Monday, September 11, 2017
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The American flag was raised and lowered to half-staff by members of the Veterans Honor Guard during the “In Honor and Remembrance” program held Monday to honor the victims of Sept. 11, 2001. Members of the Guard taking part in the program were Willie Tradewell, John Sid Grimm, Ralph... + continue reading
Monday, September 11, 2017
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Reminders being placed at homes LaSalle Parish first responders are on a mission to save lives before they ever receive a call for help. Sheriff’s deputies, police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services have begun a life-saving campaign of hanging reminders on the front... + continue reading
Monday, September 11, 2017
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By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants came into this season with one of their most talented teams in school history. With all the talent on the team the Giants made their schedule a little tougher to test themselves and to get ready for the playoffs. The first test of the young season would be at... + continue reading
Monday, September 11, 2017
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By Greg Jones The LaSalle Tigers hosted the Caldwell Spartans on a rare Thursday night game at LaSalle Stadium in Olla in week two action of the high school football season. Caldwell came into this matchup trying to prove that they will be able to compete in the new district they moved into... + continue reading
Monday, September 11, 2017
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Ronnie and Mary Bruit of Wildsville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Bruit to Troy Mayo, son of Mark Mayo also of Jonesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Albert and Thelia Krause of Sicily Island, and the late Harvey... + continue reading

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Monday, 09/11/17
Elected and appointed officials from eight parishes gathered on Thursday, September 7, 2017, for a meeting at the Colfax Civic Center in Colfax. Grant Parish hosted the meeting for members of the Police Jury Association. In addition to Grant Parish, Region VIII includes Avoyelles, Catahoula,... + continue reading
Monday, 09/11/17
The unemployment rate in LaSalle Parish dropped slightly in July, with the statewide rate also dropping by 0.3 percentage points, according to information just released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The jobless rate for the parish in July was reported at 5.1 percent, down from 5.3... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/26/17 - 0 comment(s)
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, 09/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
Haley and Dustin Decker of Jena are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson Philip Decker. He was born on Friday, June 16, 2017, at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/... + continue reading
Tuesday, 09/05/17 - 0 comment(s)
Jena Band of Choctaws investing in communities For Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Cheryl Smith, the exciting growth of her tribe during the past few years has allowed them to invest in one of their top priorities: LaSalle Parish. “This is my hometown - where I grew up and raised my... + continue reading
Tuesday, 09/05/17 - 0 comment(s)
Over the course of the next year, many new laws recently passed by the Louisiana Legislature and signed by Governor John Bel Edwards, will go into effect changing the sentences for many non-violent crimes by lowering sentences in an attempt to lower prison populations in the state. The package... + continue reading

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Monday, 09/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
By Austin Whatley The Jena Giants came into this season with one of their most talented teams in school history. With all the talent on the team the Giants made their schedule a little tougher to... + continue reading

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Monday, 09/11/17 - 0 comment(s)
Ronnie and Mary Bruit of Wildsville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Bruit to Troy Mayo, son of Mark Mayo also of Jonesville. The bride-... + continue reading

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By Todd Starnes One of the nation’s most-respected evangelical Christian leaders denounced a federal court ruling regarding a Washington state coach who was punished for praying after a... + continue reading