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  1. a Jena Sixa teen graduates from Southern UniversityRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Advocate

    Mychal Bell, who made national headlines a few years ago as part of the 'Jena Six,' has graduated from Southern University. According to a graduate list supplied by the school, Bell received a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies during Friday's graduation.

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  2. LaSalle Parish man dies after being run overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Louisiana State Police say Marcus W. Jones, 43, died Saturday evening after being hit by a truck driven by Brittany N. Walker, 22, of Jena. Jones may have fallen off the back of a truck.

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  3. Pam's Party Line for Dec. 14, 2014Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    ... began with members of the LSU Campus Club at its annual holiday luncheon honoring this year's scholarship recipients, Jena Kyle and Olivia Shaffett , granddaughters of proud club members Connie Kyle and Ann Guedry , respectively. Jena is a third -y ...

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  4. Jena High School evacuated due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office is responding to a bomb threat at the Jena High School that was received via social media Wednesday morning. All students and faculty have been evacuated to the Jena Jr. High School and are safe.

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  5. Jena High School evacuated after bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Town Talk

    A bomb threat today led to the evacuation of students from Jena High School, according to the LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies are Jena High School evacuated after bomb threat A bomb threat today led to the evacuation of students from Jena High School, according to the LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  6. On this day: December 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KION 46

    The case would spark protests by those viewing the arrests and subsequent charges, initially attempted second-degree murder, as excessive and racially discriminatory. Supporters circulated online petitions, raised money for legal defense, and held a demonstration in Jena on Sept.

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  7. LaSalle Parish man faces more charges in timber theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A Jena man is facing additional felony charges for timber theft. 39-Year-old James Marcus Ainsworth was arrested Monday by forestry agents following an investigation by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

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  8. Civil rights group says they will protest if two Carteret Co. men are not released from jailRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WCTI

    ... ys he's been involved with many high profile civil rights cases, including the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, MO, the "Jena 6" in Jena, LA, and the shooting death of Sean Bell in New York City by an undercover police officer.

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  9. Santa will come to town by boat for Lacombe on the Bayou: Lacombe Town TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Times-Picayune

    ... and other items uniquely characteristic of their culture. The tribes participating were the Coushatta, Chitimacha, Jena Band of Choctaws, Tunica-Biloxi, United Houma Nation, Clifton Choctaw, and the Choctaw Apache. The tribe members demonstrated the ...

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  10. Jena man faces new timber theft chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry says James Marcus Ainsworth was arrested Monday and booked into the LaSalle Parish jail on two counts of felony timber theft totaling just over $18,600. This wasn't the first time Ainsworth was accused of timber theft.

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  11. Jena hunter takes down LaSalle Parish 10-pointerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Louisiana Sportsman

    K.C. Toler, 19, of Jena, poses with Lucky Charm, a 10-point LaSalle Parish buck she shot Monday afternoon, Nov. 17. The buck, who survived being shot last fall as an 8-point, green-scored 131 6/8 inches Boone and Crockett. Luck finally ran out on a wily LaSalle Parish 10-point called 'Lucky Charm,' but the deer still managed to live up to his nickname - even when he died.

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  12. Al Sharpton Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Valley News Live

    ... he received in 2004 for his presidential bid. September 20, 2007 - Leads several thousand people in a protest through Jena, Louisiana, in support of the "Jena Six," a group of teens charged with beating a white classmate. October 8, 2008 - Is ...

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  13. Calhoun Elementary ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time is 3 - 5 business days to remove an... JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of over 51 years and a public mainstay in Jena called the Burger Barn nearly burned to the ground overnight Wednesday Morning. JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of ...

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  14. 5 officers placed on administrative reassignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time is 3 - 5 business days to remove an... JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of over 51 years and a public mainstay in Jena called the Burger Barn nearly burned to the ground overnight Wednesday Morning. JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of ...

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  15. 2 fire departments to issue fines for false alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time is 3 - 5 business days to remove an... JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of over 51 years and a public mainstay in Jena called the Burger Barn nearly burned to the ground overnight Wednesday Morning.

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  16. 4 Adams Co. inmates charged in escape attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time is 3 - 5 business days to remove an... JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of over 51 years and a public mainstay in Jena called the Burger Barn nearly burned to the ground overnight Wednesday Morning. JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of ...

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  17. UN: IS denies food aid to hundreds of thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time is 3 - 5 business days to remove an... JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of over 51 years and a public mainstay in Jena called the Burger Barn nearly burned to the ground overnight Wednesday Morning. JENA, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) - A restaurant of ...

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  18. Petition launched in support of former radio host Warren BallentineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Final Call

    ... Nation of Islam Saviours' Day convention and other meetings and gatherings. He was a consistent voice during the 2006 Jena 6 controversy in which six Black teens were charged with attempted second-degree murder of a White teen after a fight at ...

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  19. Louisiana gambling revenue increasing slower than rest of nationRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... he number of table games went from 211 to 194 during the same time. There are now four tribal casinos in the state; the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians opened the Pines Casino in Dry Prong in February 2013.

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  20. Greek Day celebrated at Davies Elementary in Meraux: Class ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... fun way to get them engaged and interested in what they have been learning about," Johnston said. Johnston's colleague, Jena Sullivan, said the celebration brought learning to life. "This event was organized around the students' reading lessons," ...

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