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Hundreds of Jena High School students and parents attended the school’s annual Sign & Dine event last Thursday, allowing much paperwork to be completed before classes began today. There were also tours of the school and free refreshments. All schools in the parish held similar open house... + continue reading
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The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially got underway this week, with teachers holding in-service training on Monday and Tuesday and students reporting to classes today (Wednesday), according second-year LaSalle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos. Public school students... + continue reading
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LaSalle’s forestry industry very valuable More than $50-million added to economy The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies as well as local, state and federal taxes. Additionally, the... + continue reading
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The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially gets underway next week under the watchful eye of second-year LaSalle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos. Teachers will report for in-service training at Jena High School on Monday, August 13th. Other training has been planned... + continue reading
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When Whitetails Unlimited founder and president, Jeff Schinkten, left Ruston one year ago to fly back home to Wisconsin, he set the stage for what he expected to happen this year when the annual banquet of the Lincoln Parish chapter takes place August 10.“I hope I can come back next year to... + continue reading

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The audit for the year ending December 31, 2017, reveals the town of Jena is in very sound financial condition, as the mayor and members of the Town Council learned during the regular August meeting held Tuesday night of last week. Scott Adams, CPA, Senior Manager with the auditing firm of Silas... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Drawing for fifteen $750 scholarships being given away by Concordia Electric Cooperative and LREA was held on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Following is a list of those applicants whose names were drawn for Concordia Electric scholarships:   To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Anthony Gerald Jackson has been named as new principal at Jena High School beginning with the upcoming 2018-19 school session, according to Superintendent Janet Tullos. Applications were taken through Thursday, July 19, with interviews conducted on Tuesday, July 24. Jackson was selected as... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Jena High School football program hosted its annual Jena Giant Golf Classic June 29 at the LaSalle Golf & Country Club where the event raised thousands of dollars for needed football equipment. JHS Head Football Coach Jay Roark said this year’s Classic was another “large success... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Taylor Snow, star pitcher for the LaSalle High School Lady Tigers softball team, plays for Texas Glory 16U (Naudin) out of McKinney, Texas during the summer/fall. This past weekend the team competed in the USA Softball/ASA 16U Gold National Championship tournament in Plano, Texas. They were one... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Betty Jane Walters, 87, of Olla, passed from this life on August 11, 2018, at Hardtner Medical Ce

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Everett Stanfield, 83, of Trout, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the LaSal

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Flora Belle McCarthy, 85, of the Sandy Lake Community of Catahoula Parish passed from this life o

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Dorothy Faye Lincecum, 89, of Pollock, passed from this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Hardtn

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Drawing for fifteen $750 scholarships being given away by Concordia Electric Cooperative and LREA was held on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Following is a list of those applicants whose names were... + continue reading
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Members of the Jena Lions Club wishes to express their thanks to all the supporters of the annual golf tournament held each year at the LaSalle Country Club. Congratulations to the winners: Alton... + continue reading

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Sammy Franklin I recently ran across an article that appeared in this newspaper years ago written by the late L. H. Taylor of Olla. It is about a “square dance to be remembered” held... + continue reading
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