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Former Jena council member A. D. “Buddy” Willis addressed the Mayor and members of the Jena Town Council at their May meeting last Tuesday night, suggesting a way to obtain funds to repair all streets in Jena. “I propose that you appoint a committee to study the possibility of... + continue reading
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At the outset of the May meeting of the LaSalle Parish School Board on Monday night of last week, President Justin Reeves took a few minutes to address the problems at Olla Elementary School and inform those present of the steps being taken by the board. “All buildings have been cleared by... + continue reading
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The Tullos Town Council approved the adoption and introduction of several ordinances at their regular meeting last week concerning a range of issues such as limiting the number of in-service water meters, forbidding the possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and prohibiting large vehicle... + continue reading
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For four years a sophisticated burglary ring eluded law enforcement in multiple jurisdictions along the Mississippi River in Louisiana and Mississippi. All of that came to an end recently as the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Department obtained warrants for the pair alleged to have orchestrated... + continue reading
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Honor graduates from both high schools in the parish will lead in commencement exercises this week at each of the schools. Graduation at LaSalle High School will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 9, at Tiger Stadium. Graduation at Jena High School will be at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 10, at... + continue reading

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Have you ever wondered why the left mocks the Bible and belivers. As residents of the “Bible Belt” we do not understand some of the things folks in other regions of the country do and say about the Bible. Dennis Prager recently wrote a column on Townhall Daily explaining some of the... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
You have to hand it to President Trump. He definitely knows how to pull the strings of our friends on the Left. He managed to drive them into a deeper orbit last week with his speech to the NRA. It was bad enough that he reaffirmed his loyalty to the Second Amendment and in our right to defend... + continue reading

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
For four years a sophisticated burglary ring eluded law enforcement in multiple jurisdictions along the Mississippi River in Louisiana and Mississippi. All of that came to an end recently as the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Department obtained warrants for the pair alleged to have orchestrated... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Honor graduates from both high schools in the parish will lead in commencement exercises this week at each of the schools. Graduation at LaSalle High School will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 9, at Tiger Stadium. Graduation at Jena High School will be at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 10, at... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
A tornado, spun out of a major weather system coming through LaSalle Parish before daylight last Thursday, caused extensive damage in the Searcy and Summerville areas, according to Sheriff Scott Franklin, who also serves as Homeland Security Director. Representatives with the NOAA’s... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Quentin Theo Ates, 82, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

William “Bill” Ivan Hinman, 69, of Olla, passed from this life on Monday, May 6, 2019.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Glen Joseph Perdue, 47, of Olla, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Carole Wright Aplin, 75, passed away peacefully at her home in Zachary, LA on May 5, 2019, follow

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Rose Marie Cockerham, 60, of Olla, passed from this life on Monday, April 29, 2019 in Monroe.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The LaSalle High Bass Club’s Gold Team came away with the state championship at the 2019 ALBC State Tournament on Friday in Toledo Bend after they bested 23 other six-man teams to come out on... + continue reading

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Upsilon member Carmon Cook, who teaches at Olla Elementary, was the first recipient of the Eleanor Blatterman Scholarship Praxis Reimbursement in the... + continue reading

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Have you ever wondered why the left mocks the Bible and belivers. As residents of the “Bible Belt” we do not understand some of the things folks in other regions of the country do and say... + continue reading
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