GHOST TOWN
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As the statewide Stay-At-Home order went into effect last week, the streets of downtown Jena resembled a ghost town as residents abided by the order. This photo was taken at 7 p.m. when traffic would normally be busy through the downtown area but as shown above, no vehicles could be found. Life in... + continue reading
Spike for gun and ammunition sales
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Across the nation gun and ammunition sales have seen a considerable increase overall with a local spike as well for ammunition and specific firearms. Carl Smith, owner of Blade-n-Barrel in Jena, which is a popular supply store for firearms and ammunition, said sales in his store have increased... + continue reading
LaSalle native receives
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Jena native Holle (Peavy) Dukic has received a prestigious national award for excellence through her work as a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) at the FBI Academy in Virginia. Dukic is the daughter of Earl and Margaret Peavy of the Eden community and a graduate of Jena High School. She has been... + continue reading
COVID-19 response
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According to most major news outlets, COVID-19 is best described as a virus, like the flu, including symptoms of cough, fever, fatigue, and occasionally, shortness of breath. For a while, the public was left without a cure; how ever, considering recent discoveries, we now know that a certain drug,... + continue reading
Louisiana on Lock-Down
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The entire State of Louisiana went into near “lock-down” mode as of Monday afternoon, following Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced his executive order Sunday afternoon that basically told citizens to stay home. The “Stay at Home” order was issued “to... + continue reading
GHOST TOWN
Spike for gun and ammunition sales
LaSalle native receives
COVID-19 response
Louisiana on Lock-Down

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Nine LaSalle Parish high school basketball players were recently selected to their All-District teams for eleven positions and one parish coach was selected as Coach of the Year. Jena High School Basketball Head Coach Ikey Ray was chosen as the District 3-3A Coach of the Year after leading his... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
What is one sport where it does not matter if you are not the fastest, the strongest, a boy or girl and no one “sits on the bench?” Shooting sports is one of the most popular programs in Louisiana 4-H Youth Development. With a spot at the state competition on the line, more than a... + continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edward issued an executive order around noon on Friday 13th shutting down all schools in Louisiana and mandating no gatherings of more than 250 people as fear of COVID-19 took full affect last week. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http... + continue reading
Members of the Town
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Members of the Town and Country Garden Club visited Biedenharn’s ELSong Garden in Monroe last week To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Jena%20TimesID339/ + continue reading
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
With the win over the Caldwell Spartans in the 1st round of the Louisiana High School Basketball State Playoffs the Giants would move on to the 2nd round where they would take on the Sophie B. Wright Warriors from New Orleans. The Warriors came in as the #11 seed and earned their way to the 2nd... + continue reading

Obituaries

Darlene Ann Ford
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Darlene Ann Ford, 72, of Summerville, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

James E. Mannon
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

James Edward Mannon, 59, passed from this life on March 24, 2020.

Don McCleery
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Donald Thomas McCleery, Sr., 80, of Urania, passed from this life on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Riverside Hospital in Alexandria.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Barbara Louise Miller, 59, of Jena, passed from this life to her new home in Heaven on Monday, March 30, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Lena Maxine Mulig, 79, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Sports

Basketball All-District
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Nine LaSalle Parish high school basketball players were recently selected to their All-District teams for eleven positions and one parish coach was selected as Coach of the Year. Jena High School... + continue reading

Society

Gardening is good for you
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
All things seem to revolve around the coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Things feel uncertain, surreal and downright scary. Working from home with children or caring for family members can make it a... + continue reading
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Columns / Opinions

Aging with a sense of humor
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
I know everyone has heard enough about the coronavirus pandemic. That is all you can hear if you tune your television into any of the major news networks. And since today is April fool’s day... + continue reading
Mebbe front porch should come back
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020