Monday, December 5, 2016
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The annual Jena Christmas parade will be held this Friday, December 9, beginning at 6 p.m., with Acting UP Director and long-time Jena High educator Mike Adams, serving as Grand Marshal. The Jena Merchants Association and Colonial Trails, sponsors of the event, have announced the theme of the... + continue reading
Monday, December 5, 2016
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Marty LaCaze with Tudor, Inc. was in the old Strand Theater building in Jena last week taking measurements of the ceiling area as the company gets ready to begin the renovation work on the facility. At their November meeting, the Jena Town Council authorized Mayor LaDawn Edwards to sign a contract... + continue reading
Monday, December 5, 2016
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This Saturday is Election Day in LaSalle Parish with polls opening at 7 a.m. and remaining open until 8 p.m., according to LaSalle Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews, Chief Election Officer for the parish. “The most important decision facing voters on Saturday is the selection of a U.S. Senator... + continue reading
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Pearl Harbor bombed 75 years ago, today! Today, December 7, marks exactly 75 years since the Japanese surprised the United States of America with the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii; a day President Franklin D. Roosevelt would describe the following day before a joint session of Congress in... + continue reading
Monday, December 5, 2016
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The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office sponsored a “Ride for a Cause” on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, with all proceeds from the ride going to the A.P.P.L.E.S. program (for needy children at Christmas) in the LaSalle Parish School System. Sheriff Scott Franklin presented a check... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/05/16
The annual Olla Christmas parade will be held this Saturday, December 10, beginning at 6 p.m. Line-up starts at 5:30 p.m. at Olla Elementary. Courtyard Christmas at the Dixie Center Courtyard in downtown will kick off with entertainment and vendors at 5 p.m. and the Miss Merry Christmases will be... + continue reading
Monday, 12/05/16
By Glynn Harris As I sit at my computer writing this week’s column, it’s chilly; it’s nasty; it’s raining outside. Once I get my column done, I’ll likely kick back in my recliner, pour a cup of coffee and chill out with a good book, preferably outdoors themed. With... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/09/16 - 0 comment(s)
• 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, 12/05/16 - 0 comment(s)
The Jena Elementary Accelerated Reader 25 Point Club members for the second six weeks are: front row (left to right) Jazarrah Howard, Jonas Jenkins, Dreyton Pennington, Sophie Reaves, Kassidy Spears and Kamden Davidson and back row (l to r) Ahja Dorsey, Uriah Ford, Isabella Hodges, Natalie Parrott... + continue reading
Monday, 11/28/16 - 0 comment(s)
Momentous leap - DPS score 104.6 The LaSalle Parish School District is one of only 16 districts in the state to receive a grade of “A” and is ranked 10th in the state - the first time in LaSalle’s history to receive the distinction since the state started grading districts under... + continue reading
Monday, 11/28/16 - 0 comment(s)
With the fall and winter outdoor season underway in Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division is reminding hunters about boating safety during the colder months of the year. Hunting season for many people in Louisiana means utilizing boats to get to... + continue reading
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Monday, 12/05/16 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynn Harris As I sit at my computer writing this week’s column, it’s chilly; it’s nasty; it’s raining outside. Once I get my column done, I’ll likely kick back in... + continue reading

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By Thomas Sowell People who call themselves “progressives” claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward. One of the... + continue reading

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The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office sponsored a “Ride for a Cause” on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, with all proceeds from the ride going to the A.P.P.L.E.S. program (for needy... + continue reading