Monday, March 20, 2017
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A 31-year-old Pollock woman is dead and a 66-year-old Good Pine man is in jail charged with second-degree murder following a shooting death in the Good Pine Community late Friday afternoon, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin. Jamie Renee Bates, 31, of Pollock, formerly of Jena, is the... + continue reading
Monday, March 20, 2017
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Physical exercise on the rise thanks to new opportunities in towns While the majority of LaSalle Parish residents are enjoying the outdoor exercise opportunities, there is also another large group of residents who are contributing to the rise in physical exercise in the parish by taking... + continue reading
Monday, March 20, 2017
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Janet McDowell Tullos, a La- Salle native, graduate of Jena High School and Principal at Good Pine Middle School since 2006, was elected as new LaSalle Parish Superintendent by the LaSalle Parish School Board during a special meeting held Monday night, March 13, 2017. Tullos becomes the first... + continue reading
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Lady Giants only played one game this past week but it would be an important one. The Lady Giants traveled to Winnfield to take on the Lady Tigers in an important top 10 matchup in class 3A. This would be an important game not only for playoff positioning in class... + continue reading
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A total of seventeen basketball players from Jena High School and LaSalle High School have been named to the 2016-17 All-District teams in their respective districts. Nine players from Jena High School were named to the District 3-3A teams. They included the following: Boys Team –... + continue reading

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Monday, 03/20/17
Saturday is election day for voters in District 9 of LaSalle Parish as they head to the polls to select a school board member to fill out the unexpired term of the late Charlie Anderson. The special election was called last fall following the death of Anderson. The term expires December 31, 2018... + continue reading
Monday, 03/20/17
Town Engineer Henry Shuler was in attendance at the Olla Town Council meeting to update Mayor Rhonda Elliott and the Council regarding town projects and grant applications such as the upcoming LCDBG application. He inquired as what they would like to apply for and advised that he believes the best... + continue reading

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Monday, 03/13/17 - 0 comment(s)
The LaSalle Parish School Board voted minutes ago (March 13, 6:45 p.m.) to elect Janet Tullos as the new LaSalle Parish School Superintendent. The Board met in special session to interview three candidates for the position, Tullos, Scott Windham, and Orrin Glen "Slick" Joiner.... + continue reading
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Members of the Town and Country Garden Club of Jena held their monthly meeting March 14, 2017, at the LaVacca Plantation at Whitehall. Members present were Nelda Tarver, Pam Davis, Beth Zoller, Barbara Germany, Mary Ann McMillin, Cynthia Bradford, Sis Welch, Lisa Mc-Cann, Audrey Maxwell, and... + continue reading
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LaSalle Parish 4-H members recently attended the annual Junior Leadership Conference (JLC) March 10-12, 2017 at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock. The theme for this year’s conference was center New York and the Big Apple. Four-H members that served on their respective state boards conducted... + continue reading
Tuesday, 03/14/17 - 0 comment(s)
The members of Zenoria Baptist Church were devastated exactly one year ago, when a historic flood destroyed their church building and left them without a place to meet for worship. It might have destroyed their building, but it didn’t affect their faith, as they looked unto the... + continue reading

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By Austin Whatley The Jena Lady Giants only played one game this past week but it would be an important one. The Lady Giants traveled to Winnfield to take on the Lady Tigers in an important top 10... + continue reading

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Members of the Town and Country Garden Club of Jena held their monthly meeting March 14, 2017, at the LaVacca Plantation at Whitehall. Members present were Nelda Tarver, Pam Davis, Beth Zoller,... + continue reading

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By D.W. Wilber Beginning its second month in office the Trump Administration is faced with enormous challenges both internationally and domestically. And one could certainly make the case for... + continue reading