Police Jury calls ½-cent sales tax election Dec. 5th
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Facing a steep deficit in its garbage fund, the LaSalle Parish Police Jury voted at a special meeting held Monday night of last week to ask parish voters to approve a half-cent sales tax with all revenue from the tax going to the garbage fund. To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
Early voting to be held for ten days
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Voters will face several decisions when they vote early or go to the polls on Election Day – Tuesday, November 3, 2020. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Jena%20TimesID339/ + continue reading
Giants and Tigers to open season
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After months of no school, no practices, and the possibility of not even having a 2020 football season due to COVID-19, the football teams of Jena and LaSalle high schools will finally suit up for their first game this Friday night. The Giants will be at home October 2 hosting the powerful... + continue reading
LaSalle delegation ready for special session
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LaSalle Parish’s senator and representatives were in Baton Rouge Monday to begin a special session where several of the items on the 70-item agenda are directed at changing Gov. John Bel Edwards’ mandates and allow Louisiana to open up and get back to “normal.” All three... + continue reading
Rural Internet service access discussion hosted by LEDD
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Members of the LaSalle Economic Development District met last Thursday at Hardtner Medical Center’s Family Clinic for their monthly meeting where the main topic of discussion was efforts to improve the Internet access in the parish. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
Police Jury calls ½-cent sales tax election Dec. 5th
Early voting to be held for ten days
Giants and Tigers to open season
LaSalle delegation ready for special session
Rural Internet service access discussion hosted by LEDD

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The Jena Giants had to move their game this past week to Thursday due to Hurricane Delta. The Giants were scheduled to play Tioga on Friday but with Delta forecast to come through the central Louisiana area on Friday the teams decided to play on Thursday. To read more please log in or subscribe... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The LaSalle Tigers traveled to Winnsboro, to take on the Franklin Parish Patriots on a special edition of LHSAA Thursday night football. This scene will replay over and over again throughout the season as teams are scrambling just to get games in due to crazy weather, Covid restrictions, and a... + continue reading

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Several races on fall ballot, Several races on fall ballot
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Officials for the 28th Judicial District Court led the way for local officials qualifying for the fall election at the office of Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews last week. Qualifying was also held for U.S. Senator, U.S. Congressman, Supreme Court Justice, and locally, Justices of the Peace and... + continue reading
LaSalle Parish public schools officially
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
LaSalle Parish public schools officially opened for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, August 26, but Hurricane Laura forced the closure of schools for the next 12 days. Finally, on the Tuesday following Labor Day, classes resumed in the parish. Kindergarten students Easton Moffett, Grayson... + continue reading
First Annual Dirt Track Derby Race
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Chris Thomas entertains approximately 1,000 people that attended Saturday’s Dirt Track Derby Race in Belah at the home of Chris and Kim Poole. The race raised over $8,500 for the LaSalle Parish APPLES program which assists needy children in the parish.      To read... + continue reading
Hurricane showcased LaSalle’s best, Hurricane showcased LaSalle’s best, Hurricane showcased LaSalle’s best
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
One of the greatest benefits to living in a rural parish is when disasters strike it seems to always bring out the best in residents. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Jena%20TimesID339/ + continue reading

Obituaries

Helen Paul Davis
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Helen Paul Davis, 64, of Jena, passed from this life Saturday, October 3, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Robert M. Flacy, Sr.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Robert Martin Flacy, Sr., 82, of Harrisonburg, passed to his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in Baton Rouge.

James “Jay” McGuffee
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

James Henry “Jay” McGuffee, 62, went to be with his Savior, Lord, and Friend on Monday, October 5, 2020, following a brief illness.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Hortencia “Tenny” Nugent, 81, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Marcus Lynn Aplin, 72, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Monday, September 28, 2020, at his residence.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020
In an effort to support workers who may be unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19 cutbacks, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, of which Central Louisiana Technical Community... + continue reading
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
A faithful reader shared a copy of Dr. James Dobson’s open letter to all Christians regarding the upcoming November 3rd presidential election. We agree with what Dr. Dobson said, and wanted to... + continue reading
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