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Members of the Veterans Honor Guard raised the American flag, and then lowered it to half-staff during the “In Honor and Remembrance” program on the 17th anniversary of September 11, 2001, at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse on Tuesday morning of last week.... + continue reading
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The much anticipated Tomorrow’s Hope ‘Go Tell’ Crusade will get underway this Sunday, September 23rd. Multiple LaSalle area churches and community leaders are hosting the major interdenominational event, which begins Sunday and runs through Wednesday, Sept. 26. A large task... + continue reading
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Virgie Wilson of Jena checks out the produce offered by one of the vendors at the first 3rd Street Farmers Market held last Thursday afternoon at the Jena Town Square in downtown Jena. A number of vendors offered all types of items including produce, honey, preserves, jellies,... + continue reading
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By Austin Whatley The Block Bears came to town this past Thursday to take on the Jena Giants and left Jena with a crushing 46-0 defeat. The two teams are on the opposite ends of the spectrum in high school football with the Bears coming into the game 0-2 on the season and looking to find... + continue reading
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By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers offensive struggles continue as they just couldn’t get out of the gate last Friday night against Sicily Island during LaSalle’s first home game of the season, losing to the visiting Tigers 12-6. The ground and pound game that LaSalle is known for... + continue reading

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Members of the LaSalle Parish School Board adopted its 2018-19 fiscal year budget amounting to just over $29.2 million during their regular September meeting held Monday night of last week. Prior to the start of the regular meeting, the Board conducted a 30-minute budget hearing, at which... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Dan Gill The cucumber family, properly known as the Cucurbitaceae, provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden. Members of the cucumber family, known as cucurbits, can be planted now. They include summer squash, zucchini, winter squash,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Jena Mayor LaDawn Edwards told members of the Jena Town Council at their regular meeting held Tuesday night last week that the 3rd Street Farmers Market will begin next week. The 3rd Street Farmers Market will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. each Thursday, beginning this week, September 13th, at the... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Work to change the dangerous intersection in Tullos is set to begin this month as state officials recently approved an over $1.5 million contract for the installation of “J-Turns.” The intersection of US 165 and US 84 in Tullos has long been a serious and often fatal problem for... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants came into week 2 of the LHSAA football season sky high after blowing out the Winnfield Tigers in week one. The Giants would welcome the Rayville Hornets to town and would look to start the season 2-0 for the second straight season. Rayville has always been an... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Austin Whatley The Block Bears came to town this past Thursday to take on the Jena Giants and left Jena with a crushing 46-0 defeat. The two teams are on the opposite ends of the spectrum in... + continue reading
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Dan Gill The cucumber family, properly known as the Cucurbitaceae, provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden. Members of the cucumber... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Columns / Opinions

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Sammy J. Franklin Last week, my column was about material found in a copy of Catahoula Parish’s first newspaper, established in 1854 in Harrisonburg (at which time LaSalle Parish was... + continue reading
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