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Deep respect for Veterans Day

“The whole country should respect Veterans Day,” is how 93 year-old Trout resident and WWII Veteran Lawson Stringer views the American holiday. “The masses of the country should take part to honor and remember our veterans.” As LaSalle Parish prepares to commemorate the day Friday with events throughout the parish, including a parade through Jena followed by a special service at the Jena Town Park Amphitheatre at 11 a.m., Lawson Stringer will once again be in attendance remembering those who have served in the nation’s military.
 
 
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Events slated for LaSalle veterans

Several events have been planned to honor veterans of LaSalle Parish in recognition of Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Whatley-Flaherty Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5002 of Jena has announced the annual Veterans Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. on that day. The parade will assemble at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse and leave from there promptly at 10 a.m. and make its way to the Jena City Park.
 
 
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LHS Queen…

Kelsey Barnhill was crowned Queen of the 2016 homecoming festivities at LaSalle High School by Principal Kara Masling during a morning program last Friday at the school. Queen Kelsey, the daughter of Chris and Stephanie Barnhill of Olla, presided over her Court, consisting of nine maids, during homecoming.
 
 
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Olla Downtown Homecoming

All roads will lead to Olla this coming Saturday as residents celebrate Olla’s Downtown Homecoming with a wide variety of events and musical entertainment. On behalf of the officials and citizens of Olla, Mayor Rhonda Elliott extends an invitation to everyone to attend and enjoy the festivities.   

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LHS Homecoming Friday

Kara Masling, Principal of LaSalle High School, has announced that LHS Homecoming 2016 will take place at LaSalle this Friday, November 4, 2016. The 2016 Queen and her court will be presented during the morning program, which will be held in the LaSalle High School Gymnasium at 10 a.m. The Alumni of LaSalle High School classes of 1956, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006, and 2016 will be honored.   

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Events slated for LaSalle veterans

Several events have been planned to honor veterans of LaSalle Parish in recognition of Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Whatley-Flaherty Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5002 of Jena has announced the annual Veterans Day Parade will be  held at 10 a.m. on that day. The parade will assemble at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse and leave from their promptly at 10 a.m. and make its way to the Jena City Park.  

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Election Tuesday

Next Tuesday, Nov. 8, is Election Day in LaSalle Parish, as well as the rest of the United States, as voters decide on who the next president and vice president will be, as well as decide on several state and local issues. Polls throughout LaSalle Parish will open at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., stated Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews, who also reminded voters that a photo identification is required at the polling booth.     

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Six year-old dies in camper fire

A six year-old LaSalle Parish girl tragically died early Wednesday morning, October 26, in a camper trailer fire and officials have arrested her mother in connection with the death. Ayla Breeland, a first grader at Jena Elementary School, was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire that occurred at 148 Segrest Road, located just off the Pleasant Hill Road, approximately 10 miles east of Jena.        

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The Girl Scouts of Troop 522

Girl Scouts of Troop 522 Kyrah Snoddy, 9, Addison Callender, 8, and Natalie Parrott, 8, hold up books that were collected during their recent book drive and bake sale at Mac’s Supermarket in Jena. The Girl Scouts of Troop 522 have set one of their project goals for the year to collect 1,000 paperback children’s books (4th grade level and down) to build a library in the country of Kenya in Africa through the African Library Project. The bake sale raised the $250 needed to ship the books to Africa.     

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LaSalle COA says thanks for support

The LaSalle Council on Aging again thanks individuals and businesses for their continued much needed support in the delivery of services to the senior residents in LaSalle Parish. These contributions help maintain Home Delivered Meals Program, Chore Program, and other services provided by COA to the elderly in order for them to be able to continue to live in their own homes.         

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