Keeping the public’s business public

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Burnis L.

By Sammy F. Franklin
 
The more the public knows about what elected officials do, the better off we all are. During just about every legislative session, bills are introduced to give governmental bodies the option to distribute notices via the Internet, and this session is no exception. Most of our local governmental bodies don’t want the problems of trying to keep up a website for public notices and feel it would cost more than it cost to have their public notices published in the official journal.

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