Monday, May 22, 2017
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Four LaSalle Parish students were among those graduating from the University of Louisiana at Monroe during spring 2017 commencement exercises. Degrees were awarded to the following: Kaitlin C. Toler of Jena, Bachelor of General Studies degree; graduated cum laude. Sarah Michelle... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
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Over 250 LaSalle Parish students in Kindergarten to fifth grade will have the opportunity to brush up on their reading skills in June through the Scholastic Summer LitCamp funded by The Rapides Foundation. Twenty-two educators will administer the camp with students from Olla Elementary, Jena... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
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After receiving training from Scholastic, twenty-two LaSalle Parish educators are set to lead a Scholastic Summer LitCamp in June for over 250 students in Kindergarten to fifth grade. The camp, funded by The Rapides Foundation, offers students the opportunity to brush up on their reading skills... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
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LaSalle Parish’s first Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics was held last week on May 17 at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse in Jena. The one-mile run began and ended at the courthouse. The Louisiana Law Enforcement Torch Run, or LETR, unites officers from law enforcement agencies... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
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LaSalle Tiger Cullen Wise introduces himself to the crowd as fellow Tiger Avery Reed receives a medallion from Joe Rachal with LEDD (LaSalle Economic Development District) in the Dixie Center Courtyard during the “Sweep the Diamond Celebration” on Friday evening in Olla. The celebration... + continue reading

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Monday, 05/22/17
Two Memorial Day programs are planned this weekend to honor the memory of fallen soldiers from this area and from throughout the nation. The first of these events will be held at the Centennial Cultural Center in downtown Olla, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 28th. To read more please log in or... + continue reading
Monday, 05/22/17
The LaSalle Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host a forestry awareness program on June 8th, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the meeting room in the basement of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse. Officials with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) will headline the meeting to... + 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, 05/22/17 - 0 comment(s)
Robert and Betty Spence will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The couple exchanged wedding vows at the home of Betty’s oldest sister, Ruth Whatley in Andalusia, Alabama on May 31, 1957. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http... + continue reading
Monday, 05/22/17 - 0 comment(s)
Erica Netherland and Dylan Hebert will be married on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church of Jena during a 4 p.m. ceremony officiated by Pastor Mike Russell. The bride is the daughter of Ann Netherland of Aimwell and Lance and Pathy Netherland of Sandy Lake. She is the granddaughter... + continue reading
Monday, 05/15/17 - 0 comment(s)
Retiring personnel with the LaSalle Parish School System were honored at a retirement tea at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Jena on Tuesday of last week. Secondary Supervisor Tish Taylor presented plaques to each of the retirees during the tea. To read more please log in or... + continue reading

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Monday, 05/22/17 - 0 comment(s)
LaSalle Parish’s first Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics was held last week on May 17 at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse in Jena. The one-mile run began and ended at the courthouse... + continue reading

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Robert and Betty Spence will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The couple exchanged wedding vows at the home of Betty’s oldest sister, Ruth Whatley in... + continue reading

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Monday, 05/22/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Sammy J. Franklin For 149 years, we have paused on the last Monday of May to remember and honor those Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. On May 5,... + continue reading