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Mon
16
Feb

Police Jury appoints new LaSalle Registrar of Voters

Angie Sandifer was appointed as the next Registrar of Voters for LaSalle Parish by the LaSalle Parish Police Jury during its regular February meeting held Monday night of last week. Before the appointment was made, the Jury voted to accept the resignation of Connie Huett as Registrar of Voters effective April 1, 2015.
 
Tue
10
Feb

LHS hosts School Board meeting

LaSalle High School hosted the regular February meeting of the LaSalle Parish School Board on Monday  night of last week in Olla. Dr. Sheila King, LHS principal, and her staff did an excellent job in converting the school’s library into a meeting room for the board, and several LHS students participated in the session. Most of the LHS staff was present for the meeting, along with a large  number of students.
 
Tue
10
Feb

Nebo Elementary third grader Xander Steen

Nebo Elementary third grader Xander Steen and second grader Daycee Graham browse the book selection of the NES Book Fair last week. Steen is in Kristen Webb’s class and Graham’s teacher is Heather Huffman
 
Mon
02
Feb

La. Senators speak out on proposed offshore oil and gas leasing program

U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, M.D., have issued the following statements on the Obama administration’s proposed Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing program for 2017-2022.
 
Mon
02
Feb

EZ Child ID program offer protection

Across LaSalle Parish further safety measures for children are being implemented through the LaSalle Sheriff Office’s  EZ Child ID Program, which has been offered free to families since its implementation  last January
 
Mon
02
Feb

Over thousand drug arrests made during past 7-plus years

According to records kept in the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office, more than one thousand drug arrests have been made during the  past seven-plus years, or since Scott Franklin was first elected as Sheriff.
 
Tue
27
Jan

Whitetails Unlimited banquet is Saturday

The third annual Whitetails Unlimited LaSalle Area Banquet will be held this Saturday, January 31st, at the Jena Fair Barn. This special event will feature raffles, games, silent auction, and live auction, as well as a smoked Boston butt supper
 
Tue
27
Jan

A large crowd

A large crowd of parents and students attended the annual Parent Expo, held at Jena Elementary School on Thursday night of last week. The event is sponsored each year by the LaSalle Parish Title I Program, and involves parents and students from throughout the parish. Its purpose is to inform parents of what is offered in the school system, and provide resources and information to help their children achieve a quality education
 
Tue
27
Jan

Lady Giant “Super Sisters”…

Jena High Lady Giant powerlifters Bryttanye Erwin and Madison Erwin competed January 10th at the Louisiana State Championship in Lafayette. Bryttanye, a JHS senior, placed first in the 63 kilogram class, lifting a total of 370 kilograms (815.71 lbs).
 
Tue
27
Jan

The annual tree sale

The annual tree sale, sponsored by the LaSalle Soil and Water Conservation District, was held on Thursday of last week. Over 100 people crowded into the parking lot behind the LaSalle Parish Courthouse to make their selection and purchase a variety of trees suitable for planting in this area.
 

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