Monday, October 16, 2017
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Jena Band of Choctaw member Lawrence Chapman Jr. is thanked for his recent tour of duty with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Jena Band of Choctaw’s Ninth Annual Pow Wow in the Pines over the weekend in Trout. Chapman is the first adult of the Jena Band of Choctaw to dance for the tribe.... + continue reading
Monday, October 16, 2017
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Scarecrows have once again made an appearance in and around Jena in time for the Jena High Homecoming celebration earlier this month and for the month of October. Business owners and other citizens alike have come up with a creative array of scarecrows as part of the ninth annual Scarecrow display... + continue reading
Monday, October 16, 2017
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants traveled to Alexandria this past Friday to take on the Peabody Warhorses in another district matchup. Both teams came into the game on opposite sides of the spectrum as the Giants came in with a lot of momentum and talent starting 6-0 on the season. Peabody... + continue reading
Monday, October 16, 2017
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By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers traveled to Boyce to take on the Northwood Gators for a District 3-1A game last Friday night. The Tigers took the field on defense first and would never look back. Slade Martin, junior linebacker, would have a huge game as he stayed in the backfield of the... + continue reading
Monday, October 16, 2017
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Members of the Town and Country Garden Club of Jena met Tuesday, October 10, for its monthly meeting. Those present were Barbara Murphy, Lisa McCann, Nelda Tarver, Beth Zoller, Barbara Germany, Audrey Maxwell, Sis Welch, Martha Ann Wood, Donna Justiss, Pam Davis, and Cynthia Bradford. To... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/16/17
The Olla Town Council voted to re-introduce Ordinance 2017-010 during their regular meeting last week to release the dedication of a certain alley located within the Town of Olla known as Hardtner and Tannehill Third Addition, T 11 N-R2 E Section 35. A public hearing was set for Tuesday, November... + continue reading
Monday, 10/16/17
For first nine months of year Retail sales in LaSalle Parish overall are down slightly for the first nine months of this year when compared to sales last year, according to figures released by the Concordia Sales Tax Collection Agency, which collect sales taxes for several bodies in the parish... + 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, 10/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
Joe and Jessica Barber of Trout are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Cohen Asher Barber. Cohen was born at 7:13 p.m., Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He weighed 7-pounds 4-ounces and measured 20½-inches in length. To... + continue reading
Monday, 10/09/17 - 0 comment(s)
The Jena High School Alumni Association inducted three honorees into the JHS Hall of Fame during the association’s annual banquet last Thursday night. Honored were, from left: Mark Andrews, inducted as Distinguished Graduate for his career achievement and community service to JHS; Jason... + continue reading
Monday, 10/09/17 - 0 comment(s)
Serena Juarez was crowned Queen of the 2017 homecoming festivities at LaSalle High School by Principal Kara Masling during the homecoming program last Friday. Queen Serena, daughter of Barbara and Jose Juarez, presided over her Court during the homecoming celebration throughout the day at LHS.... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants traveled to Alexandria this past Friday to take on the Peabody Warhorses in another district matchup. Both teams came into the game on opposite sides of the... + continue reading

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Members of the Town and Country Garden Club of Jena met Tuesday, October 10, for its monthly meeting. Those present were Barbara Murphy, Lisa McCann, Nelda Tarver, Beth Zoller, Barbara Germany,... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/16/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Morgan Tarpley Smith This writer is about to embark on the journey of a first time parent early next year, and there are so many ups and downs that come with it that I’ve found myself... + continue reading