Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Good Pine Middle Third Grade Teacher Lindsay Willis is assisted by her daughter, Jena Elementary Kindergartener Corynn Willis, with arranging books on the shelves of her classroom in preparation for the upcoming school year. LaSalle Parish public schools opens this week. Teachers were... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Reed Walters officially announced this week that he will be seeking re-election to the office of District Attorney for LaSalle Parish at the fall election. In making his announcement, Walters issued the following statement: “I have had the honor and privilege of serving... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Katie Mae Williams was named winner of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association essay contest for the Red River Delta District. Outgoing LDOA President Jenny Parker, LaSalle D.A.R.E. officer, presented Katie Mae with a plaque during the 23rd annual LDOA training conference... + continue reading
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The Louisiana Thunder softball team competed in the United States Fastpitch Association World Series in Panama City, Florida, July 6-12, 2014. Louisiana Thunder is a group of players ages 11-13 from Caldwell, LaSalle and  Grant parishes. This group of talented and dedicated female... + continue reading
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Members of the Jena Sweetees were on hand at the Jena Town Council meeting on Tuesday night of last week to witness Mayor Murphy McMillin sign a proclamation declaring Saturday, August 9, 2014, as Jena Sweetees Day in Jena. After signing the official document, Mayor McMillin presented each... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 12/08/14
Members of the LaSalle Parish School Board, meeting for  their regular August session on Monday night of last week, were told that it is getting harder and harder to find qualified teachers to fill positions in the parish school system. Secondary Supervisor Tish Budemer told board... + continue reading
Tuesday, 12/08/14
I just cannot believe that another school year is just about to begin. It seems like just yesterday that parents and children, and school employees, were rushing around getting ready for the last school session. Starting  on Thursday, buses will roll, principals and teachers will... + continue reading

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Math teachers from kindergarten to twelfth grade participated in professional development workshops last week, focused on increasing math content knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for math. The workshops, held at the Media Center in Jena, was funded by the Rapides... + continue reading
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The Jena All-Stars Sweetees won the Runners-Up title at the Sweet Tees World Series last week in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The 6-7-year-old girls defeated teams from Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama to advance to the championship series with Tennessee... + continue reading
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Cole Hendrix, a 2014 graduate of LaSalle High School and a member of the Tigers baseball team during his high school career, recently signed with the University of Louisiana at Monroe to play baseball for the 2014-15 season under Head Coach  Bruce Peddie. During his years... + continue reading
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The Louisiana Thunder softball team competed in the United States Fastpitch Association World Series in Panama City, Florida, July 6-12, 2014. Louisiana Thunder is a group of players ages 11-... + continue reading

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I just cannot believe that another school year is just about to begin. It seems like just yesterday that parents and children, and school employees, were rushing around getting ready for the... + continue reading

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Deputy Sheriff Jenny Parker, LaSalle’s D.A.R.E. officer, and president of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association (LDOA), presided at the 23rd annual Louisiana D.A.R.E.... + continue reading