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Scott McLendon has formally announced his candidacy for Sheriff of LaSalle Parish, subject to action of voters in the parish at the fall 2019 election. In making the announcement, McLendon issued the following statement to voters of the parish: “I am a life-long resident of LaSalle... + continue reading
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Dr. Cleveland Riser, Jr., 86, a former LaSalle Parish School System administrator, answered the call of God’s angel and left this earth to go home to a peaceful rest on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born August 28, 1932 in Winnfield to Cleveland Riser, Sr. and Mable Hobdy Riser. Growing... + continue reading
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LaSalle Library officials and staff, along with the contractor, architect and guests, gathered on the site of the new LaSalle Library in Jena to break ground for the facility last Friday morning. The new main office of the LaSalle Library will be constructed on the old Humphries Motors Company... + continue reading
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Fellowship Elementary Third Graders Addison Crooks and Shelby Norris study a butterfly perched on their fingers while behind them their classmates Randy Waits, Ethan McClure and Ashton Stapleton study another butterfly on a flower outside their school as part of a class butterfly ... + continue reading
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The Jena Giants played three more games this past week. The Giants came into the week as the only undefeated team in district play and a two game lead in the district standings over Caldwell. On Monday the Giants played a non-district game against Glenmora. The Giants scratched together enough... + continue reading

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch. Look for opportunities to include... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
William Harvey Blasingame, Jr. and Glenda Joy Chapman Blasingame will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Monday, April 22, 2019. They were married in 1969 in Jena, and have three children – Mellanie (Daniel) Hulsey, Kris (Blake) Nugent, and Will Blasingame. They have... + continue reading

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Jena Giants played three more games this past week. The Giants came into the week as the only undefeated team in district play and a two game lead in the district standings over Caldwell. On Monday the Giants played a non-district game against Glenmora. The Giants scratched together enough... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Lady Giants played four more games this past week. The Lady Giants came into the week trying to improve their power ranking as much as they can as they will finish up their regular season on Tuesday of this week and find out who they will be playing in the playoffs on Wednesday. This past... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Another Jena Giant football player signed his letter of intent to play football at the next level last Thursday at Jena High School. Senior Casey Spicer signed an impressive four-year academic scholarship with Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi that totals over $100,000, where he will also... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Nancy Elaine Lincecum, 69, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. She was born April 8, 1950 in Marshall, Texas. Services were held at 10 a.m.,

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Scott Elton Maxwell, 62, of Jena, passed from this life on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Hardtner Medical Center in Urania, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hollis Carol White, 73, departed this life on Monday, April 8, 2019. She was born August 1, 1945 in Urania to the union of Sylvia Mae Pendarvis and Hollis Mixon

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Phillip Owen Bradford, III, 62, passed from this life on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at his residence in Midwest City, Oklahoma. He was born August 13, 1956 in Jena to

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Susan Renee Crawford, 58, of Cameron, Oklahoma, and a native of Enterprise, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Baptist Health Center in Ft. Smith, Arkansas,

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The LaSalle Lady Tigers took it to the Jena Lady Giants in a tune up game before the playoffs were to start. Taylor Snow was in the circle for the Lady Tigers and allowed 4 runs on 6 hits, striking... + continue reading

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a... + continue reading
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The spring of the year is a favorite season for many people, and it is certainly easy to understand why this is so. To me, spring and fall are my favorite times of the year. Spring is when the... + continue reading
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