Bus burns in Nebo
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A freak fire destroyed a LaSalle Parish school bus during the first day of school for students following an extended Christmas and New Year’s break last Tuesday, January 7. According to LaSalle Parish School System Transportation Supervisor Glen “Slick” Joiner, the fire started... + continue reading
Retail sales holds steady last year
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Retail sales in LaSalle Parish for the year just ended remained about the same as they did for the previous year, according to figures just released for 2019 by the Concordia Sales Tax Collection Agency, which collect sales taxes for several bodies in the parish. Overall, retail sales in 2019... + continue reading
Jena Giants and Lady Giants start district play this week at Marksville
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The Jena Lady Giants played two more games this past week. The young team is still looking for the first win but are competing and battling each game. The Lady Giants had two home games this past week as they played Avoyelles on Tuesday and Tioga on Friday. On Tuesday the Lady Giants played a... + continue reading
Meet the LaSalle Tiger Seniors…
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It may be a teen dream to become a rock star and while many have lived the dream, none have done so quite in the manner of Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan all three of whom are now among the ranks of mature American citizens, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. To... + continue reading
Governor, Legislators to take oaths Monday
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Louisiana’s Governor and Legislators will take office next Monday to serve citizens of this state for the next four years. The swearing-in ceremony will be held on the steps of the Louisiana Capitol in Baton Rouge, weather permitting. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
Bus burns in Nebo
Retail sales holds steady last year
Jena Giants and Lady Giants start district play this week at Marksville
Meet the LaSalle Tiger Seniors…
Governor, Legislators to take oaths Monday

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Division I - Grades 4-6; Division II - Grades 7-9; Division III - Grades 10-12 Poster or Digital = Awards:  Parish: Ribbons will be given to all contestants. First place winners will receive a rosette ribbon. Cash awards will be given to state winners. Beef Poster Contest: Theme - Better... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Honor roll students for the third six weeks of the 2019-2020 school year at Nebo Elementary School have been announced by Principal Stephanie Francis, as follows: First Grade All A’s – Ross Edwards, Jace Hardie, Tucker Hardie, Baylee Kelley... + continue reading

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Louisiana’s Governor and Legislators will take office next Monday to serve citizens of this state for the next four years. The swearing-in ceremony will be held on the steps of the Louisiana Capitol in Baton Rouge, weather permitting. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Juanita Cockerham Allen, 83, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, January 10, 2020. She was born April 5, 1936 in Little Creek to the union of her parents,

Sammie Nell Armour
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Sammie Nell Armour, 81, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, January 3, 2020. She was born August 30, 1938 in Jena to the union of her parents, Sam

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Lucille Hudnall Bond, 93, of Jonesville, entered into eternal life on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria. She was born in Jonesville on April 29,

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

James Grady Corley, 81, of Olla passed from this life on Sunday, January 12, 2020, in Olla. He was born May 14, 1938 in Rogers, to the union of his

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

David Leonard Henderson, 27, of Olla, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Hardtner Medical Center of Urania, surrounded by his loving family. David was born November

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LaSalle Jr. High School honor roll
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Honor roll students for the third six weeks of the 2019-2020 school year at LaSalle Junior High School have been announced by Principal Stephanie Clark, as follows: Sixth Grade All A’s... + continue reading
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Division I - Grades 4-6; Division II - Grades 7-9; Division III - Grades 10-12 Poster or Digital = Awards:  Parish: Ribbons will be given to all contestants. First place winners will receive a... + continue reading
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Almost four score years ago, a mother delivered a baby that God had created in her womb, in a sharecropper’s cabin near Jigger in Franklin Parish. Early that morning, the baby’s father... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Good guy stops bad guy w/gun
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