Monday, June 26, 2017
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The Shriners Hospital for Children in Shreveport will benefit from a special donation made by the employees of LaSalle General Hospital of Jena. LGH employees made the donation in honor of Dr. I. C. Turnley, Jr., who served on the medical staff at LGH from the time it opened in 1970 until he... + continue reading
Monday, June 26, 2017
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For over 250 LaSalle Parish students in Kindergarten through fifth grade, this summer will prove to be the most educational one of their lives. While many kids use the summer months to sleep late, play video games, and watch television, these students are participating in LaSalle Parish’... + continue reading
Monday, June 26, 2017
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By Glynn Harris Ruston’s Greg Terzia is a serious bass fisherman. He regularly competes in tournaments and has won his share of them. Last week, Terzia was fishing an event at Lake D’Arbonne when he set the hook in the jaw of a 6 pound bass. “I was using a... + continue reading
Monday, June 26, 2017
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The fourth annual Very Special Summer Camp for students with special needs, hosted by the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in Olla, was held last week at the center and the Dixie Center’s courtyard. The camp hosted students from around the parish and included many activities such as... + continue reading
Monday, June 26, 2017
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Madison, Emmalee and Hunter Holley are proud to announce the birth of their baby sister, Adriann Leigh Holley. Adriann arrived on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Alexandria, weighing 6-pounds 10-ounces and measuring 19¾-inches in... + continue reading

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Monday, 06/26/17
Next Tuesday – July 4th - is Independence Day with most businesses and offices closed for the day, along with the U.S. Post Office. Usually, your newspaper is prepared and placed in the post office on Tuesday afternoon for Wednesday morning delivery. The postal truck, which carries... + continue reading
Monday, 06/26/17
A very prominent parcel of land in downtown Jena has been purchased by the LaSalle Parish Library Board of Control for the purpose of building a brand new Library. The old Humphries Motors site was offered to the Library Board over a year ago at a greatly reduced price to provide a location... + continue reading

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UPDATED APRIL 27, 9:30 AM: Here is the latest news concerning LaSalle Parish's high school baseball/softball teams, all of whom are in the second or third rounds of the LHSAA State Playoffs. Jena Giants baseball team: The Giants (13) easily defeated Kaplan (20) last night (April 25) 15-... + continue reading
Monday, 06/19/17 - 0 comment(s)
The old Georgetown Baptist Church sanctuary, built in 1952, was replaced last week with a new, larger sanctuary thanks to Carpenters For Christ from Alabama. The old building had a maximum seating capacity of 140 while the new one will seat 250. To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
Monday, 06/19/17 - 0 comment(s)
Several students in La- Salle Parish participating in a unique summer program are gaining skills for future jobs, earning high school credit, and getting various work certifications, while at the same time getting paid for going to summer school. The program, a first of its kind in LaSalle... + continue reading
Monday, 06/19/17 - 0 comment(s)
The 2017-2018 Jena High Gold Dusters won top awards at the annual UDA (Universal Dance Association) Camp at the University of Louisiana at Monroe earlier this month: front row Rachel Evans, Co-Captain Sidney Gresham, Captain Michaela Hulsey and Co-Captain Madison Erwin and back row Aliyah... + continue reading

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Monday, 06/26/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Glynn Harris Ruston’s Greg Terzia is a serious bass fisherman. He regularly competes in tournaments and has won his share of them. Last week, Terzia was fishing an event at Lake... + continue reading

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The fourth annual Very Special Summer Camp for students with special needs, hosted by the Centennial Cultural Center (CCC) in Olla, was held last week at the center and the Dixie Center’s... + continue reading

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Monday, 06/26/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Bernard Goldberg In 2011, after a severely mentally ill young man in Tucson, Arizona shot Democratic Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, wounded almost 20 more, and killed six, including a 9-year-old... + continue reading