2004

Tornado disaster in Louisiana
One killed, several hurt, in per-Thanksgiving twister at Olla
by Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Sawhand finds craft skill inside prison workshop
by Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

West Monroe woman pens book about family, professional baseball career

Louisiana Loggers honored by company

Computer lab inspired by teacher's idea

ATV policy brings protest from hog hunters
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Off-road riders face limits in Kisatchie

Vandersteen recognized by SAF

Jackson native worte US farm, forestry laws
By Murphy Barr
Journal Historian

Tech graduates 396

Dec04


Union Tank Car coming to Central LA
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Roy Carruth, retired forester, collects just about everything under the sun
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Consumption strains private timber base
By Mark D. Gibson
Louisiana Tech School of Forestry

Nov04


Poultry pushes pines for top money
by Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Todd to head loggers cooperative

Jimmie Guillotte make flying career as duster
Learned the craft from one of the early masters after service in the Air Force
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Dr. Parker, country doctor, served Sikes
By Lena Parker Emmons

2004 Extravaganza features live demos of logging equipment

Show site located in woods near Red River

Loggers offered CLE credit at Art-La-Tex Second Logging Extravaganza

Travis Taylor Elected Southern Regional rep by American Loggers
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Oscar Bookout knew what to do with engines

Oct04


LFA Names winners at '04 meeting
Annual convention in Baton Rouge reviews issues in forest industry

Surface water aids aquifers

Big debate on party switch
Alexander draws fire, praise on last-minute GOP move
by Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Sept04


Logger Hall of Fame planned for area
Ark-La-Tex Extravaganza committee seeks logger names from early days
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jena Forestry technician retires to build dulcimers for special musical uses
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Over half paper consumed is recycled

State soil survey maps now available at NRCS

Rooter clan captured in New Orleans
LDAF Trappers puzzled how hog family made it to Huey Long Bridge

West Fraser buying IP's Weldwood in Canada
Will become 3rd largest North American lumber producer, with Middle South mill also

Aug04


'Healthy Forest Act' not yet funded
Implementation not seen before early '05 budget, says top USDA official
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Oakdale school trains technicians for forest jobs
Oakdale, Louisiana
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Thompson hosts Purple Martins at 'bird resort'
Tioga, Louisiana
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Above average rain slows area logging
Year-to-date total hits 60% of annual at end of six months

Forestry leads ag economy
Fimber harvest down in 2003; cotton; beans, rice, cattle up

LFA books top speakers for 57th convention
Plum Creek CEO, Forest Service Chief, Louisiana Governor on ticket for Baton Rouge meet

July 04


Water resources aid in community's growth
Recreation, municipal and industrial use, and Sparta relief are benefits for new lakes
By Sherri Taylor
Journal News Editor

Port de Luce study pact signed

LDAF report shows severance taxes, landowner values for 2003 timber sales

Scientists study bug odors in Kisatchie
Seek to find methods to control damage from Southern Pine Beetles
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jody Boyd wins with quilts
By Evelyn Willis
Journal Correspondent

Cloud family were early American patriots
By Murphy Barr
Journal Historian

June 04


Research views timber growth
Hill Farm Station at Homer monitors fertilizers, herbicides
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Ezernack crew hurt in wreck

Assessor audit report due on-line May-1

Louisiana foresters stress education issues
Annual LASAF at Woodworth Convention Center June 9-11 includes golfing, skeet events

East Texas Field Day at Overton

Louisiana Forestry Association meets in Baton Rouge Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Loggers' Fund is ten, growing and healthy

May 04


Tree planters restock nation's forests yearly
Over 1.7 billion seedlings in the ground during November-March reforesting season.
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Brown bag comeback is good news for paper millls
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Port de Luce Lake study funded by federal grant

Forest Festival features lumberjack contest

Toledo Bend land survey ordered by SRA

April04


Legislators hear loggers on hauling issues
Fuel taxes, unfair truck weight fines among complaints aired in pre-Legislative meeting
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondenty

Coast Guard patrols state's inland rivers for safe navigation from Colfax station
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Land taxed correctly says Assessor

Rising prices help lumber manufactures

Entrepreneur' not a dirty word now
By James Ronald Skains
Editorial Commentary

Log-A-Load benefit bass tourney on Toledo May 8
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondenty

Foresters name officers, set meeting
Eugene Austin named Vice Chair of LASAF, succeeds Bill Wieger next year

Extravaganza set for October

Forest Product EXPO in Atlanta June 23-25

'Hall was night to remember
Kennedy-Long connection finally made in home-town

March 04


WTO rules for U.S. in softwood appeal case
Canadian subsidized wood products market; duties Ok on below-market-price 'dumping'
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondenty

Southern pine valuable resource for state says Louisiana Tech researcher Grozdits
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Tony Lavespere serious logger
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Timber work has highest death rate

Joe Salter new Speaker of State House of Representatives
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondenty

Coochie Brake: buried gold?
Possible tourism development may make new 'fortune'
By Murphy J. Barr
Journal Historian

Feb04


Natchitoches uses history assets to advantage
City visualizes goals, brings thousands to visit with full program of events annually
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

River water drawdown alternative?
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Former ORVA executive still follows river needs
By Sherri Taylor,
Journal News Editor

Political Hall of Fame induction in Winnfield will honor eight
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Master Tree Farmer Course offered for landowners

Care One adding extended care at Parkview Care Center

Severance ratios for 2004 stumpage set for Louisiana

State Troopers pull initial truck inspection
hodge scene of first voluntary drive-by check under new law by State Legislature

Sugar interests fear impact of CAFTA trading
Could collapse entire Louisiana industry, say Sugar Cane League president Melancon
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Jan04

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