5th Grade DARE Graduation – Olla Elementary School

Olla Elementary School D.A.R.E. Officer Jenny Parker and Sheriff Scott Franklin are shown with Essay Winners Canaan Stowe (Hodges), Jasmyn Taylor (Corley) and Reagan Welch (Ford). D.A.R.E. Officer Jenny Parker and Sheriff Scott Franklin are shown...

5th Grade DARE Graduation – Nebo and Fellowship

Nebo Elementary School Sheriff Scott Franklin and D.A.R.E. Officer Jenny Parker are shown with Daren Award for Good Citizenship Recipient Daycee Graham and Essay Winner Martin Williams. Class of ­­­­­­Annette Whatley Fellowship Elementary School Sheriff Scott Franklin...

Pair face charges after home disturbance report

A home disturbance call from the Tidwell Landing area led to the apprehension and arrest of two individuals on various charges Sunday night, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin. LaSalle Parish deputies were dispatched to...

Man charged with 2nd-degree murder

A 30-year-old Summerville man was charged last week with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death over the previous weekend of a 49-year-old Summerville man, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott Franklin. James R. Rosier,...

Senior Safety Event

Safety Presentations Scam Alerts Health Screenings Medicare Fraud Hospice Information Goodie Bags & Handouts Jena DATE: Thursday, Sept 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:30PM LUNCH First Baptist Church 2725 E. Oak St., Jena Olla DATE: Thursday, Sept 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM DINNER First Baptist Church 1101 Elm St.,...

APPLES Program Donation

LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin presents a donation check in the amount of $2,500 to LPSB Homeless Liaison Missy Bradford McEntyre for the LaSalle Parish APPLES Program to assist students with getting backpacks and...

Passing out Popsicles

To celebrate Independence Day last Wednesday, several deputies with the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office volunteered their time to help local kids beat the heat by giving out popsicles. Children in the Jena and Olla...

Escapees from Swanson caught hours later in Olla

Two escapees from the Swanson Correctional Center for youth in Monroe were captured in Olla just hours after their escape late Sunday night, according to LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin. Sometimes after 10 p.m. Sunday...

Man facing charges in LaSalle found in Texas

A 33-year-old Jena man wanted by our department for almost a year was apprehended in Sweetwater, Texas last week and returned to LaSalle Parish to face illegal narcotic charges, according to LaSalle Sheriff Scott...

LaSalle Parish kicks off the Cenla leg of the La Torch Run

LaSalle Parish kicks off the Cenla leg of the La Torch Run supporting Louisiana Special Olympics. Runners were law enforcement officers from LPSO, Jena PD and Rapides Parish along with athletics from LADD and...