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Qualifying for fall election just four weeks away

Qualifying for offices up for election this fall will begin in just four weeks from today, on Wednesday, July 20, and continue through Friday, July 22, according to LaSalle Parish Clerk of Court Steve D. Andrews. Andrews reminds candidates that they must secure a voter confirmation form from the Registrar of Voter’s office before qualifying. The Registrar’s office is located at the corner of…
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Board approves insurance increases, superintendent gets contract renewal

The LaSalle Parish School Board approved increased insurance premiums of $647,638.36 from Risk Services of Louisiana for the 2022- 2023 fiscal year after a lengthy presentation and discussion surrounding the increases during the Board’s regular meeting last week. The increase is $205,658.83 with the Board paying $455,470.53 for insurance premiums in 2021-2022. Account Executive Lauren Young with…
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Early May dockets have 28th Judicial District Court busy

The early part of May was a busy time in 28th Judicial District Court, in and for the Parish of La-Salle, with prison terms being meted out, others fined, and numerous pleas taken, and other proceedings taking place. The Honorable J. Christopher Peters, District Judge, presided at the sessions. Also at their regular duties were District Attorney J. Reed Walters and assistants, Deputy Sheriff Joe…
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Veterans needed for LaSalle Honor Guard

Calling all veterans! The LaSalle Parish Veterans Honor Guard is in need of additional members to help continue their valuable service to the area. According to members of the guard, several of their members are getting to the point where it is physically challenging for them to continue to participate.
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Cooksey best choice for Congress

(NOTE: The following Country Editor column was written by the late Sammy J. Franklin on September 11, 1996, prior to the 1996 Congressional election for the Fifth District. In memory of Dr. John Cooksey, who won the seat during that election and died over the weekend, we’re reprinting this editorial as Sammy and John were life-long friends.)
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LaSalle High School list Honor roll

Honor roll students at LaSalle High School for the second six weeks of the 2021-22 school session, have been announced by Principal Kara Masling, as follows: Freshmen All A’s – Klaire Fenoli, Gabby Humphries, Taylor Martin, Jaden Masoner, Allie Murphrey, Cohen Nino, Mattie Parham, Alayna Randall, Brady Tatum, Mollie Taylor, Anna Volentine, and Leanna Womack. A’s and B’s – Shyla Banes, Lana…
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David W. Doughty

David Wayne Doughty, 72, of Hebert, and a native of LaSalle Parish, passed from this life on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at Cornerstone Hospital in West Monroe. He was born December 26, 1948 in Urania to the union of his parents, John Lee Doughty, Sr. and Georgia Hanes Doughty. David...
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Two arrested on narcotic charges

Traffic violations on two occasions during the past week led to the arrest of two individuals on various illegal narcotic charges, according to LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin. In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 24, a LPSO deputy stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation on LA Hwy 8 near Stevenson Rd. The deputy spoke to the driver identified as James Little, 41, of…
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LHS Homecoming Queen

LaSalle High School Homecoming Queen Rebecca DeMoss was crowned by LHS Principal Kara Masling during the LHS Pep Rally last Friday, prior to the parade and night’s court presentation and football game. Queen Rebecca, who presided over the homecoming activities, is the daughter of Kristi and Jeremy Taylor of Olla. See coverage of homecoming activities and outcome of the football game inside this…
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Fellowship Elementary honor roll

Honor roll students at Fellowship Elementary School for the first six weeks grading period have been announced by Melissa Loe, as follows: First Grade All A’s – Ava Cotton, Brady Ellis, Hadley Hanner, Luke Hawkins, Addilyn Holley, Doc Howard, Leighton Paul, Lachlan Pugh, and Abigail Richard. A’s and B’s – Brandt Deville, Jessi Lanier, Larissa Lawrence, Reiny Jo Stapleton, and Braylen Streetman…
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11-year-old killed in NELA crash involving two teenagers

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A crash in Northeast Louisiana has claimed the life of an 11-year-old. According to Louisiana State Police, it happened on Sept. 13, 2021, in La Salle Parish. They described the situation as follows:. LaSalle Parish – On September 13, 2021, shortly before 9:00 p.m., Louisiana State...
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The VFW Honor Guard

The VFW Honor Guard stands at attention as Taps is played during a special 9-11 Ceremony conducted at the Dirt Track Derby Races last Saturday in Belah. A large crowd attended the event with nearly $16,000 raised for local charities. (See story and more photos on pages 6-7A.)
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