Monday, December 11, 2017
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“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” was the tune most LaSalle residents awoke to last Friday morning as a surprise snow event covered the ground with from two to four inches of beautiful snow. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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Two local men, Austin Dyess of Olla, and Randy Eugene Waits of Urania, were sentenced to serve the remainder of their natural lives in prison without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence, according to J. Reed Walters, LaSalle Parish District Attorney. The two were sentenced... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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Eleven LaSalle High School Tigers were recently named to the District 4-1A All-District teams. Even though the Tigers suffered season ending injuries to some of its players, and others were forced to miss some games because of injuries, the Tigers still finished the season ranked at Number 12 in... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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Nineteen Jena High School Giants were recently named to the 2017 Class 3-3A All-District football teams. The Giants finished the 2017 season with another 10-0 perfect record and claimed the district championship and was ranked as the Number 2 team in the state, and earned a berth in the state... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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Shellie Butler, secretary at Nebo Elementary School, was named Employee of the Month for December and was recognized and honored during the December meeting of the LaSalle Parish School Board last week. Johnny Rosier of Rosier Insurance of Jena recognized Butler and presented her with a plaque... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/11/17
The Jena Town Council adopted the town’s 2018 year budget totaling nearly $6.2 million at its regular December meeting held Tuesday night of last week following a public hearing on the budget with no comments being received. The new budget was introduced at the November meeting with the... + continue reading
Monday, 12/11/17
Students and employees of the LaSalle Parish School System are being rewarded after scoring 105.1 and again earning the letter grade of “A” on achievement testing for the 2016-17 school year. Superintendent Janet Tullos has announced that schools will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. on... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/09/16 - 0 comment(s)
• An unprecedented 75% of LaSalle voters cast their ballots in Tuesday’s presidential election. LaSalle has 8,812 voters and 6,568 of them cast ballots. • LaSalle voters joined those nationwide to elect Donald Trump as President on Tuesday. LaSalle gave Trump 89% of the vote casts... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17 - 0 comment(s)
The annual Jena Christmas parade will be held this Friday, December 8, beginning at 6 p.m., with Jimmie C. Peters, former 28th Judicial District Judge and Court of Appeal Judge, serving as Grand Marshal. The Jena Merchants Association and Colonial Trails, sponsors of the event, have announced the... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17 - 0 comment(s)
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the longstanding partnership between LaSalle Parish and The GEO Group’s LaSalle ICE Processing Center (LIPC), which is operated by The GEO Group. The facility, formerly known as the LaSalle Detention Facility, is located on Pine Hill Road in Jena... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17 - 0 comment(s)
Nebo Elementary is now added to the list of LaSalle Parish schools with their own school garden thanks to The Food Bank of Central Louisiana’s Good Food Project. The NES students, along with others including Olla Elementary, Jena Elementary, Jena High and Good Pine Middle, have the... + continue reading

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Eleven LaSalle High School Tigers were recently named to the District 4-1A All-District teams. Even though the Tigers suffered season ending injuries to some of its players, and others were forced... + continue reading

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The Town and Country Garden Club of Jena held its annual Christmas luncheon on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Justiss Plantation. Hostesses for the occasion were Donna Justiss and Pam Davis.... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Morgan Tarpley Smith Apparently, some say that “bullying” and “suicide” aren’t necessarily linked – and even though, yes, many cases of suicide occur for... + continue reading