Heritage Bank has graciously agreed to donate the park, which is located across from the bank on the corner of Central Avenue and Rosefield Road, to the town. 
 
Tue
15
Apr

New principal hired, five contracts renewed, board member resigns

A new principal was employed, contracts for five administrative officials were renewed, and a board member submitted  his resignation during the regular April meeting of the LaSalle Parish School Board held Monday night of last week.
 
Tue
15
Apr

Jena Council approves new logo

The Jena Town Council approved a new logo for the town, which will be utilized to rebrand the community to reflect positive changes being made. The action came during the regular April meeting of the Council, held Tuesday night of last week. 
 
Tue
08
Apr

Retail sales continue to improve

After ending year 2013 with record retail sales in LaSalle Parish, figures just released for the first three months of 2014 show that sales continue to climb as the new year unfolds. Retail sales for the first quarter of
2014 show very positive gains, with parish wide sales up by about 12.5-percent over the first three months of the previous year. 
 
Tue
08
Apr

Members of the 2014 LaSalle Riding Club Rodeo Team

Members of the 2014 LaSalle Riding Club Rodeo Team will be hosting the 22nd annual Louisiana High School Rodeo Association’s Jena Rodeo this Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 at the Jena Rodeo Arena. Showtime will be at 7 p.m. each evening with gates opening at 6 p.m. Slack will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Rodeo Team members are shown: front row, from left, Aaleigha DuBios, Jayda Dunn, Daisi Eubanks, Courtney Eubanks, Morgan Castell*, Carley Paul*, and Kassie Windham
 
Tue
08
Apr

cancer survivors gathered last week to celebrate winning their battle

Well over two-dozen LaSalle and Catahoula cancer survivors gathered last week to celebrate winning their battle against cancer at the American Cancer Society’s Survivor Celebration Dinner and released balloons in  commemoration of their journeys. The dinner was hosted by Jena’s LaSalle General Hospital and the cake was provided by Jena Rehab and Nursing Center.
 
Tue
01
Apr

Tax renewal election Saturday

Voters in Hospital Service District No. 1, which services Hardtner Medical Center in Urania, will go to the polls this Saturday to decide whether or not to renew a millage tax which has been on the tax rolls for years
 
Tue
01
Apr

Cub Scouts from throughout the area attended the 2014 Spring Family Cub-O-Ree held at Camp Attakapas

Cub Scouts from throughout the area attended the 2014 Spring Family Cub-O-Ree held at Camp Attakapas near Trout from Friday through Sunday, March 21-23. More than 170 people including Cub Scouts and their families enjoyed camping and participating in lots of outdoor activities. One of the main attractions for the event was the rock climbing wall, seen here as a Cub Scout nears the top.
 
Tue
01
Apr

Mc Allister gets HLC award

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organization, last Thursday honored U.S. Representative Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony in Washington, D.C. 
 

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