Approximately 50 fire
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Approximately 50 fire departments and fire vehicles from across the state attended the memorial service for longtime Fire Chief and LSU fire fighter instructor Bobby Strozier Saturday afternoon in Belah and then conducted a fire truck procession from Belah to Jena. Strozier, 70, died April 18 but... + continue reading
Sheriff, Clerk of Court each begins 4th terms
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LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin and LaSalle Parish Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews each begins new 4-year terms today, July 1, 2020. Each was elected for the first time in the fall of 2007, and took office in July 2008. Andrews is the seventh Clerk of Court to serve LaSalle Parish in its... + continue reading
Belah riders compete for MotoCross World Series
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Two Belah youth will travel to Texas this weekend to battle for a spot in the Word Series of Motocross. Lincoln Horton, 8, and Noah Carr, 13, will both compete in the Youth South Central Regionals June 26-28 in Conroe, Texas for a chance to head to Tennessee for the World Series in Motocross... + continue reading
Green Briar - love ‘em or hate ‘em
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A couple of years ago, Kay wanted a flower bed in a certain section of the front yard. The spot was perfect; it would get just the right amount of sunlight and shade for the lantana she had planned for the bed to grow lush and beautiful. There was only one problem; the area she chose was already... + continue reading
Louie and T.J. Thompson of Thompson Farms
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Louie and T.J. Thompson of Thompson Farms (center) and Market Volunteer Doug Comeaux (far right) assist customers last week at the Olla Town Square Market located next to the Dixie Center in downtown Olla. The market runs every Tuesday starting at noon until vendors run out, which Market Manager... + continue reading
Approximately 50 fire
Sheriff, Clerk of Court each begins 4th terms
Belah riders compete for MotoCross World Series
Green Briar - love ‘em or hate ‘em
Louie and T.J. Thompson of Thompson Farms

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The frightening commentary about feral hogs around much of the country today is this – if you don’t have hogs on your property now, just wait; they’re coming. So, what is the problem with having feral hogs on your property? Aren’t they just another species of wildlife... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The second annual ‘Pilots for Patients’ benefit golf tournament will be held Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Caldwell Country Club, located on U.S. 165 just south of Grayson. This year’s benefit will be held in memory of Linda Whatley of Columbia and Phil Henry of Jena. Tee... + continue reading

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LaSalle Parish youth Noah Carr
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
LaSalle Parish youth Noah Carr, left, and Lincoln Horton will race this weekend at the South Central Regional Motocross against the top riders from Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas for a chance to advance to the “World Series” of amateur motocross in August held at Loretta Lynn... + continue reading
The Urania Volunteer Fire Department (UVFD)
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The Urania Volunteer Fire Department (UVFD) received a special gift last Wednesday as the Bienville Parish Fire Protection District donated a 1994 GMC Top Kick tanker/pumper to the Urania department. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Jena... + continue reading
Laurel Comeaux, Dean of CLTCC
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Laurel Comeaux, Dean of CLTCC - Rod Brady Campus, gave the welcome and served as mistress of ceremonies for the ninth annual LaSalle Scholars’ Reception held last week at the First Baptist Church in Jena. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the reception was broken into two sessions.  ... + continue reading

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Renee Routh Pritchard, 52, of Monterey, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
LaSalle Parish residents are being encourage to respond to their 2020 Census request, either by filling our the questionnaire and mailing it back, or going online and completing the form. “... + continue reading

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Freedom is as precious as life
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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