Monday, September 26, 2016
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The Rapides Foundation hosted 200 educators from throughout Central Louisiana at its third annual Symposium held September 14. The Symposium is an annual gathering around a topic of importance, and is a way to recognize the creation of The Rapides Foundation on September 1, 1994. The focus of the... + continue reading
Monday, September 26, 2016
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Flu shots are being administered at various locations around the parish as residents prepare themselves for the upcoming flu season. Above, Hardtner Medical Center LPN Melissa Womack places a band-aid on Olla resident Ella Emig’s arm after administering a flu shot as part of HMC’s Fast... + continue reading
Monday, September 26, 2016
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By Greg Jones   It was the third week in a row that the LaSallle Tigers would be playing at home. The home field advantage has not been kind to the Tigers this season. This game would be no different. The Grant Cougars came into the game 3-0 and off to its best start in school history. Coach... + continue reading
Monday, September 26, 2016
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By Billy Fowler   Back in the 1950’s, a musical group known as the ‘Four Lads’ had a #1 hit song titled, “Moments to Remember!” Recently on You Tube, I listened to this great old song. The song is about a high school class having a great senior year. I seriously... + continue reading
Monday, September 26, 2016
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AT LEFT: Olla Elementary Pre-Kindergarteners recently have learned “All About Me” in the class of OES Teacher Doris Barnhill and Paraprofessional Cherry Routon. One of the projects was to create a “Flat” person that best represents each student. OES Pre-K students Lillee and... + continue reading

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Monday, 09/26/16
Anthony Fenoli was named to fill a vacancy on the Olla Town Council during a special meeting held Tuesday night of last week. Fenoli was selected to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Jake Long. He will join Madge Bailey, Al Cassels, Mark Richardson, and Joe Rachal to complete the five... + continue reading
Monday, 09/26/16
By Thomas Sowell   There is no point denying or sugar-coating the plain fact that the voters this election year face a choice between two of the worst candidates in living memory. A professor at Morgan State University summarized the situation by saying that the upcoming debates may enable... + continue reading

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Wesley Cox was selected as LADD’s Employee of the Month for June. Cox has been at LADD a few years and his main job is bending wire for crawfish nets where he does a very good job. He is anxious to learn new jobs and assists anywhere he is needed. He is always in a good mood and loves... + continue reading
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CLTCC-Rod Brady Nursing Student Michael Kennedy assists Jena High Senior Harley Taylor to take fellow JHS Senior Amanda Windham’s blood pressure during the “Learn a Skill Day” at CLTCC (Central Louisiana Technical Community College)-Rod Brady campus last week in Jena. Well over... + continue reading
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The Jena Junior High Journalism students paid a visit to The Jena Times newspaper office last week for a tour and interview session. The 7th and 8th grade students are shown with employees Ashley Keene, Morgan Smith and Kristie Taylor: (left to right) Keene, Hannah Aymond, Jensyn Goeggle, Emily... + continue reading
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By Greg Jones   It was the third week in a row that the LaSallle Tigers would be playing at home. The home field advantage has not been kind to the Tigers this season. This game would be no... + continue reading

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By Thomas Sowell   There is no point denying or sugar-coating the plain fact that the voters this election year face a choice between two of the worst candidates in living memory. A professor... + continue reading

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AT LEFT: Olla Elementary Pre-Kindergarteners recently have learned “All About Me” in the class of OES Teacher Doris Barnhill and Paraprofessional Cherry Routon. One of the projects was to... + continue reading