A Louisiana community mourns the loss of student who died in a tragic accident during his senior trip
The Caldwell school community is mourning the loss of former student Damarion Andrews who passed away Tuesday, May 30th, after a tragic accident on his senior trip in Florida last week.
Cleo Head announced as the new Head Football Coach for Caldwell Parish High School
CALDWELL PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — Officials of Caldwell Parish High School have announced that Cleo Head will be the school’s new Head Football Coach. Head returns to the school after his stints at West Ouachita High School and Ouachita Christian School.
Jackson Parish 4-H Shooting Sports Banquet set for June 2nd
The Jackson Parish 4-H Chapter will hold their annual Shooting Sports Banquet on Friday, June 2nd, commemorating the tremendous showing turned in by local participants at regional and state competitions held earlier this year. The event will be held in the gymnasium of Gracepoint Christian Academy, which is located at 1490 South Hudson Avenue in Jonesboro on the campus of the First Assembly of God Church.
Free vaccinations available at Jackson Parish Health Unit
Let’s Get Vaccinated! That is the message that Ana Deloach VanEaton, Communications Coordinator for Regions 7 & 8 of the Office of Public Health is trying to convey to north Louisiana residents. To help make that possible, free Covid-19, Flu, and Monkeypox vaccinations are being offered a the Jackson Parish Health Unit, located at 228 Bond St. in Jonesboro, Wednesday – Friday (May 31 – June 2 during times of 8am-4:30pm. Appointments are suggested, but not necessary. To schedule an appointment call (318) 259 – 6601.
Trish Smith named Grand Marshal of 2023 Caney Lake Freedom Celebration Flotilla
Trish Smith has been named as Grand Marshal of the 2023 Caney Lake Freedom Celebration Flotilla that will take place on Saturday, July 1st. The vibrant member of the Ladies of the Lake has been a long time supporter of charitable and civic causes in Jackson Parish and of the Caney Lake Community Foundation.
Paddle for the Battle to take place June 10th
Hosted by the Ladies of the Lake and H2Go Paddling and Provisions, the annual Paddle for the Battle kayak and paddleboard races will take place on June 10th. The event benefits the NELA Cancer Foundation with all proceeds going to those battling all types of cancer in Jackson Parish. Races...
Gloryway Church in Dodson to present 32nd annual IWOGF Camp Meeting
Gloryway Church in Dodson, LA is pleased to offer an invitation to their 32nd annual International Word of God Fellowship (IWOGF) Camp Meeting. This year’s theme of the powerful three-day presentation is A Time of Healing. Nightly services will be held June 13-15 at 7:00pm. A one day service will take place on June 14th beginning at 10:00am. Gloryway Church is located at 1194 Hwy 505 in Dodson. For more information call (318) 648 – 8002 or (318) 663 – 3334.
Seven Jackson Parish residents named to NSU Presidents and Dean’s list for spring semester
Seven residents of Jackson Parish has been named to the Northwestern State University (NSU) President’s and Dean’s List for the 2023 spring semester. Students on the President’s List must be enrolled full-time at Northwestern and have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 while Dean’s List honorees must have a 3.5 – 3.99 GPA.
Special Called Police Jury Meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 31st
The Jackson Parish Police Jury has called for a Special Meeting to be held at 5:15pm on Wednesday, May 31st in the Nathaniel Zeno, Jr. Meeting Room of the Jackson Parish Administrative Building, located at 160 Industrial Drive in Jonesboro. The agenda of the special session calls for the following...
JPSO K-9 unit special guest of Jackson Parish Library on Wednesday
The Jackson Parish Library is pleased to announce that patrons will be able to see a special presentation conducted by the Jackson Parish Sheriff Office K-9 unit on Wednesday, May 31st. Watch as the highly skilled, four-legged member of the law enforcement division for the parish goes through his paces...
Jackson Parish Council on Aging celebrates Older American Month
The Jackson Parish Council on Aging recently hosted a Fish Fry for Senior Citizens at the Robert Riddle Senior Center in Jonesboro. The annual event was in celebration of Older American Month. Helping make the day of fantastic food, fun and fellowship a huge success was a bevy of Jackson Parish merchants who contributed door prizes.
Caldwell Parish School Board job fair to take place on June 7th
CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — According to officials, the Caldwell Parish School Board will host a job fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. The event will take place at the Caldwell Parish High School Fine Arts building. Positions include: For more information, contact Angela Gullatt at 318-649-2689.
Police Jury deals with a controversial issue at Tuesday meeting
The meeting of the Jackson Parish Police Jury this past Tuesday was not your normal, run-of-the-mill kind of meeting. Most agendas contain mostly governmental issues and concerns. This one had an item attached that on the surface asked for a simple action to be taken but put each juror on the spot to take either a conservative or liberal stance about a controversial social issue.
BOIL ADVISORY: Columbia Heights Water District announces boil advisory for Caldwell Parish
CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD)– According to the Columbia Heights Water District, a boil advisory will be in effect on May 24, 2023, until further notice. The boil advisory was issued due to a break in the water line and will effect areas on Highway 849 ,south of the Anding Heights Intersection and Tatum Road.
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LPSO opens new substation, easier access for Olla residents and visitors
OLLA, La. (KNOE) - The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office opened a new substation in Olla last week, according to Sheriff Scott Franklin. It’s been quite a journey for the department. Nearly four years ago, the sheriff’s office began building its new substation in Olla on Highway 165 North. They were done with construction until the 2021 ice storm forced them to demolish the building and start over.
New Sheriff’s Office Sub-Station Opened in Olla
The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) officially opened their new sub-station in Olla last week to increase services for the northwest portion of the parish. The new facility is located at 3719 Main Street (U.S. 165) just over a quarter-mile north of the LA 127/U.S. 165 intersection. The LPSO Sub-Station had been housed inside the facilities of the former Olla Town Hall/ Olla Police…
Broadband Project in Jackson Parish rapidly moving forward
At the meeting of the Jackson Parish Police Jury that was held on May 23rd, Gerald Long, who serves as the point person for US Senator Bill Cassidy’s office, provided an update on the ongoing Broadband Expansion Project in Jackson Parish. Cassidy helped author and pass the Infrastructure Investment...
LDWF schedules drawdown for Hardwater Lake in Grant Parish
The following has been provided by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries:. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has scheduled a drawdown of Hardwater Lake in Grant Parish as part of its integrated management plan for aquatic vegetation control. During the drawdown, the Grant Parish Police Jury will make repairs to the leaking control structure gate.
Summer Fun in Grant Parish
Paula Johnson previews the Safe Summer Kickoff event. Bahia Nightengail previews what's available at the Alexandria Farmers Market. Levi Phillips gives us updates from the Central Louisiana Community Foundation. The Big Tent Revival. Updated: 9 hours ago. Robert Lee previews the Big Tent Revival. Miss Louisiana Pageant. Updated: 9 hours...
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