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Wed
02
Oct

Early voting ends Saturday

Early voting ends Saturday

Early voting for the October 12th primary election is underway and will continue through this Saturday, according to Registrar of Voters Angie Sandifer.

Early ballots can be cast at the Registrar of Voters office each day from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. through this coming Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Wed
02
Oct

LaSalle Friends of NRA banquet this Thursday

LaSalle Friends of NRA banquet this Thursday

The seventh annual LaSalle Parish Chapter of Friends of NRA banquet will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at the Community Center (old fair barn) in Jena, according to Chapter Chairman Lane Windham. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Amongst the fun and fellowship, Friends of NRA banquets boil down to one goal – fund raising for the future of the shooting sports. Since its inception in 1992, Friends of NRA has held over 15,000 events, reached over 2.8 million attendees and raised over $200 million for The NRA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

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Wed
02
Oct

School out on Monday

Students in public schools in LaSalle Parish will get a break from classes next Monday, Oct. 7, as school personnel report for a Professional Development Day.

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Wed
02
Oct

Retail sales soar

Retail sales in La-Salle Parish were up about 20-percent during the first nine months of this year, over the same period last year. Sales tax figures reflect that retail sales in the parish stood at $202.9-million for the first three quarters of this year compared to $168.2-million for the same period a year earlier.

While retail sales increased by 20-percent parish wide, retail sales in the town of Jena was up about 6-percent and up about 20-percent in the town of Olla.

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Wed
25
Sep

LGH training with RRMC

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Around 10 nurses and doctors at LaSalle General Hospital in Jena participated in a training conducted by Rapides Regional Medical Center last Thursday on heart attack stabilization and transfer protocols.

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Wed
25
Sep

Record turnout of early voters expected for ‘19

Election officials in LaSalle Parish are expecting a record number of voters to cast early ballots at the October 12th primary election. Early voting begins this coming Saturday.

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Wed
25
Sep

LHS Homecoming Queen

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Wed
25
Sep

Early voting to begin Saturday

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Early voting for the October 12th primary election will begin this Saturday, according to Registrar of Voters Angie Sandifer. Early voting is held from Sept. 28, and through the following Saturday, October 5.

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Wed
18
Sep

School Board adopts new social media policy

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The LaSalle Parish School Board adopted a new policy concerning their employees’ use of social media during their regular monthly meeting held September 9 in Jena.

The policy was one of several agenda items the board addressed during the meeting and was recommended and constructed by Forethought Consulting, Inc. of Baton Rouge, the company the board uses to help manage their policies and update their policy manual.

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Wed
18
Sep

Olla Downtown 2019 Homecoming schedule

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The schedule for Olla’s Downtown 2019 Homecoming has been completed and an outstanding line-up of entertainment is planned for the day ending with The Mike McKenzie band of Monroe, according to Olla Mayor Rhonda Elliott.

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