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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

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Tue
03
Jul

LSU AgCenter field day expo offers information

The LSU AgCenter hosted its first-ever field day expo on June 19 in Winnsboro, expanding the concept of a traditional row crop field day to include information on horticulture programs, wildlife and other topics. About 160 people attended the event.

“One of our main goals of the event was to provide a variety of educational programs and bring as many of our clientele and stakeholders through the station as possible,” said Tara Smith, director of the central and northeast regions of the AgCenter.

 

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Tue
03
Jul

The Dixie Club Quilting Ladies are set

The Dixie Club Quilting Ladies are set to raffle off a LaSalle High School T-shirt Memorabilia Quilt featuring LHS T-shirts for over the years. The raffle tickets are on sale now at the center and cost $5 each. All proceeds from the raffle will go to the Centennial Cultural Center in downtown Olla. The quilt was made and donated by the Dixie Club Quilting Ladies to the center to be raffled. The drawing will be Saturday, October 13 at the LaSalle Homecoming Festival in downtown Olla. The Dixie Club Quilting Ladies, who made and donated the quilt, include (left to right) Bonnie Poole, Fran Fish, Hilda Franklin, Sandra Waggoner, Trudi Gough, Sarah Stott and Temple Melder.

 

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Mon
25
Jun

Vows spoken

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Rutledge are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Rutledge to Matthew Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Evans. The happy couple exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful ceremony at Natchez Memorial Park in Natchez, Mississippi, on Friday, April 20, 2018.

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Mon
25
Jun

Annual Folk Festival in Natchitoches slated

The 39th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held on July 20-21 in air conditioned Prather Coliseum located at 220 South Jefferson Street on the Northwestern State University campus in Natchitoches. The Festival will be on Friday, July 20 from 4:30 p.m. until 10:15 p.m. and on Saturday, July 21 from 8 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

The family-oriented festival is wheelchair accessible. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets are $13 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, or $10 at the door for all events on Saturday or $6 for a one-time evening pass to all events after 5 p.m.. For advance tickets or more information, call (318) 357-4332, email folklife@nsula.edu, or go to louisianafolklife.nsula.edu.

 

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Mon
25
Jun

5th annual Very Special Summer Camp at CCC

LaSalle Parish students donned lab coats and goggles last week to create robots, moon sand and more during the fifth annual Very Special Summer Camp at the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in downtown Olla. The camp hosted special needs students from around the parish and included many activities such as painting, games, crafts and more. The camp was called “Very Special Science Camp” this year. Those helping with the camp range from special education teachers and paraprofessionals to parents, local youth and CCC employees, board members and volunteers. Students participated in a range of activities from crafting robots from plastic bottles and edible dirt cups with Oreos and chocolate pudding to planting seeds and creating moon sand and more.

 

Mon
18
Jun

Library Story hour

The LaSalle Parish Libraries will host Tim and Laura Allured, super entertaining educators for children. Their programs have a positive message and are filled with fun for all! Harvey Rabbit is the star of the show and so, so funny! Don’t miss our all-time favorite show.

 

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Mon
11
Jun

Twenty-nine LaSalle Parish

Twenty-nine LaSalle Parish 4-H youth, parents and volunteers took part in the fifteenth annual 4-H Day at the Capital on May 30, 2018. During the morning assembly at the AZ Young Park, youth were provided entertainment by the State 4-H Performing Arts Board. State 4-H Executive Board members led opening ceremonies.

 

Mon
11
Jun

Small business workshops

Starting a business but need help? Look no farther than the Louisiana Small Business Development Center who has partnered with LaSalle Economic Development District (LEDD) to bring a free workshop to LaSalle Parish entrepreneurs. The workshop, “Starting & Financing a Small Business,” is for individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan or wanting to learn more about business planning.

Mon
04
Jun

Treasuring moments at 4-H Camp

LaSalle Parish fourth through sixth grade 4-H members dove into summer fun at 4-H Camp Grant Walker May 21-25, 2018. Each day of camp is filled with something new and different to excite, engage and encourage personal growth.

Youth participated in an educational track of their choice. Educational tracks available included: Water Safety, Food and Fitness, Science Engineering and Technology, Outdoor Adventures, Explore Louisiana: Wetlands, Wildlife and YOU, the Artist Within, and Hunter Safety.

 

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Mon
04
Jun

“Providers United for Good” presented to LFMC of Jena

LaSalle Family Medicine Clinic (LFMC), operated by LaSalle General Hospital of Jena, is the recipient of the 2017 UnitedHealthcare “Providers United for Good” award.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana presented the award to honor LFMC as a “Top Provider” in the RHC/FQHC category.

 

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