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The Jena Lady Giants opened up district play this past week as they played the Caldwell Lady Spartans on Tuesday and the Avoyelles Lady Mustangs on Friday. The young Lady Giants would have a tough task as Caldwell and Avoyelles are the favorites to win district 3-3A. The Lady Giants came into... + continue reading
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Teachers LaSalle Parish “Teachers of the Year” for session 2018-19 have been announced. Honorees include (from left): Jessica Ranton, LaSalle Junior High School, middle/junior high school level; Aubrey McAnn, Jena Elementary School, ele mentary level and Jamie Munson, La Salle High... + continue reading
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The 2019-22 LaSalle Parish School Board members received their oaths of office during their first regular meeting of the year held Monday night of last week and elected a new president and vice-president to serve during the current year. The new board, which consists of one new member, Fred Book... + continue reading
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The LaSalle Lady Tigers picked up a much needed district 3-1A win against Northwood-Lena at home this week. The Lady Tigers then welcomed the Logansport Lady Tigers to Olla. The Northwood game would be a one sided affair with Kenzie Long leading all scorers for LaSalle. Bree Hester, Kylie... + continue reading
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The Cliff Williams Memorial Foundation has provided educators in LaSalle Parish with more than $1,214,405.56 in grants since it was formed in 1990. For the current school year, a total of $39,952.75 in grants was approved by the Foundation for various teachers in the LaSalle Parish School System... + continue reading

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Scott Morefield: I try not to be a judgmental person. Especially of late, I typically prefer to leave the obnoxious moralizing, shallow virtue-signaling, and hysterical hand-wringing to the Leftists, who after decades of godlessness finally seem to have what’s ‘moral’ and... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Country Editor The economy of LaSalle Parish grew to record numbers during the year just ended, according to figures contained in stories you will find in this issue of your parish newspaper. Retail sales in the parish set an all-time high record, coming in at just under $270-million,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Cliff Williams Memorial Foundation has provided educators in LaSalle Parish with more than $1,214,405.56 in grants since it was formed in 1990. For the current school year, a total of $39,952.75 in grants was approved by the Foundation for various teachers in the LaSalle Parish School System... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Jena Giant high school football team isn’t the only Jena Giant football team that has made a name for itself in area football. The Jena Little Giants 9-10 year old team were runners-up in their age division at the Red River Youth Football League’s Super Bowl last month after winning... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Jena Lady Giants start district play this week. On Tuesday the Lady Giants will be at home taking on the Caldwell Lady Spartans and on Friday they will be on the road at Avoyelles to take on the Lady Mustangs. Lady Giants Head Coach Stacy Morgan had a tough task coming into this season as... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Diane Harrison Gardner, 69, departed this life on Friday, January 4, 2019 in her home.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Malcolm Doyle Poole, 75, of Jena, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Alexandr

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Garnet Rose Thompson, 59, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in J

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Neva Mary Ford, 86, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at the LaS

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Kernie Wayne King, 57, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Friday, December 28, 2018, in Ferr

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The Jena Lady Giants opened up district play this past week as they played the Caldwell Lady Spartans on Tuesday and the Avoyelles Lady Mustangs on Friday. The young Lady Giants would have a tough... + continue reading
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The 2018-2019 LaSalle Parish “Teachers of the Year” have been announced. These teachers will now enter district competition with the winners going on to state competition. Aubrey McAnn... + continue reading
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Country Editor The economy of LaSalle Parish grew to record numbers during the year just ended, according to figures contained in stories you will find in this issue of your parish newspaper... + continue reading
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