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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Betty Jane Walters, 87, of Olla, passed from this life on August 11, 2018, at Hardtner Medical Ce

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Everett Stanfield, 83, of Trout, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the LaSal

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Flora Belle McCarthy, 85, of the Sandy Lake Community of Catahoula Parish passed from this life o

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Dorothy Faye Lincecum, 89, of Pollock, passed from this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Hardtn

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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Tue
14
Aug

Hundreds of Jena High School

Hundreds of Jena High School students and parents attended the school’s annual Sign & Dine event last Thursday, allowing much paperwork to be completed before classes began today. There were also tours of the school and free refreshments. All schools in the parish held similar open house events during the past week.

 

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Tue
14
Aug

School opens for new year

The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially got underway this week, with teachers holding in-service training on Monday and Tuesday and students reporting to classes today (Wednesday), according second-year LaSalle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos.

Public school students reported to school for a full day of classes on Wednesday. Classes at the Head Start School in Good Pine also began on Wednesday.

 

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Tue
14
Aug

Audit reveals Jena in sound financial shape

The audit for the year ending December 31, 2017, reveals the town of Jena is in very sound financial condition, as the mayor and members of the Town Council learned during the regular August meeting held Tuesday night of last week.

Scott Adams, CPA, Senior Manager with the auditing firm of Silas Simmons, LLC of Natchez, Mississippi, met with the council and mayor to go over the contents of the latest town audit.

 

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Tue
07
Aug

Entergy customers to see drop in bills

Entergy Louisiana customers will soon see a significant drop in their monthly bills. Thirteen years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated much of Louisiana, the low-cost bonds used to save customers hundreds of millions of dollars in storm restoration costs are now paid off.

Starting in August, a legacy Entergy Louisiana residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt- hours per month will see a reduction of approximately $4.35 in the storm restoration charge on their monthly bill, while a legacy Entergy Gulf States Louisiana residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours will pay about $2.57 less per month.

 

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Tue
07
Aug

Timber industry vital for LaSalle

LaSalle’s forestry industry very valuable
More than $50-million added to economy

The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies as well as local, state and federal taxes.

Additionally, the purchase of goods and services by the forest products industry and its employees spurs economic activity in other sectors of the economy, resulting in a substantial cumulative economic contribution.

 

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Tue
07
Aug

School opens next week

The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially gets underway next week under the watchful eye of second-year LaSalle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos.

Teachers will report for in-service training at Jena High School on Monday, August 13th. Other training has been planned for Tuesday, Aug. 14th, as well as teachers will be getting their classrooms ready for the new school year.

 

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Mon
30
Jul

New principal at JHS named

Anthony Gerald Jackson has been named as new principal at Jena High School beginning with the upcoming 2018-19 school session, according to Superintendent Janet Tullos.

Applications were taken through Thursday, July 19, with interviews conducted on Tuesday, July 24. Jackson was selected as principal following the interviews.

 

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Mon
30
Jul

School opens in two weeks

The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially gets underway in just two weeks under the watchful eye of second-year LaSalle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos.

Teachers will report for in-service training at Jena High School on Monday, August 13th. Other training has been planned for Tuesday, Aug. 14th, as well as teachers will be getting their classrooms ready for the new school year.

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Mon
30
Jul

Jury convicts man on 3 distribution charges

A 60-year-old Jena man was convicted by a jury on three counts of distribution of methamphetamine following a trial in 28th Judicial District Court last week, according to LaSalle District Attorney J. Reed Walters.

Walters said this was the first case to go to trial stemming from Operation Deaf Ear conducted by the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office last year. Assistant District Attorney Steve Kendrick presented the case to the jury for the State.

 

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Mon
23
Jul

School opening nears

The 2018-19 public school session in LaSalle Parish officially gets underway in just three weeks under the watchful eye of second-year La-Salle Superintendent of Schools Janet Tullos.

Teachers will report for in-service training at Jena High School on Monday, August 13th. Other training has been planned for Tuesday, Aug. 14th, as well as teachers will be getting their classrooms ready for the new school year.

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