Monday, January 16, 2017
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Jena High School junior Taylor Bignar was chosen as the winner of the 2017 JHS Future Business Leaders of America Most Beautiful Pageant held last Saturday evening at JHS. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Jena%20TimesID339/ + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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Three Olla-Standard Elementary School students, Emma Foy, Emily Barton, and Abbie Maxwell, recently had their poetry published in the 2016 children’s anthology, Accomplished. All students in Kim Long’s 4th grade classes participated in the national poetry contest last year and had... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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The LaSalle Parish School Board elected officers for 2017 at their first meeting of the new year January 9, and chose a veteran of the board to lead them during a year when major decisions will be made.   Ward 10 Member Melvin Worthington was unanimously elected as the 2017 LaSalle... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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By Austin Whatley   The Jena Lady Giants had to play three games this past week after having their game against Peabody cancelled for the weather.   On Tuesday the Lady Giants played against the Avoyelles Lady Mustangs at home. Avoyelles came into the game undefeated in... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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LaSalle Lady Tiger Head Coach Lindsey Long Jackson talks over a play with the Lady Tigers as they huddle and LHS fans fill the stands during the LaSalle vs Montgomery away game last week. The game resulted in a 38 to 27 victory for the Lady Tigers. LaSalle hits the road to take on St. Mary in... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/16/17
Olla Mayor Rhonda Elliott announced to members of the Town Council at their regular January meeting held Tuesday night of last week that the town is advertising for bids for the FY 2016 LCDBG (Local Community Development Block Grant) sewer project to clean out manholes and improve the sewer... + continue reading
Monday, 01/16/17
The LaSalle Parish Police Jury is facing a situation that most of its members have never witnessed - a shortfall of money that may see valuable services to the public eliminated if a proposed half-cent sales tax is not approved by voters in April. The problem was addressed during the Jury’... + continue reading

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• An unprecedented 75% of LaSalle voters cast their ballots in Tuesday’s presidential election. LaSalle has 8,812 voters and 6,568 of them cast ballots. • LaSalle voters joined those nationwide to elect Donald Trump as President on Tuesday. LaSalle gave Trump 89% of the vote casts... + continue reading
Monday, 01/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
Dr. Michael and Rev Janice Smith Fluitt, RN, of Tioga, will celebrate their golden (50th) wedding anniversary on Monday, January 23, 2017. Mike is a 1964 graduate of Jena High School and Janice is a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and graduated from Sulphur High School. Dr. Fluitt earned his PhD in... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
Officials feel worst is behind them    By Craig Franklin  In the words of Justiss Oil Company President Jim Justiss, 2016 will be remembered as a year “where painful decisions had to be made” in regards to the company that has been a fixture in LaSalle Parish... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
Good Pine Middle Teacher Chasity Sherrill points out which plants are which in one of the 4x8 box gardens to para-professional Gloria Turner and students (left to right) DeArius Cooper, Jacob Wiley and Gabriel Conley. The planting boxes make up part of the GPMS school garden provided through The... + continue reading
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Monday, 01/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Austin Whatley   The Jena Lady Giants had to play three games this past week after having their game against Peabody cancelled for the weather.   On Tuesday the Lady... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Rich Galen There is an oft-quoted proverb that may go back to the early Chinese: “Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true” or some close variant. In out discussion today, it... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
Members of the Town and Country Garden Club met on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at the LaSalle Parish Library.   Those attending the meeting were Nelda Tarver, Beth Zoller, Mary Ann... + continue reading