Monday, November 13, 2017
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Smoke-free living has come to LaSalle Parish with smokefree signage going up across the parish thanks to funding through The Rapides Foundation’s Healthy Places LaSalle! grant. The signage is part of a self-regulated campaign in the parish to promote smoke-free living. Earlier this year,... + continue reading
Monday, November 13, 2017
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By Greg Jones This will be the last story written on the LaSalle Tigers 2017 football season. It was a tough season filled with injuries and still the Tigers held tough week after week. The Tigers fell to the Homer Pelicans in the first round of the LHSAA state playoffs this past Friday... + continue reading
Monday, November 13, 2017
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants played in the 1st round of the Class 3A football state playoffs this past Friday. The Giants entered the playoffs as the #3 ranked team after finishing the season with an undefeated record. The Giants opponent for the 1st round was the #30 Westlake Rams... + continue reading
Monday, November 13, 2017
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CMT has announced the eight colleges that will participate in its first ever statewide “Empowering Education” tour with country artist and Louisiana native, Courtney Cole. Cole named the colleges earlier on social media, confirming plans to return to her home state in the spring... + continue reading
Monday, November 6, 2017
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Jena Mayor LaDawn Edwards signs a proclamation proclaiming Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, as “Buddy Poppy Day” in the Town of Jena. On hand for the signing ceremony was Jena Town Clerk Cory Floyd, Jena Chief of Police Scott McLendon, Mayor Edwards and Verna Appleby, representing the... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/13/17
The Jena Town Council introduced the town’s 2018 year budget totaling nearly $6.2 million at its regular November meeting held Tuesday night of last week and called a public hearing for the December meeting to receive any comments on the budget. The budget totals $6,177,115.26 in revenue... + continue reading
Monday, 11/13/17
Annual payment sales tax revenue to all school employees in their November checks was approved by the LaSalle Parish School Board during its regular November meeting held Monday night of last week. As recommended by the finance committee, the Board approved payments of $1,083.29 to degreed... + continue reading

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• 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, 11/06/17 - 0 comment(s)
A World War II heroism medal awarded to a sailor born in Good Pine is being returned to Jena for a special ceremony on Saturday, November 18, 2017, some 72 years after the sailor was declared missing in action. Todd Creekman, Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired), Executive Director Emeritus, Naval... + continue reading
Monday, 11/06/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers went into last Friday night’s game looking for answers for the injury plaque that has devastated the Tiger’s roster. The Tigers have suffered injuries to the quarterback and running back positions. Sophomore running back Zack Dickey has stepped... + continue reading
Monday, 11/06/17 - 0 comment(s)
Mardi Gras crewes, pumpkins and motorcycles were only a few of the subjects that area children recently learned about at the fourth annual Tales on the Trails. The free event is sponsored by the LaSalle Parish Republican Women to promote literacy. It featured stations manned by various local... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/13/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Greg Jones This will be the last story written on the LaSalle Tigers 2017 football season. It was a tough season filled with injuries and still the Tigers held tough week after week. The... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/13/17 - 0 comment(s)
CMT has announced the eight colleges that will participate in its first ever statewide “Empowering Education” tour with country artist and Louisiana native, Courtney Cole. Cole named... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/13/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Morgan Tarpley Smith This writer will give birth to a son in a few months, so any article that involves raising boys naturally catches my eye including one that definitely had me freaking out... + continue reading