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Aaron Jorden named LLC Logger of Year at annual convention in New Orleans

Hanna Gamble named Tree Farmer of Year by LFA

Sep17


Forestry was 'Hit or Miss in 1947'

Roy O. Martin, Sr. CENLA trailblazer
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Aug17


'Wall of wood' with no place to go
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jly 17


Howell is 2017 Logger of Year
Maintains perfect safety record ten straight years

Graphic Packaging expanding

Jun17


Sheriff Jordan turns around Winn department
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Grant farmer is watermelon legend
By Dr. Payl Jackson
Assistant Professor of Agriculture
Louisiana Tech University

May17


Strain sees opportunity for exports
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Fannin floats new budget plan
Proposes to leave two-percent cushion as safety measure
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Corrrepondend

Apr17


Clean Harbors faces fines for burn violationa, says LDFQ
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

RoyOMartin OSB at Oakdale marks tenth anniversary; earns Health, Safety award

Mar17


Wetlands issue debated
By Tom Aswell
Special to The Journal

Political Hall of Fame set March 12

Feb17


Major methanol plant due for Lake Charles

Air, water pollution from Clean Harbor disposal concerns residents at Colfax
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jan17


Roy OMartin Honored by LABI Award

Citizens discuss Minden explosives burn unit
By Dolores Blalock
Special to The Journal

SFPA elects officers for 2017 an annual meeting

Dec16


24 candidates crowd race for US Senate
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

FFA forestry winners named

Nov16


Janet Tompkins retires as LFA publicist
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

USDA promotes ag innovation with new fuunds

Oct16


Martinez is Outstanding Logger at LFA conference

Mudd, Pullig families earn Tree Farm honors

Sep16


LFA sets 69th annual meeting

Colfax couple Young Farmers of Year at meeting
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Aug16


Caskey Logger of Year
By Dolores Blalock
Special to The Journal

Unania mill to start pellet production
Now receiving wood, to begin operations in mid-July, says Enterkin
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Corrpespondent

Jly16


IP buying Weyerhaeuser pulp mills in U.S., Canada, Poland

Clean Harbor burning raises community health complaint
By Dolores Blalock
Special to The Journal

Jun16


Garcie is Oldest Logger

TFA formally opens new headquarters in Lufkin

May16


Three Governors at Hall of Fame party in Lafayette
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Relay for Life 9 benefits cancer research; prizes offered for contributions

Apr16


Tremont Lumber began in Louisiana in 1899
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Forestry forum reviews issues for landowners

Mar16


River gauges to keep watch on waters
By Bonnie Culerhouse
Jouranal Correspondent

Hall of Fame honors named
By James Ronald Skain
Journal Correspondent

Dodson Mayor Vines remembered

Special election called

Feb16


Political Hall of Fame set in Lafayette
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

California Sugar Pine genome is sequenced

Jan16


Plum Creek merging with Weyerhaeuser

Fire Marshal seeks info on arsons in North LA

Jonathan E. Martin honored with Lewis Award at APA

Dec15


$36 million cleanup set for Minden ammo site
By Bonnie Cuolverhousr
Journal Correspondent

National Tree Farmers
Pennsylvania couple recognized by ATFS

Nov15


THEO grads get diplomas in Many graduation September 15

Most deer hunting done on company leases
By Stella R. Jones
Journal Correspondent

Evelyn Garner retires after 21 years with LLA

Oct15


Malcolm Sibley is Logger of Year

Barrons '15 Tree Farmers

Black Farmers Field Day Shows Ad Technology

Sep15


Regional Tree Farmers named by ATFS

Vitter bill proposes land sale in Kisatchie forest
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Urania pellet mill runs

Aug15


Northern parishes get capitol outlay money
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Kilpatrick is national 'Forester of Year'

Hanson brings home chain saw trophy
By Bonnie Culverhouse
Journal Correspondent

July15


Tax exemptions on LA minerals cost bigtime
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

EPA approves disposal of explosives at Minden
By Bonnie Culverhouse
Journal Correspondent

Jun15


Pie Martinez is Zwolle Fest 'Oldest Logger' May 9

LA Loggers Association Logger of the Year

May15


Loggers Fund announce $1.53 million dividend

Three named 'Living Legends' at farm meet

Quarantine seen on ash timber in Webster

April15


Colleges in 'crisis mode' on budgets
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Low skill earnings hits tax income says Fannin
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Ash borer found in North LA

Mar15


Strain vows to fight more budget cuts
Commissioner says future of Louisiana Agricuture is endangered
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Tannehill, former LFA head, dies
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Feb15


Forestry Forum at Expo January 16

Hall of Fame induction in Winnfield

Crowlery man is 'Farmer of Year'

Jan15


Pastor has extra career as tree farmer
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

EPA agrees biomass reduces carbon emissions

Dec14


Almond named vice-chair of SFPA for 2015
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

New library open in Winnfield
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Nov14


Taylor honored by LFA\LLC for Lifetime Achievemnet
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jarreau named 2014 LLC Logger of Year

Oct14


LFA names Franklin 'Tree Farmer of Year'

Ted Jones, 'political legend,' has yarns to tell
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Mike Tennerello new head of Winn Demo Committee

Agencies buy Longleaf acreage for conservation

Seedlings orders accepted for 2015 delivery

Sep14


Forestry Association meets in Shreveport

Logger training course starting at H.P. Long

Voting time nears

Sodium nitrite seen as fatal bait for feral hogs

Aug14


US logs sail for China
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Students study wildlife, forest plants
By Richard C. Bogren, ABC
Professor; Science Writer LSU AgCenter

Jly14


Dr. Jones awarded by Civil War Roundtable

Zwolle Queens named

Jun14


Forest groups honor loggers at Festival events
Louisiana Loggers Association/SIF at Winnfield, Zolle Festival group pick winners

Jordan is Logger of Year for '14

May14


Martin, Aucoin, Berken honored in LSU event
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

In College football, everyone paid except players
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Foresters honor members at 35th annual LASAF convention in W. Monroe
By Terry Haines
Communications Chair,
LASAF

Ex-Governor Edwards on the campaign trail
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Apr14


Southern pine logs moving to foreign users
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Edwards, Long families recognized
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Drax readies pellet facility on river site
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Mar14


Producers hear good news on wood markets at Forum

Log export facility in operation
Louisiana, Mississippi growers have new market outlet
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Urania pellet plant underway
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Feb14


Hall of Fame will recognize Edwards family of sheriffs
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

State road revenues up
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jan14


McAllister to Congress
Fills unexpired term of Rodney Alexander
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Dr. Jack Smith, educator, gospel singer, dies at 81

John Bel Edwards announces for Governor in '15
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Dec13


Agents walked fine line
Many hunters depended on game for food
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspsondent

Health Commission reviews 'Obamacare' options
By James Ronald Skains"
Journal Correspondent

Nov13


Wall 'Logger of Year' at LFA
Convention highlights industry prospects at 66th meeting
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Sundrop tells plans for plant
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Graduates say logging course gives them access to financially rewarding work
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Bergeron Tree Farmer

Oct13


14 seek 5th District vacancy
Primary set October 19, runoff November 16

The first class of Timber Harvesting Equipment Operators

Bioenergy use growing in South

Former 'Tower lady' nears 100
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

ALC president Taylor overcomes obstacles, sees more yet to do
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

ALC concerned for future of logging as young operators are hard to recruit
By Mark Turner
American Loggers Council

Sep13


LFA in New Orleans August 27-29 for 66th convention

Hall fo Fame postponed

Aug13


Boise, Martin announce expansions

LLA/SIF name Gary Taylor Logger of Year for 2013

'Common sense, compassin' needed
Amite legislator 'willing to run' for Governorship to head off 'train wreck'
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jun/Jly13


Journal Plans June/July Issue

Budget issues, Medicaid face LA legislature
By James Ronald Skain
Journal Correspondent

Bienville C of C names Man, Woman of 2013
By Mary K. Hamner
Journal Correspondent

At 75 and still driving, Spencer is Zwolle’s 2013 ‘Oldest Logger’
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

May13


Loggers project helps kids program
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Vandersteen says new wood industries planning biofuel, fertilizer plants

Timber harvesting course starts June 3
at Huey P. Long Technical College in Winn

Apr13


Sales, income tax issues face legislature
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Hall of Fame September 20 nominations accepted

Mar13


Erskins Correction


Erskins retires from LLA/SIF

Feb13


Pellets promise new demand for wood
Bastrop, Urania, Mississippi, Texas sites due for construction this year
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Louisiana, Texas sites for GmbH

Huey P. Long Tech College will teach logging skills

Water runoff suit watched in US Supreme Court
EPA permitting fees for logging operations could prove financially disastrous
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jan13
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Piney Woods Journal back ‘home’ in Dodson location
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Retired Tech forestry Director John Adams dies

IP donates 8,100 acres for fish, wildlife areas

Dec12


Taylor takes ALC post
Winn logger sets goals for presidency
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Alligators live in Piney Woods
Full grown male caught on street near bayou in Winnfield
Jay Jay Huner
Journal Correspondent

Surprise! It’s an alligator!
By Shannon Mercer
Journal Staff

Nov12


Loggers Hall of Fame inducts 8 new members
Permanent home to be opened in Dodson by early 2013, sponsor announces

Kisatchie firefighters receives Browning Award

Texas drought kills 301 million trees says A&M

Oct12


Loggers Hall of Fame Sept. 14
Dodson museum underway of Hall, and regional history
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Travis Taylor to lead US loggers
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Sep12


Jeld-Wen opens in Oct.

Logger training sought for tech college course

LFA sets 65th meeting

Community college open in Winnfield

Aug12


Logger Hall of Fame nominations by July 31

Irrigation biggest user of water in Louisiana
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Jly12


Sundrop names partners in CENLA green fuel plant

Sen. Long hints at race for Governor
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Agriculture 'doing good'
Farm Bill may be 'History,' says Anderson
by James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Mrs. Mercer named to PWJ office

Jun12


Logger recognitions top forestry event
Oldest Logger named at Zwolle Fest; Association honors Logger of Year

Long enters education debate
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Remedies is 'Oldest Logger' for 2012 Zwolle Festival
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Rep. Fannin discusses 'difficult' money issues
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Poverty, education, declining youth populations related
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Agriculture worth $10.7 billion in :A for 2012

Winn library bond passed by two-thirds margin

May12


Parish votes on library bond issue April 21
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Winn leads timber value

Many changes in forestry industry, not all positive, in past decade in Louisiana
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Texas allocated portion of Louisiana’s Toledo Reservoir water sale
By Thomas Aswell
Capitol News Service

‘Smackover Dense’ is in play
Louisiana, Arkansas landowners anticipating big rewards
By T. Scott Boatright
The GVazette, Farmerville LA

April12


Political 'Stump Meeting' in the works
Presidential candidates invited to heartland of Louisiana politics
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Roemer dumps GOP, seeks Reform ticket

Toledo water sale 'curiouser'
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Nominations open for Loggers Hall

Bills filed for 85-day session starting March 12
By Capitol News Service

Texas Forest Family Fun Day in Lufkin May 5

Mar12


Toledo water sale halts, SRA chairman resigns
By Tom Aswell
Capitol News Service

Chesapeake reduces 2012 gas drilling, production

Papermaking returns to St. Francisville mill
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

JELD-WEN resummes plan for manufacture

Campbell finally named LPSC chairman
Split 3-2 vote opens partisan division on state's utility regulating Commission

Feb12


Third Sheriff Jordan elected in Winn Parish
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Political Hall of Fame induction Jan. 28
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Willis releases book on Catahoula Lake history

New Representative says campaign is wearing
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Commission approves SWEPCO wind power
Public Service Commission meets in Winnfield,
home of ex-Commissioner Huey Long

Jan12


               
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