Monday, April 17, 2017
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Good Pine Middle third grader Arin Ashley reaches out to gently take a butterfly from her teacher Cathy Pittman. Quite a few butterflies were recently released into the springtime air when the third grade classes at Good Pine Middle, Nebo Elementary and Fellowship Elementary completed their... + continue reading
Monday, April 17, 2017
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Opens after EF2 tornado strike As soon as she found out a tornado had struck her school on April 2, Fellowship Elementary School Principal Brandy Brunson left her home with her husband to see for herself the amount of damage it caused. The EF2 rated tornado was the second of four tornadoes... + continue reading
Monday, April 17, 2017
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Two Jena High seniors Gracie LaCroix and Qwaniqua Howard signed last week to play in their respective sports for Louisiana College in Pineville. Both LaCroix and Howard signed non-binding forms to compete in track and field as well as LaCroix signing to play basketball. The signing was... + continue reading
Monday, April 17, 2017
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants had an important week this past week as they played three tough road games. Two of the three games would be key district games as the Giants would travel to take on Vidalia and Buckeye. The Giants were scheduled to take on Buckeye on Tuesday but the game... + continue reading
Monday, April 17, 2017
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Lady Giants found out what seed they earned this past week as the LHSAA announced the softball playoff brackets on last Thursday. Before the Lady Giants could find out who they would play in the first round they would have to travel to Winnsboro to take on the... + continue reading

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Monday, 04/17/17
Bard Lambeth, president of the LaSalle Parish Police Jury, told fellow jurors at their regular April meeting held Monday night of last week that he has been meeting with various officials around the parish seeking support for the upcoming half-cent sales tax election. “I have received some... + continue reading
Monday, 04/17/17
Both the LaSalle Lady Tigers and Jena Lady Giants finished their season in the top schools of their respective districts, earning each a spot in the state softball playoffs which began this week. The Lady Tigers, District 3-1A Champions, finished first in state in the 1A division and drew a... + continue reading

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Monday, 03/13/17 - 0 comment(s)
The LaSalle Parish School Board voted minutes ago (March 13, 6:45 p.m.) to elect Janet Tullos as the new LaSalle Parish School Superintendent. The Board met in special session to interview three candidates for the position, Tullos, Scott Windham, and Orrin Glen "Slick" Joiner.... + continue reading
Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)
Members of the Town and Country Garden Club met for lunch at Miss B’s Place in downtown Jena on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Those present were Nelda Tarver, Kelly Thompson, Cynthia Bradford, Beth Zoller, Lisa McCann, Audrey Maxwell, Barbara Germany, Sis Welch, Magdalynn Drewett, Rosie McCoy... + continue reading
Monday, 04/10/17 - 0 comment(s)
Residents join together to clean up after storms LaSalle Parish residents showed their unity and resolve last week as clean up operations began from four tornadoes that swept through parts of the parish on Sunday, April 2. Work actually began during the tornado event as emergency personnel... + continue reading
Monday, 04/10/17 - 0 comment(s)
The idle pellet plant in Urania will soon be in operation thanks to its recent purchase by Atlanta-based Drax Biomass, a leading manufacturer of sustainably sourced compressed wood pellets. The company was awarded the winning bid for the acquisition out of bankruptcy of Louisiana Pellets (... + continue reading

Sports

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Two Jena High seniors Gracie LaCroix and Qwaniqua Howard signed last week to play in their respective sports for Louisiana College in Pineville. Both LaCroix and Howard signed non-binding forms... + continue reading

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Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)
The Association of Mature American Citizens says that Cancer care in the U.S. has taken a new, positive direction over the past two decades. AMAC cites the publication, Cancer Statistics 2017,... + continue reading

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Monday, 04/17/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Stephen Moore For all the obsessing in Washington over income inequality, why isn’t there more outrage over government policies that exacerbate the problem? There are hundreds of programs... + continue reading