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By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants came into this week with a different mindset that this group of players have never experienced before. For the first time since the 2014 season the Giants came into the game with a losing streak after losing the two previous games at ASH and at Avoyelles.... + continue reading
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By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers only needed 28 offensive plays to put away the Northwood Gators for a 42-7 homecoming victory. Jason Baum would fill in at the quarterback position for the injured Blade Beaubouef and would lead all rushers on the night with 4 carries for 77 yards and 2... + continue reading
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The Board of Directors of The Jena High School Alumni Association has announced that the 2018 JHS Hall of Fame inductees will be honored during the annual banquet to begin at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Jena. Guest speaker for the banquet... + continue reading
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Abbe Prather was crowned Queen of the 2018 homecoming festivities at LaSalle High School last Friday by Principal Kara Masling. Queen Abbe, daughter of Rev. Bo and Staci Prather of Urania, presided over her Court during the homecoming celebration throughout the day at LHS.   To read more... + continue reading
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The 10th annual Jena Band of Choctaw Indians “PowWow in the Pines” was held last Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, with hundreds of visitors from many states attending the colorful event. A gourd dance and grand entry were held Friday evening, and repeated twice on Saturday. JBCI Chief... + continue reading

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Students at Fellowship Elementary School participated in a 4-H Pet Show on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Winners are shown from left to right: Rylee Masters with Gus, won best trick, most colorful dog, and best overall dog; Baylee Calk with Lizzie, won most playful and obstacle course winner; Lana... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Excitement was in the air on Friday, October 5th, as Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards joined Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Cheryl Smith and other Tribal officials, along with local officials, to break ground for the brand new Tribal Administration Center near Trout. “We have... + continue reading

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Retail sales in LaSalle Parish were up about 8-percent during the first nine months of this year, ending with September. Sales tax figures reflect that retail sales in the parish stood at $168.3 million for the first three quarters of this year compared to $155.7 million for the same period a year... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers welcomed Tioga JV to Tiger stadium on Thursday night of last week, as the Tigers were looking for someone to help fill an open date that was made when University Academy of Alexandria dropped its football program when school started this year. We are thankful... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
LaSalle High and LaSalle Junior High have a new voice on the radio and Internet through the Sandlot Sports Network and its founders – Greg Jones and Bo Prather. SSN is the brainchild of Jones who, with the help of Prather, officially started the network this year to live stream LHS and... + continue reading

Obituaries

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ruby Taylor Streetman, 90, of Jena, passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, October 11, 201

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Roy Arthur Mercer, 76, of Joyce, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at his home

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Wilma Breithaupt, 90, of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the LaSalle

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Ella Ruth Dotson, 78, of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Rapides

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants came into this week with a different mindset that this group of players have never experienced before. For the first time since the 2014 season the Giants came... + continue reading

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Students at Fellowship Elementary School participated in a 4-H Pet Show on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Winners are shown from left to right: Rylee Masters with Gus, won best trick, most colorful... + continue reading
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
It was not always this way. In the ‘60’s, they were so high that they seemed so pleasant. They used to go to Peter, Paul and Mary concerts and sing with joy of what our country was to be... + continue reading
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