Monday, June 1, 2015
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After enjoying several years of having one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, LaSalle Parish can no longer claim this distinction. The jobless rate for March rose to 6.9 percent, compared to a 6.0 percent rate in February, and 4.4 percent a year ago in March 2014.... + continue reading
Monday, June 1, 2015
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Memorial Day programs honoring the fallen heroes of wars past were held in the towns of Tullos, Olla and Jena during the Memorial Day weekend.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Nebo Elementary students visited an array of booths during the NES Safety Expo on May 14. Demonstrations, videos and free literature were passed out to students from the nearly two-dozen booths set up around the NES campus. The faculty and staff at NES would like to extend their appreciation... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Dozens of pink balloons sail through the air after being released by Good Pine Middle students, faculty, staff and several elected officials in honor or memory of loved ones who battled cancer.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition ... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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For the third year, LaSalle Parish 8th grade students attended the Youth Crime Awareness Program at LaSalle Correctional Center in Urania. As this year’s participants sat in the locked activity room of the prison, Sheriff Scott Franklin asked “Why are you here?”... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/06/15
Lawmakers in the Louisiana House of Representatives last week agreed to the main planks of a Common Core compromise which appeared to quiet the controversy over the education standards for this legislative session. A near unanimous vote on two bills came as Governor Bobby Jindal announced... + continue reading
Tuesday, 26/05/15
Have you ever given much thought to our life expectancy? Some people die at 3 days old, some at 17, 31, 49, 78, 94, and beyond 100. In Psalm 90:20, David writes, “The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their... + continue reading

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The Louisiana Thunder Fastpitch Softball team is ready to rock into their summer ball season. After numerous tournaments getting rained out this spring, Louisiana Thunder competed in the Elite Bayou Brawl held at ULM May 2-3.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
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Winners of the annual essay contest sponsored by the LaSalle Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma for 2015 have been announced by Shannon Girlinghouse, a member of the essay committee. The three winners are: Abbe Claire Prather, Grand Prize Winner; Bridget Thompson, first place, 8th grade; and... + continue reading
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The fourth annual LaSalle Parish Scholars’ Reception was held Monday, May 11, 2014, at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Jena, sponsored by GEO Corrections and the LaSalle Economic Development District (LEDD). The reception is held each year to honor LaSalle scholars... + continue reading
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The Louisiana Thunder Fastpitch Softball team is ready to rock into their summer ball season. After numerous tournaments getting rained out this spring, Louisiana Thunder competed in the Elite... + continue reading

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I had never heard of this fascinating thing called a “little library” until I read the article about it in the American Profile two years ago. These enlarged birdhouse-like... + continue reading

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Ms. Brandi M. King and Mr. and Mrs. Buford King of Jena are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter/granddaughter, Taylor Leigh Anne Hudnall to Jordan... + continue reading