Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Jena High Freshmen Taylor Bignar and Catherine “Cat” Bailey recently competed in the National Jr. Beta Convention in Richmond, Virginia. Bignar qualified for national competition when she placed first at the state convention  this year with her banner. At nationals, she placed... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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A group of churches is coming together to help a Louisiana Baptist youth who was seriously injured while zip lining at a Missouri  camp in early June. And with prayers and an outpouring of support from others throughout the state, Richards and her family have hope for a faster-than-expected... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Lake McConaughy Nebraska guide, Jerry Steinke and writer, Glynn Harris hold the 10 pound northern pike caught by Harris.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) Volunteer Sharon Arbogast assists Abby Peavy and Austin Hatten with their artwork during the CCC’s annual Art Camp for youth conducted last week at the Center in Olla. The camp was taught by CCC Volunteers Arbogast, recent LaSalle High School graduate Kimmy... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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In addition to all the public officials who are up for election this fall, voters will also be called upon to decide the fate of fourteen proposed constitutional amendments, some of them involving important issues. Voters will be choosing a  U.S. Senator in statewide voting, and a U.S.... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 08/07/14
The Jena Town Council went on record at its July meeting held Tuesday night of last week in support of LaSalle Parish becoming a Certified Work Ready Community. The new program is being advocated by the Central  Louisiana Development Alliance (CLEDA) because of a shortage of a qualified... + continue reading
Tuesday, 08/07/14
Two decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court in recent days should quell President  Obama’s use of executive orders to try to side-step Congress in doing what he wants to do regardless of how lawmakers feel on certain issues. There is a reason for the three branches to government... + continue reading

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The smallmouth bass that eluded writer Glynn Harris until the last day, proved to be a slam dunk on a fishing trip to Nebraska last week.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
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Well over 100 Boy Scouts and staff gathered at Camp Attakapas in Trout last week, June 15-21, for the annual Summer Camp. Programs included the opportunity to work on a variety of merit badges including cycling, emergency preparedness, fish and wildlife management, shotgun shooting, small boat... + continue reading
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Leslie Kirkham gets a hands-on look at a snake during the Summer Reading Program at the LaSalle Parish Library in Jena last Thursday, as Cydney Parker looks on in amazement. The snake’s owner, Rhonda Russell, principal of Jena Junior High School, was host for the hands-on activities that... + continue reading
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The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the dates for the 2014-2015 early migratory bird hunting seasons at their July 3 meeting. These dates, recommended by the Louisiana Department... + continue reading

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Two decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court in recent days should quell President  Obama’s use of executive orders to try to side-step Congress in doing what he wants to do regardless of... + continue reading

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LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Oppressive heat and humidity are part of late summer in Louisiana as much as good food and music are part of our local culture. Despite the heat, garden activities... + continue reading